Google launches Financial News Site


MP Guru
Google launches financial News Site

Google introducing a financial news, stock quote and chat service that seeks to shake up the online finance information market now dominated by Internet media rivals.

Google Finance primarily provides financial news, stock quotes, charts and data. In its trial form, the site is far less comprehensive than established financial sites such as those from Yahoo Inc., Microsoft Corp.'s MSN America Online's Money & Finance and

They have begun offering a trial version of the service called Google Finance that uses a keyword search system to help consumers target information on public and private companies and mutual funds.

It can be found at and links to it appear in a featured area at the top of general Google search results pages when users search for stock or corporate information that appear to be finance related.

Google Finance started out as a part-time project by Google engineers working in Bangalore, India, Stanton said.