Google Updates Its Finance For Smartphones Site


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Google said today it has made a number of improvements to its finance for smartphones site it launched in August.

Google Finance for smartphones users can now view mutual funds' prices, and stats by entering the ticker into the search box.

Smartphone users can can also view wider stock charts by turning their phone on its side for a landscape view.




Besides being able to view last price and market caps for stocks in their portfolio, users can see how their portfolio is doing in real-time by clicking on the Performance tab from the Portfolio page.

Finance for smartphones is also faster. The Google+Finance+Blog%29" title="google finance smartphones">Google Blog offers more details. “Well, we can’t help when the mobile networks get overloaded or you’re out of the 3G zone, but we are doing everything we can to help you get the information you need as fast as possible.”

“We now cache the CSS and Javascript from pages on the mobile site so that reloads are faster than ever.”