When you go to a stock ticker site, whether it’s something like Google Finance or TheStreet.com, the pages are pretty much static. The ticker page for Apple (AAPL) on Google Finance is pretty dull. You have basic information at the top, news on the left, some advertisements, important events, related companies, etc. It’s good information but you have little by way of customization and there’s little outside information, unless you count the news.
That’s what makes the investing apps at Seeking Alpha, launching next week (Oct 11th), so cool. I spoke with them at Finovate and they showed me their new offering. The basic idea is that they want to give you the ability to modify the standard ticker pages and add investing apps, built by third party partners, that improve the quality of the information you see.
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