CHICAGO, IL – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information today announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities and currency markets.

“Acquiring Commodity Price Charts is an exciting step for us – we’ve taken the two remaining giants in the printed charting space and combined them into one, substantially improved offering” said Eero Pikat, President of Barchart. He continues, “We have combined the best attributes of the preexisting CRB Futures Perspective with Commodity Price Charts to produce the absolute best printed charts in the world.”

Other properties involved in the acquisition which are now owned by Barchart include PriceCharts.com, an online version of Commodity Price Charts; and Trends in Futures, a weekly trading newsletter focused on futures and commodities markets.

The new CRB PriceCharts, PriceCharts.com and Trends in Futures are examples of how Barchart continues to service the trading community. Barchart’s suite of products and publications include Futures Market Service, Commodity Trading Guide, Commodity Index Report, Commodity Yearbook, CRB long-range charts, Digital Data Feed, CRBtrader.com and Barchart.com.

About Barchart

Barchart provides comprehensive data, analysis and publications to support customer trading needs and objectives. From introductory trading newsletters to custom web content solutions to complex real-time charting applications, Barchart has the ability to service every trader from novice to expert.

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News issued by: Commodity Research Bureau

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Original Story ID: (1645) :: 2006-05-0516-003

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News Source: Commodity Research Bureau