Increases Subscriber Base in November and Welcomes New Affiliates

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia and FRANKFURT, Germany, Dec. 6, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- (OTCBB:EBNK) (FSE: TDR WKN 920952), the world's first streaming, multi-lingual market data provider, is announcing they have increased the total number of E-Gate subscribers in the month of November by 38%. "We fully expect that our subscriptions will continue to increase," stated Gordon Muir, CEO of AlphaTrade, " with the market downturn everyone, including professionals, is addressing their bottom line and with a quote service like AlphaTrade, we can save customers anywhere from 50% to well over 1,000% on a monthly basis."

On December 1, 2001 AlphaTrade released streaming, real-time German market data for all of the German exchanges. To further the development and awareness of the German market, AlphaTrade is embarking on a diverse marketing campaign, which is commencing January 1, 2002. For information on pricing for the German market data please visit our German website, or

Affiliate Business: AlphaTrade customizes all their financial applications, so the host website has their own unique access to stock quotes. During the month of November, a total of 15 new companies were added to our list of affiliates with a combined subscriber base of well over 25 million. All of these new customers either have websites that will display our streaming stock tools or they have large subscriber bases that will be sent information about the E-Gate stock quote system. Please contact sales@alphatrade if you are interested in becoming an affiliate.


AlphaTrade is the next generation of financial data providers: it is cost effective and it is sophisticated. The real time, streaming financial applications are designed for use by both professionals and novice investors. Aptly named, E-Gate, this multilingual service is an electronic gateway to a comprehensive stock quote system that includes quotes, news, intraday and historical charts, most active, and more. E-Gate is designed to provide subscribers access to financial information in an easy to use format, at less cost than alternatives and with greater convenience than any product on the market today. Subscribers do not need to purchase, lease or download any software. All of the applications are available via the Internet for a low monthly subscription price. Please try a free demo at or visit our website at or provider of streaming stock information with applications

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