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Patricia Campbell
Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (PFGBEST)
(312) 775-3411


BESTDirect eSignal Integration Advances
Online Futures and Forex Trading

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2008 – announced that the BESTDirect eSignal platform is now available for retail traders and investors. This new product combines the direct exchange order routing capabilities of with the advanced charting and analytics of eSignal, a leading provider of affordable, reliable, real–time financial market information and professional–level tools, including advanced charting. It also enhances a customer´s trading by streaming dealable forex quotes from for use in eSignal charts.

Russell R. Wasendorf, Jr., president and chief operating officer, said, "This is a great new product for system traders who want integrated futures and forex capabilities, and those looking for direct, electronic order routing for auto–trading systems. Our company continues to invest our resources into innovations that streamline trading across asset classes, and incorporate outstanding analytics, charting, and quote board functions pertinent to futures, forex and options markets."

BESTDirect eSignal allows customers to place orders either through eSignal or BESTDirect, providing direct routing into exchanges, while either system can monitor eSignal´s charting and analytics to support trading decisions. A primary benefit is that traders can trade futures and forex products from a single application, a core strength of that is extended through its many front–end combinations into the BESTDirect electronic trading platform.

This launch gives retail traders full customer support from two industry–leading organizations, eSignal and Both are committed to excellence in customer service and customer satisfaction, and advocacy for personal traders and investors.

Availability and Pricing:

BESTDirect eSignal is currently available. For more information including pricing and a list of product features, please visit

About is one of the largest non–clearing U.S. futures commission merchants, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. The company is a leader in sustainable investing through diversified products including managed funds and forex, full–service brokerage, trader education, research, and direct online futures trading through its BESTDirect platform, now celebrating its 10th anniversary.