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9 Chrome Features for an Easier Trading Day

If you’re like me, one of your trading goals is to have an efficient and fast trading computer to make your life easier and your trades more profitable. You may be surprised to know that Google Chrome is a must-have to help your computer perform better. According to the US Government, Chrome is the most […]

How to Protect Your Trading Data from Disaster

As a trader, you are dependent on your computer. Your trading computer holds all the pertinent information about your business. No matter what the operating system, you need to back it up. You might be thinking about getting special software to make the task easier. But if you aren’t ready to take that step, or […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Trading Computer from Cryptojackers

If you are a trader with an interest in cryptocurrency and you suddenly start noticing your trading computer is running slow, you should be suspicious. There is a new crime in town and it’s called cryptojacking. Cryptojacking is a form of cryptocurrency mining. Miners use your computer’s processing power to make money. How Does Cryptojacking […]

Will Cryptocurrency Increase Trading Computer Prices?

Although traders don’t need as much graphics power as gamers, we still need above-average graphics cards to display our many trading charts. So even if you’re not a gamer, if the price of graphics cards goes up dramatically, you could feel it in the sticker price for your next trading computer. In today’s post, I […]

10 Google Search Shortcuts for Traders

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to save time on simple tasks and stay focused on my trading. Here are 10 Google Search Shortcuts I recently learned about that can make computing a whole lot more enjoyable, whether you’re a trader or not. 1. MUTE Annoying Websites Have you ever gone to […]

12 Reasons Traders Should Take Creator Update, Part 1

12 Reasons Traders Should Take Creator Update, Part 1

I shudder every time a new Windows update comes out. Especially if it’s recently released. You’d think Microsoft was a big enough company to get it right the first time. But alas, not so. In fact, the latest update of Windows 10—called ‘Creator’—is already on round 2. The first Creators Update was released in April […]

5 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

The more things change, the more they stay the same. About 15 years ago, one of my team members was in the convenience store business. One day she found an interesting-looking envelope in her inbox. It was from Nigeria. Having been a stamp collector in her younger days, she was immediately attracted to the stamp […]

10 Tips for Safe Shopping Online

I don’t know about you, but I am shopping more than ever online. One thing that drives me crazy is that I have had my credit card ‘hacked’ at least a half dozen times in the last 10 years. Has that happened to you? It is so frustrating! The worst part is if you have […]

4 Ways to Become a More Focused Trader

Houses over 4,000 square feet drive me nuts. I’d rather rent houses as I travel the world than get the life sucked out of me trying to maintain more ‘stuff.’ In my stockbroker heyday, I owned a big house. Now, I live in a reasonably sized house. Why? Because big houses and expensive toys demand […]

3-Step Goal-Setting System Helps Traders Plan for New Year

The Thanksgiving and Christmas season puts retailers like Walmart, Target, and Macy’s in a frenzy. Many retailers must hit their holiday sales goals or they’ll miss out on 40% of their annual revenue. They plan ahead all year to ensure they’ll capture holiday traffic. While you and I were enjoying spring break earlier this year, […]