There are plenty of weird Apple (AAPL) iPhone apps out there, but there are many useful ones that are available to investors and traders. The nice feature about many of these top apps is that they are free. Here are a selection of the top eight, all available at no charge.
Yahoo Finance has just released their own free iPhone app, so you can look up stocks just like you can with their web site, with the information summary, quotes, and research.
Want lots of news? Get the Bloomberg app. The app provides up-to-date news on markets, stocks, and general business.
Another new release is from Adobe. This is the Adobe Photoshop Mobile app, for free, a great deal considering the computer version of the program is very expensive. Edit your own photos that you take on your iPhone.
If you are a mutual fund investor, you need the Morningstar app, which provides ratings and lot of other data.
The Forbes Intelligent Investor app provides business and investment related interviews and articles.
Jim Cramer fans need to get TheStreet.com app for news and analysis.
If you are planning on refinancing or buying a home, download the EZ Loan Calculator app.
Last but not least, the Black Gold app provides the latest quotes on oil, natural gas, and gold.
If you come across any other great investment related iPhone apps which are available for free, please post a comment below. If you like fun apps, check out 3 Free Unnecessary iPhone Apps You Don't Need (but are fun).