Stock Market Ticker
A stock market ticker provides stock information in real time streaming format. The tickers are used to track either a single stock or all the stocks in youer portfolio. If you ever look at a stock market program , you will see stock quotes and other information running horizontally along the bottom of the screen. This is a stock market ticker.
Stock market tickers provide not just stock quotes but also market news as well. Stock tickers usually run horizontally from left to right. Some of the stock information on the stock information will be the last price of the stock,whether the last price is up or down and the volume of shares traded of the stock. Most tickers have numbers and letters running across them. the numbers represent the current stock price and the letters usually denote the stock symbol.
Stock market tickers can display the stock informationof one stock or many stocks. It depends on how you customize the stock ticker.
The purpose of a stock ticker is to provide news and stock quotes about a particular stock or a group of stocks. stock tickers today are online stock tickers or electronic stock tickers. they are displayed on your computer, over the internet or on television, usually during a financial or business program. You can download a stock ticker program to your computer.
The first stock market tickers were manual and printed out stock information on a thin strip of paper called a ticker tape.However stock tickers are electronic today. A stock marketticker is a very useful tool for trading stocks and making money.