If you use iGoogle as your home page, either on a computer or on a smartphone, you may be interested in some great gadgets that can help you track business finance info easily and quickly. iGoogle is optimized for some of the smartphones, making it work more effectively on some than on others.
If you don’t use iGoogle, you may want to consider it, particularly if this financial information is as crucial to you as it is to many in the business world.
iGoogle is the customizable homepage from Google. It has a Google search bar across the top, then you can customize the page with any of a number of Google gadgets that allow you to check your email, get news feeds you select and a variety of other tasks.
There are a number of great gadgets that provide pertinent and updated financial information as well.
Some of the best are:
Commodities Market. So many businesses are affected by the price of commodities (thinking oil, here). Catch each price change through the day with the shifting conditions by using the Commodities Market gadget.
Company Overview. Hear a bit of news about a company and want to see how that news is affecting stock prices, company officers, or financial ratios? Hear about a new company and want to get some info about company news or key management figures?
With the Company Overview Gadget, all you need to do is type in the ticker symbol for any listed company and you’ll snag all that information and more about any publicly held company. You will even find the means to join quarterly earnings calls for any company you’re interested in.
Track all your stocks right on your home page with the Google Finance Portfolios. Get summaries for all the major indexes, then add each of your own stocks to the gadget. As soon as you open your home page, the info is updated, and you get the latest ion your companies. If you want more details on any company at any time, just click on that company to go to the Google Finance page.
There are many other financial gadgets: Currency Converter if you travel often, Latest Bulls keeping you up on what’s hottest in the market, Dow Jones and Live Gold, just to name a few.
Let iGoogle make it simple for you to keep up with your finances whenever you open your browser.