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Old December 19th, 2012, 06:44 AM   #3561 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
camberlet uk
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received


For the last 5 years I've been making a living by placing bets but I don't consider myself a gambler.

I've played with Forex trading but its always been a very casual activity and although i've not made any money i've not lost anything of significance either.

However I am attracted to trading by the high levels of liquidity and have decided 2013 is going to be the year I invest some serious time to become profitable trading forex (and maybe other markets).

I am currently testing some EX4 indicators and would like to know the logic behind them and found your forum whilst looking for info on decompiling the indicators.

Heres to a profitable 2013


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Old December 20th, 2012, 06:02 PM   #3562 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Sacramento, CA
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: FXCM
Favorite Futures: Forex
Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

New To Trading

I am new to trading, but a very seasoned software developer. I am attempting to attack the problem from a completely naive perspective and hopefully come up with a solution through evolution, not using the popular ideas of today.

If anyone has any programming questions, let me know and I will try to help!


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Old December 21st, 2012, 12:27 PM   #3563 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Rome - Italy
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader, Metatrader, Pro Real Time
Favorite Futures: Forex, Options
Posts: 9 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 6 given, 3 received


Hi , my name is Felice (Licio) Bruno, and I started to study Algorithmic Trading almost one year and half ago.

I discovered a big passion for this topic, and started to write algorthms on automatic strategies I found reading on books or speaking with other traders.

I hope I can help the community sharing my (little, for now) experience.


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Old December 21st, 2012, 01:31 PM   #3564 (permalink)
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Wayne, NJ USA
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Multicharts, Deltix DCS
Broker/Data: Interactive Brokers/IQ Feed
Favorite Futures: ETF Options
Posts: 41 since Oct 2012
Thanks: 7 given, 36 received

Hi guys, I worked as a quantitative trader at a broker dealer for about a year. Since then I have been doing independent strategy research on my own and have been paper trading my strategies using Multicharts through an IB simulated account. I look forward to learning new ideas as well as sharing my own ideas on the forums. I'm also active on the Multicharts forums.

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Old December 21st, 2012, 04:26 PM   #3565 (permalink)
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Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: es
Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 2 given, 1 received

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What happens to the S&P 500 when a new President takes office?

hello everyone,
I have atempted to trade in the last few years here and there,made some lost lots...and all without focus.I have tried to forget about trading but it seems it is embedded in me,eventhough I lack the experience.
for the coming year I have decided to trade with long term goals,plan my trades,and hopefully learn from others experiences such as in this forum.
Thank you Big Mike for this tool.
best to all in the new year and success .

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Old December 21st, 2012, 04:38 PM   #3566 (permalink)
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Futures Experience: Intermediate
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Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
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Thanks for having me I felt it was me against the world
now I hope I found that missing piece in my jigsaw

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Old December 21st, 2012, 11:11 PM   #3567 (permalink)
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college station texas
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: eTrade
Favorite Futures: Stocks
Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


Hello everyone!

I am a college student and have been trading stocks on eTrade for about 2 years now. I am looking to further my knowledge in trading and would like to learn a lot more about forex trading. Looking forward to this community of traders!

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Old December 22nd, 2012, 02:37 PM   #3568 (permalink)
Membership Temporarily Revoked
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja
Broker/Data: TOS/Schwab
Favorite Futures: Equity options
Posts: 8 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 7 given, 0 received

New Here

Hi all, new to this forum. I've been in finance since 20, worked at Schwab/MB (back office stuff) and recently for a family office in Los Angeles working as an analyst covering various L/S ideas. Outside I've been running my own accounts with weekly options, trend following etc. Big fan of the markets and have just decided to get into futures trading as of November as another way to produce some alpha in attempts to start running a swing book in the future. Outside of trading im pretty active and just completed my first half-triathlon on October. Looking to network with other investors/trades and share ideas!


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Old December 22nd, 2012, 08:53 PM   #3569 (permalink)
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Chicago Il
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: T4
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 2 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Hello all, came across this forum by chance and Im glad I did, already found some answers to questions Iv been asking for a while now. Im 38 now but started as a runner down at the CBOT when I was 19. I worked my way up doing practically every job there was from phone clerk to out trade clerk, back office work to trade checker and eventually found someone to back me where Iv been ever since. I took a few hits the last few years and it's set me back mentally but my goal for the upcoming year is to work out of that and get back to the level I was a few years ago. Just need to get over this fear hump and I know the rest will fall in line.

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Old December 22nd, 2012, 10:23 PM   #3570 (permalink)
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north capemay+ New Jersey/ USA
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: tos
Favorite Futures: options
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Posts: 1 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Learn To Trade

He Mike and All Friends,

My name is Paul.

i am an amateur Option Trader

i started trading OPtions 4 years back. i have lost some money and i try to get it back.

my goal is to make money from day trade weekly options.

i still learning the best way to day trade options. i hope i can learn to trade options from more experience trader in this forum.

Best regards


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