Individual members of the ValueForum.com site can submit ratings on the particular stocks they closely follow and research, ranking a stock anywhere from a Strong Buy to a Strong Sell, and providing a justification of their rating. Each rating is instantly subject to peer review by the entire membership, through discussion and through the feedback system - using 'thumbs up' and 'thumbs down' icons, members can indicate whether the rating was helpful to them, or not - similar to Amazon.com's 'customer review' system which helps customers reasearch which books to purchase.
The 'thumbs up' and 'thumbs down' feedback is collected for each site member, both for the initial Stock Rating, as well as for any follow-up discussion that takes place in the Discussion Forum section of the site, and presented visually in an icon similar to what people who use eBay have become familiar with at that site. Just as trading on eBay can be greatly improved by the ability to see what feedback a buyer or seller has achieved in the past, on ValueForum.com, the feedback system will be useful as a quick reference when reading ideas from the Stock Ratings database as well as messages in the Discussion Forum.
Adam Menzel, the company's COO stated, "The new feedback system will add value to the Stock Ratings system, helping readers to see what information other members have found helpful. This will become increasingly important as the database continues to grow at a rapid pace. ValueForum.com was launched on November 14, 2003 and we already have 280 separate stocks rated by the community with an average of 3 members rating each stock."
Some actively rated stocks include Healthsouth Corp (OTC: HLSH) with 18 member ratings, Antrhacite Capital (NYSE: AHR) with 14 member ratings, and Frontline Ltd (NYSE: FRO) with 12 member ratings.
About BNK Invest, Inc.
CONTACT: Adam Menzel (COO), 516-759-9408 x20, or firstname.lastname@example.org
About Ticker Technologies, Inc.
TTI powers its products with a fleet of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) PowerEdge servers running the RedHat (NASDAQ: RHAT) Linux operating system. TTI's server infrastructure is located at NTT/Verio (NYSE: NTT)'s Manhattan data center.
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