Broker/Data: IB, GAIN, deutsche bank, goldman sachs
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 2 since Dec 2009
Thanks: 2 given,
Hi guys. Looking forwrd to this participating in this professsionally run forum.
I am a pro trader (forex and index futures) and thrive on exchanging trading ideas and research. I have employed a strictly quantitative, objective trading approach and this since 20 (!) years, hence my nickname, firstquant.
good trading to you all!
The following user says Thank You to first quant for this post:
I am trading student and at a very infant stage too. I find this forum very useful and I am overwhelmed by the fact that traders help out each other in honing each other skills. I am glad to be a part of this forum. I am not a programmer but I promise to give back to this forum as much if not more than what I have got from here.
Thanks everyone especially Mike for creating such a platform.
Let me begin by thanking Mike for allowing me to join and participate in his forum.
I started in the futures business in the late 70’s as a clerk on the grain floor of the CBOT. Since than, I have gone through many accounts and many experiences. Many times I find myself saying I know everything you need to know about trading and I always find myself learning something new. I would never consider myself a Master or even remotely close to one. I am presently not trading as much only because I had recently moved to the west coast and I am dealing with a time zone issue and a whole house renovation. I hope to provide some fresh insights as well as to learn something new from this site.
My trading preferences are the indexes and the currencies.
Charts! I have always preferred Metastock charts and my trading platform is CQG. Since I moved west and not trading as much I have decided to dump Metastock and use Ninja for charts and CQG for execution. I am Happy about the switch to Ninja and I am hoping to get some help with programming in some of my old expert alerts that I had custom developed in Metastock.
Last edited by zodiac4u; December 13th, 2009 at 04:02 PM.
The following user says Thank You to zodiac4u for this post:
Looks like this forum could be a great and personalised site for traders to help one-another. I'm particularly interested in data and learning about ninja script.
I've worked for the SFE (Sydney Futures Exchange) for many years, JPMorgan etc in Risk Managment roles and also in retail stockbroking. Have been sim trading and dabbling for many years but have finally gone full time recently. Thankfully I'm a disciplined guy with good money managment, but the proof will be in the pudding over the next few months!
simon aka waverider
The following user says Thank You to waverider for this post:
It is nice to see you all here. It is also very nice to see some traders from Australia. I am trading from Melbourne. I have a bit of expirience in manual trading and now am trying to automate myself. Thank you for your great help !