INTERNET.COM, THE E-BUSINESS AND INTERNET TECHNOLOGY NETWORK, ADDS GO2NET.COM, INFOSPACE.COM, AND XOOM.COM TO ITS ISDEX INTERNET STOCK INDEX(WESTPORT, CT-March 10, 1999)--internet.com, the E-business and Internet Technology Network, has added three new stocks to its ISDEX Internet Stock Index, a 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 publicly-traded companies. The new additions include portal site Go2Net.com (Nasdaq: GNET), content wholesaler InfoSpace.com (Nasdaq: INSP), and e-commerce and community site Xoom.com (Nadsdaq: XMCM).
Go2Net.com's many powerful properties, including financial community Silicon Investor and free business-hosting provider Hypermart, have brought it overall growth in users and revenue.
InfoSpace.com's pioneering wholesale content and commerce strategy has brought it into the center of advancing e-commerce possibilities, while establishing high-profile clients including AOL and Microsoft.
Xoom.com is among the fastest growing Web sites in unique users according to Media Metrix. Larger companies like Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) are emulating Xoom.com's successful direct marketing approach to revenue. "The ISDEX has been the leader and pioneer in Internet stock indexes," said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of internet.com LLC. "Since its creation in 1996, ISDEX has offered investors the play-by-play for the Internet on Wall Street to the point where it is now the standard."
A daily briefing on Internet stocks and the industry can be found in internet.com's Internet Stock Report , which features ISDEX online and reporting by internet.com LLC's Senior Investment Analysts Steve Harmon and Chris Nerney.
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