Google FinanceRon Amadeo Ron is the Reviews Editor at Ars Technica, where he makes a speciality of Android OS and Google products. He is at all times on the hunt for a brand new gadget and loves to rip things aside to see how they work.

Then, find the inventory tickers – aka these abbreviations you see within the newspaper or within the ticker on CNBC – and use these so as to add a certain quantity of shares to your portfolio. When you go so as to add them, you’ll be able to select the quantity of stocks you need to buy, and the date you wish to buy them, and Google Finance will handle the remaining, together with adding in the worth you bought it at, based mostly on the date.

If any date parameters are specified, the request is taken into account historic and only the historic attributes …