Harman Patil

Google Finance

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Developer(s)  Google
Website  www.google.com/finance
Google Finance
Initial release  March 21, 2006; 10 years ago (2006-03-21)
Operating system  Web-based application (any OS supporting modern web browsers and web standards)
Type  Financial information site

Google Finance is a website launched on March 21, 2006, by Google. The service features business and enterprise headlines for many corporations including their financial decisions and major news events. Stock information is available, as are Adobe Flash-based stock price charts which contain marks for major news events and corporate actions. The site also aggregates Google News and Google Blog Search articles about each corporation, though links are not screened and often deemed untrustworthy. Google added advertising to its finance page on November 18, 2008, which continues to be shown. Google launched a revamped version of their finance site on December 12, 2006, featuring a new homepage design which lets users see currency information, sector performance for the United States market and a listing of top market movers along with the relevant and important news of the day. A top movers section was also added, based on popularity determined by Google Trends. The upgrade also featured charts containing up to 40 years of data for U.S. stocks, and richer portfolio options. Another update brought real-time ticker updates for stocks to the site, as both NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange partnered with Google in June 2008. It has not undergone any major upgrades since 2008 and the Google Finance Blog was closed in August 2012. Enquiries and bug reports are not responded to or acted upon so it is presumed to be a discontinued service.

Features

  • Markets
  • News
  • Portfolios
  • Stock Screener
  • Google Domestic Trends
  • Recent quotes that are for each individual user.
  • References

    Google Finance Wikipedia


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