Modern markets are evolved into vastly complicated organisms with thousands of data points competing for attention. This information is flooding into an efficient set of charts, tickers, indexes, and indicators that are supporting profit objectives. Part of this task requires observation of broad market forces, while the balance demands a narrow focus on specific securities used to execute strategies. Trader desktop has real-life jobs and responsibilities away from home, forcing them to access the markets through pint-sized smartphones, gathering the information needed to assume the new risk, and manage open positions to a profitable or unprofitable conclusion.
Trading from Screens
- A fortunate minority sits at home or in a proprietary shop and trades full time. These folks are needed more detailed on-screen information because they are assuming greater risk. The additional data is covering the same territory as the remote participant but in far greater detail.
- Besides, these traders need to set