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PFGBEST and OptionVue Team Up to Present Futures Options Software, Data, Technical Support, and Charts with Analytical Capabilities For Traders on the BESTDirect Trading Platform

CHICAGO, February 22, 2012 – PFGBEST® today extends a welcome to individual traders who want to get professional-level option analysis software, technical support, and mentoring to extend options trading functionality and command of options trading software on the multi-asset-class platform, BESTDirect®.

“Anyone can sign up to try out OptionVue® on the BESTDirect platform for futures and futures options trading at no charge,” said PFGBEST President and Chief Operating Officer Russ Wasendorf, Jr. “It comes with a promise of considerate customer care and assistance all along the learning curve, the PFGBEST value proposition.”

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The BESTDirect platform with OptionVue software is available for users of both Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX systems.

PFGBEST Options division leader Jeff Lewandowski added, “OptionVue software incorporates OpScan, a real time scanning service used to discover trading opportunities; BackTrader, a tool for back-testing strategies; and HedgeFinder, which helps to chart risk and build hedging strategies for an entire portfolio. OptionVue software on BESTDirect includes a multitude of other advanced option analysis and trading tools,” he said.

Professional traders as well as those who are more novice in terms of futures and options trading have sent testimonies to OptionVue that the software is extremely intuitive, and that the learning process, which includes PFGBEST customer care and mentoring, is pleasant and follow up is consistent and considerate. They have praised its ease of use and accuracy of calculations, noting that OptionVue’s probability and forecasting features are exceptionally presented for those who value their time and expect reliability.

PFGBEST is one of the largest, non-bank, non-broker dealer Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) in the United States. It is a rapidly-expanding global financial services and technology firm, specializing in electronic trading platforms, futures, foreign exchange, futures options, binary options, managed accounts, and precious metals. The company is dedicated to investor education, offering an extensive array of free educational products and services at PFGBEST is a privately held and run FCM, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. PFGBEST is celebrating its 20th year as a registered FCM.

Media Contact: Patricia Campbell 312-775-3411

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