According to Inside Adwords Blog, Google Finance takes display ads as of recently. This is not surprising as Google is not an exception to the economy and has seen a slip in revenues in Q1, according to Forbes.
Google revenues aside, I really wonder if Google Finance is worth a try. To gte an idea about their traffic and user interest, I looked at Google Insights for Search to compare with interest levels for Yahoo Finance. While Yahoo Finance is obviously high above, Google Finance seems to be getting a decent share and may be worth a try for advertisers in the financial industry. Check out for yourself:
If you are like me and have clients in the financial industry, Google Finance might be worth a shot. After all, wll you need is to include Google Finance as a content network placement (visit the Help Center if you want more info). There even are Google templates available in the “Financial Services” section of Google Display Ad Builder Tool!