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Introduce yourself here!
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Old March 12th, 2012, 12:17 AM   #2701 (permalink)
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Hello - how do you register for elite webinars? Getting used to this system. Click on the webinar listed and nothing pops up to register other than the most recent about to run?

Click Webinars from top of page. Then scroll down and click the button next to the webinar.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 12:46 AM   #2702 (permalink)
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Helllo Traders

This is my introduction to this fourm. First I would like to thank Mike for bringing this all together for new and advanced traders alike! I have been trading on and off for 1 year and have enjoyed reading the forms.Now that I have retired from my weekly job I will have the time to have fun with my trading. Thank You Mike for this site.

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Old March 12th, 2012, 01:52 AM   #2703 (permalink)
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Click Webinars from top of page. Then scroll down and click the button next to the webinar.

Mike

Thanks for that - I tried. I am looking to register for the Elliot Wave Theory Webinar listed under elite members - see attached screen shot. There is no button next to it as suggested- just a date? How to register in advance as recommended. Cheers?

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Old March 12th, 2012, 02:00 AM   #2704 (permalink)
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Thanks for that - I tried. I am looking to register for the Elliot Wave Theory Webinar listed under elite members - see attached screen shot. There is no button next to it as suggested- just a date? How to register in advance as recommended. Cheers?

Registrations aren't open for it yet. They will open 3 days ahead of event, or so.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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Old March 13th, 2012, 04:00 AM   #2705 (permalink)
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ratnagiri , maharashtra , indi
 
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introducing

Futures Edge on FIO

Are you a NinjaTrader user?

 
hi this is amit helekar , trader from india , wants to learn wycoffs trading methods

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Old March 13th, 2012, 02:00 PM   #2706 (permalink)
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Turin Italy
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
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Favorite Futures: Bonds
 
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Hi Mike and all, I'm an Italian 37 years old guy and i'm glad to join your forum!

i was registered from more that 3 months without any post, I received many mails for that and i apologize for that but i had some work problem on that time.

I hope i can start actively now!

(sorry for my english but i DONT use google translate )
see you.
Wtrader

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Old March 13th, 2012, 05:13 PM   #2707 (permalink)
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hi

hi @ all

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Old March 14th, 2012, 07:02 AM   #2708 (permalink)
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Introduction

Hi Big Mike

At the moment, I'm a trader wannabe.
Started using Ninjatrader and basically am following DOW 30 using S&P500 when I need confirmation for any strategy I may think has grail potential.

I'm messing around with the ZigZag and SMA and have started learning C# as the wizard cannot save under a different file name when changes have been made.

A storm took out my ethernet port and have just borrowed a wireless router to see if this is the route to take, so my communication will be a little intermittent over the next few days.

Regards,

Barry

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Old March 15th, 2012, 03:59 PM   #2709 (permalink)
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San Diego
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: X_trader
Favorite Futures: gold,lean hogs
 
Posts: 6 since Mar 2012
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Intro

Hello all,

I first got into commodities in 1998, $2000 in an account with $75 commissions per contract per side. A lot of screen time watching and learning, waiting for what looked like setups (big gaps, unusual spread ratios, etc) and using options just previous to government reports. I had 15 min delayed quotes, and had to call my broker three time zones away to place and order (I'm in California), who in turn would call the desk at the exchange. I would usually get a report of a fill about 30-45 minutes later.

I wanted to do spreads but my broker would only drop the commission to $65/side per contract, which meant that a trade had to do better than $260 just to break even.

After 5 months, I had dropped from 2k to $1900 in my account, but thought of myself as successfull in getting a trading education and making about $3500 for the broker

My wife thought otherwise, and we agreed to close the account.

Learned about stop hunting and other advantages the floor traders had through Futuresource forums at the time; I am so glad to have found bigmiketrading for advice from those who trade successfully.

Now beginning again, this time with more time and more money, my main emphasis is on risk control and learning the software available now. I still like spreads and options, and I am constantly studying fundamentals more closely than the technicals.

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Old March 15th, 2012, 04:35 PM   #2710 (permalink)
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Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Interactive Brokers, NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Options, Eur/usd
 
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Hi i'm Carey.. options trader..easy going


sober a really long time for a guy my age.. love life.. i want to learn to optimize strategies.. learn C# i wanna conquer the chess game of life.. i lust for it! i'm all about three things.. position size, position size, and position size.. lies in leverage, tail events.. being long volatility.. learning and mastering more complex options strategies.. becoming more directional through trading currency.. great box of tools those guys have! next tail even i want be long the tail!! ratio spread, time spread, butterfly wrangle.. bring it!

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