Follow & compare securities

Find real-time securities quotes, charts, and financial news with Google Finance. Find information about securities like stocks, currencies, and futures. You can also create your own watchlists to track the stocks and other securities you choose.

Follow a security

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to google.com/finance.
  2. Search for a security, like “Dow Jones Industrial Average.” Select a security.
  3. To the right of the security name, tap Follow.
  4. The security will be added to your default watchlist. To add it to a custom watchlist, tap Added to watchlist.
  5. Tap the watchlists you want the security in.

Compare securities

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. Search for a security, like “Dow Jones Industrial Average.” Select the security you want to compare.
  3. Under the chart, pick one of the recommended securities. To search for another security, select Compare.
  4. To remove a security from the comparison, tap the Remove icon.

Stop following a security

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. Search for a security, like “Dow Jones Industrial Average.” Select the security you no longer want to follow.
  3. Next to the security name, tap Following.
    • If you can’t find “Following,” tap the ✓ sign.
  4. To unselect the watchlists you want to remove the security from, tap the blue ✓ sign.

Compare markets

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. To expand a chart of market performance over time, at the top of the screen, tap Compare Markets.
  3. Pick the market. For example, “Europe” or “Currencies.”

Create & compare watchlists

Custom watchlists let you organize the securities you follow.

Create a custom watchlist

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. Under “Your Watchlists,” tap New watchlist
    • If you can’t find “New watchlist,” try to scroll to the right.
  3. Give your watchlist a name. For example, “My Favorite Stocks.”
  4. To add assets to your watchlist, tap Add investments.

Browse news related to a watchlist

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. Under "Your watchlists," select a watchlist.
  3. To browse related news, scroll below the list under "Your watchlist in the news."

Rename or delete a custom watchlist

  1. Go to google.com/finance.
  2. Under "Your watchlists," select the watchlist you want to rename or delete. 
    • Tip: You can’t rename or delete your default watchlist (called “Watchlist”), only your custom watchlists.
  3. At the top right, tap More.
  4. Choose Rename or Delete.
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