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Where can I get stock quotes?

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Stock quotes are available from financial news sources, such as Yahoo! Finance, CNN Money and Bloomberg News, as well as directly from exchanges such as the NASDAQ. These sites feature the most recent activity on the markets, with more detailed information available.

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Where can I get stock quotes?
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The Stock Center available on Yahoo! Finance features stocks currently considered market movers, listed by most active, highest percentage gain and highest percentage loss. For each listed stock, clients can view the current price, change and volume and whether immediately available. Below those listings the site features a stock ticker. Yahoo! News also offers information on individual indices, such as the New York Stock Exchange, the S&P and the Dow Jones.

CNN Money features recent gainers and losers, while also offering information on currencies, commodities and funds. Real-time quotes can be searched by ticker symbol on the stocks section of the website. Information on after-hours trading is also available.

Bloomberg News provides similar information, with the addition of more international indices covering Asia and Europe featured on its front page. Stock quotes for specific companies are available through a search tool that requires the stock ticker symbol.

The NASDAQ site features stocks based on activity, advances and declines and by volume. Stocks can be searched by symbol, name or keyword in the search tool.

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