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Introduce yourself here!

  #5451 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Amsterdam, Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NT
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received

Hi all,

My name is Alex, I'm fairly new to trading and have been doing some simulated trading in the past. I've joined BigMike's forum to learn!

Cheers

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  #5452 (permalink)
Elite Member
Zaragoza / Spain
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Oct 2011
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Thanks to the forum

I registered in forum some time ago to learn and share experiences from each other.

I like algo trading, but it needs full dedication.

Due to time constraints, I have not been able to learn and trade as much as I wish.

Thanks to all users that are making this forum great source of knowledge

Andres

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  #5453 (permalink)
Membership Temporarily Revoked
Arcata, Ca.
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: OptionsHouse
Favorite Futures: futures
 
Posts: 6 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Saying Hello and Cheers to Prosperity!


Hello all, my name is Brian, I live in Humboldt California, I'm 29 years old, I love to travel and that's the main reason I'm here. I was always curious about trading on the markets but never actually did it. About a month ago, I was at the community pool and was talking to another swimmer, he reccomended me a book called Live on the Margin. It's a fun book about some guys who trade high volatility futures as a means of obtaining travel funds while travelling. I'm about a quarter through the book and it's to the point were I want to familiarize myself with the mechanics of trading before I keep reading.

Essentiall, I'm going to start with this tactic as I want to test these opportunities on my next adventure. Thanks to anyone who helps me with my goals.

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Trading Apprentice
Detroit, MI/United States
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Stage 5
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 3 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hello Everyone,

A little about me and why I am here. My real name is Rich and from Michigan. I am 45 years old and retired in January of 2014. However after I found out I was 6 months short of full medical benefits I was lucky enough to pick up another career in January as well. My plans were to retire and Day Trade Full Time but that changed when I received the news. I had good success in trading the E-mini Futures back in the 90's but Divorce forced me to stop, cash out and pay obligations. When I retired this year I figured it would be time to pick up where I left off years ago and boy I was shocked on how that market changed. (Glad I didnt plan on doing this full time so fast). I got started in Feb of 2014 and had great success through Spring and Summer. However, when Sept rolled in, my trading account rolled out. I have struggled Sept, Oct, Nov. December I have put forth a plan, talking to other traders, watching hours of videos and learning the charting tools in and out. I realized that my thought of being a full time trader was a little premature but I think if I keep with it, surround myself with successful traders and learn as much as I can I believe I can still full fill that dream in the next 3 years. Which brings me here!!!!

Hopefully I can meet some good people on here an learn from them.

Hope to talk with some of you soon,

Rich

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  #5455 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Calgary, Canada
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Forex, Futures
 
Posts: 11 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 3 given, 8 received

New member introduction

Hi Everyone,
I am an industrial engineer in the oil and gas industry by day, and I am into trading at night.

Traded stocks for many years. More recently focusing on futures and forex. I was determined to not wind up one of these traders who blew up their account a couple of times before reaching success or giving up. So I spent years in the paper trading world doing analysis and testing algorithms before going live. I had a couple of false starts as I was ramping up my live trading, but controlled the losses to only a few percent before realizing the errors in the algorithms. Live trading has now been ramping up smoothly over the past few months. I do automated trading with NinjaTrader and Interactive Brokers, with a dose of discretion for activating the algorithms.


Trading can be a lonely endeavor, so I'm joining the community to share experience and knowledge with other others.

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Elite Member
London United Kingdom
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 16 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 4 received

Thanks for the great site, Big Mike.
I'm new to all this, but I've read a ton of books and gotten information from many websites. I'm about to start running some replays of the ES on Ninja to see how I get on, then I'll dip my toe in during 2015 - a new start. Hope to learn much from this forum.

Regards
GeorgeW

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Trading Apprentice
Zagreb, Croatia
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TradeStation, NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Futures, FX
 
Posts: 14 since Jan 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello everyone... new to the forum and mostly to fill some time while waiting for a setup. Probably will post some of my entries for daytrades (either ES, FDAX or some interesting forex pair that I have at the moment) or join discussion whatever the topic might be.

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Trading Apprentice
France,agen
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: sierra chart
Favorite Futures: futures
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Presentation

Hello I trade since 2ans on futures.je work with the market a lot profile and the footprint. My results(profits) are mitigated. I have for the impréssion that I miss something. I espere to find answer on this blog which looks me trés interesting.
See you soon

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  #5459 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Indore India
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Metastock
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Jan 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Introduction

Hi,
I am based in India, am a doctor. Have started technical analysis and trading futures after I lost big money in the 2008 crash and later on also.
I mainly use the Elliott Wave analysis for my trades. Most trades are position trades.
thanks.
anil.

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  #5460 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Moscow
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Hello everyone my name is Sergio. I'm trading futures. Glad to speak with all of us.

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