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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #2851 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: IGMarkets
Broker/Data: IGMarkets
Favorite Futures: Dow Jones Index, Light Crude
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Posts: 91 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 8 given, 15 received

New member!


New member here!

I'm from Portugal and I´ve been trading for about a year and a half. I´m glad to be part of Big Mike´s Trading Forum! I hope to learn many things with you guys!

Best wishes!

Lord Sidious

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  #2852 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
iowa city
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: strategy runner
Favorite Futures: es
Posts: 4 since Jan 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 2 received


Hey i am new to this forum and was wondering if ayone has had experience with global futures and strategy runner, I have been using there demo for a while and plan on going live in july but have read some negative reviews on Strategy Runner> I would appreciate any help. thanks, Steve

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  #2853 (permalink)
Elite Member
Near Dallas, Texas / USA
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TradeStation
Broker/Data: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: ES,
Posts: 2 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 11 given, 0 received


Hello Mike & members,

I started Day Trading stocks in 04. Through the years I was able to remain solvent, just barely. Now that I'm retired, more time can be devoted to learning. Yes, I have to fight my Demons, and add another (do not do this) to my list. We all travel down the road to profitability, it seems like I'm taking the long way to get there. The one thought I stick with is; I've gone this far while others have fallen, with more study and proper execution I'll make it.

Good Trading to all,

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  #2854 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TWS
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 1 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received


Hi Big Mike and All

I'm from Jakarta-Indonesia


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  #2855 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Peoria, IL. USA
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, MetaTrader
Broker/Data: MB Trading
Favorite Futures: eur/usd
Posts: 2 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


Hello Big Mike and all. I have been learning to trade Forex for several years and only recently getting close to making an income at it. Been learning to use Price Action much more. I also use RSI, MACD and an older version of BB Squeeze called Bollinger Squeeze v8. I have it for MT4, but also would like to put BBSQ (Stochastic) on my Ninja Trader charts. Does anyone have one like this? Also I don't seem to be able to download yet. What am I doing wrong?


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  #2856 (permalink)
Elite Member
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: Russell, SPY
Posts: 2 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 15 given, 0 received

New member


I've just discovered this site and I'm impressed by the indicators I can found about NT.
I'll try to send constructive informations.

Good trades


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  #2857 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MultiCharts
Favorite Futures: Forex
Posts: 1 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hi Mike and Members..

I have joined your community to basically access your tutorial vidz on MultiCharts, as I am about to attend a Forex trading course, so will need some understanding of how this software works..

Thus hopefully leading me on a more financially happy path and away from the so called Rat-Race, and the chasing of the 'below average weekly wage' syndrome..!


Last edited by Aztek; April 29th, 2012 at 02:45 PM.
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  #2858 (permalink)
Elite Member
Vilnius, Lithuania
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT7, MD
Broker/Data: Mirus Futures, AMP Futures
Favorite Futures: 6E, NQ, YM, ES
Posts: 2 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hi everybody,

I am new to this site, and new to trading, trying to do my best with futures markets.
I've found Bike Mike's and FT71 videos great!

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  #2859 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
denver co usa
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: futures
Posts: 1 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received


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Glad to join, Mike

see your in denver iam in evergreen

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  #2860 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
newy york
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: metatrader
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 1 since Jan 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi all
I am hoping, one day, I will be able to provide some great insight on trading to this great site.
On this day, however, I can only offer an introduction to a trading neophyte.
Happy and successful trading to all.

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