Standard & Poor's announced the debut of an Internet-based personal investment service, dubbed S&P Personal Wealth. The service features personalized investment recommendations; buy, sell, and hold alerts; live market commentary; and in-depth analysis and research. The company says its service is aimed at both novice and experienced investors. Charter advertisers include Charles Schwab, The Vanguard Group, and Business Week. After a free 30-day trial, subscriptions cost $9.95 per month, but some content will remain free to all visitors.