Thursday, 19 July 2012

Top Android Apps For Tracking Gold And Silver Prices

| Thursday, July 19, 2012 | |

Gold prices rise and fall more than any roller coaster. Staying on track of the current value of gold can be extremely difficult. The traditional way to check the prices of precious metals such as gold and silver was to check the newspaper. The problem with newspapers are that they are only printed once daily, some may be printed twice at a push. Because of this you cannot see the prices of gold fluctuate throughout the day, this can be essential as you may need to know when the best time to invest money in gold is.

Luckily newspapers are not the only way you can check the value of gold. Technology has made it so much easier as now it is possible to check the prices of gold throughout the day using a smart phone.

Here are some of the best apps you can download and install to make sure that you keep on top of the value of gold no matter what the time of days is.

Gold Silver Live Prices

If your job involves trading or investing in precious metals then this is one of the best apps you can use. The designer of this app also claims that this app gives you the most live and up-to-date information there is about precious metals that no other app can offer. This app is packed full of 
useful and easy to use features and here are a few examples:
A price alarm- This allows you to set target prices and lets you know when these targets are reached.
Price Speaking – This feature allows you to stay updated on the latest prices when you are driving as the speaking feature will talk to you about the latest prices.

Gold Price Live

This applications is free and was released by a popular gold website. Although the name suggests it is just for gold, this app comes with both real time price charts for both silver and gold and displays it in your national currency. One of the great features of this app is that it allows you to call gold dealers right from within the android app. If your smart phone has the auto-rotate feature enabled you can view gold and silver charts both portrait and landscape.

Gold Live!

This isn't technically an app but is a widget that is displayed on the home screen of your smart phone. It updates regularly with precious and base metal prices, so you can see this important information as you glance at your home screen to check the time. You can ensure that the information is reliable on this widget as the data is gathered from Kitco.com a global metal market specialist.

Gold and Silver Price Checker

This app is used by many as it is designed to perform two functions really fast, instead of being jam-packed with a number of different features. The two functions that this app performs really fast is checking the current spot price of both gold and silver by the ounce and displaying today's silver and gold charts along side a history of the prices of gold and silver. If you just want to check the prices quickly then this app is for you.
Author's Bio: Daniel writes for Regal Assets, a  company with over fifty years of combined experience in the precious metals industry from buying and selling Gold Bullion and Silver Coins to giving advice on setting up a long term tax deferred retirement plan, commonly called a Gold IRA,. 
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