E*Trade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) today announced that E*Trade Securities LLC has introduced E*Trade Mobile Pro for Android(1), providing on-the-go access to real-time market news and information, E*Trade brokerage and bank accounts, and the ability to trade stocks via Google's innovative mobile operating system.
The mobile investing and banking application is available free in the Android Market and features a first-of-its-kind downloadable widget enabling users with one-click access to view market data, indices, and stock quotes on the device's home screen.
"E*TRADE Mobile Pro for Android is designed to make accessing and interacting with the markets easier than ever with the ability to view, update, and track market information from your home screen, no log-in required," said Michael Curcio, President, E*TRADE Securities. "We're always looking for new ways to enhance the user experience and deliver the features and functionalities that investors want most, and we expect E*TRADE Mobile Pro for Android to be very well received."
E*TRADE Mobile Pro for Android features many of the same interface, security, trading, and banking features available at etrade.com. By logging on to the application, users will have access to:
* View real-time streaming stock and options quotes
* Access real-time news and information
* Trade stocks during regular market and extended hours sessions(2)
* View orders, alerts, news, charts, watchlists, and portfolios
* View a "Complete View" of all E*TRADE brokerage and bank accounts
Mobile adoption and activity continue to increase among E*TRADE customers across all of the company's mobile platforms, which include E*TRADE Mobile Pro for BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, as well as the company's web-based mobile platform.
1 E*TRADE Mobile Pro for Android will run on any Android device with Android O.S. 1.6 or higher.
2Extended Hours Trading (12-hour session) involves unique risks, which include greater price volatility, less liquidity and wider bid/ask. E*TRADE Securities cannot guarantee that Extended Hours Trading will give the best price for any given stock or that all such orders will be executed. Orders are executed solely during open market hours