Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is an XML-based format
for content distribution. Finfacts provides an RSS business news feed for use in
news readers and Web logs (blogs). The feed include headlines, summaries and
links back to Finfacts for the full article.
The advantage for the user is the facility to have updated feeds from
more than one site, centralised in a convenient format.
How do I use RSS?
To use RSS, you will need a special RSS news reader or aggregator that will
allow you to collect and display RSS service. RSS news readers allow you to view
the service you select all together in the same place and, by automatically
retrieving updates, stay current with new content soon after it is published.
There are many different news readers available, many for free. Most news
readers are applications that you download and install. Some others are
web-based service you sign-up for that work inside your browser. Listed below
are some popular options:
Free plug-in and
The RSS Platform Company
The Google RSS Reader
More News Readers
to select a newsreader that will work with your operating system -
don't wish to download newsreader software, you can simply visit a
website that acts as a reader such as
are some browsers, including Firefox and Opera, which automatically detect RSS feeds
for you and also allow you to "bookmark" them. More details are
available on their websites.
After setting up your news reader, you
will be ready to use Finfacts RSS. To subscribe to Finfacts RSS,
right-click on the XML image and select "Copy Shortcut" or "Copy Link
Location" to copy the location (URL) of the service. Follow the
instructions for your particular news reader, and then paste this
location wherever it asks for the location of the service you wish to