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Introduce yourself here!

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Trading Apprentice
ukraine
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since May 2011
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Thank you! I'm glad to be here

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Trading Apprentice
Perth, Western Australia
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja Trader
Broker/Data: IB
Favorite Futures: TF
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2010
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Hi Everyone,

I am relatively new to this forum but have been trading for a while. Made mistakes like everyone learning along the way, now looking to transit to automated or semi-automated trading. I have had great success with other types of activities similar to trading and managing risk and currently looking to develop my own trading systems.

Probabilities, Standard Deviation, Black Scholes, Monte Carlo simulations, volatility measurements, trending measurements, thrust and momentum, this is where I think there is value in exploring data.

Reading charts through range/volume patterns, Candlestick formations I think present value also, in determining where order filling (stop running) happens and direction may change.

I have been programming previously through EasyLanguage for Supercharts. Currently using Ninja Trader and learning to program with this platform.

For manual testing I am using Excel spreadsheets. I like these for accuracy and transparency, but they are a lot of work and I am looking to be able to fully automate most processes.

My best results have come from utilising option strategies, in conjunction with volatility indicators and probability bands based on Black Scholes, which I programmed into my charts.

When developing trading systems I am looking to find inefficiencies in the markets that can lead to a Positive Expected Value, which then translates into an Equity Curve that I can trade with automation, through Ninja Trader.

In the future I intend to use Multicharts and Tradestation as well, being somewhat proficient in EasyLanguage.

Currently I am using Interactive Brokers and Ninja Trader Multi Broker license for my trading. The only thing missing at IB is tick data for RangeBars. I do like their commission rates and the fact you trade FX in the real interbank market (16 major banks), paying low commissions rather than large spreads. Most other FX brokers are bucket shops and wouldn't touch them.

I trade the Russell, 6E, CL, GC, ZB. I also trade EURUSD in forex and XJO with index options in Australia.

I look forward to our interaction on this forum,

Liviu


Last edited by liviu25; February 23rd, 2012 at 01:17 AM. Reason: Trading Advanced not apprentice
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Chicago, IL
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: prop
Favorite Futures: Options
 
Posts: 38 since Jan 2012
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JohnnyB intro


Hi everyone,

I'm new to the forum. My background is programming (C/C++/C#) and systems architecture for trading systems. I enjoy playing around with NT in my spare time. It's a cool app. Hope to be able to contribute.

See you on the boards...

Johnny B

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Locar, Sw
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, MultiCharts
Favorite Futures: Eurex, Forex
 
Posts: 13 since Feb 2012
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Merzoil intro

Hello all,

Glad to be here. Look forward to learning and contributing. My background is programming (Matlab, VBA)

merzoil

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Trading Apprentice
Toronto Canada
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Feb 2012
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Howdy fellow traders! I've been looking into day trading for a short time now as a means to escape my day job. So far have practiced with NinjaTrader's market replay, and to be perfectly honest, I'm terrible at this. A lot of Google queries in search of better information led me here, so, here I am.

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Bangalore India
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Amibroker MQ4
Broker/Data: Geojit, Zerodha
Favorite Futures: Index Futures
 
Posts: 14 since May 2011
Thanks: 2 given, 9 received

Have probably introduced myself earlier on the site, but since I am more active doing it again.

Have been trading the Indian Index seriously for the last 2 years and only started making money since the last 10 months once I got my processes and risks managed.

I use Amibroker, MQ4, BEB, but now rely on my own proprietary rules system based on price action and its patterns alone.

The last six months I also have my own service in place for local traders, but I actively contribute to the trading community through my open book website and through forums like this.

Glad to be here.

Abnash

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Futures Experience: None
Platform: Photon, Sierra, ToS
Broker/Data: Future Path
Favorite Futures: zn, es
 
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Posts: 20 since Feb 2012
Thanks: 24 given, 7 received

hello good people.... I've been a member of this community for 8 days but haven't posted anything yet. I realize that this community will only be as good as its contributing users, so Im going join in and start sharing.

is there a room where you guys 'hang out' during the trading day & share ideas?

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Creating time to sail...
ravensdale wa/USA
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tadestation
Broker/Data: Trade Station
Favorite Futures: Ag Futures, GBP, Crude
 
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Hi everyone,

I hve been a member for a while and have not posted much yet, but I am goign to take more advantage of this awsome resource.

I am a futures trader using the Think or Swim platform, and am thinking of transitioning to Trade Station because of their back testing option. Think or Swim only has a manual tick by tick back testing capability.

I am hoping one of you expert traders out there can offer some advice and resopurces. I will have to re program some of my stratgies into easy language.

Or is Nijna Trader the way to go?

Thanks in advance.

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LOS ANGELES
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
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New member

Hi everyone,
I am an intermediate trader who is looking to improve my trading. I blew my accounts several times and have since devoted my time to study first.
I feel fortunate to have come across your forum.

Waverider24

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Omaha, NE/USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Feb 2012
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Saying HI to the forum


Hi everyone...

I am a retired truck driver from Omaha, NE. I started trading stocks and options in 1995 and have blown up my account too many times to think about (sigh). I began trading the S&P Emini sometime ago and although, I've been described as a day trader, or Emini trader ...I'm not. What I am is a "Setup" trader and the ES is simply the vehicle I use to trade the setups. I understand that I'm parsing language here, but think about it. What I am looking for each trading day, are setups to trade. I am a price action trader and do not use indicators, as such. This is not to say that indicators do not work ...hardly, but I am simply too ignorant regarding technical analysis, that it would be fool-hardy for me to employ them without a proper education into that field. And, I doubt, given my age, that it would be gainful to try and figure TA out now. However, what I am interested in, are "Pin-Bars". I am hoping there might be some advice here on the forum that could guide me. Best wishes...

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