Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

December 14, 2007 09:00 ET

Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.: Stockhouse Ranks No. 1 in Canada for User Engagement for Second Consecutive Year

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2007) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), a leading financial media company, announced today its media property ranks No. 1 for user engagement across Canada for the second consecutive year.

The online user engagement report released in November by comScore Media Metrix found Stockhouse to be the leading business and finance website for news and research in Canada over a 12-month period between October 2006 and September 2007.

Visitors to Stockhouse explore the website deeper and spend more time viewing the content compared with other websites in the same category. The report reveals the following findings about visits to Stockhouse from August to October 2007:

- Visitors viewed 400% more pages than the average Business/Finance - News and Research category user

- Average number of pages viewed per visitor was 170

- Visitors spent 333% more average minutes than the average Business/Finance - News and Research category user

- Average number of minutes spent per visitor was 100

"comScore is a leader in measuring the digital world and their findings, together with our engaged and highly sought after audience, help us attract top tier advertisers," said Bruce Nunn, Vice President, Marketing for Stockgroup. "This report also demonstrates that investors are finding greater value in the content provided by our online financial community of citizen journalists."

The report also ranks Stockhouse first in average minutes per person aged 35 and older in the Business/Finance - News and Research Category. Users spend more time per month visiting Stockhouse than on Google Finance, Globe Investor, and MSN Money. With its large community of citizen journalists, has facilities for visitors to contribute news, information and insightful opinions on the Russell 2000 and the long-tail of North American equities.

Features of include:

- Investor reputation system enabling investors to share insights, rate and rank content for quality and have instant access to the results

- Citizen journalism to allow contributions and observations from the community, for the community

- Collaborative tools to allow conversations, groups and interactive discussions

- Personalization and sophisticated social networking functions relative to the stock market

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

Stockgroup™ is a leading financial media company focused on user generated content and collaborative technologies. The Stockgroup platform for web-based portfolio management and financial content is licensed to top North American brokerage firms and media companies. This platform is also extended through, a leading online financial portal owned and operated by Stockgroup. is home to Bullboards™ message board - Canada's largest community of active investors. Recognized for its engaged audience, provides a sought-after demographic for advertisers.

Legal notice regarding Trademarks

"Stockgroup", "Stockhouse" and "Bullboards" are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. and/or its affiliated companies in Canada, the United States and/or other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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This release contains "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, goals, assumptions or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact and may be "forward looking statements". Forward looking statements are based on expectations, estimates and projections at the time the statements are made that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those presently anticipated. Forward looking statements in this action may be identified through the use of words such as "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "believes", or statements indicating certain actions "may", "could", or "might" occur. More information about potential risk factors that could affect our business is included in the Company's 10-QSB for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, which are on file with the SEC at Stockgroup undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after this press release. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.

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