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Computerized Investing > January/February 2000

The Trader's Reference Guide--Part 5

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by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

This article marks the final installment in our Trader’s Reference Guide series. Over the last year, we have covered a wide range of topics in relation to the active trader. From the equipment and software to message board services and real-time data vendors, our goal has been to educate you on what is available so that you can better equip yourself for this fast-paced world. As we draw the series to a close, this article will serve to refresh and condense the myriad of information presented in the preceding four articles. In addition, we will take you through a “day in the life” of an active trader—from the pre-market preparation to the closing bell, and everything in between.

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