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iPhone Futures Trading Apps

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/30/2010

Want to keep track of your investment, stock updates and other futures trading using your iPhone? Check out these five iPhone futures trading apps to find out which one suits your needs.

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    StockWatch - Portfolio Tracking & Stock Market Quotes

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    StockWatch With over 50 stock exchanges supported, this is one of the best, most feature-rich iPhone futures trading apps available from the app store right now. The app lets you keep track of the stock market and your portfolio easily via an intuitive interface. It allows you to track unlimited stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures, and more. The app also gives you news, full screen and basic technical charts, detailed symbol information and the new Sync service which lets you backup your data and share it across multiple devices. It supports various stock exchanges worldwide including - NASDAQ, AMS and ASX among others. (Price: $2.99) (iTunes link)

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    Tap & Trade

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    Tap & Trade Here's a rather specialized futures trading app for the iPhone. It's so specialized that it is intended to be used only by Commodity Trading Industry Professionals with an ExchangeTools Pro account. If you're affiliated with a company, you must register with an FCM to clear your firm's completed futures transactions and administer your approved trading limits and risk controls. Once those requirements are settled, you can proceed in using the Tap & Trade iPhone futures trading app with the following features - quick and simple setup of custom trading screens, immediate access to real-time bids, offers and implied orders, powerful risk management, security and credit controls, real time trade summary reports, and configurable user security, transaction authorization rules and seggregation of duties. Using this app you can trade futures and OTC contracts for agriculture, energy, indexes, metals, OTC markets, FX/financials and more. (Price: Free) (iTunes link)

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    iActTrader This is the iPhone version of the desktop ActTrader platform from the company called ActForex. This app lets you trade the same instruments you can on the the desktop version on your iPhone such as Forex, CFDs, Futures, and ETFs. The iActTrader iPhone app also features - live streaming dealing rates, real-time interactive charts, easy order management, detailed account information, open position information, trading history, live up to the minute news streams and instrument subscription. (Price: Free) (iTunes link)

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    StockTradeCalc Here's a very useful risk management tool for both professional and part-time stock and futures traders. The StockTradeCalc iPhone app gives you three essential calculators that will aid you with trading. The first calculator is for rewards/risk ratio computation using exit target, stop loss and price. The second one is the quantity calculator which provides you with the number of shares to purchase for a given dollar risk amount , stop loss and price. While the third calculator is the entry price calculator which provides you with optimum purchase price based on target, stop loss and price. (Price: $0.99) (iTunes link)

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    PFGBest This useful futures trading app for the iPhone lets you monitor your futures and forex trading account helping you to stay on top of the markets. You can view your account information on a real-time basis and stream real-time charting and trade futures or forex markets directly from your iPhone. If you are a PFGBest customers you will not be charged with additional exchange data fees. If you're not yet a customer, you can always check out the 30-day free trial to use the app with your account. (Price: Free) (iTunes link)