Anyone with an Apple iPhone has a wealth of information at the fingertips including apps for finance and investing. Experts rank the best ones, giving a boost to the developers of these useful tools. Whether you want to track the movement of your stocks check or the price of gold to buy gold coins, these apps help you do it.
The best of Yahoo! Finance comes to the iPhone in the form of a free stock app. Users can research stocks, manage a watch list, view relevant videos, and much more. Anyone with an E*TRADE account can use the free E*TRADE Mobile Pro app to connect to the account for trading day or night. Experts rank this as the best mobile app from a stock broker.
CNBC is a primary source for investment news and with the free CNBC Real-Time app, users can access real-time quotes prior to, during, and after market operating hours. Charts, CNBC video clips, and watch list management are a few of the other features. Anyone who has multiple online broker accounts will appreciate the ability to manage them from one location using the free Wikinvest Portfolio Manager app.
Without Bloomberg, we would be relatively uninformed regarding the international market. This is by far the best app for market news on a global level. The home page can be customized for any headlines within any Bloomberg category or any market. Forbes furthers investor knowledge with its free Intelligent Investing app that features articles, videos, market commentary, and forecasts.
The free iPhone app from Morningstar focuses on mutual funds but also includes information regarding stocks. Weekly fund and stock picks are provided, as are helpful investing ideas. For those who participate in the forex market, FX 360 is the app to use. It features real-time quotes and the latest commentary and news regarding foreign currency.