SOURCE: Zecco Holdings

Zecco Holdings

May 23, 2011 12:30 ET

Wall Street Comes to Facebook®

Zecco Is World's First to Bring Stock Trading and Real-Time Stock Market Data to Facebook

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - Online brokerage holding company Zecco (www.zecco.com) today announced the availability of Wall Street, the world's first and only Facebook application to offer free real-time stock quotes, charts, and community discussions on Facebook. In an even bigger step, Wall Street by Zecco is also the first and only Facebook application that enables placing stock trades directly from Facebook. Zecco Trading customers using Wall Street can quickly and securely place buy and sell orders through a compact trade ticket, without ever having to leave Facebook. The new application was launched at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference today in New York City, where the world's first stock trade from Facebook was placed live, on stage.

On Wall Street by Zecco, every person on Facebook can take advantage of investing tools and stock market information including:

  • For individual stocks and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs):
    • Free real-time quotes and charts
    • The ability to Like a stock and keep up on the latest developments, as well as see which of your friends also Like it
    • Commenting on a stock and participating in discussions with other people on Facebook
    • Sharing individual investment ideas with specific Facebook friends
  • For major market indices:
    • Free quotes and charts
    • Listings of the previous trading day's actively traded and widely held stocks

"Investing has been an inherently social activity since 1792, when 24 gentlemen standing under a Buttonwood tree on Wall Street in New York started what is now the New York Stock Exchange," said Michael Raneri, CEO at Zecco Holdings, Inc. "Today's launch of Wall Street on Facebook is a natural extension of Zecco's market-leading social media efforts. It is a game-changing idea that brings significant new functionality to all people on Facebook and even more value to Zecco Trading customers on Facebook."

For more information on Wall Street by Zecco, please visit www.wallstreetfacebook.com.

About Zecco Holdings, Inc.
Zecco.com is a financial portal of Zecco Holdings, Inc., which also provides access to Zecco Trading, Inc.'s and Zecco Forex, Inc.'s trading services. Zecco Holdings, Inc. is not a securities broker/dealer. All securities and investments are offered to self-directed investors by Zecco Trading, Inc. Member FINRA/ SIPC. Foreign exchange trading is offered to self-directed investors by Zecco Forex, Inc. Zecco Forex, Inc. and Zecco Trading, Inc. are affiliated but separate companies. More information is located on the disclosures page.

Electronic trading poses unique risk to investors. System response and access times may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors. Market volatility, volume, and system availability may delay account access and trade executions. Please review our Electronic Trading System disclosure at https://www.zecco.com/forms/electronic-trading/DownloadForm.aspx.

Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook. Inc. Other names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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