Bingâ€™s new Finance updates are nice. I guess. Hereâ€™s a search for â€˜msftâ€™ on Bing.
Click on the Investor Data button and youâ€™ll see this:
Yep, thatâ€™s a charting error. But letâ€™s assume that little issue will be resolved soon (and it may even be something on my machine â€“ thereâ€™s a bit of beta stuff installed I have to admit). Clicking on OK gets us to the details:
A nice layout and links to the relevant analysis Iâ€™m interested in. You can click through to more details on MSN Money.
Hereâ€™s a comparison with the Google experience:
Clicking through to Google Finance gives this:
The big difference is the charting abilities. You can compare stocks, indexes and timeframes very simply. I much prefer the Google interface.
Finally, though a lament at the lack of localised updates. The Bing shots above are based on me choosing US as the location. Searching as an Australian, hereâ€™s all I see:
No Investor data, Yahoo Finance gets the top billing and even the sponsored results are lame.