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Introduce yourself here!
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Old August 25th, 2012, 07:45 AM   #3221 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Berlin
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader, MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: EUR/USD
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
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Hi Everybody

i am trading about five years stocks, cfd , futures and fx. I crash several times my account, of course, but it's getting better :-)
I hope to get some new insights about trading from this forum.

Greetings
L.

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Old August 26th, 2012, 06:40 AM   #3222 (permalink)
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Haarlem + The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Sierra Chart
Broker/Data: Infinity AT Transact
Favorite Futures: FGBL
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Hi,

I am a trader from The Netherlands. I have lots of experience with stocks, options, CFD's, futures, you name it. The most difficult with trading is controlling your emotions. At the moment I am working with Sierra Charts only for trading futures particular FGBL and FESX. I love this fantastic software, it's the best I ever had and I had many! I am trying to learn more about automatic trading because of controlling the emotions. Although it is very difficult making automatic trading possible in Sierra Charts (you have to be some kind of Einstein ) I want learning it. At his moment there is somebody helping me with my own made strategy to make it automatic which is a simple version of one of the Rockwell strategies.

Kind regards from The Netherlands,
Johan

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Old August 26th, 2012, 08:35 AM   #3223 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Valencia+España
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Meta Trader
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Me presento


Hola a todos:

Me llamo Paco y estoy interesado en aprender cosas nuevas sobre Trading.LLevo 6 años en este mundillo y parece que a medida que profundizas en conocimientos , te das cuenta de lo poco que sabes.
Espero tatar a todos los compañeros de este blog de una forma respetuosa y colaborar de una forma activa, tanto cominicando a todos mis experiencias y esperando qtambien aprender de las experiencias de los compañeros.
Resido en Valencia (España) y estoy a vuestra disposición para ayudaros ¿? y que me ayudeis.
Estoy bastante introducido en Forex y ahora estoy descubriendo cosas nuevas para mi , como es el PROFILE y el DELTA y quisiera profundizar en estos temas.

Gracias a todos por brindarme esta oprtunidad y como no a Mike, creador del Foro

Paco

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Old August 27th, 2012, 09:23 AM   #3224 (permalink)
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Valletta, Malta
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Proprietary
Favorite Futures: Currency futures
 
Posts: 26 since Aug 2012
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Hi all,
I began trading 15 years ago, but I had to wait the second large loss (much bigger than the first) to wake up and see that I was killing myself with my own hands and doing extremely absurd errors. I saw that when things went fine it was mostly luck.
Just one example: in september 2008 I told my girlfriend that I'd expect the market to fall heavily. I had long positions on stock market with excessive leverage; these were in good gain. Guess what? I left them there till the market actually fell and I got a margin call in october loosing a lot of money. My girlfriend could witness I had correctly forecasted market crash; now I had to avoid my head crash caused by my girlfriend.
3 years ago I began working on myself and I can say that both my behaviour and results have changed; but I still have to watch out very carefully as to where my brain goes. Now I hope I'll continue improving
I daytrade using my own software because I want to have control over it (I can fix things when I want, I can add features I like, ecc), so I'm interested in API platforms mostly.
I prefer trading futures over stocks/forex because they look more efficient and transparent.

Happy trading to all

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Old August 27th, 2012, 09:24 AM   #3225 (permalink)
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Kuala Selangor + Selangor/Malaysia
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: EUR/JPY
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
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Futures Edge on FIO
Hi, nice forum
Im new here and wish u all have a nice trading..

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Old August 28th, 2012, 02:09 PM   #3226 (permalink)
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Cardiff, UK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra Chart, Think or Swim
Favorite Futures: TF
 
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Hi Mike and All

I've been involved in trading for about 2 years and paper trading for nearly a year now and am looking to go live in next couple of months, which means I don't know the real pain of losing money yet Although, I've set up some mental rules that brought me closer to reality and when I get a losing trade(s) it feels like I'm losing the real cash. Well, I'll compare the feelings when I go live, of course...

Successfully unsuccessful trading to all

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Old August 29th, 2012, 12:19 AM   #3227 (permalink)
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Wilmington Delaware/ United States of America
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 3 since Aug 2012
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Looking for some new alerts.

Hi, i'm new to the forum, & looking for some alerts for NT7. Specifically an audio & hopefully visual alert for the SMI & also the same for the NYSE Tick chart. I suspect others have inquired about these things. Would these alerts be avail. to elite members as downloads? Thanks in advance!!

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Old August 29th, 2012, 09:36 AM   #3228 (permalink)
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Atlanta/Georgia
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Oil
 
Posts: 3 since Aug 2012
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I'm new but interested

I am still at the "investigation" stage and just trying to sort out some of the "fact from fiction". I am looking for one datum, a starting datum that I can begin to orient other data to so that hopefully all of this will begin to make some sense to me in microcosm.

I am not looking for the silver bullet datum. Just a reliable fact or point that I can feel that I can start from.

Thanks

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Old August 29th, 2012, 04:36 PM   #3229 (permalink)
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Zurich (Switzerland)
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: My own
Favorite Futures: Stock
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
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I come from the video game industry where I worked on massive games. I've been passionate about finance and trading since 2006.

From a developer background, I worked daily with traders, developed a whole bunch of tools/pricing and lately built a paper trading simulation platform to get new people onboard trading and compete with other trader friends on stock at tradingdoors.com

I live in Switzerland, where I have a fantastic quality of life (yet very expensive) and wish I could trade whole day.

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Old August 30th, 2012, 01:46 AM   #3230 (permalink)
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Hong Kong
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: metastock
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
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I am trying to earn my living by trading. I have been developing indicators and systems. BigMikeTrading is referred often in other sites. Finally I am glad to be a member here. Hope I can share something useful.

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