CNBC Real-Time Android App Earned a Spot in My Toolkit

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As much as I enjoy using Android based phones, the platform is still missing a couple of key apps. A good podcast and audio book player is one that comes to mind. Another is a simple stock market app. I think I’ve found one that is not perfect but good enough to earn a spot in my Android app toolkit:

CNBC Real-Time Android App

Adding to or editing an existing list of company stocks is simple. Tapping any individual stock ticker brings up an integrated web page with more details about the company: News, stock chart, quote details, and information about fundamentals (market capitalization, P/E, etc.). CNBC’s Android app doesn’t look quite as polished as its iPhone app (especially the stock chart). However, it is “good enough” and delivers a much needed niche need.