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


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BEST DIRECT PROTRADER IS NOW FREE,
WITH MORE ASSET CLASSES AND UPDATED
PREMIUM FEATURES

CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 -- BEST Direct ProTrader is now free.  

PFG BEST Direct ProTrader – with sophisticated automation and premium modules – is already a leading platform on the market for trading futures.  Recently, it has been upgraded so it can now trade options and forex as well.  For a limited time, PFGBEST.com is offering BEST Direct ProTrader free.

“In recent years, PFGBEST.com has seen a sharp increase in the variety and sophistication of both futures and forex trading technologies for traders,” said Ryan Hansen, director of Vendor Integration at PFGBEST.com. “Providing BEST Direct ProTrader to our customer base free of charge creates the opportunity for traders to harness the power of professional trading technology while reducing the operating costs of running their trading business. It is a win-win situation for the customer, especially useful for those trading multiple asset classes.”

The updated premium features are designed to improve a trader’s performance through automation, advanced order strategies and through research feeds and analytical tools. BEST Direct ProTrader has a simulation tick replay system which allows traders to test strategies in conditions that mirror real-time markets, allowing them to hone their trading skills.

“Traders are constantly looking for an edge,”said Paresh Malde, CEO of Avadhi Finance and Technology, the maker of BEST Direct ProTrader.  “This platform already has robust, premium modules that traders are using to gain advantages.  We saw an opportunity to create even more customization within those modules, which are developed in response to customer demand for ways to increase their edge in futures, forex and options trading.”

 

Among the modules to be released this summer are: 

 

“These powerful tools allow the individual trader to seek alpha in new and creative ways, employ those ideas with efficient precision, and compete at a professional level across the spectrum of markets offered,” said Hansen.

BEST Direct ProTrader has a 30-day demo available for those who wish to try the platform before trading live markets.   A three-minute online video gives a quick overview through dynamic screenshots and narration.  Tap into the empowerment of BEST Direct ProTrader at www.PFGPRO.com.

For help or answers to any questions please contact customer service at 888.274-2916 or by e-mailing customerservice@pfgpro.com.

ABOUT BEST DIRECT PROTRADER
This advanced futures, options and forex trading platform integrates portfolio management, risk analysis tools, real-time charts and quotes, with automated strategy trading in a responsive and intuitive user interface. To learn more about its features please visit www.PFGPRO.com.

ABOUT PFGBEST.COM
PFGBEST.com 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 diverse 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 managed funds and forex, full-service brokerage, trader education, research, and direct online futures trading through its BEST Direct platform, one of the first to deliver customer orders to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Globex engine in 1998.  Please visit www.PFGBEST.com.

ABOUT AVADHI FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Avadhi Finance and Technology is emerging as a leading provider of technology products and services to the global financial services industry.  Its flagship product is a comprehensive multi-asset trading platform with innovative features that addresses the needs of the sophisticated investors in the era of the fully electronic marketplace. Avadhi Finance and Technology is located at 1745 Hamilton Rd, Suite 340, Okemos, MI, 48864.  Call 517. 381.5205 or visit www.AVADHI.COM.

CONTACTS:

Avadhi Finance and Technology
John Kinch, Director of Marketing Communications, 517.381.5205 x 27, jkinch@avadhi.com

PFGBEST.com
Ryan Hansen, Director of Vendor Integration, 312.775.3594, rhansen@pfgbest.com
Patricia Campbell, SVP, Communications, 312.775.3411, pcampbell@pfgbest.com

There is a risk of loss in trading commodity futures, options and foreign exchange products.