Can anyone tell me if there is any real advantage to using a trading software package like Metastock, EzyProfessional, or BullCharts as opposed to using the trading software platform offered by your on-line broker eg. WebIRESS, MarketMaker etc,
As a beginner to share/CFD trading. trading software packages are fairly expensive plus there is the added the cost of data supply.
Interactive Brokers seem to have a Traders Work Station which would seem to cover all my needs as as someone performing 2 or 3 trades a week, or have I missed something.