More often than not new traders and investors feel like they need to watch CNBC all day long to follow the markets. It's kinda of like "crack" for investors and you can get addicted to watching for no apparent reason other than to feel in touch
Personally, I'm not a fan of following all the news but it is important to know your surroundings. Cut back on information you monitor dramatically and focus only on the most important areas.
Today I'll show you what I look for quickly in the morning to make sure I have some sort of market awareness about my positions.