Archive for the ‘Productivity’ Category

Trader’s Guide to the Internet of Things

Most stock traders spend a lot of time online. In the course of your internet meanderings, you’ve probably come across the term ‘Internet of Things’ or IoT. But you might not understand what that is or why you should care. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at the basic concepts and how they might […]

Be Careful Trading With This Type of Mouse

In the past, when you bought computer for trading, you never worried about the mouse. A wired mouse came as part of the package. But things have changed. Often the mouse is a separate buying decision. And as the technology has changed, you now have more options. At first glance, choosing between a wired and […]

5 More Ways to Simplify a Trading Day with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is making a big impact in the digital assistant market. In a previous post, I talked about how Google Assistant can help make your trading day more efficient. You can use it for services like voice authenticating, news feed reading, opening applications with your voice, and more. Here are some additional features of […]

4 Ways to Simplify Your Trading Day with Google Assistant

Digital personal assistants are still not skilled enough to replace human beings (fortunately). You still need human help to keep your trading business running smoothly. But digital personal assistants can help you in many ways you probably haven’t thought of yet, making many of your day-to-day business tasks easier to accomplish. The big players in […]

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 […]