10 investing apps to supercharge your portfolio

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr With a few taps, these apps turn your mobile device into a portable portfolio or investment tracker.by: Lou CariozoBefore Apple launched the App Store in 2008, investing via smartphone pretty much meant calling your broker or financial advisor. Remarkably, it now only takes a tap or two to locate valuable investment information or move your money from one asset to another. What’s more, you can do it in seconds, without anyone’s help, let alone a busy signal or hold time.“Investing is an inherently fast-paced, on-the-go industry, rendering it an especially good fit for mobile technology,” says Raul Moreno, co-founder and CEO of iBillionaire, an app and website that provides access to investment data and strategies of self-made billionaires.In fact, it’s gotten to the point where you can track information and choose investments with all of the ease of putting Rover on a leash. “Observing, managing and reviewing investments is now, for the first time ever, being done while in line for coffee, in a cab or walking a dog,” says Hart Lambur, co-founder of Openfolio, which applies a social media-type logic to its financial app.That’s not to say investment apps are without issues. Critics insist some apps make it too easy to trade on impulse, especially when investors need less portfolio turnover, not more. But apps have their advantages, including lower fees and the capacity to keep investors constantly informed. continue reading »last_img

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