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It depends on what your goals are. If you just want to change a few values in Excel using the keyboard, no specific experience is required but a technical background is helpful. If you want to build a more complex system that involves heavy interacti...
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No - neither does. Regardless of which application is active on your computer, if you press a key on your Keyboard Trader keyboard, it will change cell values in Microsoft Excel. (Note that there are a few caveats that are easy to understand). This i...
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There are a wide variety of use cases; here are a few examples:(1) Trigger trades and other actions in Keyboard Trader by the changing values resulting from Microsoft Excel formulas. Formulas can be dependent on data you get from other market provide...
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Please let us know if you are interested in us connecting Keyboard Trader to your trading platform. In the meantime, you can still use our keyboard.Frequently Asked Questions What kind of technical background is necessary for me to get the most ou...
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If you trade light or moderate size or expect it to take you several months to incorporate Keyboard Trader into your trading arsenal, the "Transactional" pricing model will probably be significantly cheaper for you. If you trade a lot of sizes, or ex...
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We do not recommend that. Even if you just want to use a demo version of our software, we still recommend that you get one of our keyboards. Without one, you will likely miss some major benefits. Keep in mind that the keyboard can be returned if you ...
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Before you assume you need to build your own configuration, we recommend that you test our sample configurations in a simulation environment. If you decide to build your own configuration, a simple one might take just an hour or two to build it, test...
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We recommend trying the sample configuration that most closely matches your trading style in a simulation environment.Frequently Asked Questions What kind of technical background is necessary for me to get the most out of the Excel connectivity? ...
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You can plug in multiple keyboards per workstation at the same time. If you are using Keyboard Trader software, you only need one license.Frequently Asked Questions What kind of technical background is necessary for me to get the most out of the E...
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If used properly, absolutely. We only sell keyboards that meet our strict testing standards. We have also embedded multiple levels of safety into our software.Frequently Asked Questions What kind of technical background is necessary for me to get ...
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The brokerage does not need to be involved. We provide software and keyboards direct to customers and we take payments directly from customers.Frequently Asked Questions What kind of technical background is necessary for me to get the most out of ...
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Keyboard Trader connects to the markets through the APIs of other trading software providers. This allows you to use Keyboard Trader as an add-on to your current trading platform without having to replace it. If you have an interest in using Keyboard...
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Keyboard Trader allows you to trade futures and spreads with all of the platforms that we connect to. In addition, Keyboard Trader allows you to trade stocks, forex, and options with the TWS platform from Interactive Brokers.Frequently Asked Question...
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A variety of groups and trading styles can benefit from Keyboard Trader:Proprietary trading firmsIndependent futures tradersHedge fundsSpread tradingActive tradingEvent tradingIntraday tradingOrder flow tradingFrequently Asked Questions What kind ...
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For all of the platforms we connect to, we add extra functions you can execute for each product, we greatly improve on stability and help you avoid costly trade mistakes, and we have patented technology that allows you to trade multiple products and ...
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Our keyboard will "work" with all trading platforms. However, the extent to which you can execute the trading functionality that you need (using the keyboard) is dependent on the hotkey and macro functionality offered on the software side....
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Think of our keyboard as a piece of hardware. Its core functionality is allowing you to send hotkeys (Cntl+Alt+X) to your operating system in a much more efficient way than holding down those specific keys on a QWERTY keyboard. Think of our software...
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Investor/RT has a very small footprint compared to most other trading platforms. It can run on any modern Windows 7 or Windows 10 machine with at least 4GB of RAM but at least 8GB is preferred. We recommend Windows 10 since that is the operating syst...
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Yes. Linn Software is pleased to provide an Investor/RT 14-Day free trial usage period under these conditions:You have a market data source (IQFeed, eSignal or a broker feed). Data Vendors lists various data sources compatible with Investor/RT.You ha...
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New Users that do not have a real-time source of data, but would still like to try Investor/RT, can do so using a Demo ticker symbol ($DEMO) that is built into Investor/RT. Simply Download Investor/RT and open a new chart using the ticker symbol $DEM...
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