SOURCE: Tycoon Publishing

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November 19, 2009 08:00 ET

Tycoon Publishing Acquires TickerHound.com

DELRAY BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - Tycoon Publishing, LLC, the nation's leading provider of investor education, today announced that it will acquire online question and answer network TickerHound.com. The acquisition serves to advance Tycoon's continuing efforts to enhance the quality of its numerous investment education classes for students.

"The acquisition is another step to strategically position the company to best monitor, manage and improve the classroom experience for students," said Dylan Jovine, CEO of Tycoon Publishing. "Further integrating TickerHound.com's technology and very experienced team into our current classroom initiatives will take us to the next level in managing student inquiries and enhancing the overall education experience for our students."

TickerHound.com CEO Wayne Mulligan said about the deal, "This is a significant opportunity to deliver our business vision to one of the most important investment education companies in the market, improving their ability to teach students." He added, "In the meantime, we will continue to provide our services to online financial publishers such as the Nasdaq.com and InvestorPlace Media."

The closing of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions.

About Tycoon Publishing, LLC

Tycoon Publishing, LLC is the nations leading provider of investment education services, offering Options GPS, ETF Master Trader, and the C.R.I.S.S. Investing System. The Company offers innovative and distinctive investor educational programs and services for students of all ages. Students gain the knowledge, tools and confidence to take control of their financial destiny and realize their dreams.

About TickerHound.com

TickerHound.com's Question & Answer platform drives improved levels of student engagement in online classroom and community environments resulting in more relevant and educational experiences for students. Launched in 2007 the company has focused on creating a scalable and extensible Q&A platform and partnering with top-tier financial media brands. TickerHound's goal is to provide unbiased, community-powered education for the individual investor.

For more information about Tycoon Publishing, LLC call 1-877-4-TYCOON or visit Tycoon on the company website at: www.tycoonu.com.

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