Tampa Bay, FL, January 22, 2010 - TraderPlanet.com, a social-networking site for traders and investors, announced today that it will accept donation pledges from its members for the Haitian Relief Effort. Members may pledge any amount they wish, with 100% of the donations that UNICEF receives via their web site going directly to ease the suffering of children and their families affected by the earthquake.
Those who register a donation pledge at www.TraderPlanet.com/donate will be entered into a raffle with a chance to win one of many trading-related products and services, such as software, trading courses, books, and price data, all freely donated by TraderPlanet supporters, such as Market Technologies, The Van Tharp Institute, Robert Hoffman, INO, Jim Wyckoff, CSI Data and the Bellamy Brothers.
“This tragic event demands everyone’s immediate attention,” says Lane J. Mendelsohn, Founder and President of TraderPlanet.com. “The images and reports coming out of Haiti on how the children are suffering while waiting for care really tugs at the heartstrings. Our community has family and friends in Haiti. Supporting a cause like this is central to our organization’s core objectives – helping humanity to live better lives both financially and otherwise. ”
TraderPlanet.com, a Tampa Bay, Florida based social-networking site, provides individual traders of all skill levels a one-stop destination for financial information and trading tools. TraderPlanet.com is the only financial-networking site of its kind that offers its members a full suite of market-data feeds, advanced technical tools, and extensive analyst commentary across asset classes, while enabling members to give back to the broader world community through gift giving to charitable causes. Designed to level the playing field between institutional and individual investors, TraderPlanet.com’s highly interactive, multimedia platform promotes a free-flowing exchange of ideas through questions, answers, and comments geared towards improving trading strategies and investment performance.