ProTip: StockTwits Pop-out Streams Are So Money.

When you ask a Trader what he needs to beef up his work station, a common answer is: More Screens!

While it is debatable whether or not more screens is the answer to improving your trading performance, StockTwits does offer ways to make better use of your existing screen real estate so that you can keep abreast of important info and ideas while tracking the markets.

When viewing any stream on, click the pop-out button to give you a skinny stream to place on the side of your screen:

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This will give you a pop-up window that looks like this:Screen Shot 2014-02-20 at 9.37.40 AM 

Throw up a pop-out stream of your watch list next to your trading platform. Or, if you’re crazy like me, you can create multiple streams on one of your screens that might look like this:Screen Shot 2014-02-20 at 9.44.03 AM 

Keep up to date, don’t miss any ideas. StockTwits offers you many ways to customize your experience. Ping @chicagosean if you ever have any questions on hacks to optimize your experience.

Trade ’em well!
~ Sean McLaughlin (@chicagosean)

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