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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Delivers MetaTrader4 Retail Forex Platform

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2008 — announced that its BESTDirect MetaTrader4 (MT4) forex trading platform has surpassed expectations in its premier and is now being broadly marketed in the electronic forex trading industry. Hundreds are already using the MT4 platform and this constitutes a broad launch of the product.

The electronic trading platform is another product in the BESTDirect suite of trading applications. BESTDirect was one of the industry´s first to deliver customer futures orders directly into the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Globex engine in 1998. MT4 features real–time forex portfolio management, profit and loss and risk analysis data, automated strategy trading systems, and the System Tracker to monitor all automated trading. BESTDirect MT4 also provides advanced charts with full trading capabilities including one–click strategy trading, and streaming quotes.

Said President and Chief Operating Officer Russell Wasendorf, Jr., "MT4 was developed in response to pent–up demand from brokers for a forex platform with this very convenient and fast, direct access to the huge liquidity in foreign exchange markets. Its straight–through processing (STP) eliminates the need to go through a forex dealer desk, and MT4´s complete technical analysis package is a further breakthrough. It has a range of in–built indicators and charting tools, and the ability to create various custom indicators in a choice of time periods, and multilingual interfacing.

MT4 was built with "The Expert Advisor" technology which frees participants from constantly watching their screens. Expert Advisor automatically analyses current market situations, opens and/or closes positions, and places/modifies/deletes orders. will be offering MT4 trading environments that are specific to the needs of the institutional and retail participants. The institutional will have competitive variable spreads provided in a best bid, best offer format. The retail environment will have a consistent tight spread with the ability to trade mini lots.

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. Please visit to learn more.