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Started:June 10th, 2009 (07:43 PM) by Big Mike Views / Replies:518,505 / 6,997
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Old December 21st, 2013, 07:44 PM   #4531 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT7 MT4 MT5 TOS
Broker/Data: CQG
Favorite Futures: Gold
Posts: 6 since Dec 2013
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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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Old December 22nd, 2013, 11:05 AM   #4532 (permalink)
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mumbai india
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: futures
Posts: 1 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 3 given, 0 received

Thank You

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Old December 22nd, 2013, 04:56 PM   #4533 (permalink)
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Avon, IN
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NA
Favorite Futures: Stocks
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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I'm literally on Day 1. Glad I found this place. Looking forward to lots of education from (formerly BMT). Thanks.

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Old December 22nd, 2013, 10:06 PM   #4534 (permalink)
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North America
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NT
Favorite Futures: Futures
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A Belated Hello

Hello all. My name is Fritz. Serial entrepreneur, husband, retired hockey dad, retired hockey coach, and an avid tournament poker enthusiast(btw, not a gambler, it's in the math).
I started in the world of trading in the late 70's, manually going through a broker. Didn't take me long to see the cycle of broker needs to make commissions and bailed on that plan.
I also got hooked up with a fellow in the old Vancouver stock exchange, (it was like the wild wild west back then as it was mostly speculative gold mining) who would have a list of folks to buy up any ipo's he introduced. File that under education also.
Coming to the realization of how little I knew of how I thought the markets worked, I set out to educate myself on the subject between businesses, hockey games, and life in general.
Late 90's to early 2000's, I dove in again, but this time I worked at it full time. We had a awesome group of 10 workaholics in a private mIRC chat room, and we would spend hours upon hours scanning and looking for stocks to trade. Sub-pennies to Nasdaq is where we would mostly farm. We, as a group, developed spreadsheet after spreadsheet looking for certain setups and patterns. But (there always seems to be a but), I started to get massive headaches, and you cannot trade, or do the work well, buzzed on advil. The cause, I found out much later, was the difference between the frequency/refresh rate of the overhead florescent lights in my office, and the 6, old style CRT monitors I was staring into all day. The solution was LCD screens. But back then they were super expensive, and nobody I knew was using them. Now this time around I was money ahead, but it was a chore to put in the time, so I parked it again.
I could not forget trading and kept my eye on the industry, still reading book after book.
Then the light bulb moment. I had spend so much time finding stocks to trade, I totally missed that I had a poor idea "how to trade". My boys are all retired from hockey, and my businesses are self sustaining, so back to school for me!
The (formerly BMT) community is an amazing resource, and thanks to all who contribute. One day I hope to make a contribution also.

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Old December 23rd, 2013, 03:06 PM   #4535 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
washington dc united states
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: es
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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Futures Edge on FIO
Good evening there
I am looking to learn from other members and to generally stay informed with waht is going on with the social movement we call trading. It seeems everyone wants to be part of it, so I am finally hopping on board. Hope everyone does well.
Good luck

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Old December 24th, 2013, 12:34 AM   #4536 (permalink)
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phoenix, az, usa
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TOS, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: Stocks, Futures, Forex
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
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Hi all!

I'm a recent convert to the world of trading. I've blew up a lot of money on "the best trading education" but I still have not seen significant improvements on my trading results. Needless to say I glad I've found this site.

Thanks Big Mike!

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Old December 24th, 2013, 04:44 AM   #4537 (permalink)
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malmo sweden
Futures Experience: None
Platform: metatrader
Favorite Futures: es
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A brilliant place to be. Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy in the holiday season. Merry

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Old December 24th, 2013, 09:24 AM   #4538 (permalink)
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Hamburg; Germany
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT
Favorite Futures: Futures
Posts: 22 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 11 given, 10 received

Hello (formerly BMT) Community!

to introduce myself: I'm quite a beginner to trading - located in germany.

What I look for on (formerly BMT):
(Trading) mind development
connect with other traders

What I do to gain knowledge and develop my trading mindset:
learn from the experience of my coach
learning price action
familiarizing with NT7 (no broker or data vendor yet - just using market replay data)
small trading setup
develop a plan

Which markets I'm interested in: (not easy to answer a beginner)

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Old December 24th, 2013, 11:45 PM   #4539 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Flushing, NY
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 8 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 3 given, 0 received


I too have had some success but too many struggles trading futures. I hope this forum will provide a lot of insight into great ideas and knowledge from successful traders and hopefully one day I too can contribute to someone else's success. Great to be here! Thanks.

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Old December 25th, 2013, 07:15 AM   #4540 (permalink)
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Favorite Futures: YM, OIL
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