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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #5111 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Raleigh/NC
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: stocks/options/futures
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Checking In

This is Scott in Raleigh NC. I've been trading for a few years now and I'm still working on solidifying a good trading strategy. I work from home so that I can take care of my disabled wife. This is what brought me to trading in the first place - the need to work from home. If anyone has any trading revelations that they're willing to share please pass them along.

Best Regards,

Scott

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  #5112 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Sycamore, IL/USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ThinkorSwim
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 2 since Jul 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Nice to see a forum with a lot of great info. I am a fairly new trader and in the past couple weeks that I have been a member I have been learning some good things here.

Thanks everyone!

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  #5113 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Kolkata+WB/India
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ODIN & METASTOCK
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 2 since Aug 2014
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HELLO


I am Santanu . I am form India basically trading on Stocks basis of TA

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  #5114 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Gotland Sweden
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MT4
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Introduction!

Hi everyone!

Im a trader wannabe.
I trade stocks and forex.
I use technical system trading, trying to get rid of any discretionary trading.
Sometimes it is tuff to wait for the entry signal when i want to enter NOW.
Hehe, ya well, its getting slowly better.
The trading plan helps i only have to remember not to forget to read it now and then...


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  #5115 (permalink)
Elite Member
Colorado Springs + Colorado/United States
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja Trader, CQG
Broker/Data: Gain Capital/CQG
Favorite Futures: TF
 
Posts: 4 since Aug 2014
Thanks: 2 given, 2 received

Introduction

Futures Edge on FIO

Which time slot for our live webinar events works best for you?

 
Forum looks as if it has very valuable info. Glad to be a member.

Question: If I have developed a formula in CQG and want to get it into the proper language for Ninja 7.....what do I do ?, where do I go?

Any help would be appreciated......... Johng87502

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  #5116 (permalink)
Elite Member
toronto
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Esignal / MarketDelta
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 2 since Apr 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

I am zach . I am form Canada here to check out the forums, heard a lot about Big mikes.

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  #5117 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Walla Walla, Washington USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT, TS
Favorite Futures: ES, NQ
 
Posts: 7 since May 2014
Thanks: 13 given, 2 received

First post......

I have been trading off and on for thirteen years with emini futures without consistent results. Spent plenty of money on courses. Need to simplify my setups so thought I would see what I can find here to be supportive to my journey. Thank you. I find this forum a little overwhelming so it has delayed my posting here.

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  #5118 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Bournemouth
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Metatrader
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Newby

Hi to all on 'BMF'.

I'm new to trading in a winning way! So looking for some help.

I started trading FTSE 100 EOD stuff in 1975, using a ZX80, or 90 I cannot remember which, & taking my data from the financial close of the day issued by the BBC. Paper trading at first, then through a local broker. I lost.
Next I moved on to connecting the ZX to my television, and using EOD data from teletex. I lost.
I got fed up with that, & moved on to options. I lost....heavily.

I'm retired now, & still have the trading bug. I currently, & very recently, started trading Index Futures, paper only, (not so easy to replace a loss when you are retired!) I use a UK online broker, and paper trade using Metatrader. I'm not by nature a scalper, nor do I sleep well if I hold a trade over night.

All & any pointers will be appreciated....if I do not reply too quickly, I'm probably sleeping, or watching one of the many videos available on this site.

Many thanks for taking the time to read the above.

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  #5119 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Long Beach , LA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja, Trade Navigator,
Favorite Futures: Stocks, Currencies, Indices
 
Posts: 43 since Apr 2012
Thanks: 4 given, 20 received

Hi

Hi All,

This is my first post. I am a wannabe trader from New Zealand. Presently I am doing the Open Trader course which brings me to Big Mikes. So far the course has been enjoyable and has presented a few light-bulb moments for me. I began trading ASX stocks and did very well prior 2007 , then it all went to double crap as I tried to become a profitable FX trader. Did not loose too much in 6 yrs of trying about 10k i think. So now i am moving back to exchange based trading. Feels good once again to be looking at volumes etc.

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  #5120 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Portugal
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MetaTrader, NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Oct 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


He Mike and All,

thanks for the wonderful forum


Best regards and good forum feeling
Bruno

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