The Xignite Market Data Cloud Powers Investopedia Web and Mobile Apps
SAN MATEO, Calif. -- September 24, 2013
Investopedia, the leader in online financial education and a ValueClick Brands
site (Nasdaq:VCLK), has selected Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of market
data cloud services, to provide real-time market data to power the
Investopedia website, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps.
As more consumers seek to take control of their financial futures,
Investopedia made the decision to expand their web and mobile apps
capabilities to provide users with better data and tools to make informed
investing decisions. As part of the enhancement, Investopedia chose to replace
their previous market data vendor and selected Xignite.
Xignite’s Market Data Cloud is the underlying platform that supports the
real-time market data, analysis, and comparison engine tools available on the
Investopedia website and mobile apps. Investopedia has integrated Xignite’s
market data into channels available for all stock symbols. The information
provided on the Quotes, Charts, Analysis, Options, and Historical channels arm
users with data and tools to make informed investing decisions.
“A big factor in our decision to choose Xignite was the fact that their market
data solutions are cloud-based,” said Mark Ly, VP of Operations & Technology
for Investopedia. “By delivering the data as APIs, we knew this would speed up
deployment time, reduce our development costs while helping us provide a
better experience to our users.”
“We are thrilled to be powering the new Investopedia website and apps,” said
Stephane Dubois, Founder and CEO of Xignite. “We—like millions of other
users—use Investopedia every day to better understand the markets and stay
abreast of new trends and development and it is exciting to be able to help
Investopedia provide better value and content to their users.”
Xignite, Inc. is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. The
Xignite Market Data Cloud fulfills more than 6 billion requests per month and
offers more than 40 financial web services APIs providing real-time,
historical, and reference data across all asset classes. Xignite CloudAPIs
power mobile financial applications, websites, and front-, middle- and
back-office functions for more than 1000 clients worldwide, including Wells
Fargo, GE, Computershare, Investopedia, Personal Capital, Natixis, Charles
Schwab, Seeking Alpha, Stocktwits, Starbucks, and NetSuite. The company also
powers private-label, on-demand data distribution solutions for exchanges,
including NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Euronext, data vendors including Direct Edge, SIX
Financial Information and Alpha Trading, and financial institutions.
For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com.
Investopedia is a leading digital financial publication providing educational
and practical information to users seeking to improve their financial futures.
Investopedia has been a leader in independent, unbiased online financial
education since 1999. Along with the most comprehensive online financial
dictionary, users also have access to nearly 200 contributors, with expertise
ranging from active trading to personal finance, as well as real time market
data, and financial comparison tools.
About ValueClick, Inc.
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK) is one of the world's largest digital marketing
companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology and services,
ValueClick increases brand awareness and drives customer acquisition at scale
for the world's largest advertisers and maximizes advertising revenue for tens
of thousands of online and mobile publishers. ValueClick's brands
The company is based in Westlake Village, California, and has offices in major
advertising markets worldwide. For more information, please
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