Trading is always a high risk and may not be suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed your investment. The author of this website is not a BitShares developer and not responsible for any damages or losses caused by software that is linked from here. BitShares is still in its early stage and digital assets based on blockchain technology like SmartCoins and BitAssets are experimental and there is no guarantee for success or stability.
The BitShares Light Client is a wallet for BitShares and all other Bitassets. Additionally to the wallet function it does give acces to decentralized exchange modul so you can trade your tokens directly from within your app without moving funds to centralized exchanges.
An offline wallet, also known as cold storage, provides the highest level of security for savings. It involves storing a wallet in a secured place that is not connected to the network. When done properly, it can offer a very good protection against computer vulnerabilities. Using an offline wallet in conjunction with backups and encryption is also a good practice.