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Introduce yourself here!
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Welcome to futures io.

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  #1931 (permalink)
Elite Member
Sydney Australia
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: oil
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2011
Thanks: 4 given, 0 received

New Member Hi(timwato)

Hello Mike and all,
Am looking forward to participating in the future.
I am now learning ninja script as i think this is the
only way to take control of my own destiny.
I have discovered that being in a room that tells you when
to take trades is not the way to go and that i must do the
hard yards to read the price action. I am sure that indicators
and strategies with ninja can help me with scalp day trading.
The site and forum look great
Tim(timwato)

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  #1932 (permalink)
Elite Member
Paris, France
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Amibroker
Favorite Futures: Futures, Stocks
 
Posts: 96 since Jun 2011
Thanks: 118 given, 102 received

Hi All,
I'm currently automating my strategies with MC after being tired of watching the charts tick by tick
Found a lot of very good information on this site and I'll hope I'll be able to contribute myself.
Keep up the good work !
TheTrend

PS: French guys, don't hesitate to PM me if you want to get in touch.

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  #1933 (permalink)
Elite Member
Melbourne
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Hi all,

I am new and still green in this business. Look forward to learning from all of you.

Regards,
Agus

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  #1934 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Cleveland, OH
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: QST
Broker/Data: QST, DeCarley Trading, Gain
Favorite Futures: Options on Futures
 
Posts: 2,452 since Jul 2011
Thanks: 672 given, 4,161 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary


Frankm View Post
Greetings Traders,
I'm Frank from Dublin... New to the forum, just wanted to say hello.... I can see I'm going to be busy going over threads in this forum

Best regards,
Frank

Hi Frank.

Is that Dublin, Ireland or Dublin, Ohio USA?

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  #1935 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Fort Worth, TX
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MBT
Favorite Futures: Index ETFs
 
Posts: 12 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 49 given, 3 received

Futures Edge on FIO
Hello to BM and other forum members.

Today's one of those days when it would be fun to have a low latency data feed. Ran across your board while researching alternatives; looks like I struck trader info gold!

Cheers, looking forward to participating here.


Last edited by heretic; August 5th, 2011 at 03:37 PM.
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  #1936 (permalink)
 Vendor: sentimentrader.com 
Tulsa, OK
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation, TOS, Python
Broker/Data: IQFeed, Tradestation, TOS
Favorite Futures: ES, SPY, Options
 
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Posts: 200 since Jan 2011
Thanks: 339 given, 225 received

Hello everyone

Hi everyone!

I've been looking for a forum like this for quite a while.

I've been trading for about a year now and have been semi-successful....meaning I haven't blown up my account (yet?)

I swing trade in my retirement accounts (401K, etc), trade options and stocks in my short term trading account and have recently been trading the ES contract. I'm a discretionary trader only.

I love trading and would love the opportunity to be good enough to do this full time - but I know I've got a long way to go to learn and experience success and failure before I'm a full-time trader.

I use ThinkorSwim currently for short-term trading and options and am will eventually migrate to Multicharts + IQfeed for charting and perhaps discretionary trading entry for futures and stocks when daytrading.

I'm looking forward to learning from everyone here.

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  #1937 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
London
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: GBPUSD
 
Posts: 2 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 2 given, 1 received

Hi,

I am the beginner in learning to trade. Downloaded a lot of material but have not gone through any of them seriously.

I am interested in forex market and starting with some very basic material.

If anyone can suggest the learning path.

Thanks and regards.

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  #1938 (permalink)
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siam, west coast andaman sea
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: gc, cl, tf, 6e
 
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Posts: 512 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 559 given, 200 received

that sounds so very familiar.... lol

ok mike.

thx much for your pointers. will try all of them out in due course, k?

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  #1939 (permalink)
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siam, west coast andaman sea
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: gc, cl, tf, 6e
 
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Posts: 512 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 559 given, 200 received

i am very confused.... indeed


kbit View Post
Welcome, You'll like it here. Do yourself a HUGE favor and don't trade with real money until you have a full understanding of things and can paper/demo trade profitably. There are plenty of threads here on all different topics which will set you on the right path. Learn basic price action and money management and go through the psychology threads here, they will help you face the demons you will likely meet.
Regards, Kbit

your vita said you are an advanced trader, are you or are you not an advanced trader, pls?

i am with kbit, that you ought to try out your trade management skills in sim first.... for however long or short.... , it will take....; for you to show consistent profitability....: before you ever dare to attempt live trade.... been there, done that with multiplicity of bumps and bruises many times....

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  #1940 (permalink)
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siam, west coast andaman sea
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: gc, cl, tf, 6e
 
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Posts: 512 since Aug 2011
Thanks: 559 given, 200 received

apology for mistaken identity



kbit View Post
Welcome, You'll like it here. Do yourself a HUGE favor and don't trade with real money until you have a full understanding of things and can paper/demo trade profitably. There are plenty of threads here on all different topics which will set you on the right path. Learn basic price action and money management and go through the psychology threads here, they will help you face the demons you will likely meet.
Regards, Kbit

poster, my sincere apology for misidentifying your vita as advanced level trader. well.... maybe that is where you would be soooon. best wishes with humble pie.

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