NEW YORK, April 6, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager App for iPad is available on the App Store. Since its release last week, the app has had approximately 4,700 downloads and is the fourth most popular downloaded app in the finance category.
"Following the success of the NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager App for iPhone and iPod touch, it's a natural fit for us to offer it for iPad," said Anna Ewing, chief information officer of NASDAQ OMX. "Nearly 40 years ago we launched the first all-electronic exchange, a revolutionary technology in the exchange space. At NASDAQ OMX, we are proud to now offer innovative visualization capabilities for stock market enthusiasts to view and engage with the stock market in real time on iPad."
The NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager App for iPad allows users to build a portfolio and watch list using real-time stock price data for U.S., Nordic and Baltic stocks. The app includes a flashing price screen to highlight real time movements, a chart overlay to show technical analysis, and capabilities for video and tweet posting.
Features of the NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager App for iPad include:
- The ability to build virtual stock portfolios;
- Create watch lists to monitor favorite stocks;
- Draw on-the-fly performance charts and overlay them with curves for technical indicators;
- See stock prices change in real time within a portfolio or watch list;
- View high-quality video clips from StockTwits TV and from the NASDAQ Market Intelligence Desk; and
- Post tweets on StockTwits' real-time stream. StockTwits hosts a social media community that covers economic and market news, and also allows users to share charts, recommendations, symbols, and websites.
The NASDAQ OMX Portfolio Manager App for iPad is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
About NASDAQ OMX
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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