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Introduce yourself here!
Started:June 10th, 2009 (08:43 PM) by Big Mike Views / Replies:530,808 / 7,061
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Old December 5th, 2013, 10:32 PM   #4491 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Melbourne Australia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Beyond Charts, Market Analyst
Favorite Futures: Equities
 
Posts: 1 since Sep 2013
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Very much a Beginner - always learning

Hi

I am very much a beginner to the trading game. Have been a buy and hold investor for many years - "hows that working out for you?" - not well - can do better - so here we go !

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Old December 6th, 2013, 02:02 PM   #4492 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
europe spain
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: futures
 
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Posts: 64 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 425 given, 114 received

Hi

Hi,
I'm a futures trader and glad to be here. I'm an orderflow trader.
Ofatrader

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Old December 6th, 2013, 05:24 PM   #4493 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Alkmaar
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja
Broker/Data: Mirus/Zenfire
Favorite Futures: FDAX FGBL YM NQ
 
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Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 4 given, 0 received


Hi all,

My friend (who is a member already for some time) advised me to join the Big Mike club.
I trade the FDAX/FESX/FGBL in the EU morning and the NQ/YM/TF in the US morning for approx. 4/5 years now. (EU based)
Like many of you I blew up my account too some years ago.
To much emo and other bad trade behaviour during the trading.

I decided to build an automated strategy to help me to show the set ups to trade.
It took me 1.5 year and Im (almost) finished with the job.

My RBB strategy (N7) shows Long and Short signals (warning signal lines and sound alerts) after all my pre set conditions are true.

After the strategy placed a Long or Sort visual signal, it places an OCO order. Limit OCO on one of the MA lines and the OCO stop order ahead of the price. Auto Stop Loss when price hits the Stop Loss line or when the price crosses the Stop Loss line with X (pre set) ticks.

Lots of parameters build in, such as ATM strategy parameters (T1/T2/T3 and initial SL) etc. etc.

Two horizontal lines function as no trading zone (the strategy takes no trades in that area) and can be dragged over the chart to an other (chop) area/level, without losing their function.

Different (instrument) strategy templates can be saved for each market.

Not a 100% auto trader (yet). Human brains still needed! So, not a big bucket of $ at the end of the day, but a great assistant to help me follow my own rules/trade conditions. It improved my trading by forcing me to follow my trade strategy/conditions/set ups in a more consistent way. It makes trading much more relaxed!
But the learning continues.

Happy trading all!

Dutchy


Last edited by Dutchy; December 6th, 2013 at 05:27 PM. Reason: Intruduction
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Old December 6th, 2013, 10:54 PM   #4494 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
morristown, nj usa
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: tos
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Oct 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello!

Hi all! Happy to be here!
I swing trade options, mainly credit spreads, butterflies, + iron condors. Working on getting the equity curve moving upward (have some work to do.....) Platform: thinkorswim, analysis: fibonacci, EMAs, RSI, and pivots. Am interested in camarilla lines, Keltner channels, Wms%R.

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Old December 7th, 2013, 12:05 AM   #4495 (permalink)
Elite Member
New York, NY
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 3 since Nov 2013
Thanks: 13 given, 1 received

Hi

Futures Edge on FIO
Newbie here, and looks like I've found the right place to get started.

I'm looking to trade ES and maybe Forex. I've got 10 years of programming experience from my day job and looking to put that coding experience to use via NinjaScript.

My trading setup thus far:
- Interactive Brokers
- NinjaTrader
- Kinetick
- SpeedyTradingServers VPS

Thanks for everything Mike!

kc

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Old December 7th, 2013, 11:55 AM   #4496 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
kuala lumpur+selangor/malaysia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Metatrader
Favorite Futures: currency, Forex,oil, gold
 
Posts: 7 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 5 given, 1 received

Introduction

Hi! Everybody, how are you there, and how"s your trading last week? Well ! I m Francis3388, I am trading demo and

live for about a year. Incidentally, as I brouse though the website, I found this unique and advanced Forum. By

joining this Forum, I sincerely hope to widen my skills, exposure and interact with both new and seasoned traders.

Only, by this means, my chances of improving my Forex skills strategies and education could be further improved,

thank you.

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Old December 8th, 2013, 04:05 AM   #4497 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Brisbane
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: None as yet
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 4 given, 0 received

Intro

Hi Everyone,

I come from an IT and telecommunications background, and have next to no trading experience.

I'm really looking forward to learning everything I can from the members and materials on this forum, as I start the long and daunting journey toward my goals.

I really appreciate the existence of this forum, I hope I can one day become a valued member of it, for others.

Cheers,
Tim

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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:50 AM   #4498 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Pembroke Pines
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: thinkorswim
Favorite Futures: options
 
Posts: 2 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

College Student

Hi all,

I'm 22. I trade options, only a few months. I'd say my level of knowledge is intermediate but my experience limited. I'd like to trade futures in the future lol.

My quest so far has led me to believe that trading is more about risk management than anything else and that mastering price action and supply/demand all within an economic context, is what truly matters?

Sort of at the brink of real life, contemplating the likelihood of succeeding as an independent trader vs corporate jobs, prop firms, etc :/

Any insight is welcomed.

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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:51 PM   #4499 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
newyork city/new jersey/ united states
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninja trader
Favorite Futures: es/stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Newbie

Hello my name is eddie , just starting out in the world of investing. So much info over the web not sure where to begin sorting it all out and get some direction. Any advise would be appreciated thanks

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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:14 PM   #4500 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Lisbon, Portugal
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Metatrader
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Portugal


Hi, everyone and congratulations MIKE by the Forum.

My name is Luis Cordeiro I am an Architect in Portugal.
I am trading Stocks ( CFD ).
Happy to be here and hoping to learn a lot.
LC

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