The Investext Group's Research Bank Web Delivers Full-Image Research Reports

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The Investext Group has announced the release of Research Bank Web version 1.0, a new Internet product that delivers fulltext and original-image brokerage reports and market analyses to individual desktops. Professional researchers and information consumers can view and print the most recent reports available from what Investext calls the world's largest and most complete collection of investment research, market analysis, and trade association data over the Internet. Over 5,000 new reports are added to the collection each week.

According to the company, Research Bank Web, accessible at http://www.in vestext.com, is the only place on the Internet offering instant access to in-depth research and analysis from more than 600 sources worldwide, including brokerage reports from the company's Investext and Investext Pipeline databases, market analyses from its MarkIntel market research service, and trade association intelligence from its Industry Insider database. Close to 80 percent of this research-including broker research from nine of the top 12 investment banks as ranked by Institutional Investor-is only available to the commercial market from The Investext Group.

"Research Bank Web merges maximum timeliness, integral search features, and full-image presentation capabilities into a single and complete research tool, accessible from anywhere at any time," said Tom Moore, managing director at The Investext Group. "Researchers at all levels can tap into the world's best collections of investment and market research, find the most recent reports we have available on companies, industries, and global markets, and view the full report in minutes-all with increased timeliness and the convenience of Internet delivery."

More than 450 investment banks, 60 market research firms, and 150 trade associations worldwide author the reports available on Research Bank Web, including such firms as Merrill Lynch; Morgan Stanley; Dean Witter; Lehman Brothers; Credit Suisse First Boston; Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette; Deutsche MorganGrenfell; and Bear Stearns & Co. …