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Introduce yourself here!

  #2891 (permalink)
Elite Member
Minneapolis, MN
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: mt4
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 1 since Mar 2012
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Hi Everyone,

I live in a N/W Suburb of Minneapolis MN. started trading around 4 years ago WAS following a signal service after about 6 months blew out my first account big time, then spent at least a year downloading every indy i could find on different forums tried every one and all possible combinations of them, only to discover non of it worked all that well
Currently doing more studying than trading/ horizontal support/resistance dynamic s/r fibs and pivots trend identification and the price action around them, currently using mt4 and testing [getting used to] NT7

thanks Big Mike for the Forum,

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  #2892 (permalink)
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Phoenix, AZ / USA
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NT7
Favorite Futures: Crude
 
Posts: 1 since May 2012
Thanks: 4 given, 0 received

My Intro - Any Crude Scalp suggestions

Mike glad to be a part of your community. I have been on demo for about 5 months, NT7. I have not been consistent enough in my results to feel confident going live but I think I am getting closer . I view it like a long internship. You do the hard work but don't get paid. (well at least you don't lose $ either). The last few weeks I have focused on one market, crude and one type of trade style, scalping.

If any members have any suggestions on NT7 indicators that work well with Crude and a scalping trade style I would be grateful for your help.

Many Thanks

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  #2893 (permalink)
Elite Member
Edinburgh, UK
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: StrategyTrader, TradingStation
Broker/Data: FXCM
Favorite Futures: Forex, DAX, FTSE100
 
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Posts: 8 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 4 given, 7 received


Hello everyone,

I'm new here. I am trying to learn trading, but I'm currently full time employed. I found this site through FutureTrader71's webinars on YouTube. I really like the MarketProfile view of the world.

Not much more to say now, but I love the site and webinars. Keep up the good work.

Regards, Robocod.

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  #2894 (permalink)
Elite Member
Atlanta, GA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 5 since Jan 2011
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received

Thanks Mike; I'm not new to trading ( S&P ) but I AM new to so many losing trades; especially in the past 18 months; what's happening ?? I know almost everything about trading including position placing, position sizing, trade management, loss cutting; control of emotions, risk taking, internet reliability, who's a good IB; who's a reliable clearing firm; what the bots are doing; fundamental observations ( the Fed and ECB ), current economic conditions, and " Zero Hedge" Tyler Durden info. EVERYTHING. And still, I place a trade and I get whacked ( I'm not from Sicily ) . Why is this happening ?? Is it b'cuz of statements like Keynes made that markets can stay crazier than you can stay solvent ?! Or am I a proxy for the retail trader that pros trades AGAINST ?

John Meyer MD
Atlanta

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  #2895 (permalink)
Elite Member
tirupati
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: multicharts
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 5 since Mar 2012
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nse

i from india
thanks to jion in forum

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  #2896 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
staffordshire/uk
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NT
Favorite Futures: ES
 
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Posts: 3 since May 2012
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Hello

Hi All

Great forum Mike, bit new to all this so just finding my way around.


Gazz

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  #2897 (permalink)
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Seattle, WA, USA
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
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Posts: 2 since May 2012
Thanks: 3 given, 1 received

greetings

Greetings everyone --

I'm old/new to trading. I'm originally from Chicago. My dad had a membership at the CBOT and I had nearly every job you can have on a trading floor aside from pit trader. That was in the mid eighties. When I left Chicago I also left the markets, but always watched over my shoulder as electronic trading evolved. Over the years my occupation has been in software as a developer, systems designer and project manager. Incidentally my first programming jobs were around the markets and now I'm coming full circle back to them. I wish I had never left, but back in the day leaving Chicago basically also meant leaving the markets. How things have changed.

As of the time of the writing of this little intro here I am focused on trading strategy development and platform evaluation. I'm learning something new every day and it's a blast.

Cheers and thanks Mike for creating the forum.

-- Rick

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  #2898 (permalink)
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tirupati
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: multicharts
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 5 since Mar 2012
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hi
goodmorning all

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  #2899 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Ocala FL
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: Index Futures
 
Posts: 1 since May 2012
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Hello All - Not particularly new to investing but very new to trading - two different animals as my account balance will attest to. Hope to glean some more insight into the world of trading!

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  #2900 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
buenos aires
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: stocks, options, ES
 
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Posts: 1 since May 2012
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Hi futures.io (formerly BMT)'s Forum.

I'm Esteban. I'm from Argentina.
Sorry for my english level, but i' ve studied this language since 2011.

i pretend improve my trading level, and i find out this forum. It seems very interesting.

i've search information for systems trading since the last year.
I use Ninja trader as a optimization's software.

I hope improve my english and my trading level.

Regards !!!

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