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Introduce yourself here!

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Reggio Calabria Italia
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: es,stocks,eur/usd
Posts: 16 since May 2013
Thanks: 7 given, 2 received

hello every one

hi Mike and every one
would like to introduce my self i find this forums true NinjaTrader new to the programm trying to learn has much i can
i live in Italy now i did live in the USA for 28 years and i love but family had make me come back home for now
my trading experience has being like most of people starting out and think we know i lost most of my money
after that i got in to studying and learning most of my study is being in patterns recognition like gartley tree drive butterfly 5 point wave and others my limitation in computers hope to learn more on this part from others with more knowledge and on my part i can contribution on experiences
good luck to all even if think we make our own luck ciao

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Elite Member
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: ym
Posts: 2 since Dec 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received


Hello everyone,

My name is Al. I've been trading for a year now learning on my own. Over the last past year I've gain a plethora of knowledge trading futures. The issue im currently having is that im an unsuccessful day trader. I join this forum to see if I could learn from others about trading. I pray I will before I blow up my account again and have to go back working a 9-5.

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Elite Member
Portland, OR
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, MultiCharts, TC2000
Favorite Futures: SPY
Posts: 1 since Apr 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Thanks Mike

Thank you Mike for the forum.

I'm a ex-futures trader, in the 90s, turned software engineer.

I'm currently focused on NinjaTrader as my platform. My focus is making indicators and strategies.
Elder bars, and Mansfield Relative Strength are the two currently on my plate.

Custom interaction with non-supported APIs for data and trading will be next.

Feel free to ping me if you need any help or have suggestions for NinjaScript projects. Once I get my first items complete, and find the proper threads to post to, I'll share my work.


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Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: eSignal
Broker/Data: Fidelity / eSignal
Favorite Futures: Stocks
Posts: 11 since Apr 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 4 received

Hi Hans,
What type of trading do you do?
I have eSignal platform (10.6). trade stocks intermediate-term for primary income.
not a programmer, but managed to develop some EFS files and a working strategy.
interested in sharing ideas.
welcome and good luck to you Hans.

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Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Amibroker
Favorite Futures: Stock,Forex
Posts: 1 since May 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


I'm Sarker having experience of more than 5 years in Stock and forex market.Trading is my Profession.I like to Thanks the authority and members of this forum for a such nice environment.

I use AMibroker for charting and Mt4 in Forex.


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Elite Member
Hydreabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: metatrader
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 4 since May 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hello Friends,

This is kriishna, i am working on forex over a year, and try to find real forex trading tips and tricks (there are lots of communities, who doesn't have real knowledge on forex)...

I think, finally found my destination... Hope i will have a great time in this community....

Happy Trading Friends....


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Elite Member
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra
Favorite Futures: ES CL
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Posts: 108 since Mar 2013
Thanks: 102 given, 67 received

I thought I would post in here and introduce myself. I am fairly new to (formerly BMT) but not to trading.

Thought I would start a journal and did so.

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Boca Raton, FL
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Optimus Futures / Rithmic
Favorite Futures: Futures
Posts: 27 since May 2013
Thanks: 34 given, 36 received

Hello (formerly BMT) Members,

I just wanted to formally introduce myself. I've been a lurker on (formerly BMT) for a while, and have worked in the trading industry for a few years now. I originally was interested in trading equities, then progressed to currencies, and now have settled on Futures instruments primarily.

I look forward to learning and contributing!

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Elite Member
Budapest, Hungary
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: Forex
Posts: 12 since Mar 2013
Thanks: 50 given, 8 received


I am interested in algorithmic trading. I have a number of non-useful beliefs which I intend to replace with something more useful - here are two of them:
1) It's very difficult to develop a winning trading strategy that fits me
2) I am here to read and ask above all (and less so to contribute) as my experience is so limited
You may notice as I am making progress.

Thanks for reading these few lines

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Elite Member
shevlin,mn USA
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: ninjatreader
Favorite Futures: HE
Posts: 5 since Oct 2012
Thanks: 11 given, 3 received


Big Mike's is the place to be.
look around, everything you need and a great bunch of traders.
doesn't get any better
wish i had come across Big Mike's a long time ago.

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