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Old May 20, 2009, 12:47pm   #15
 
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Does your broker not provide you with a news feed?

If not

CNBC and Bloomberg TV usually are counting down to the economic news and reveal it as it's announced, probably free on SKY may even be able to watch live on net, much better than $2k a month
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Old May 20, 2009, 12:50pm   #16
 
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WOW they've really moved on that, BVS.l +0.4% BKG.l -0.05%

And if you're talking about stock trading their tips.

I was a UK market maker for 8 years and we hardly eve had Bloomberg TV on, that's how much notice we took of it.

Something to think about....
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Old May 20, 2009, 12:53pm   #17
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I need mainly economic news + company results data.

I dont agree with your point on the tip of the day at all. It was bloomberg that caused the share drop in the FTSE and S&P index to fall last week . It collapses and then its back to normal. .
Funny - that's not what all the equities traders at my firm were saying. Still, they could all be wrong I suppose......
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Old May 20, 2009, 12:55pm   #18
 
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Mate, on an £80 account you need returns of 1532% per month just to cover the cost of the terminal, never mind being able to 'up the stakes 5 fold'... get a grip on reality - Bloomberg Terminals are for institutional traders and very large/egotistical locals, not for guys SBing an £80 account.
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Old May 20, 2009, 1:02pm   #19
 
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It must be a wind up??
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Old May 20, 2009, 1:05pm   #20
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ukdaytrader started this thread Skills mate - a £80 margin would not cover the trades I made on the 6th, it wouldn't have even covered the commission.........was it you that said these maths wasn't needed for trading ?
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Old May 20, 2009, 1:06pm   #21
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ukdaytrader started this thread For those that carried out my earlier tip you should be up a bit, probably not enough to cover the commission, I put these on a few days ago so am in the money a little bit. !
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