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Introduce yourself here!

  #4661 (permalink)
Membership Temporarily Revoked
Calgary Alberta/Canada
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TDWaterhouse
Favorite Futures: stocks (long term)
Posts: 934 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 180 given, 776 received



My name is Underexposed.

I have been looking for a troll-free TA environment to share ideas. Some may recognize my handle as I have been on Yahoo Answer/Business and Finance/investing since 2008. Yahoo ranks "best answers" by country and I am #1 for answers in that forum in Canada and at 2043 best answers if you look at the American version of that site I am ranked about 9th .... Both forums answer the same questions, actually they are viewed world wide.

I am not saying that I am the best...not at all but I have participated there for two reasons...I like helping newbies and I like sharing my approach to TA which is quite simple in look but powerful in result. While I am primarily a chartist I do pay attention to Fundamental analysis...for long term trading this is essential but not so much in daytrading.

I realize that this is a basically day trading site. I was referred here by a poster at another site that was plagued with trolls. I can help with TA for daytrading....I have some ideas there that may or may not be new. I will also learn some things as well and that is good as daytrading requires a different skill set than long term or swing trading.

My trading approach is basically long term swing trading or long term trading....something like 1 month to 3 years. I don't set out to go for 3 years but if I have chosen a stock well and TA says hold ... I will keep the stock.

I look forward to contributing to this website

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  #4662 (permalink)
Membership Temporarily Revoked
Mumbai India
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: Propietary
Favorite Futures: Crude Oil
Posts: 5 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


Hi Everyone

I am a complete newbie here. Seven years into trading mostly day trading. Never blew up my account. Because I never put on each and every trade. And I have a wonderful trading system that has evolved into something better in these 7 years.
Hope to learn a lot of useful things here.

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  #4663 (permalink)
Elite Member
Prague, Czech republic
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader, SierraChart
Broker/Data: Rithmic
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 4 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hi all,

happy to be here.

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  #4664 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Thinkorswim, Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: Stocks
Posts: 1 since Jan 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Introduce your self

Hi all, I'm glad to be here. I don't have big background, however, I have some experience in trading stock and currencies

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  #4665 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
ratnagiri maharashtra india
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: meta trader
Favorite Futures: stocks
Posts: 1 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

my introduction

Futures Edge on FIO
I am Mahindre from India.

I trade on National Stock exchange of India. I am learning to trade for last 10 years but still making losses.

But I will keep on trying and confident that I will learn to be sucessful trader.

i have listened your book on audible and following the ideas and advice mentioned in it.



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  #4666 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: traderstation
Favorite Futures: stocks
Posts: 3 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

hi,my name is john

Nice to be here, I was in Singapore, from Hubei province ,China,. working in Singapore now as a commodity trader. i found lots of experienced traders out there ,hopefully u guys could help me a lot and solving methods of problems !

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  #4667 (permalink)
Elite Member
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader 7
Favorite Futures: gc,tf,6e
Posts: 2 since Oct 2013
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hello, new user TLF

Hello, I introduce my self and I apologize in advance for my English very average.

I am trader for 5 years and I work on future on NT7.
I am part of a group of trader "Money maker edge" Francophone
I love the following markets: Fdax, Gc, Cl, Tf

My trading style and rather short term, but I get more and more to let the market breathe on a day that I am gaining its profitability last time, with a short Gc 126 tick

Please register on to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).

I love ShareActions but the language barrier hinders my share.

good day, oliver

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  #4668 (permalink)
Elite Member
Aurora Colorado
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Trade Navigator
Broker/Data: Daniels Trading, OEC, Interactive Brokers
Favorite Futures: Currency, T-Bonds, Notes, Crude Oil
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Posts: 4 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hello Fellow Traders

Hello All

I'm new to this community and what to say "Hello". I trade only futures and mostly the ES. I use Market Delta software for my trading. Let me know if you have any questions.

Take care all

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  #4669 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Birmingham + United Kingdom
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Forex
Posts: 1 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received


Hi Everyone,

I'm also fairly new to this game, but hoping to learn and then input back


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  #4670 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MetaTrader, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: Forex (everything that moves with force)
Posts: 11 since Feb 2014
Thanks: 8 given, 14 received


Hello to all, i trade Forex "majors", im from Portugal.

I will surely enhance my knowledge, after exploring, monitor and interact with this site.

I trade what I see "the dollar is strong i buy dollars, and so on".

The stop loss is my best friend.

Greetings from Portugal

Happy pips.

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