CNBC bringing live stock quotes to Google’s Android mobile platform.
The all business network is rolling out CNBC Real-Time App to the Android Marketplace, Android’s answer to Apple’s App Store. The innovative app provides users with the ability to track the highs and lows of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ in real time. Plus, users can create custom stock watchlists featuring the latest pricing information on up to the 30 equities.
The Android version of the Real-Time App comes on the heels of a similar app created last October for the iPhone. Besides quotes, the application features the latest CNBC news headlines. But it is the app’s up-to-the-second stock marketing information that executives are banking on as providing the network with a major competitive advantage in an increasingly crowded app universe.
“Real-time market data is a differentiator and necessity for investors in today’s complex market,” said Scott Drake, vp, CNBC Digital Technology and Products. “