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Day Trading Grain Futures: A practical guide to trading for a living by David Bennett

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18: The Computer Set-up

Back in Chapter 5, I talked about managing risk. This chapter looks at some of the physical factors that are within your control.

A BIG screen!

I trade with an Apple iMac computer that has a 20-inch screen. My next upgrade will be to the 24-inch model. There is a great deal of information to be monitored, and you want to see as much of it as you can. If you start trading using a laptop, or a small screen, you are handicapping yourself unnecessarily.

This might seem like a small point, but it’s one of those things that you just have to experience. The difference is like chalk and cheese.

The good news is that the screen is the only item of equipment where you need to spend a bit of money. Your PC doesn’t need to ...

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