What kind of expenses are involved in getting started trading ?
Real-time quotes will run from $70-$300 pr. month depending on data vendor (Quote.com, BMI, eSignal, Signal, DTN etc.), method of delivery (i.e. internet, cable or satellite) and number of exchanges bought (CME, CBOT, COMEX etc.). This is your primary on-going expense. Trading software ranges from free (Quote.com’s QCharts) to $2,500 for TradeStation by Omega Research. Finally, if you don’t own a computer you will need to get one. The cost of a suitable ‘off the shelf’ system from a reputable vendor starts at approx. $800.
I think that the first costs for investments, training, automation tools for trading like bittrade.one. Lay down your first small failures in the market.
In fact, there may be much more of them, it all depends on the market and the type of investment