One of Google's most popular services, Google Finance, is free and user- friendly. You can view stock quotes and options, read finance articles, and build your own personalized portfolios to keep track of your finances and investments.
There are several ways to check stock quotes with Google Finance. Review the following steps to find the best way for you to use Google Finance. Maybe you just want to check stock quotes. Then again, you might be interested in the whole Google package. Register for a Google account to experience the best of Google Finance's services. Tip: Many of Google's benefits are available only to Google members. Incentive: It's fast and free to set up your own Google (and Gmail) account.
Go to Google's home page and click "Sign Up" to register. Fill out the registration form with your name and other requested information, and then choose an appropriate username. Make sure to use a password you can easily remember.
Carefully read the terms of service, then click "I Agree," as well as providing any other requested information ion order to complete the Google registration process. Now you are ready to move on to checking stock quotes, using Google Finance.
Enter the symbol for the stock you are looking for in the field provided on the Google Finance home page, then click the "Get Quotes" button.
View the stock quotes page for the stock you specified. Prices are automatically updated as they change so you don't have to refresh the page to see the most recent numbers. Repeat these simple steps for any additional stock quotes you want to see.
If you need help, click on the "Help'" link at the bottom of the Google Finance home page anytime. Even if you don't need help, scanning the "Recommended Articles" in that section will provide you with extensive information on getting the most out of your usage of Google Finance.
If you create a personal Google Finance portfolio, you can add stock information to your portfolios as you view quotes by using an easy link on the quotes page. Could things get any easier?
Do - always -- be aware of email scams. Google will never email you a request for your financial information. Nor will any other reputable company online. You should enter your financial information only while in Google's secure Web site.