Trading from your mobile phone?

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Old Dec 6, 2009, 1:34pm   #1
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Trading from your mobile phone?

So i saw a mobile phone advert that had an application for trading the financial market (pretty sure thats what i saw). So i am wondering is it possbile to view charts on a mobile? these charts run using java and the chart in particular i use is IGindex.
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 1:46pm   #2
 
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http://www.igindex.co.uk/spread-bett...as-normal.html
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 2:05pm   #3
 
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IG Index has phone-based apps, yes. MetaTrader also runs on mobiles. Great for monitoring trades between climbs at local indoor climbing centre.
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 2:10pm   #4
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Alexbabwa started this thread that would explain your username then thats brilliant! well excited now, il be able to trade twice as much. Do you have experience with trading with your mobile personally? are the apps reliable etc. Thanks for the link Claudia, will check tht out
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 3:05pm   #5
 
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Hm good question.

IG Index: not used it enough to know if it is reliable or otherwise. Charting is crap - got to refresh.
Metatrader: it kept throwing up errors every time I clicked something... so I turned off error reporting. It seems to work fine for monitoring stuff; can even put in trend lines, fibs and indicators. Have closed trades. It's not ideal but if you want to trade or monitor stuff from work then it's better than no access.
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 3:45pm   #6
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Alexbabwa started this thread if i can get indicators such as stockastics i dont mind having to refresh. Are the quotes from the trading app streamed at least? otherwise i can imagine never getting filled.. what phone do u have btw?
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 4:22pm   #7
 
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Wait a sec. IG Index's applet doesn't do indicators. It is very basic. MT4 does stuff.

I used an old XDA Mini S (HTC TyTn?). Works fine so I'll leave iPhones to people who give a ****.
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Old Dec 6, 2009, 4:45pm   #8
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This sounds great, but it will take me awhile to implement it as I am a technical dinosaur. Thanks for the prompt.
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