The almighty Android phone continues to reign supreme in the smartphone market. These phones are popular for both business and personal use. Their many available apps make them perfect for people who want their phones to do much more than make calls. Whether you dabble in the stock market or make investing your job, there are investing apps for Android phones that can help.
Google Finance is one of the best apps because it nearly mirrors the Web site of the same name. Included are market summary information, the most recent finance news, and the ability to search for a stock by ticker symbol or company name. Anyone with a Google Finance account can sync the details of their portfolio to this user-friendly, easily readable app.
Bloomberg offers an Android app that includes real-time quotes for stocks, government bonds, commodities, and currencies. The global focus makes this app perfect for those who play in a larger investing sandbox. Breaking business news is posted throughout the day and the app is simple to navigate, no matter what you are trying to do.
Yahoo! Finance features data that is essential to developing price charts and conducting investment analysis. Similar to Google Finance, this app brings a Web site to your Android phone. Market indexes like NASDAQ and NYSE, stock quotes, company news, and industry happenings are all at your fingertips. Yahoo! Daily Ticker video is also available to Android users via this app.
If the ability to buy gold coins is not a daring enough investment and you are dabbling in the market, research is essential. Morningstar has taken its research tools mobile with its Android app. Users can review performance data, star ratings, expenses, and details regarding the top holdings within a mutual fund. This app provides all this and more for approximately 8,100 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.