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Wacom Intuos Trading Review

Wacom Intuos Trading Review

by ClayTrader - comments

Thinking outside of the box a little with this one, taking a look at a peripheral that most people probably haven’t used, to see if it would make a quality addition to a trading desk. The Wacom Intuos is at its core a graphics tablet, but lets see how its 1 to 1 ratio and […]

How To Install Windows 10

How To Install Windows 10

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One thing every new trading computer build will have in common is Windows. Installing Windows can seem like a daunting task, but Microsoft has actually made it quite easy. In this video I give you a quick walk through of what a windows install looks like, as well as how to check for missing drivers […]

4k, 1080, and Football

4k, 1080, and Football

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In a practical sense, what is the difference between a 4k and a 1080p resolution monitor? Let me try to give a practical example of how things would look on a 4k monitor vs a 1080 monitor, and help you make the decision is right for you. My 27″ 4k monitor: https://amzn.to/2Jb6oiS

Wacom Intuos Unboxing

Wacom Intuos Unboxing

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Is there a better option than a mouse for trading? There might be! I unbox and give my first impressions of the Wacom Intuos tablet. The intuos is a graphic tablet allowing pen and touch input, the best part though is it offers a 1 to 1 relationship with your monitor, allowing fast and accurate […]

Build the Best Stock Trading Computer for Your Money!

Build the Best Stock Trading Computer for Your Money!

by ClayTrader - comments

updated April 2018 You’re looking for a new stock trading computer but you aren’t sure where to start… well you’ve come to the right place. The majority of people just go buy a computer off the shelf and use it for trading, or they pay through the nose for a “Trading Computer”, there is another […]

Intro to Excel Spreadsheets for Traders

Intro to Excel Spreadsheets for Traders

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There are tons of tutorials out there to setup your Excel spreadsheet for running a business, but what about tracking your trading? In this video I walk you through the basics of setting up a trade tracking spreadsheet. I talk about formatting cells to represent money and percentages, as well as touch on setting up […]

Best Video Card for Trading: GeForce vs Quadro

Best Video Card for Trading: GeForce vs Quadro

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What do you really need in a trading setup for video cards? You really just want to be able to connect a whole bunch of monitors. So should you buy the cheapest card that you can find but still supports the number of screens that you want? Or should you buy the most expensive card […]

Recommended Internet Speed For Trading

Recommended Internet Speed For Trading

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What speed internet is actually required for trading? In this video I explain not only what the speed actually means, but also we talk about latency, and the differences between megabit, megabytes, kilobits, and kilobytes. Then I explain what that all means to you, and what you need to be concerned about when picking your […]

Trading Tech: Mobile Trading - Staying Connected On The Go

Mobile Trading – Staying Connected On The Go

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Going on a trip or going to be away from your office, but how do you stay connected for mobile trading? We discuss in this video the technology that Clay and Myself use when we travel to only continue to run this business and stay connected, but also for trading and personal use. Learn a […]

Which Video Cable Should You Use?

Which Video Cable Should You Use?

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When replacing your computer or monitor it can be hard to pick the right video cable type. There are all kinds of options from HDMI to DisplayPort to DVI to VGA to USB-C, so which one is the best for your situation? In this short video I will talk about the connection type that I […]

How To Choose a Motherboard

How To Choose a Motherboard

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Building a trading computer and need to choose a motherboard for your build? Well you are in the right place. In this video I explain the 5 main factors you should consider when selecting the perfect motherboard for your trading computer build. How Many Monitors Are Needed For Trading: http://claytrader.com/videos/thoughts-multiple-monitor-trading-set-ups/ Clays Motherboard: http://amzn.to/2ttaTkT My Motherboard: […]

Trading Tech: Trading On The Mesh... Network

Trading On The Mesh… Network

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You are looking to get into trading and want to make sure you have the best connection to the internet from your computer as possible. Should you be hardwired or wireless? What kind of Wireless Router Should you have? What about Mesh Networks. Let me help you decide what is best for you situation. Google […]

How To Build A Trading Computer

How To Build A Trading Computer

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So you’re looking to trade but aren’t sure what technology to use, or don’t want to pay the outrageous prices that “trading computer” companies charge? Well then let me just show you how to build your own trading computer. Parts List: Processor: Intel Core i7 i7-7700K – http://amzn.to/2tsWuoB CPU Cooler: MasterAir Pro 3 – http://amzn.to/2fXOjvt […]

Lets Shop For A Day Trading Computer Setup (January 2016 Edition)

Lets Shop For A Day Trading Computer Setup (January 2017 Edition)

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itNate is going to walk you through his process for selecting computer components when he builds a computer. You can use this same process to match up your hard and build your own day trading computer setup. Download the spreadsheet: http://claytrader.com/docs/ComputerBuildSpreadsheet.xlsx Processor: http://amzn.to/2ko23jm Heatsink: http://amzn.to/2kAXRgc Motherboard: http://amzn.to/2kOsPSV Memory: http://amzn.to/2jzAIXq Storage: http://amzn.to/2jRYazP Optical: http://amzn.to/2kdfTTx Case: http://amzn.to/2kOxDYw […]

My Thoughts on Multiple Monitor Trading Set-Ups

My Thoughts on Multiple Monitor Trading Set-Ups

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Whether you are day trading or swing trading, one of the most frequently asked questions I get is centered around trading set-ups and most specifically, how many monitors is enough? I give my opinion on how many monitors you should use for trading along with what types of set-ups can be too much. The Current […]

What Is The Best Monitor For Stock Trading (Eizo vs Dell)

What Is The Best Monitor For Stock Trading (Eizo vs Dell)

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So what monitor should you get for stock trading? Ill take a look at and review 3 popular models (Eizo EV255, Dell U2415 and, Dell U2410) to let you know what makes them differant and what specs you should pay close attention to when picking out your new monitors. Monitor Links/Details: Eizo FlexScan EV2455 Dell […]

Monitor Review: Eizo FlexScan EV2455

Monitor Review: Eizo FlexScan EV2455

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I’ve been using an Eizo FlexScan EV2455 for last couple weeks. Let me give you an overview of the monitor and what I think about it. With a quick unboxing we will see what comes in the box, and then take a look at the features that set the EV2455 appart from its comepetion. More […]

Loctek D7Q

Tech Review: Loctek D7Q Monitor Stand

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Looking for a new monitor stand? Check out the Loctek D7 Premier series. These are high quality monitor stands that truly live up to their marketing. In this video I review the stand, from its features to setting it up to using it. Ill show you all of its many uses and configurations, and my […]

Trading Computer Comparison: Rip-Off Warning!

Trading Computer Comparison: Rip-Off Warning!

by ClayTrader - comments

What is the best stock trading computer for me? I hear that question all the time around the trading community. Because of this, I like to bring in the “man behind the scenes” of ClayTrader.com occasionally to talk about techie topics (members of the trading group know him as “itNate”). He is an IT guy […]

6 Multi Monitor Stock Trading Laptop Setups

6 Multi Monitor Stock Trading Laptop Setups

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Are you looking to trade using a laptop or tablet? This article will walk you through ways to create a mobile day trading setup from a laptop or tablet. We have all seen those photos online of stock trader’s trading desks that have something like 20 monitors attached to them. Really more monitors than one […]

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