Free Stock ticker is a free software to show scrolling news and scrolling stock prices on your desktop. On many finance related channels, you see that they show both scrolling news as well as scrolling stock quotes at bottom of TV screen. Free Stock ticker accomplishes the same on your PC screen.
Free Stock ticker basically comes with many pre-configured RSS feeds, and it shows headlines from those RSS feeds as scrolling news. Some of the feeds include CNN News, Fox news, and Yahoo news. Apart from that, it pulls stock quotes from Yahoo Finance.
You can very easily control which RSS feeds are displayed. You can also change the font size of scrolling ticker to suit resolution of your monitor.
This is a good free stock ticker if you want to keep tab of finance news and stock prices in general. If you want to track quotes of specific stocks along with price alerts, you can try this other free stock quote ticker. For more advanced stock tracking, you can try JStock.
This free stock ticker is under continuous development, and new features are being added to it regularly. You can download it free here.