Google Finance Mobile Web Update Is Broken On Many Platforms

A new iOS and Android optimized mobile web version of Google Finance (  was launched a couple of weeks ago.  It looks (image above, left) and works great on the target devices and also on my Samsung Wave Bada phone,which I used to create the screen shots. However, the update has made mobile web version of Finance unusable for anyone using anything else.Visiting the site with Opera Mini, Opera Mobile or Symbian Webkit still brings up the legacy version … Continue reading

Free Real-Time Quotes and “Guru” Analysis from Mobile

The mobile version of, launched today, offers real-time and after-hours stock quotes, news, charts, commentary and “Guru Analysis”, which rates stocks based on the formulas touted by eight different investment analysts. The mobile site which was created by, is attractive and easy to navigate and should work well with most mobile browsers, although the site’s 42 KB page size may be too large for some feature phone browsers. NASDAQ, the second largest U.S. stock exchange, was the world’s … Continue reading

Mobile Video Financial Updates From Market Video News

Market News Video on the web is a great site for investors, particularly in U.S. and Canadian markets. It hosts dozens of timely video reports including market summaries, company profiles and daily  upgrades, downgrades and dividend reports. Videos are updated throughout the day. They are  average a minute in a half in length. Production values are first rate and the clips are interesting and informative. There is text reportage too if video is not your thing. The mobile site, which … Continue reading

Scottrade Mobile – Quotes, Trading and More

U.S. discount stock broker Scottrade has a new mobile site with a rich feature set. Public features, available without login, include market research and news (markets overview, statistics, news & commentary, analyst views and a brief market calendar), stock quotes and research (news & commentary, charts, options, fundamentals, insider transactions, earnings, financials and a stock screener), ETF quotes and research (news & commentary, charts, options, performance, portfolio, expenses, Lipper rankings and ETF screener). Scottrade customers can log in to make … Continue reading

Two Indian Financial News Sites

Thanks to Naiyer at for recommending this pair of Indian financial and business news mobile sites.  India is a very interesting area for global as well as Indian investors. The country’s GNP is growing at a rate of over 9% a year making it one of the fastest growing major economies in the world.  These two mobile sites along with The Economic Times, offer the best and most detailed information and analysis of Indian business trends and news on … Continue reading

Mobile Finance Sites

I’ve been trying to build up a little money for retirement and lately I’ve been dabbling in the stock market. I use the mobile web during my two hour round trip commute on the train to try to learn more about the market and research stocks I’m considering. What follows is my assessment of current mobile investment sites. Keep in mind that I’m not a sophisticated investor, these are just my personal observations – mainly on the depth of content … Continue reading