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Google offers.. FREE Real-Time Stock Quotes!

For you investors and traders out there, you know that the ONLY place to get real-time quotes is with the brokerage that you trade with. This is something that agitates me to no end. Those free 20-min delayed quotes and charts are just too slow. For me anyways.

But never fret my friends, Google to the rescue! The almighty Google will be offering FREE real-time quotes to compliment their Google Finance system. There is very little information on this right now, but here is a link to the Google news release.

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  • Avatar canadian dollars January 13, 2007, 9:40 pm

    Only thing I’m not too crazy about is not being allowed to add tsx stocks to one’s porfolio. other than that I found it quite easy to use, though :)

  • Avatar 1mil January 13, 2007, 10:01 pm

    Personally I prefer Yahoo Finance over Google anything Finance, any day.

    1mil from millionster.com
    Making financial dreams a reality

  • Avatar Discount Broker Review January 14, 2007, 11:22 am

    This is good news for Interactive Brokers’ users, who eventually will be able to stop paying for IB’s real-time quote and instead get them free from Google.

  • Avatar DZork March 1, 2007, 1:37 pm

    In Reply to:

    “This is good news for Interactive Brokers’ users, who eventually will be able to stop paying for IB’s real-time quote and instead get them free from Google.”

    WOW man, if you can’t afford the rediculus data market fee of IB, then stop trying get rich with the stock markets.

    I’ve switched from “Scotia McLoed” ($29.95CAD/trans.) to “BMO InvestorLine” ($9.95CAD/trans.) to “Interactive Brokers” with a commission fee of $2.00CAD @ $2.50CAD per transaction. They are the best I found, so far.

    Right now, I’m doing arround 65 transactions a month, and it’s only growing. Can you imagine the money I’m saving, as regards to commision fee. I realy don’t care giving a poor $25.00CAD/month to get TSX/Venture data market.

    The only thing I don’t like, with the “Level II” data market provided by IB, is that there are not historical. They only gives you the current day activities of the “Level II” asks and offers.

    For myself, I find it useless, or at least 50% usefull, having this daily activities. When I look at the “Level II” market data, I like to get the big picture, as regards as how many buyers and sellers are out there for this stock.

  • Avatar FrugalTrader March 1, 2007, 1:42 pm

    DZork: It’s not about not being able to “afford” them, it’s about being cheap. :)

    If you are day trading, you must be paying more than the minimum commissions. How much do you typically pay on average / trade?


  • Avatar Andrew March 4, 2008, 5:24 pm

    You can open an account with TradeFreedom Securities and get free real-time STREAMING quotes for both USD and CAD exchanges includes free US market depth. No trade minimums either – all clients can optain $9.95 rates regardless of your trade and asset levels.

    Why would you want to toggle between one website (for the last quotes price – not even streaming quote) and then go to another site to place the trade?

    For a trader – time is money and if you are doing this you lose precious time and are relying on a quote that is not even dynamic enough to update (stream) in on it’s own.

    Nickle and diming to save on a quotefeed will hurt you in the long run if your an active trader.

    If your an active trader this doesn;t make sense – unless your a position trader then it’s doesnt really matter because your “hopefully” trading of of technicals this doesnt make a difference.

  • Avatar Rick skol May 7, 2008, 5:13 pm

    Please give me free Real Time Stock Quotes!

  • Avatar Danny June 24, 2008, 9:44 pm

    I think not all tickers on google finance are real time. if you do day trading, you probably should watch out for that. I think all tickers on yahoo finance are real time.

  • Avatar Jacob August 28, 2009, 1:15 am

    The ONLY place you can get FREE real-time in CANADA for TSX and TSX-V is http://www.VantageWire.com

    Google and Yahoo cant compete with that!

  • Avatar Paul Dpras November 7, 2013, 8:39 pm

    Thank you GOOGLE,your always there when needed ,horray,,keep up the very good work,,Paul.

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