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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #591 (permalink)
Elite Member
Memphis, TN
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: MirusFutures/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: NQ, TF, CL, GC, 6B, 6E
 
Posts: 4 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 5 given, 1 received

Hi

Thanks Mike for creating this forum.

I have been trading options for 4 years. Now I am studying day trading.

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  #592 (permalink)
Elite Member
Detroit, MI
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MultiCharts, Matlab
 
Posts: 9 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 22 given, 5 received

Hello all. Been a trader since 1997. Had a spectacular blow-out a few years ago, and seek my return to trading after many lessons learned.

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  #593 (permalink)
Elite Member
Atlanta, Georgia
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT
Broker/Data: DDT
Favorite Futures: ZN, ZB
 
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Posts: 224 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 152 given, 237 received

Hi


I've been swing trading for a few years now. I've recently picked up interest in futures trading an day trading.

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  #594 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Colorado Springs CO
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Infinity Futures/Barchart
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Mike: excellent site. Nice to find a community of like-minded folks.
-- MP

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  #595 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MULTICHARTS
Favorite Futures: ES YM NQ
 
Posts: 3 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 2 given, 1 received

Mike thanks for the site and to everyone who contributes here.

Stumbled onto this while looking around at easylanguage stuff and finally signed up. There is a lot offered for NT but searching around for EL took me here so . . . Thanks for a nice site.

Tiki

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  #596 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Atlanta
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: futures
 
Posts: 1 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Howdy All

Hello all,

I have some experience trading stocks, and a lot of experience in losing money, but as of a few weeks ago I have been looking into day trading futures. I feel that day trading provides a lot more control over my investments and that keeping my money in the market for brief periods as opposed to the buy and hold philosophy of yester year will produce better results. I am aware of the risks associated with day trading and trading with margin, but I would rather take a loss over the course of a minute and know where I am at, than sit on a stock for 2 years to just take a loss when I had hoped for a gain. I thought I knew about finance and its markets, but I have learned more over the past 2 weeks than my previous 5 years of fooling around. My eyes have really been opened to how many people no almost nothing about this stuff, including myself and that there is a whole new financial based world for me to explore. I am fortunate enough to have a mentor in real life who trades for a living as a guide and he sent me here, and I am glad he did! Basically what I have learned thus far is, the trend is your friend, stick to your rules (like for real though) and find what works for me. I am anxious to continue learning from this forum and I hope to also contribute to it as I get my feet wet.

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  #597 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Perth
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

New To Forum

Hi, i am a beginner trader, currently simulation daytrading with the hope of success to make it my primary income earner.

I am focusing on the ES with NinjaTrader as my platform, looking forward to the journey
Site looks like it could help so here i am...

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  #598 (permalink)
Elite Member
Asheboro N.C.
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, TOS
Broker/Data: Optimus ,Rithmic
Favorite Futures: GC, CL
 
Posts: 3 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 8 given, 1 received

Hi Everyone,
Glad to be a part of this forum. Looks like it has something for everyone.

Trade well Roy

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  #599 (permalink)
Elite Member
Sacramento, CA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Infinity, IQFeed
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Intro

Hello all,

I joined a couple of days ago and have found the site to be both useful and active. There is a lot of shared wisdom here, I hope to both learn some and contribute some of that wisdom. Thanks.

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  #600 (permalink)
Elite Member
Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NT8 EOD,
Broker/Data: QT
Favorite Futures: currencies, indexes, CL
 
Posts: 18 since Mar 2010
Thanks: 12 given, 8 received

new from Ontario Canada


Been at this one year, am working on finding / making Ninja indicators that work.
male , middle aged, visual learner ie like charts but Support and resistance numbers are never to be neglected.
Not making a living yet to be honest.
The isolation makes this type of site really welcome to me.
in spite of the fact typing is a nuisance to me.
Ron

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