FARLEX AND INVESTOPEDIA SIGN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
Relationship with Premier Online Financial Content Provider Makes TheFreeDictionary.com one of the Largest Financial Dictionaries on the Web with Over 11,000 Terms
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., October 3, 2005—Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world’s largest online database of reference information (www.thefreedictionary.com), announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Investopedia, Inc., which operates the Investopedia.com financial education site.
The agreement extends the TheFreeDictionary.com's growing visibility
on the Internet as a leading financial dictionary. Farlex has announced similar
deals earlier this year with other financial content providers. Featuring
definitions of more than 5,000 terms, 1,000 plus articles, and 500 pages of
in-depth tutorials relating to investing, Investopedia.com appeals primarily to
users who want to learn the language of investments.
"We like Investopedia's emphasis on providing information that empowers investors," said Steve Boymel, co-founder and vice president. "Visitors to the TheFreeDictionary.com site are looking for sound, basic information on financial management, and we think they'll be attracted to the comprehensive information provided by Investopedia," he said.
"Our mission is to maintain a very high standard of excellence and continue to become the most renowned investing and financial information provider available to investors," said Investopedia co-founder Cory Janssen. "We know TheFreeDictionary.com is the kind of powerful platform users will really appreciate."
Investopedia has been acclaimed by sources like CNBC TV, The Wall Street Journal, Online Investor Magazine, Forbes (Best of the Web), Harvard Business Online, the New York Times, and many more.
As the World Wide Web’s premier free online dictionary, TheFreeDictionary.com offers over two million original entries in an easy-to-navigate, user-friendly format. In addition to Investopedia.com, TheFreeDictionary.com boasts definitions and articles from various dictionaries and encyclopedias specializing in the fields of medicine, technology and law. The highly-regarded site also offers several general interest encyclopedias and other useful research tools. For more information, or to conduct a search, visit www.thefreedictionary.com.
Investopedia.com is a website devoted to investing education. The site boasts the most comprehensive financial dictionary on the web, hundreds of educational articles and tutorials, and an investing game that simulates the online trading experience.
Launched in the spring of 2003, TheFreeDictionary.com has quickly grown to become one of the best reference sources on the Web. From its beginnings as a simple dictionary of everyday terms, TheFreeDictionary.com has incorporated medical, legal, and computer dictionaries, a thesaurus, an encyclopedia, a literature reference library, and a search engine, all in one place. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com was accessed by more than 150 million visitors.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex’s flagship websites,
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