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US Forex Broker OANDA ads notifications about price alerts and the StockTwits media stream into the mobile trading application for iPhone.

Many people use the StockTwits conventions to follow foreign exchange updates through the service. So, this enhancement will probably be well received.

More details in the press release:

OANDA integrates price alert notifications and StockTwits social media streams with its popular iPhone trading app

Leading online foreign exchange broker blends social media and push technology with mobile market access to help traders get the most of their OANDA trading experiences

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 “” OANDA’s latest update to its popular iPhone trading app integrates price alert functionality and StockTwits social commentary on currency pairs and forex markets. This new release is available for free download from the Apple iTunes store.

“Most of our customers use their mobile devices for trading and they expect the same rich functionality they get from our online trading platform,” said Tony Savor, Chief Technology Office at OANDA. “It’s a big enough challenge to bring this from the desktop to the handset, but we want to add even more value. So we also leverage relationships with premium providers like StockTwits to bring best-of-breed functionality to our mobile platform.”

StockTwits is a leading communications platform for the financial community and the creator of the $(TICKER) tag for identifying and following investing ideas and information across the web. OANDA plans to extend the StockTwits social media functionality to its other mobile apps and trading platforms in the future.