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My New iPhone by Wallace Wang

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Defining Stocks to Watch

To retrieve stock quotes, you must first define which stocks you want to watch. To do this, you must identify the stock symbol for each stock, which is usually a one-to four-letter acronym, such as T for AT&T, TM for Toyota Motor Company, RHT for Red Hat Software, or AAPL for Apple, Inc. To find a symbol for a stock, you'll need to visit a financial website and look up the symbol—simply type the name of the company to see the specific stock symbol for that company. Two popular financial websites that offer symbol lookups are the New York Stock Exchange (http://www.nyse.com/) and NASDAQ (http://www.nasdaq.com/).

After you've identified the symbol for each stock that you want to track, you can open the Stocks program, delete ...

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