4th Story Named TT Connected Partner

Chicago and Corte Madera, CA - 29 January 2007

Fifteenth Firm to Join TT’s Partner Program

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) and 4th Story today announced that 4th Story has been named a TT Connected Partner. As a TT Partner Program member, 4th Story has connected its automated trading products to TT’s high-speed exchange gateways through TT’s FIX Adapter. Since 2005, TT’s Partner Program has ensured third-party applications integrate seamlessly with TT’s technology and products. This has led to more high-quality trade execution choices for traders.

"We are pleased to recognize 4th Story as our fifteenth TT Connected Partner," said Jerry O'Connor, VP API Connectivity at TT. "4th Story’s software suite augments our automated trading tools such as Autospreader®, Autotrader™, the X_TRADER® API and the FIX Adapter."

"We are very pleased to be a TT Connected Partner. We know our clients will benefit from the combination of TT's fast and stable market-leading exchange gateways and 4th Story's powerful platform in bringing their automated trading strategies to market quickly and effectively," said Steve Smith, CEO of 4th Story.

The TT Partner Program provides member firms with experience based recommendations, development support, certification testing, sales and marketing assistance and other resources to help them create and market their products. Partner firms fall into several categories including Algorithmic Trading Solutions, Automated Trading Solutions, Consulting Services, Direct Market Access (DMA) Platforms, Integrated Front Ends, Order and Execution Management Systems, Risk Management Systems, Trading Development Frameworks and Trading Front Ends.

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