CNBC Real-Time App Now Available

The CNBC Real-Time App is now available free-of-charge from the Apple iTunes App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The app features live streaming real-time stock quotes and charts before, during and after market hours from the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ, as well as real-time interactive and historical charts and company-specific news, profiles, returns and metrics.

The CNBC Real-Time App also offers breaking business news and alerts, stock market news and the ability to create a My Stocks watch list of users’ stocks or to use the Stocks on CNBC list of the top stocks of the day.

And the app includes pre-market indicators, live futures pricing, Dow Impact (which analyzes the stocks that drive the movement of the Dow Jones Industrial Average), global stock indices, commodities, bonds and more than 150 video news clips daily.

CNBC Digital vice president Scott Drake said:

To be successful in today’s complex market, every investor needs to have financial-market data in real-time. Having access to this information when you want it is no longer a luxury but a necessity. We believe the unparalleled combination of real-time data, news and analysis, along with the comprehensive and easy to use interfaces, will make the CNBC Real-Time App the best business app available, and it will quickly become a must-have for every investor with an iPhone or iPod Touch. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.