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Introduce yourself here!
Started:June 10th, 2009 (08:43 PM) by Big Mike Views / Replies:531,599 / 7,063
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Old December 19th, 2013, 04:03 AM   #4521 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Stuttgart - Germany
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Currency Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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Hello all, Glad to be here. Look forward to learning and contributing.

Hiii everyone and "Guten Morgen",

Glad to found THIS Forum.

I like to provide Tading Comments AND to learn more.

My experience is concentrated on US-Futures for more than 30 years.

Have a good day all of you,

Jochen

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Old December 19th, 2013, 09:02 AM   #4522 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Clifton, NJ
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 2 since Dec 2013
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Glad to be here...

Thanks for having me guys..I can see from browsing thru the forum this is a very positive place and I look forward to contributing in the future. My trading journey has been a slow patient one, of learning, watching, paying for education, reading, practicing, etc. My curiosity for the markets developed after the tumble into the recession a few year back and watching the pain that my older family members and friends were going through with their retirement accounts. I was inspired to take control of my future...I had some initial "lucky" success and realized that it could not be that easy. The process has been a lot slower than I expected...but that is OK because I have developed a lot a patience for this game, something I wish I had more of on other aspects of my life. I am currently developing my trading plan and mostly paper trading to find a time frame that suits me. Thanks to everyone for their contributions - I look forward to adding to the discussion.

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Old December 19th, 2013, 04:41 PM   #4523 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
san francisco
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: futures
 
Posts: 1 since Jun 2011
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Lost a job.Decided I wanted to learn to trade futures. I opened a SIM account. Set up my trading plan and stuck to it for 8 months in SIM.Start trading live. Lost some money during over emotional.

So looking forward to sharing and becoming profitable.

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Old December 20th, 2013, 01:42 AM   #4524 (permalink)
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Sarasota, Florida
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: tbd
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
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Just another newb

Greetings everyone,

Since paper trading in high school I have always had a fascination for trading. I currently however have minimal (average joe) experience with some stock purchases, index based ETF and mutual funds. I am now planning on getting seriously into trading and fueling this passion. My professional background is software development and architecture as well as information security (the risk management aspect should be handy in this new endeavor).

I now have surface knowledge of ETF, Forex, Futures, etc. Currently, I am focusing my efforts into really understanding what I am about to do with intricate details. I am learning about value vs growth stocks, fundamental analysis and technical analysis techniques and all the indicators available, etc. I have been reading information from many web sites and started to read some fantastic library books as well.

I have toyed a lot with quite a few pieces of software (both desktop and mobile), so far my favorite finds are ninjatrader, the thinkorswim app and barchart.

I will be taking a slow approach and master the subject and tools first then formulate strategies that I will validate via paper trading. Only when this is complete will I start my real portfolio. Therefore, this should be a long and hopefully fruitful journey!

Any and All advice will be much appreciated.

Thanks for this fantastic resources Big Mike and looking forward to learning from and contributing to the community!

- Mike

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Old December 21st, 2013, 01:30 PM   #4525 (permalink)
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Milan, Italy
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: FOREX
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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Hi

Futures Edge on FIO

Are you a NinjaTrader user?

 
Hi guys,

I'm just starting to playing with Ninja Trader and Forex and I hope to find interesting informations on this forum.

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Old December 21st, 2013, 03:54 PM   #4526 (permalink)
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Madrid
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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Thanks

Thanks for the forum.
I've been reading some post and this seems to be a quality forum. I'm glad to meet you all.

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Old December 21st, 2013, 04:22 PM   #4527 (permalink)
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London, UK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: JForex
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
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Micro trend trading

Hi

New to trading. Have developed an intra-day micro-trend approach to EUR/USD that's proving very profitable in demo. Plan to trade live in Jan, starting small.

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Old December 21st, 2013, 08:22 PM   #4528 (permalink)
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Israel
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT7 MT4 MT5 TOS
Broker/Data: CQG
Favorite Futures: Gold
 
Posts: 6 since Dec 2013
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gold trading


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Hey all !

I`m trading futures and spot forex since 2004 and I`m pure technician using only lines, median lines and fibs.
Started looking into options and hope to gain and share some knowledge here.

Happy trading
Jakob



do you use fib from which company - I use and have nexgent3 auto fib generator if you want to check it put let me know and it also have trigger lines with different setting there is a lot to trade beside lines as this market not anymore works on indicators alone


thanks

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Old December 21st, 2013, 08:30 PM   #4529 (permalink)
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Israel
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT7 MT4 MT5 TOS
Broker/Data: CQG
Favorite Futures: Gold
 
Posts: 6 since Dec 2013
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Hi

New to trading. Have developed an intra-day micro-trend approach to EUR/USD that's proving very profitable in demo. Plan to trade live in Jan, starting small.

hello can you show me your micro- trend approach - and what about the big trend - you must know before you enter major trend and risk of the day that you can handle or your account will be losing before you know it - we have to know what is the current day trend not what the news trend and forget about news from cnbc Bloomberg when trading them bulshit and make you creasy - what the chart and major pivot are tell are true then what the tv story

Hope I help
thanks

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Old December 21st, 2013, 08:44 PM   #4530 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Israel
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT7 MT4 MT5 TOS
Broker/Data: CQG
Favorite Futures: Gold
 
Posts: 6 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received

indicators conversion and modefication


I do have indicators from all kind of companies
if they are member know how to convert them I will discuss them one by one
also latter we can make them into strategy

If I have team to develop and modify indicators ATM strategy for NINJA that do not let place stop above and stop below market with the ATM unless you do it manually as this is the limitation of the ATM only one stop or stop limit
Ninja do not answer this ? this is good for news time trader or before break out happen - or when the marker get squeeze and you want to place stop buy stop sell when a channel developing but as soon as one get trigger the open stop must move to protect your entry in fast moving market it can be very hard to control by hand moving the stop the left open

I can explain in more detail on Skype eli.arilei

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