On-Line Data Addiction
by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
One of the most useful tools for the modern trader is the on-line quote monitor, which gives the trader
a minute-by-minute picture of what is going on in the market. It allows the trader to position a trade much
more advantageously than someone who does not have such access. Thus, it can theoretically save or
make a trader thousands of dollars. In many cases, however, the on-line computer can also be a trader's
worst enemy. Find out if having a quote screen in front of you is beneficial or harmful to you by
answering "true" or "false" to these statements: