ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. June 2, 2008---CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced that real-time quotes for stocks traded on the NASDAQ will be available on CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile, beginning immediately.
CNBC will be the only provider for real-time NASDAQ market data on television, the Internet and mobile devices.
"This service underscores CNBC's mission to deliver news and market data that is fast, accurate, actionable and unbiased," said Scott Drake, Vice President, CNBC Digital. "CNBC has always provided its television audience with the best real-time market data. Previously, NASDAQ quotes had been operating under a 20 minute delay on the web. As of today, that is no longer the case. CNBC.com and CNBC mobile users will have access to real-time NASDAQ quotes, no matter what platform they use or where they are in the world."
CNBC.com, the fastest growing financial news web site, will include an option that will enable NASDAQ stock quotes to be updated continuously on a real-time basis.
CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile will use a new service from the NASDAQ, "Nasdaq Last Sale," that was launched this morning.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing http://www.cnbc.com.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://nbcumv.com/cnbc/.