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Nashville, Tennessee
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja / Jigsaw / 9G
Broker/Data: AMP / CQG
Favorite Futures: NQ, YM and ES
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Hii my name is Enrique and I am new at day trading although I have been investing gfor more than 14 years. Thanks a lot for the invitation.
Perhaps the first question I have is that I need a trading desktop. I have been doing some searching and I did not reach any satisfactory conclussion. I do not feel myself capable of building one, so I need a built one. Has anybody bought a trading computer from EZ Computers? Any realible source?
Thanks a lot

Welcome to the best trading site on the web.

I started a thread not so long ago on a similar subject... maybe this will give you a start.

Also... you should learn to use the powerful search engine on this site.... most all subjects
have been touched on at some point and usually answers most of my questions.

Good Luck in your studies

Nashville, Tennessee

"Life On The Edge of SR"
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northampton england
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: metatrader,prorealtime
Favorite Futures: oil,forex
Posts: 1 since Sep 2012
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Hi,just found out about this forum,hope to find some good people here.Been trading for a few years now using a MA and S/R.


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Washington DC
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Interactive Brokers
Favorite Futures: Stocks
Posts: 2 since Sep 2012
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Thanks AJ, I have been surfing the forums and I have got the needs of a trading computer but not the company to buy it from....
I will keep on searching and look atnyour thread.
Thanks a lot

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Cadiz, Spain
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: Gold
Posts: 1 since Sep 2012
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Hey Mike and fellow traders,

It's good to be a part of this forum - I've checked it out many times and feel you guys are here to help - how fantastic is that!

I look forward to a time when I can input and share.

My best,

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Futures Experience: Beginner
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Favorite Futures: Forex
Posts: 2 since Sep 2012
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Futures Edge on FIO

What value do you place on the webinars on FIO?

Hi everyone,

I just came across the (formerly BMT) site and found it very interesting and informative. I have been trading forex for some 15 months and have busted 3 accounts in the process due to a lack of discipline and proper planning. As a beginner I find it extremely difficult to develop focus and find an approach that gradually improves my trading.

I very much look forward to interacting with you and learning from you. Thanks for including me in your community!

Happy trading,

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Dana Point, California
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: T4
Favorite Futures: GC, ZS
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Happy to be here!

Have heard nothing but the best!! Hoping to be able to meet great traders and learn new greater things


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Moscow Russia
Futures Experience: Beginner
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Favorite Futures: 6E
Posts: 1 since Aug 2012
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Hi everyone and Thanks!

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Denver, CO USA
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Oanda
Broker/Data: Oanda
Favorite Futures: Forex
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Hello all, just signed up and looking forward to poking around the forums here.

A little about myself:

I started trading back in Jan. 2007 swing trading stocks, then went into daytrading stocks, and back in 08/09 I switched to forex. Other than that I'm just your run of the mill mountain man (I live at 10,000ft in the Colorado Rockies).

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Taos New Mexico United States
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja Trader
Broker/Data: AMP/Ninja
Favorite Futures: ES, TF, 6E, oil
Posts: 2 since Sep 2012
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Hello Everyone -
And thanks, Mike, for your welcoming note, much appreciated! So this is my first thread... I've been working on futures trading for about three years - without much consistent success, unfortunately. I discovered Big Mike's site through Mr. Top Step, Danny Riley's morning post and his mention that he's doing a seminar today on Big Mike's Forum on Floor to Screen Trading. I'm eager to explore and expand my trading skills, and develop more focus and control of trades through use of journaling and with help from (formerly BMT)'s many training resources and feedback from the members. I wish you all good fortune and success - and myself too. Best regards, Abii

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Canberra + ACT/Australia
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Broker/Data: Interactive Broker
Favorite Futures: Stock options
Posts: 1 since Sep 2012
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I'm from Australia, I trade Options in the US, and I did lose my money and am slowly getting back into trading.

Thanks For the forum Mike

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