The number of unique visitors to financial Web sites and online properties among Internet users at work increased 37 percent from December of 1998 to March of 1999, according to Media Metrix.
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Top Financial Sites at Home and Work
Internet users spent nearly 70 percent more time visiting financial sites from work than home in March of 1999 (37.7 minutes at home versus 63.9 minutes at work). The amount of time spent on the top 10 financial Web sites and online properties at work increased nearly 60 percent on average.
Among the top 10 financial Web sites among Internet users at work, Motley Fool (fool.com) and E*Trade had the greatest increase in the number of unique visitors from December to March. Yahoo Finance and the Quicken Financial Network maintained their positions as the top two financial sites among Internet users at work during the first three months of 1999.
At-work users spent the most time on Stocksite.com in March, with an average of 4.4 hours per month — a 166 percent increase since December. Ragingbull.com and Thompsoninvest.net followed Stocksite as the stickiest financial sites in the first quarter of 1999, according to Media Metrix.
Among Internet users at home, AOL Personal Finance has consistently ranked as the most popular site over the first quarter, Media Metrix found. Overall, the number of unique visitors to financial sites by at home users increased 25 percent from December to March. The fastest growing financial sites among at-home users at Motley Fool (65 percent increase), MSN’s MoneyCentral (41 percent increase), and the Quicken Financial Network (38 percent increase).
The stickiest financial sites among at-home users in March was Datek.com, which Media Metrix said averaged 58.1 minutes over the month. Ragingbull.com had the largest increase in time spent among financial sites and online properties with a 91 percent increase.
|Top Financial Sites at Work and Home by Unique Visitors|
|Unique Visitors (000s)||Unique Visitors (000s)||Rank||Site||At-Work
|Percent increase||1.||Yahoo Finance||2,800||2,220||26%||AOL Personal Finance||8,436||6,522||29%||2.||Quicken Financial Network||2,008||1,230||63%||Yahoo Finance||3,580||2,852||26%||3.||AOL Personal Finance||1,720||1,200||43%||Quicken Financial Network||3,094||2,218||39%||4.||MSN MoneyCentral||1,157||683||69%||MSN MoneyCentral||1,422||1,009||41%||5.||CBS Marketwatch||891||740||20%||E*Trade||1,021||848||20%||6.||CNNfn.com||885||723||22%||CBS Marketwatch||909||727||25%||7.||E*Trade||744||357||108%||CNNfn.com||794||656||21%||8.||WSJ site||613||427||44%||Fool.com||668||406||65%||9.||Bloomberg.com||559||409||37%||Schwab.com||636||479||33%||10.||Fool.com||558||211||164%||Bloomberg.com||621||546||14%||Source: Media Metrix|
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