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Introduce yourself here!

  #5591 (permalink)
Elite Member
London, United Kingdom
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra / NT7 / Jigsaw
Broker/Data: NinjaTrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: CL
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Posts: 46 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 1,938 given, 42 received

Hi Everyone


I am new trading and starting on the (long) quest for knowledge. Hopefully joining this network of other like minded individuals will speed up the learning curve and the journey. Been trading option up until now (mostly selling out of the money options) and wish to broaden my horizons. Look forward to interacting with you all.


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  #5592 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Manchester Cheshire England
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: eur/usd
Posts: 1 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi i have been trading Binary options for about 1yr now, blew some money but becoming a better trader now, from Manchester England

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  #5593 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Barcelona, Catalonia
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Tradestation
Favorite Futures: Index Futures, Stocks
Posts: 7 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 1 given, 3 received

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Nice to see people from Catalonia, I'm catalan too. Hahaha.

That's nice bro, you use to find evereything that easy? Yesterday I didn't thought I'd find also catalan people here. I'd try to keep a look on your posts. This site looks like a very good place.

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  #5594 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
san francisco ca
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: tradestation
Favorite Futures: ym
Posts: 2 since Jan 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

hello from YM trader

I'm stozalor. I trade the YM - dow jones front month futures contract. I love to trade but I only trade from 9:30am EST for about an hour and a half. I have been trading for about 8 years. Im usually short term. Anyone else trade the same contract during the same timeframe?
Thank you,


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  #5595 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Hanover, Germany
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, thinkorswim
Favorite Futures: FGBL, ZT, ETFs (for Options)
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Posts: 1 since Jan 2015
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Hi everyone,

i am Sebastian, a 23 year old student of economics based in Hanover, Germany. ( So please pardon my english )

I have switched over from forex and cfds and all that stuff to options swing trading for the most part and i try to learn the basics of orderflow in the DOM, but it requires a lot of time and so i cant do this as often as i would like to do.

The general approach of my options trading is based on statistics and the law of great numbers. (thanks to the tastytrade guys)

So im looking forward to improve my skills by participating in this forum!

Regards, Sebastian

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  #5596 (permalink)
Elite Member
Londonderry,Vermont,United States of America
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: es,euro/usd
Posts: 2 since Nov 2010
Thanks: 8 given, 0 received


Hello All.... Glad to be here.. and looking forward to sharing and learning.. I have been actively day trading eminis and bond futures for a few years and love the business. Currently for last several years on Ninja Trader and think its head and shoulder above. Recently I tried several different applications/ software and plan to give my personal opine...and get others thoughts as well. for now, thank you for letting me join the forum. And talk soon.

best to all..

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  #5597 (permalink)
Elite Member
White Plains New York / United States
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES, CL
Posts: 9 since Aug 2014
Thanks: 6 given, 3 received

Thank You


I have been actively trading for several years, but damn it, still haven't found the holy grail. If someone could possibly create an indicator that looks into the future by 3 to 5 minutes, it would be greatly appreciated...

Seriously though, the (formerly BMT) community is an invaluable resource, and the people who contribute and ask for nothing in return (Fat Tails, Dorschden, Gomi, VVHG, FT71, Linda Raschke, Mack and of course Mike, and so so many others) have made such a difference in not only how I view the market, but how I view myself. These folks have made me a better, more well rounded person, and the efficiency with which I now trade is something that I have never experienced before.

If you are new here, as I was just a few months ago, step one in becoming a better trader (in my humble opinion)... an elite membership. The key to trading successfully is knowing yourself first, knowledge is key. Keep your money in your pocket with regard to the vendor that makes a stack of promises, get on (formerly BMT) and READ!!! There is so much information here, it is staggering. Best of luck to all!

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  #5598 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Baltimore, MD
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation, Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: Futures
Posts: 1 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Hi, I'm new here and have been trading a while.

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  #5599 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Auckland New Zealand
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: nil
Favorite Futures: Oil
Posts: 1 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received


Hi I am from Auckland New Zealand so will be trading when alot of you guys will be asleep.

Interested in evrything to get me up to speed - platforms, information sources, keen on oil and agricultural commodities.


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  #5600 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: none
Favorite Futures: BTC
Posts: 1 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hello! I got into trading crypto-currencies last year and now I want to learn more about trading.

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