Google Finance Features
Google Finance is a specialized web portal offering financial-related information including stocks, mutual funds, public and private companies. It is a very useful online service for managing your financial information online with the help of licensed content provided by Google's financial data providers.
Among the key features of Google Finance are:
Search Features - Google Finance allows you to search for information on stocks, mutual funds and other financial related information using company names as well as ticker symbols.
Interactive charts - Google Finance provides interactive charts showing correlation between market data and news stories on certain time periods. It is useful for determining whether a particular news stories have affected the stock performance of a specific company.
Finance-Related News - This is one of Google Finance's major strength. It gives you financial-related news culled from Google's very own News Service. Finance news items are grouped together by topics. It also features company-related stories providing company summaries and other relevant information. Google Finance News also allows you to review news stories by month and by importance.
Company Management Team - Google Finance also provides you with valuable information about different companies. It provides for a good information resource when researching for the whereabouts of companies. You can find links to biographies of a company's top honchos as well as compensation details and trading activities of companies.
Discussion Groups - For its collaboration feature, Google Finance also provides a lively discussion groups with efficient moderators who make sure that the flow of discussions are spam-free and as lively as possible.
Portfolios - Google Finance also lets you build your personal finance portfolio of stocks and mutual funds.