Powered by Xignite, Gaming Platform Promotes Financial Education Using Real-Time Market DataSAN MATEO – August, 15, 2012 – Xignite, the leading global market data cloud, today announced that its market data cloud is powering the data delivery, in partnership with NASDAQ OMX, of Super Stock Jockey’s MMOG on Facebook. Super Stock Jockey gives players opportunities to compete for cash and prizes in a risk-free trading environment. It is the first interactive social gaming platform powered by real-time market data, which is delivered via Xignite APIs. With this app, players are empowered to improve financial literacy and gain valuable education. “This is a cool and unique use of our real-time market data,” stated Stephane Dubois, CEO, Director, and Founder of Xignite, Inc. “We are excited to see the types of industry leading strategies that Super Stock Jockey users will come up with. It should be very exciting.” “Super Stock Jockey’s unique blend of social gaming and financial education creates a no-risk all-reward environment for players,” said Philip Ittleson, CEO, Tournament Trading Technologies. “Working with Xignite allows our users access to the real-time market data that brings real value to the gaming experience.” Xignite, which fulfills more than 5 billion data requests each month, delivers price data via its NASDAQLastSale API. Xignite market data cloud powers the Tournament Trading platform with data that adds value to social and mobile applications that run on top of it, such as Super Stock Jockey. For more information on how Xignite drives social and mobile applications for the financial industry, please contact one of Xignite’s data experts by dialing (650) 655-3700 or emailing dataexperts[at]xignite.com. Like us on Facebook Connect to us on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter About Xignite Xignite is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. The Xignite Market Data Cloud fulfills more than 5 billion requests per month and offers more than 50 financial web services APIs providing real-time, historical, and reference data across all asset classes. Xignite APIs power mobile financial applications, websites, and front-, middle- and back-office functions for more than 1000 clients worldwide, including Wells Fargo, GE, Computershare, BNY Mellon, Natixis, Forbes.com, SeekingAlpha, ExxonMobil, Starbucks, and Barrick Gold. The company’s award-winning XigniteOnDemand market data cloud platform also powers data distribution solutions for exchanges and data vendors, as well as Enterprise Data Distribution (EDD) solutions for financial institutions. Companies using XigniteOnDemand for market data distribution include the CME Group, NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Euronext and Direct Edge. About Super Stock Jockey (Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd.) Tournament Trading Technologies is an interactive social gaming platform that allows users to “play” the markets through its proprietary trading platform. Using standard tournament format, traders are able to compete for cash prizes while trading the markets against other tournament players to see who does the best. Trade to Win! Based in New York, with offices in Hong Kong and London, Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd. is a new, highly scalable, massive multi-player social media platform. TTT powers Super Stock Jockey and other future sites. Super Stock Jockey allows gamers to test their skills as stock traders in an array of global financial markets, in real time, trading virtual stocks, bonds, commodities, ETFs, and FOREX, while winning significant cash prizes in a competitive tournament format. The Tournament Trading platform is also a unique educational tool, providing beginners and professionals alike the opportunity to develop successful trading strategies, utilizing real time data, without the downside risks of actual trading. Since its beta launch in March 2012, Super Stock Jockey has attracted participants from over 20 countries. Media Contact: Maria Canul (650) 288-1184; direct mcanul [at] xignite.com
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