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5 Great Apps for Tracking & Managing Your Stock Investments
Posted on December 27, 2013 by Andy Hayes

Stocks for the Week’s Market Power Indicator is a stock market recommendation app that helps you simplify the stock market with straightforward, transparent stock recommendations.  But it isn’t the only app on the market.  Here are 5 other great apps that will help you plan, track, and manage your stock investments.

1.    Economy

Apple / Android  ($1.99)

Want to stay updated on the latest and greatest with the US economy as part of your investment strategy?  The Economy apps from Cascade Software do exactly that.  It looks wonderful on the iPad, but available for all platforms, and shares economy indicators on topics like inflation, unemployment, politics, and trade.  The application also tracks historical values of these indicators over the months or years to help you identify trends.  While this data can be a bit technical and not for early novices, it is certainly an eye-opener at how much data we track about the economy –the bonus you’ll be all set for dinner party conversation.

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2.    Forbes Intelligent Investing

Apple / Android (Free)

Do you like to learn via video?  Eager to hear what the country’s biggest thinkers have on their minds when it comes to investing?  Forbes has just what you need with their Intelligent Investing, a content app that delivers to you a variety of videos and rich media for you to learn and educate yourself on a variety of stock topics.  Great for airports, train stations, and other long journeys where you have some time to fill.

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3.    Marketwatch

Apple / Android (Free)

Does your stock investment strategy rely heavily on mostly index funds, or does your portfolio have a heavy international aspect to it?  Then you’ll find MarketWatch – made by the publishers of the website of the same name – a perfect complement to our app, featuring excellent graphs and real-time tracking information for all the major international indices.  The app also features a variety of useful personal finance and retirement planning news and advice.

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4.    CNBC

Apple / Android (Free)

Are you a news junkie?  Then the CNBC app is for you, if for no other reason than you can have breaking news alerts delivered to your phone in real-time.   The company’s stock analysis sections feature a robust array of analyst commentary, economy news, and you can also set alerts to receive breaking news for companies that you specify.

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5. Stocktouch

Apple iPad Only (Free)

Our last stock market app recommendations for those of you who are visual learners.  Visible Market’s Stocktouch app has a variety of color-coded, visually dazzling graphs and charts to help you quickly identify the movers and shakers across the stock market, from sectors and segments to the market as a whole.  The intriguing heat map styled designs are updated every 5 minutes, so you can make a move quickly if need be.

 

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Written by Andy Hayes

is a lifestyle expert and runs his own online magazine, Plum Deluxe. Andy is based in Portland, Oregon.

 
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