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Search Results/Finance Integration

Jacobsd [PersonRank 1]

Friday, February 16, 2007
13 years ago4,499 views

I just noticed a little addition to the results page on Google, I am not sure how new this is but it is the first time I have seen it.

Try searching for a Company (ex. Google, Yahoo, etc.) You will notice a little + next to the result and when you press it the financial info for the company is shown.

This is pretty useful as now you don't need to go to the finance homepage to search for a stock quote when you don't know the stock symbol.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

im not seeing it..

can you share a link, or a screenshot please?

Jacobsd [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

Here are some screenshots of what I am seeing:


quikimg.com/uploads/screen.JPG



quikimg.com/uploads/screen2.JP ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

im still not seeing it..
with or without Google's SafeSearch.. :/

how about a link ?

Andy Baio [PersonRank 2]

13 years ago #

Is this same treatment displayed when searching for the ticker symbol itself (i.e. "GOOG" instead of "google")? I'm wondering if this spells the end of linking to competing finance services, like their current links to Yahoo Finance, MSN , MarketWatch, CNN Money, and Reuters alongside their link to Google Finance.

MarWi [PersonRank 3]

13 years ago #

Here is a link:

72.14.207.107/search?hl=en& ...

MarWi [PersonRank 3]

13 years ago #

By the way: It seems that this new feature only runs on some of Google's datacenters, which is why some of you can't see it. The above link should resolve this problem.

Cheers,
MarWi

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

> I'm wondering if this spells the end of linking
> to competing finance services

Good point. It might only be a matter of time before links to competing services are removed from the Finance onebox, after all, this already happened with e.g. the Maps onebox...
blogoscoped.com/archive/2007-0 ...

Post updated with MarWi's link!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Google removes the links to competing services when their own product is good enough. They don't link to other services because they're nice, but because users would miss essential features by using test products from Google.

RC [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Great update..

I used to miss this functionality because a year or so ago, they use to display stock ticker name by the results if you search for a public company name.

Now, it has returned with even much more use. great idea,.. i am all for it.

Seg [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

There is also a plus box (showing GG map stuff) on the query "revolving"

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

i can see it too now :D

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