With respect to: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/01/real-time-quotes-for-free.html

My question is: Isn't this info freely available a.k.a. the ticker scrollbar as in:

Which is continuously giving us stock updates, free. What is Google adding to this?

  • Note that while Google offers free real-time stock prices, I believe their volume data is still 15 minutes delayed.
    – user296
    Apr 5, 2011 at 0:22

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Previously, Google had a delayed update for their stock prices (15 minutes I believe). That change enabled users of Google Finance to see updates to stock prices in real-time.

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