Smith & Associates Unveils New Market Watch Version 2.0.

April 1, 2002
Smith & Associates Unveils New Market Watch Version 2.0.

Providing Buyers and Analysts Weekly Insight on Market Conditions

Houston, Texas -Today, Smith & Associates, a leading Independent Distributor of electronic components, released the first issue of the Smith Market Watch 2.0, an online newsletter that provides a snapshot of CPU and commodity component pricing trends.

The new Smith Market Watch weekly newsletter provides information such as:

  • Current open market conditions, including current market shortages and oversupplies
  • Pricing and availability trends on CPUs, memory, and other high demand commodity components
  • New technologies impacting the market
  • Upcoming industry-wide announcements
  • Expert analysis of price and lead time fluctuations

"Smith & Associates has been a dependable source for identifying pricing and supply trends over the years," stated Lee Ackerley executive vice-president and co-founder of Smith & Associates. "Our new Market Watch empowers customers and partners with the broad scope of knowledge necessary to keep a finger on the pulse of this volatile market."

Smith Market Watch is available through a free weekly subscription to customers, partners, and analysts who are interested in keeping up to date with the industry. Smith's expert analysts capture brief illustrations of current industry developments and provide valuable insights into open market conditions. Other interested parties can register for this new service by visiting Smith & Associates' website at and clicking on Smith Market Watch.

Smith & Associates
Founded in 1984, Smith & Associates ( is a multi-hundred million dollar Independent Distributor of CPUs, semiconductors, electronic components, and computer products to manufacturers and resellers of high-technology and computer equipment. With more than 15,000 suppliers and partners in over 60 countries, Smith is a leader in "just-in-time" replenishment and has the ability to deliver large quantities of components anywhere in the world with very short lead times. Smith's ISO 9001:2000 Certified Houston logistics and information hub is supported by sales, logistics and warehousing hubs in Amsterdam and Hong Kong, in addition to sales and purchasing offices in Seoul, Guadalajara, Barcelona, and Silicon Valley. For more information or to reach a Smith representative twenty-four hours a day, please call SmithDirect at 1.800.HOUSTON or +1 713.430.3000.

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