Financial Companies Use RSS
Financial institutions are reaching
out to clients using RSS feeds. While banks and
financial institutions are usually slow to adopt
new technology, that is not the case with RSS
adoption. More and more professionals are using
RSS in innovative ways, to stay ahead of their
1. Bank Rate Changes
Bankers are using RSS to communicate bank rate
changes. Feeds are updated regularly to reflect
changes to adjustable rate mortgages or the interest
rate for CDs.
Federal Reserve http://www.federalreserve.gov/feeds/
2. Stock Monitoring
Stock analysts monitor stock market changes using
RSS feeds. As specific stocks and bonds rise and
fall RSS feeds are updated. Many of the tools
allow you to customize RSS feeds selecting the
stocks or mutual funds that you wish to monitor.
Smart Money - http://www.smartmoney.com/rss/
3. Mortgage Rates
Customers seeking housing can monitor mortgage
rates through a variety of lenders using RSS feeds.
Rate changes appear in the RSS feeds as the new
rates are announced.
Long and Foster - http://homes.longandfoster.com/RSS/RSS.aspx
4. Employment Opportunities
Members of the finance industry can monitor job
opportunities using RSS. As new jobs in the financial
industry become available the job listings appear
in the RSS feed.
4 Finance Jobs - http://www.4financejobs.com/show_content.php?id=1144527197
5. Currency Exchange Rates
Banks, financial institutions and economists can
monitor currency exchange rates using RSS feeds.
As the changes the new rates appear in the RSS
Currency Source - http://www.currencysource.com/rss_currencyexchangerates.html.
New York Federal Reserve - http://www.newyorkfed.org/rss/
Banks are using RSS feeds to publicize properties
that are available via foreclosures.
Foreclosure Listings - http://www.foreclosurelistings.com
7. Auction Opportunities
Estate auctions are publicized and announced using
Auction RSS Feed - http://auctionrssfeed.com/feeds/auctionboard.php
8. Financial Industry News
Financial analysts can now monitor the latest
financial industry news by subscribing to RSS
Money Central - http://moneycentral.msn.com/community/rss/MoneyFeeds.aspx
9. Venture Investment Monitoring
Venture funding capital investors interested in
watching trends in venture funding can subscribe
to RSS feeds to determine where the venture capital
funding is going.
Almeida Capital - http://www.altassets.com/rss/rss_index.php
10. Personal Finance Tips
Blogs containing personal finance tips are common
place. Some of the best personal finance blogs
have RSS feeds available.
This is Money - http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/rss#rssFullList
11. Credit/Debt Consolidation
Tips on Debt management and credit consolidation
are a common feed topic.
TRX Credit - http://www.trxcredit.com/rss/
12. Tax Laws
Accountants are using RSS to stay current on the
latest income and sales tax laws.
Australian Taxation Office - http://www.ato.gov.au/rss.asp
13. Investment Properties
Real estate investors can now watch for investment
properties using RSS. As new properties become
available feeds are updated.
Property RSS - http://www.propertyrss.com/
14. Continuing Education
Accountants and those in the financial industry
can stay current on tax laws or brush up on investing
by listening to podcast lectures.
Educational Feeds - http://www.educational-feeds.com/
15. Monitor Real Estate Sales
The temperature of the housing market is of significant
interest to many in the financial industry. Investors
can monitor property sales by creating a zip code
specific feed or by subscribing to feeds the cover
a specific location.
Realty Feeds - http://www.realty-feeds.net
16. Investment Advice and News
Investors are using blogs and RSS feeds to provide
a smattering of investment advice to attract clients.
Security Exchange Commissions - http://www.sec.gov/rss/news/press.xml
17. Bankruptcy Announcements
RSS feeds to watch for bankruptcy filings of individuals
and companies that have entered bankruptcy protection.
US Courts - http://www.wiw.uscourts.gov/bankruptcy/
18. Corporate News
Financial companies must stay current on corporations,
and there are often press announcements, new product
announcements or legal actions. Monitoring corporate
feeds will keep analysts up to date on the latest
Agilent - http://www.agilent.com/about/newsroom/rss/
19. Loan Rates
Monitor lending rates for student loans, car loans
or home equity lines by subscribing to RSS feeds.
Student Loans Rates- http://www.studentloannetwork.com/resources/rss-feeds.php
20. Tax News
Stay current on tax laws and changes using RSS
Tax News- http://www.tax-news.com/asp/rss.asp
Financial companies can stay ahead
of their competition and maximize their time by
using RSS to stay up to date on relevant industry
More great examples of Financial
Finance Investing RSS Directory - http://www.finance-investing.com
Michael Page - http://www.michaelpage.com.au/rss/page/7187/met/1.html
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS
feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages
marketing for RecordForAll http://www.recordforall.com
audio recording and editing software.