Law Firm of Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Announces Class Action Lawsuits Against Bridgestone, Quintus and Knight Trading Group

Law Firm of Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Announces Class Action Lawsuits Against Bridgestone, Quintus and Knight Trading Group

Business Editors/Legal Writers

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 5, 2001

You should be aware that class action complaints involving the securities of the companies listed below were filed on behalf of investors by the law firm of Barrack, Rodos & Bacine:

COMPANY EXCHANGE SYMBOL CLASS PERIOD DUE DATE

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Bridgestone Corp. NASDAQ BRDCF 3/31/98-8/31/00 3/6/01

and BRDCY

A class action has been commenced in the United States District

Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of all persons

who purchased the common stock and American Depository Receipts

(“ADRs”) for the common stock of Bridgestone Corporation (NASDAQ:

BRDCF and BRDCY) (“Bridgestone” or the “Company”) between March 31,

1998 and August 31, 2000, inclusive. If you are a member of the Class

described, you may, no later than March 6, 2001, move the Court to

serve as lead plaintiff of the Class, if you so choose.

To sign-up online: http://www.barrack.com/NewCases/NewCases.htm.

COMPANY EXCHANGE SYMBOL CLASS PERIOD DUE DATE

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Quintus NASDAQ QNTS 11/15/99-11/15/00 1/15/01

A class action has been commenced in the United States District

Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all persons

who purchased the common stock of Quintus (NASDAQ: QNTS) (“Quintus” or

the “Company”) between November 15, 1999 and November 15, 2000,

inclusive. If you are a member of the Class described, you may, no

later than January 15, 2001, move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff

of the Class, if you so choose.

To sign-up online: http://www.barrack.com/NewCases/NewCases.htm.

COMPANY EXCHANGE SYMBOL CLASS PERIOD DUE DATE

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Knight Trading NASDAQ NITE 7/19/00-10/4/00 1/16/01

Group

A class action has been commenced in the United States District

Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of all persons who

purchased the securities of Knight Trading Group (NASDAQ: NITE)

(“Knight” or the “Company”) between July 19, 2000 and October 4, 2000,

inclusive. If you are a member of the Class described, you may, no

later than January 16, 2001, move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff

of the Class, if you so choose.

To sign-up online: http://www.barrack.com/NewCases/NewCases.htm.

Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, which has extensive experience in prosecuting investor class actions, has prosecuted securities, antitrust and consumer class actions for over 20 years. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, San Diego, New York, Boston and New Jersey and has been designated lead counsel by federal and state courts across the country in large, complex cases. For more information about Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, please visit their website at www.barrack.com.

If you wish to discuss these actions or have any questions concerning these cases or your rights or interests, please contact Maxine S. Goldman, Shareholder Relations Manager, at Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, 3300 Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, at 800-417-7305 or 215-963-0600, fax number 888-417- 7306 or 215-963-0838 or by e-mail at msgoldman@barrack.com.

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