Where can you get online stock quotes for free?


Quick Answer

Both NASDAQ.com and Yahoo! Finance offer free stock quotes. Each site has a stock lookup feature that allows visitors to find quote information for stocks based on stock symbol.

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NASDAQ.com’s lookup feature lets visitors search up to 25 stock symbols at once. To use the feature, enter the symbols for stocks of interest into the search box on the stock quotes page. Separate the stock symbols by commas or spaces. Once the chosen symbols are entered, click on the type of quote, chart or stock analysis that is desired for the stocks.

Available stock quotes include real-time quotes for up-to-the-minute pricing from NASDAQ, flash quotes, summary quotes, after-hours quotes and historical quotes. Premarket quotes, InfoQuotes, options chain and NLSA trade reporting quotes are also available. Alternatively, select company, comparison or interactive charts. Visitors may also read stock reports and analyst stock research for selected stock symbols.

Yahoo! Finance offers a similar search feature on its home page. To use it, enter the stock symbol of the stock in the quote lookup box on the left-hand side of the page. After hitting the Go button, stock quotes are delivered instantly. Information presented for the chosen stock symbol includes the NYSE real-time price, previous closing price, opening price and volume, among other statistics.

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