What Are Some Features of MSN's Stock Market Quotes?


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Information available through an MSN Money stock quote includes the day's opening and closing stock prices, trading volume, and daily and yearly range in trading values, which are available on MSN.com. Other information available through this source includes a stock's market capitalization, dividend yield and price-to-earnings ratio.

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Individuals can search stocks by the company name and ticker symbol on the MSN Money website, and can select from any different exchanges on which the company is traded. When a stock is selected, users are given a graphical representation of the stock's value over time, which can be adjusted over a range of dates from as far back as a stock's initial listing. The graph also displays the amount of trading activity throughout the given time period. Users can add different stocks to compare performance, and can sign in to add particular stocks to their watchlist. Additional information provided includes whether the stock's exchange is currently open, after-hours trading prices, and the specific currency in which the stock is traded.

The homepage for MSN Money's Market section also provides a summary of major indexes' performance on MSN.com. This includes the DOW, NASDAQ and S&P 500, as well as overall information on the amount of stocks increasing or declining in value over the course of the day's trading activity.

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