The old saying, "A carpenter is as good as his tools" is true for many things, but it is really true for Forex market trading. Forex tools such as Forex RSS, the Forex toolbar and a Forex widget can become indispensable in a well-equipped commercial arsenal. If a Forex trader is blindly trading the market to hunches, he should be in Las Vegas because he could at least see a good show before losing all his money.
The typical merchant has some screens in front of him. At least one of those screens should show your Forex tools with the right RSS feeds. For those who are not familiar with Forex RSS (which means "really simple syndication") is a method to receive information immediately. In the type of environment presented by Forex trading, the only problem with immediacy is that it does not happen fast enough. That's how fast the market can be.
There are a couple of tools that can provide the necessary information that each merchant needs at their fingertips. A toolbar provides links and information and is constantly displayed, so there is no search or difficulty. A Forex widget embedded in a website is a great tool and is always updated with current quotes and information.
Many websites of the Forex portal offer their articles and information through Forex RSS, which means that if you have an RSS reader such as Google Reader, it will be updated automatically during the day (and night). A Forex toolbar on any of its screens will also do the trick.
Charts should always be just a click away and having them readily available is crucial. Either through a Forex widget or a Forex toolbar, you should not have to waste time looking for the information you need. The fundamental news is coming out all the time and they can blow up the graphics. Unless you are connected to Forex RSS, you will be left behind with respect to the thousands of merchants that are in front of you.
Forex trading is your business and you want your business to be well equipped. Considering that most, if not all, Forex tools are free, there is no reason not to take advantage of the situation in its entirety.