Software provides streaming real-time market data.

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Designed for investment bankers, analysts, and portfolio managers, Capital IQ Real-Time(TM) provides streaming quotes, news, charts, and market views for major exchange-traded stocks and market indices. Users can click on any ticker to access deep company and sector-specific fundamentals. Features include pre-configured overviews of major markets, list of recent and historical trades, summary of current bid/ask entries, and alerts.

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Standard & Poor's Capital IQ Adds Real-Time Module

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 / - Standard & Poor's Capital IQ division, a leading provider of high-impact information and workflow solutions to the global investment and financial services communities, today announced the release of Capital IQ Real-Time(TM), an integrated add-on module to the Capital IQ Platform that provides streaming real-time market data as well as access to deep company and sector-specific fundamentals. This new module was developed in conjunction with Interactive Data Corporation's (NYSE:IDC) Managed Solutions group, a leading provider and operator of customized financial market information systems.

The launch of Capital IQ Real-Time is part of a series of major enhancements to the Capital IQ Platform that are taking place this year. In June, Capital IQ announced a broad platform upgrade that included macroeconomic data and improved financial analytics for financial professionals.

Designed for investment bankers, analysts, portfolio managers, and other "off-trading floor" professionals, Capital IQ Real-Time provides streaming quotes, news, charts and market views for major exchange-traded stocks and market indices. Users can also click on any ticker to contextually access Capital IQ's deep fundamental information including in-depth financials, comparables, key developments, ownership, transactions, executives and directors, filings, research, estimates, and more.

"Capital IQ Real-Time will be especially valuable to financial professionals who need integrated access to real-time market data and fundamental research tools," said Steve Turner, Managing Director of Standard & Poor's Capital IQ. "It has been designed to enable users to toggle between what's happening right now while seamlessly maintaining, on screen, a deep historical view of any company or sector."

Key features of Capital IQ Real-Time include:

o Real-Time Quotes: Price changes, performance data, and access to
fundamentals for specific tickers and instruments.

o Real-Time News: News searchable by companies as well as topics
organized by industries, geographies, economic indicators, markets,
indices, and other subjects.

o Markets: Pre-configured overviews of major markets including indices,
top performers and flops, news, charts and exchange rates.

o Time & Sales: A list of the most recent and historical trades for a
selected ticker or instrument.

o Order Book: Summary of current bid/ask entries and sizes for a selected
ticker or instrument.

o Charts: Intraday and historical, with benchmarks and indicators for
technical analysis.

o Alerts: Automatic notices whenever specific quotes cross predefined
price limits.

o Custom Workspace: Ability to change the workspace layout, style, color,
and fonts to suit personal preferences.

o Company Fundamentals: One-click access to deep ticker-specific
fundamentals available in the Capital IQ platform.

About Capital IQ and Standard & Poor's

Capital IQ, a division of Standard & Poor's, provides high-impact information and workflow solutions to over 1,500 leading financial institutions, advisory firms, and corporations. Its solutions are based on the Capital IQ Platform, a unique combination of global private and public capital market data and technology that enables end-users to draw deep market insights, generate better ideas, leverage relationships, and simplify workflow. Clients can deploy the Capital IQ Platform either as a standalone solution or seamlessly integrate its components into existing business applications and portals via systems integration and custom data feeds. For more information, please visit Capital IQ's web site at .

Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 7,500 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit .

Source: Standard & Poor's

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