Wallstreet-Online, Leading German Independent Financial Website, Signs With AlphaTrade.com

Vancouver, B.C., CANADA, CANADA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 9, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- AlphaTrade.com (OTCBB:EBNK) (FSE:TDR WKN 920952) is announcing today that the Website, www.wallstreet-online.de, will be offering the E-Gate financial service products at their site. AlphaTrade will supply United States stock market data via a suite of financial products, which include intraday and historical charts, portfolio manager, quote grid, Level II and more.

Penny Perfect, President of AlphaTrade.com, stated that, "We are excited to see the first payoffs of our efforts into the European professional trader and private clientele market. We see our relationship with Wallstreet-Online.de as a breakthrough, particularly in Germany, and an endorsement of our E-Gate product. We are proud to have such a strong and reputable partner as Wallstreet-Online on our side, and we believe that this is only the first step towards increasing our European subscriber base. We are certain that exposure such as this will bring many new customers to AlphaTrade."

About Wallstreet-Online

Wallstreet-Online is a full-service financial portal and the leading independent financial site in Germany. Wallstreet-Online has over 250,000 registered users and 15 licenses for their financial service products. Wallstreet-Online offers analysis tools, community, chats, online brokerage and Internet solutions for financial customers. The target group for their business model is end users (B to C) as well as business customers (B to B). Wallstreet-Online has a high number of visitors daily and long length of stay per visitor: they receive approximately 8.6 million (31,7 Mio. Page impressions) unique visits per month (IVW March 2001) with an average length of stay approximately 67 minutes per month (Net Value January 2001).

About AlphaTrade.com:

AlphaTrade has a browser-based stock quotation service which provides immediate access to all the stock market information in North America for the low monthly fee of $17 plus exchange fees. The service, called E-Gate, includes a portfolio manager and a quote grid capable of handling 40 stocks each, a charting program for historical and intraday charts that allows the individual to open up as many charts as your system can handle simultaneously, the ability to monitor up to 6 Level II screens at once and much more. Access is immediate -- sign up online. There is no special equipment needed and no software to download. E-Gate runs on virtually any modem speed with no special data lines or high-speed access required. To find out how to become an affiliate, go to www.alphatrade.com or www.alphatrade-europe.de.

To subscribe for our service you may now go to www.wallstreet-online.de


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