MECKLERMEDIA'S INTERNET STOCK INDEX ADDS NEW STOCKS
BRINGS TOTAL TO 50 OF THE HOTTEST STOCKS TO WATCH WHERE WALL STREET MEETS THE WEB
(WESTPORT, CT - March 12, 1998) -- Mecklermedia Corporation's (NASDAQ: MECK) Internet Stock Index (ISDEX), the only true measure and pure play barometer that tracks the performance of Internet stocks, will add more than 15 new stocks to the index, bringing the total to 50 stocks.
"As the Internet grows so does the diversity of Internet stocks, as a lot of companies go public, merge, or new technologies emerge," said Steve Harmon, Mecklermedia's Vice President of Business Development, the analyst who authors the Internet Stock Report which features ISDEX. "As the leading-edge indicator we keep ISDEX in tune with the representative nature of investments in the Internet industry."
The new additions to ISDEX include:
Company Ticker Business Axent AXNT Web security software Broadband Technologies BBTK High-speed hardware Broadvision BVSN Web marketing software CDnow CDNW e-tailer for music Checkfree CKFR Digital payments Cyberguard CYBG Web security software Cylink CYLK Web security software DoubleClick DCLK Web advertising Egghead EGGS E-tailer of software/hardware IDT IDTC Internet services, IP telephony provider Intuit INTU Financial services Metricom MCOM Wireless Internet services Network Associates NETA Internet security software NewsEdge NEWZ Personalized news via Web PairGain PAIR High-speed, DSL solutions Secure Computing SCUR Internet security software Verisign VRSN Web Digital ID issuer Wavephore WAVO Information broadcaster
The stock quotes for each of the 50 firms listed in ISDEX can be found every business day on the Web for free at The Internet Stock Report -- http://www.InternetNews.com/stocks -- on the Internet.com Network from Mecklermedia, The Internet Media Company's Web resource and news source focused on the Internet industry.
ISDEX and The Internet Stock Report are among the more widely followed Internet stock indices and have gained the readership of notable technology, Internet and media luminaries from Silicon Valley to Wall Street and Sand Hill Road, home of the high-tech venture capital industry.
Internet Stock Report readership includes: Microsoft's Bill Gates, Netscape's Marc Andreessen, Yahoo's Jerry Yang, Hummer Winblad's Ann Winblad, Lycos' Bob Davis, Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr, AOL's Ted Leonsis, and EDVenture Holdings' Esther Dyson and more.
Mecklermedia Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World weekly print publication, its Internet World trade shows, and Internet.com at http://www.internet.com which provides real-time news and information resources for the Internet community.
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