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IMS Revenues Up 53%, Operating Profits Advance 144%

International Monetary Systems (OTCBB:INLM) announced that the quarter which ended March 31, 2006, had a $1,742,338 gross revenue, a 53% increase compared to $1,142,383 for the first quarter of 2005.

In the first quarter of 2006, the Continental Trade Exchange (CTE) barter business had a profit of $77,000, compared to $31,600 in the same period of 2005, an increase of $45,400 or 144%. CTE processed $12,109,943 in barter transactions (representing sales only), an increase of 47% over the first quarter of 2005.

(The figures for the first quarter of 2005 do not include the revenues and expenses of the five companies acquired after March 31, 2005, which increased the IMS client base over 45%.)

To read the full report, refer to the Form 10-QSB that has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at

Investrend Research Raises IMS Target Valuation

An investment service IMS is enrolled in, Investrend Research, which provides analysts to smaller publicly-traded companies that otherwise have little or no analyst coverage, has raised the company´┐Żs target valuation from $0.80 to $1.60.

Investrend analysts are paid in advance of initial reports, and neither the analyst nor anyone associated with Investrend Research may own or have trade in the stocks of a company under coverage.