NU Online News Service, Sept. 10, 2004, 4:12 p.m. EDT

Internet Pipeline Inc., Exton, Pa., has introduced AnnuityTrac 2.0, a Web-based annuity information system.[@@]

Advisors who sell annuities can use the system to get information about fixed, variable and equity-indexed annuities from more than 40 issuers.

The new version allows easier searches for information about fixed and equity-indexed annuities, and the carrier edition includes new tools for insurers that want to update the rate and product available on distributor Web sites, iPipeline says.