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Started:June 10th, 2009 (08:43 PM) by Big Mike Views / Replies:531,124 / 7,063
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Old May 23rd, 2012, 01:53 PM   #2921 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Monterey, Calif., USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: mt4
Favorite Futures: eurusd
 
Posts: 1 since May 2012
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newly on board

Hi Mike and all members. I heard of this forum on another forum where respect for one another is, to be generous, lacking. I'm sometimes amazed at what is allowed to be published.
I've been trading for maybe five years. Tried all sorts of Experts, paid advise that not-so-slowly fades away. I have to "pull the covers" on myself and admit I was really lazy about my trading. Got wiped out several times.
For about the last three or four months I've started paying close attention to world events, mostly Europe. Little by little I've grown my account. I can't say I have a "style" or system really. Maybe I do and just don't know it. Main thing is I've learned to "listen" to what others say and do. From the little I've seen here I'm quite impressed and hope to be able to contribute along the way.
Thanks again, all!

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Old May 24th, 2012, 12:18 AM   #2922 (permalink)
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Everett WA/USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since May 2012
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I have been trading about 6 years. I did join for the free downloads but have alredy looked at so many indicators I thought, why not try to do this the right way. My trading was pretty mediocore until I really concentrated on trade management to go along with the methodology I use. I now have more confidence and some more success. I review the day every afternoon and now I have to start writing in a journal. The review sure helps . Looking at what the market did not what you did has really opened my eyes. I can trade with bigger stops and I can stay in longer. I hope to learn and contribute in this forum. Thanks for having this for us. It is nice when you finally stop the bleeding in trading. I look forward to the interactions.

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Old May 24th, 2012, 01:37 AM   #2923 (permalink)
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singapore
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
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Favorite Futures: eurusd
 
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Hi, I'm new here. Wish to learn from the expert out there. What is Ninja Trader anyway?

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Old May 24th, 2012, 06:38 AM   #2924 (permalink)
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Pilsen + Czech Republic
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: 6A,6B,6E,DX,YM,ES,TF,ES,CL,GC,ZB,ZN
 
Posts: 2 since May 2012
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Thanks

Hello,

Im from the middle of the europe. Trading since 2006, first two years succes, now about zero ... tuning my system and myself

Already visited trading schools and courses.

M.

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Old May 24th, 2012, 08:21 AM   #2925 (permalink)
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Switzerland
 
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where is that REPORT button on the right of every post?

..press the yellow triangle "attention" signal rightmost in the blue title bar..

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Old May 24th, 2012, 08:43 AM   #2926 (permalink)
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I said the icon is to the right of the post. And it is.

Please stop posting in this thread.

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Old May 24th, 2012, 08:59 AM   #2927 (permalink)
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Chicago, Illinois
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: OTC
Favorite Futures: gold, stocks
 
Posts: 5 since May 2012
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Hi guys,
Happy to be here! Since I am a newbie I hope to learn a lot from other, more experienced members

Steven

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Old May 24th, 2012, 09:33 AM   #2928 (permalink)
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NYC, New York
 
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Hello everyone!

I am here to learn. Hope to be a good student

Martin

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Old May 24th, 2012, 09:35 AM   #2929 (permalink)
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Hello everyone!

I am here to learn. Hope to be a good student

Martin

Welcome Marty! The best teacher is experience.

"...the degree to which you think you know, assume you know, or in any way need to know what is going to happen next, is equal to the degree to which you will fail as a trader." - Mark Douglas
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Old May 24th, 2012, 09:50 AM   #2930 (permalink)
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Munich Germany
 
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Since I've been a member for 100 days and haven't posted anything, thought that now was as good a time as any. I've been trading my personal account for 10+ years, while working full time as an IT consultant. I plan to make a gradual shift from full-time consulting to full-time trading over the next year.

My main trading platform is Ninjatrader, and I'm actively working on learning Ninjascript.

Same here....

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...been a member of our community for 952 days but haven't posted anything yet...

so sorry for not posting before here.

Trading my personal account for ~10 years, mainly es and fdax future.

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