Just say "Alexa, what's the price of the Dow Jones?"
Or "What's the price of the S&P 500?" or "What's the stock price of Boeing?" Just insert the name of any company, security or major index you're interested in, and you'll get both the price and the percentage it's up or down since the previous day's close. You can even get the price of Bitcoin!
The stock market has been on a crazy roller coaster ride in recent weeks, with price moves that usually occur over weeks or months happening in the space of hours -- so it's more useful than ever to get updated prices just by asking.
Pro Tip #1: If you have an Echo Show, you'll see a nice line chart showing the security's price over the day's trading hours.
Alexa also provides up-to-date market color from trusted sources
To keep up on the markets, our go-to is definitely Bloomberg Market Minute. It's quick (as the name implies!) and updated throughout the day, so you're not going to hear the morning's markets news when there's been a major update in the afternoon.
To listen for the first time, just say "Alexa, enable Bloomberg" and then ask to hear Bloomberg Market Minute when prompted (in the future, you can just say "Alexa, open Bloomberg").
Pro Tip #2: History and trivia buffs will love Market Moment, a three minute flash briefing loaded with famous moments in stock market history.