Archive for the ‘Productivity’ Category

10 New Gmail Features Every Trader Should Try

If you’re a heavy Gmail user (of the online version and not Outlook), you’re probably already aware Google has given Gmail a facelift. Whether you use Gmail for personal use or for your trading business, the new features should help you get more done efficiently. If you haven’t updated already, you might want to give […]

Did You Overlook these 13 Cool Windows 10 Features?

Windows 10 has been out long enough now that most traders are using it rather than our former favorite, Windows 7. And if you’re following this blog, you’ll know I’ve been talking over the course of multiple blog posts about how to get more from your Windows 10 operating system. Today’s post is a quick […]

7 Ways to Juice-Up Windows 10 on Your Trading Computer

As a trader, nothing destroys your productivity more than when your trading computer slows down. The symptoms can vary. The movements of your mouse might be sluggish. When you open or use an application, things might move slowly. And when you’re in the heat of trading, not only does this slow your productivity, it can […]

7 Windows 10 Tricks Traders Must Try Now

The last time you bought a new trading computer, I’m sure you were totally focused on hardware factors like speed and memory capacity. But once you’ve acquired the best hardware you can afford, it’s time to re-focus on getting the most you can from your software. If you’re like most traders, you’re committed to getting […]

How to Stay Healthy While Trading 40 Hours a Week

If you spend your whole day in front of your trading computer, you are probably living an unhealthy lifestyle. Most of us recognize that marathon gaming can be hard on your body. Trading can have the same impact on health. Trading can be a gruesome business all by itself because of the stress it adds. […]

De-Stress Your Busy Trading Day with These Windows 10 Apps

If you’re like most traders, you tend to get into a rut in terms of the apps (software applications) you depend on to get through your day. You can be so stressed-out and focused on your trading business you don’t even think about poking your head up above the tree line and looking around at […]

What Most Traders Don’t Know About Windows 10

I don’t know about you, but updating the operating system on my trading computer is more likely to cause me to groan than to cheer. First, there’s the aggravating part of updating, including figuring out what no longer works. Then it takes a while to get comfortable with the new interface. But eventually, I reach […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]