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Introduce yourself here!

  #4781 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Baltimore Maryland
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Trader Workstation (Interactive Brokers)
Favorite Futures: ES
 
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Posts: 1 since Mar 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

New Trader Intro

Hey everyone,

I'm a recent college graduate and have been trading equities off and on for several years. Like most, I've been paying my tuition and learning from my mistakes along the way. I was originally brought to this site by an interview that Mike did with Dr. Gary Dayton regarding the Wyckoff method.

Looking forward to contributing to futures.io (formerly BMT)!

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  #4782 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
san jose, ca
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninja trader
Favorite Futures: es
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2010
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

ktrader2

Hello to Everyone!

I discovered this site 1350 days ago, I am reminded that I have not contributed to the forum since. Like most new traders, I was busy trying to learn the market and the different instruments used to gain advantage in making profit. I enjoy making a few change here and their, but I always asked myself if the market is somehow rigged. Then, the subject of electronic trading and high speed computers are being discussed. Then, the inequality of orders being filled are being questioned but nobody knew how to correct it. Here comes a segment on 20/20 which aired on March 30,2014. They discussed how the big Guns of Wall Street are behind this trading style that created an advantage in there favor at the expense of all participants in the marketplace. Transparency is a word used by many, politicians and others who professed to be the good guy but it is a loose word. Wall Street, certainly does not abide to the tenet of being transparent if they continue to embrace this behavior. Something has to change so, small investors like me and others can participate in the market place where we trade equally.

Mr. Big Mike, I hope this meets the required introduction to move to the next segment of the forum. By all means, many thanks for this opportunity.

Aloha!!! Ktrader2 Thank you!

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  #4783 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Charlotte, NC
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TOS/Ninja
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Mar 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Thanks for the Forum Mike


Hi,

I have been an active trader of the ES, NQ and 6E for the past 5 years.. My charting platform has been TOS and just downloaded Ninja7 via my broker. From the start I think I am going to really like Ninja and this community.

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to participate.

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  #4784 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Sydney Australia
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MultiCharts
Favorite Futures: Kospi
 
Posts: 8 since Mar 2014
Thanks: 6 given, 8 received

new here just saying hello.
mainly looking at asian markets, current focus on kospi as it's one of the most liquid in this time zone
preference to auto/systems trading for scalability and slightly less emotional factors

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  #4785 (permalink)
Futures' Virgin
Zürich, Switzerland
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: ZN,CL,6E,GC & ES
 
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Posts: 73 since Mar 2014
Thanks: 52 given, 50 received

Technology overload...

Hi all,

Been skirting about this forum for about a week, minimal trading as I'm looking into (another broker, data, platform (NT) etc....) trading futures(!) having been just spot forex for the last few years. Great forum and information, everyone seems ready to help and there's great interaction.

Looked at all sorts of 'stuff' but initial thoughts are;

1) Platform NT
2) Data - IQFeed
3) Broker - RJ O'Brien
4)OFA for additional entry criteria...

Interested in any thoughts/feedback....

Back now to the forex dungeon!

Jimmyb2011

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  #4786 (permalink)
Elite Member
Monmouth Jct., NJ, United States
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TOS
Broker/Data: TOS, Infinity AT
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 2 since Apr 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hi Everyone,

Sttumbled on to this forum searching for reviews on some live tarding rooms, been trading es mainly,
still looking to trade profitably like everyone else.

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  #4787 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Toronto Ontario
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Telechart 2000
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

score22

new to ninja 2apr14

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  #4788 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Tampa, FL
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: ZB, ZN
 
Posts: 24 since Feb 2013
Thanks: 2 given, 6 received

long time lurker of futures.io (formerly BMT). Currently use Tradestation to trade CL/ES/NQ/ZC and generally anything that is moving in the futures markets. Have experience with TOS, IRT, and MD platforms as well

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  #4789 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Joliet IL
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: tradestation
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

New to your forum

Hi, I'm Pat, a nurse. Trading futures now for a while, checking out this forum to see what it's all about. Any suggestions?

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Elite Member
TrinidadandTobago
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: none
Favorite Futures: es
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

The time isnow


Hello everyone, I am Colin, a teacher and I have know that there must be a better way to make a living other than working for someone else and to me one of these ways is trading for a living. I have tried come paid sites and have been left utterly disappointed, hence the reason I am wary about paying large sums of money for indicators and the like. I am interested in taking responsibility for my learning and trading and so today begins a new chapter in my life.

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