Top 6 Apps for Financial News

These are the best apps for up-to-date financial news

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When it comes to the stock trading, news and reaction time can make or break an investor. These are the best apps for up-to-date financial news.

1. CNBC Business News and Finance App

The CNBC Business News and Finance app is NBC’s flagship financial news app. It gives users access to actionable business news, financial information and market data. The app keeps its users up to date with breaking news alerts that are pushed through even when the app is closed.

The tool allows users to monitor real-time stock quotes and to view interactive charts, receive global business news coverage and watch full episodes of CNBC shows such as “Mad Money” and “American Greed.” The app allows for a customizable watch list to track specific stocks and gain real-time access to associated business news headlines.

2. TheStreet App

TheStreet started as an online informational website but has since rolled out an app for both iPhone and Android. The app provides access to financial news, analysis and stock-picking insights from experts associated with the company.

The app supplies up-to-date market news, opinions and commentaries, technical analyses and actionable data. It also delivers detailed quotes and analysis of stocks and offers a proprietary stock rating model called TheStreet Ratings. The app aims to aggregate information to provide a multimedia financial experience based on data, articles and videos.

3. Bloomberg App

The Bloomberg app gives access to the company’s global business and financial news, up-to-date market data and proprietary portfolio tools. Bloomberg sets its app apart with articles written by the award-winning business and financial journalists at Bloomberg.

The app allows users to receive the latest market data, which can be filtered by specific regions or sectors. Bloomberg’s watchlist lets users track securities and other investments, and the company’s audio and video services let users receive pertinent financial information with their media channel of choice.

4. Fox Business App

The Fox Business app lets users stay connected to the constantly changing business world. The app can track financial markets and send financial alerts to its users. Users can search for stocks by ticker symbol and create watchlists by adding stocks to the app’s My Stocks Page.

Additionally, users can access up-to-the-minute news and market data through the use of live Fox business broadcasts and watch clips from their favorite Fox Business Network shows. The app’s users can also repost and share articles and videos from the Fox Business app on most social media outlets.

5. Barron’s App

Barron’s is known as the premier investing news magazine, providing financial analysis and insight in print, and more recently through its mobile app. Barron’s subscribers can access the company’s articles every weekend from this app, along with commentary from Barron’s Online edition seven days a week and analysis every weekday.

A subscription to Barron’s costs around $12.99 a month and gives subscribers access to the app and the Barron’s website. Users can save articles on the mobile app and access them on the website, and vice versa.

6. MarketWatch App

The MarketWatch app gives its users access to the latest business news, financial data and market information. Through the use of the app, people can receive breaking news coverage, the latest market data and market alerts. The tool also provides an opportunity to create a watchlist and track MarketWatch stories related to the user’s stock picks.

Original article by Evan Tarver of Investopedia.com available HERE