Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

What’s New in Windows 10: Start Menu

If you’re like most of our customers, when you upgrade to Windows 10, you will have skipped Windows 8 entirely. Lucky you! Seriously.

You may have heard about how the Start Menu disappeared in Windows 8. Trust me, you didn’t want to see that. It was very confusing.

Fortunately, Microsoft got the message, and put back a semblance of the Start Menu in Windows 8.1.

Now, in Windows 10, it’s even closer to what you’ve been used to in Windows 7.

But still not exactly the same. (more…)

Top 5 Best Practices for Trading on a Laptop

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I just recently got back from a great vacation overseas. Do you think I took a laptop to trade while I was gone? You bet I did!

In the process of making sure I was taking everything I needed for trading, I realized I’ve never written about the do’s and don’ts of trading on the road.

You may have seen my other posts on how to choose a laptop for trading. Now I’d like to talk about how to get the most from that purchase decision.

Specifically, I want to give you some tips to ensure your laptop-based trading results are just as good as you would get on a desktop computer. (more…)

Improve Trading Focus by Organizing

Have you ever been on a nice, long walk and suddenly there’s pebble in your shoe? That happened to me the other day. I didn’t want to take the time to get rid of that pebble. I just wanted to keep walking. But the further I walked with that pebble in my shoe, the more […]

Top 3 Best Practices When Trading Over Wi-Fi

Have you seen the ads lately for wireless routers that are attractive enough to set on a bookshelf in plain view? Yes, routers and modems are generally one of the least attractive pieces of equipment you own. Crafty people have been devising all sorts of eye-pleasing hiding boxes for these little “uglies” for years. For […]

Why Is Windows 10 Suddenly Installed On My Trading Computer?

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If this didn’t happen to you yet, it’s likely it will soon. First, you should understand what is going on with Microsoft. The intention behind Windows 10 is very different from any other OS (Operating System) ever built by the company. There are two core reasons that differentiate the most recent OS release that Microsoft […]

Complete Guide To Laptops For Trading

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The #1 question I get asked whether it’s a desktop or a laptop is, “Which trading computer is the best option for how I intend to use it?” This is what I’ve dubbed the “matching process”. It’s important that you match your style of trading and computer use with the correct hardware. Often, I’ll ask my […]

Complete Guide To Laptops For Trading

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Portability vs. Ability Many traders turn to laptop trading computers in order to have a reliable machine that you can trade on whether you are in your home office or in a remote location. This multi-function approach raises a couple fair questions; -Is portability or ability your main priority in a laptop? -Can you have […]

Complete Guide To Laptops For Trading

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Mac or PC for Traders First, we need to get something out of the way. We have to address the age-old discussion – should you use a Mac or PC laptop for trading? If you’re like me, the only thing that matters to you when it comes to indicators, software, and trading computers is that it […]

6 Computer Upgrades For Traders in 2016

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Your trading computer setup can often be drastically changed by upgrading your accessories. If your like me, your trading computer workstation comfort and efficiency is super important. I’ve found some super simple and worthy upgrades throughout the years. I wanted to share with you some of the ones that transformed how I work and ways […]

3 Winning Elements of A Great Trading Computer

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I’ve spent most of my career boiling down my trading to a few simple indicators that almost always produce winning trades. In fact, I believe there are only 4 chart patterns that you need to know to make money in the stock market. I’ve been interested in computers since I was a kid. In fact, […]