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Introduce yourself here!
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Welcome to futures io.

Welcome, Guest!

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Just starting out...
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Posts: 6 since Sep 2010
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Hi to all! I'm a beginner in the art of trading. I trade on betfair on the horse racing markets. Good to be here! Like all newbies i need help.

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Trading Apprentice
Hong Kong
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 1 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Thanks Mike for the excellent Forum!

I am from Hong Kong and used to work in Electronics industry for many years. Yet, I decided to have my career change and start full-time trading in 2009. I mainly day trade stock warrant which is one of the most popular speculative tool. Basically, scapling is my strategy and I trade from 20 to 60 times a day. Now, I start to trade US e-mini and hope I could learn more.


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Milan, Italy
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Amiborker
Broker/Data: IB
Favorite Futures: stocks
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Posts: 11 since Aug 2010
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Hi everybody,

I'm new here and new to day trading.

I've 1 year of experience as swing trader and daily study of 5 to 60 minutes ES charts.
Now i'm looking at day trading as a complementary activity for the future.
I'm planning to spend few hours a day (or night...) for a month or so to study and experiment with NT day trading indicators. If everything proceed well I hope to be ready for some real life day trade by the end of the year.

I'm glad to join the comunity and hope to be able to give some contribution ASAP.


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Just starting out...
North Carolina
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Multicharts
Favorite Futures: ES, CL
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Posts: 5 since Sep 2010
Thanks: 3 given, 5 received


Futures Edge on FIO

What value do you place on the webinars on FIO?

Hey all - Long time off and on reader, first time poster. I figure I'll take the plunge and join officially. I'm a Multicharts user and while the forum seems Ninjatrader heavy, I figure there is still good information I can learn even using a different platform.

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Elite Member
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, Multicharts
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 1 since Jul 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Hello everyone,

I'm not going to detail my past trading history except to say that persevrence through more than 10 years and 10's of thousands of dollars has brought me to my present situation, which is semi-profitability on the verge of consistent profitability.(let's call me semi-consistent)

This is one of, if not the, best trading forums, in terms of users and content that I've come across.
So, thanks Big Mike and all who contibute.

I'm very grateful to be here and look forward to the future.


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Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: tradestation
Favorite Futures: EUR/USD
Posts: 8 since Sep 2010
Thanks: 4 given, 0 received

Hi Mike; Thank you for the welcome. I am a new trader from Italy

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saugus, ca.
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: emini futures
Posts: 1 since Aug 2010
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New to trading

I have been reading a lot of post and trying to find my way in trading. Looks like a great site.

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Toronto, Ontario
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ThinkOrSwim
Favorite Futures: GOLD
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Posts: 2 since Aug 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 3 received

On the air

Just signing in. Looking forward to sharing insights.
An amazing collection of knowledge amassed here.

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Just starting out...
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: CL,GC,TF
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Posts: 11 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 5 given, 15 received

I'm trying to post my intro but i don't see where i should go to do so...

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