From the developer: ""Windows XP users can monitor their investments right on the desktop. The Market Ticker includes quotes, net change, percent change for NASDAQ, Amex, NYSE, and OTCBB stocks; updates to key market indices, most active lists for NASDAQ, NYSE and Amex - all based on your personal selections; and the top 10 news headlines.
""Updates automatically every three minutes, and can be sized to fit your screen. The delayed data displayed in the ticker is updated every three minutes for as long as the ticker is open. If you have previously run the program the ticker should appear immediately and display your most recent configuration. Detailed information is just a click away. Clicking on the stock or index information will launch the InfoQuote page for that security or index in a new browser window. Clicking on the news headline will launch a new browser window with the full text of the story. To visit the home page of NASDAQ.com, click on the NASDAQ logo.""