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Introduce yourself here!

  #3611 (permalink)
chicago. IL , USA
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: IB
Favorite Futures: oil
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Posts: 39 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 64 given, 40 received

I am from Chicago, been trading in IB for few years , mainly on crudeoil..I hope to learn more form your forum ..

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  #3612 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Pensacola Florida
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 1 since Dec 2011
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

New member

I'm from Destin, FL Trading the eminis only. Traded stocks for 10 years now moved on to the eminis. Hope to learn and share, that's what trading is all about. A team effort.

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  #3613 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Perth Western Australia
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Amibroker, Metastock
Favorite Futures: Stocks, Futures
Posts: 1 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi everybody,

I'm a trader of stocks (Australian and US) plus futures mainly on an end of day basis.

I have been trading for about 10 years now and have used quite a few packages in the past (metastock, amibroker mainly but dabbled with others such as omnitrader and wealth lab developer).

My main interest is in the development of mechanical trading systems and I do extensive system backtesting.

Look forward to picking up some new trading ideas plus giving a few of mine to the community too.


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  #3614 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: metatrader
Favorite Futures: future
Posts: 1 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

i am paolo from italy

i hope to learn from your forum


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  #3615 (permalink)
Avanty Trading
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: amp
Favorite Futures: CL-GC-6E-6J-NG-ES-YM-NQ
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Posts: 13 since Nov 2011
Thanks: 11 given, 1 received

New Elite member

Hi everyone!

I'M a french Canadian Like most day traders I lost enough few thousand + spending money of none serious guy. Since july 2010 I have the account live and start to trading in sept 2009 . I start with Joel Wisssing commonity, but in french part.I was very disapointed of the lack of support, so I start to learning alone.

Later, I decided I wanted a forum to see ideas as well as learn from others. I wanted a way to be able to lookback and ensure I was following my own advice.

I didn't get back from here since a yr ago, now I can more understanding what trader talking. And I hope to share what IM doing on trading with other and be a Elite member.

I can see on different forum was designed with the specific goal of having a small community of traders focused on making money. There are other sites out there but I never really felt at home with many of them, their userbase is too focused on proving someone wrong instead of trying to help. Here is different....Thank Mike

Nice to talking with you guy,



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Gulf Coast Tracy
Pass Christian, MS
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: Emini Scalper
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Posts: 40 since Nov 2012
Thanks: 12 given, 2 received

New to BM forum

Hello to all the traders out there. New to site. Love it and will use it for sure. Gotta watch my eminis now. Tracy

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  #3617 (permalink)
Elite Member
Linz/ Austria
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Futures
Posts: 1 since Nov 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received



Am Andre from Austria (europe). Trading since 5 yrs now. Luckiliy i didnt blew up any accounts yet
Mostly here to find out about different ways of trading so i can add to my current style. Mostly trading Futures and Forex on NT.


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  #3618 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ProTa gold, MT 4
Favorite Futures: EUR/USD , EUR/YEN and S&P 500
Posts: 1 since Dec 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello everyone

Before i introduce myself i want to apologies when my grammar is not always 100% correct. My excuse i am a citizen of the Netherlands so not a native English speaker.
My name is Chris i am 52 years old, and started trading about 3 years ago. My story is not so much different than the most other ones. Blow up my account for a few times, but the last few months find the way up. The biggest change for me was the knowledge what kind of person i am. In the beginning i tried to trade on the 5 min timeframe. But trading this way just don't fit me. I make to much failures. What i needed was a structured way of trading, a method and time frame that suits me well. I discovered that using candlesticks on a 15 and 30 min Timeframe was the best way to trade for me. I make less failures have enough time to consider if i have to take the trade or not, etc. I still have a long way to go, but it already make me happy in the last 3 months i was able to reach my targets and goals. The biggest challenge still is to work hard on my mind setting.

Regards Chris

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Elite Member
United Kingdom
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja
Favorite Futures: es
Posts: 3 since Nov 2012
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received


Hi all,

I have been trading full time since 2002 mainly options, what a journey !

Only started day trading 3 years back, didn't think it was going to be so different, need to always change, adapt and remain consistent and confident.

Great to find this site and its unique users, already using some of the gems I have found here.


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  #3620 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT, eSignal
Favorite Futures: CL, Currency Future
Posts: 1 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hi all!

I'm based in the UK and I've only recently found this brilliant site! Been trading on and off for about 6 years with shares and CFDs (oil, currencies and a few indices). Nothing heavy - gained a lot and lost most of it in that time! Would like to go full time one day with futures and I'm slowly building up to that.

Cheers, Tom

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