Successfully navigating the stock market demands accurate, up to the minute information — thanks to smartphones, this crucial data streams directly into the palm of our hands.
Today, stock market traders leverage advanced technologies in order to scout the most promising stocks and secure the best trades — and sometimes, that technology comes pocket-sized. Whether you’re a stock market newcomer or seasoned veteran, there’s a smartphone app to meet your needs. Here are seven of the best stock market apps available today:
An all-in-one social network, think tank, and educational resource, Scutify is a free app that provides learning tools for market novices and interactive discussions for traders of all levels. Traders and investors can author informative articles that, in turn, can be read by all Scutify users. More than just a mobile publishing platform, Scutify will even send stock updates to your Apple Watch.
Stock Wars is like a flight simulator for trading stocks — this free app allows users to build a virtual portfolio, study companies, and buy and sell shares. It’s a great way for rookie investors to learn more about the market in a safe environment, before they take on the real thing. Stock Wars is available in the Apple App Store and Windows Phone App Store.
The Bloomberg Business App publishes the latest corporate, economic, and financial news straight from the media giant itself. The free app also enlightens users with engaging and intuitive, full-color charts and graphs. It’s available in all major app stores.
Stocktouch app can be effectively summed up with a single word: comprehensive. The app provides vivid data charts that convey information from thousands of companies across multiple sectors. Trends are illustrated with an interactive heat map, and it connects users with extensive news coverage from all over the world. The best part? It’s all free. Stocktouch is available on Apple App Store.
The MarketWatch Mobile App for iPhone and iPad provides users with the most up-to-date market information available with the help of videos, news articles, data charts, and expert analysis. This free mobile resource is also customizable, allowing users to focus on the information relevant to them.
Available for free download in the Google Play App Store and the Apple App Store, Yahoo Finance brings users easily customizable information including stock quotes, finance news, and current trends. Unlike other visually overcrowded news apps, Yahoo Finance is clear, colorful, and user-friendly.
The TD Ameritrade mobile app helps traders optimize their time by providing real time market information and access to live-streaming financial news from CNBC. Additionally, the app allows market professionals to monitor their accounts, make trades, and create helpful charts. This free app is available for both Apple (including the Apple Watch) and Android platforms.
With the growing popularity of mobile trading and on-the-go research, there has never been a better time to enter the world of mobile finance. Now, you can create your own stock market app with interactive forums, informative resources, and other online trading facilitators with AppMakr.
The platform’s simple drag and drop interface makes it possible for anyone to build a mobile app — no prior coding experience required! With AppMakr, you’re just a few clicks away from becoming the next financial innovator. Check out the Machine and get started today!
Chloe S. Flanagan
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