NextCard, Inc., the leading issuer of credit cards on the Internet, will be holding a conference call this afternoon at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. The conference call will respond to inaccuracies in a subscription-based report about the company and discuss the recent unusual increase in trading volume and short-selling activity.
Interested parties may access the conference call over the Internet through the investor relations section of the company’s website at [www.nextcard.com]. To listen to the live call, please go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software.
About NextCard, Inc.
NextCard, Inc. ([http://www.nextcard.com]) is considered the leading issuer of consumer credit on the Internet. Launched in 1997, the company was the first to offer online credit card approval within 30 seconds, a choice of customized credit card offers, personalized PictureCard(SM) and exceptional online customer service. NextCard is committed to providing the most robust consumer shopping experience on the Internet and has continued to innovate with its complete GoShopping!(SM) Web site, NextCard Concierge(SM), and comprehensive rewards program.
NextCard is consistently a top ten online advertiser, operates a network of over 35,000 affiliates and has exclusive card relationships with leading brands including Amazon.com, priceline.com and DILBERT. The Company publishes the NextCard eCommerce Index(SM), the premier source of online purchase activity, and was named the No.1 credit card brand PC users would consider for use, according to ZDNet’s BrandIQ research study. NextCard was named a Top 50 Financial Web site by Money magazine, a HOT 100 Company by Upside magazine and one of The Standard 100 most important and influential companies in the Internet economy by The Industry Standard.