In working on another post I found what I think are the top multi-platform market news apps available.Â If you need to know what’s going on with the markets, look no further.
In reality, the best mobile market app for you is dependent on your favorite news source.Â For example, if you’re a Bloomberg devotee you’ll probably like their app best.
[iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Nokia]
Features: Markets, News,Â Stock tracker and stock finder
Description: Breaks out market into four categories:Â equities, bonds, commodities and currences making it easy to focus on market interests.Â Granular controls give the viewer ability to track ~36 news categories including from market, sector, topical and country.
[iPhone, Blackberry, Android]
Features: Indicies, News, Movers, Stock tracker and quotes
Description: An AOL property, Daily Finance pulls in news from the AP.Â Â Synchronizes (and requires) an AOL account.
Wall Street Journal
[iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry
Features: 7 most recent newspapers, saved articles, stock watcher.
Description: Allows reader to read the WSJ as they normally would be it clicking through articles or navigating to sections.
Notes: Preloads some pages making reducing the overall load times
[iPad, iPhone, Android – Galaxy Tab]
Features: Includes: Front page, Companies, UK, Workld, Markets, Lex, Comment, Management, Personal Finance, Life & Arts, Markets Data
Description: Allows reader to read the FT as they normally would be it clicking through articles or navigating to sections.
Notes: Application tries to manage performance providing default option to download stories in the background only while on a wi-fi network.
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