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Introduce yourself here!

  #6061 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
jammu, india
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: metatrader
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 2 since Aug 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi I am a new member

Hi, I am a new member Please welcome me to the forum.

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  #6062 (permalink)
Elite Member
Oregon
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: ES
 
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Posts: 190 since May 2014
Thanks: 336 given, 245 received

Hello,
I've been learning about futures trading for the past year or so.
Main teachers : Al Brooks, Bob Volman, Lance Beggs.
I've been doing a little live trading recently, so far without success. : ES, 6E/M6E, looking at Bonds too.
Thanks to everyone on this forum who posts their experiences and advice.

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  #6063 (permalink)
Elite Member
Orlando + Florida / USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader,TOS,Scottrade
Broker/Data: Ninja Trader Continuum
Favorite Futures: ZN, ZB, Stocks
 
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Posts: 2 since Feb 2015
Thanks: 49 given, 1 received

Hello from Orlando, Fl


Hello,

I've been swing trading stocks for about 4 years and most recently started trading the futures. My Primary goal is to achieve consistency and over time to eventually become a FT day trader.

Currently trading the ES and CL with a Ninja / Think or Swim platform.

Thanks to futures.io (formerly BMT) and the wealth of knowledge.

Thank you,
Nick

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  #6064 (permalink)
Elite Member
Hong Kong
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 2 since Jul 2015
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hi ,

It is Sam, from HK, a beginner of future and programme trading, nice to meet u all.

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  #6065 (permalink)
Elite Member
Stockholm
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ProRealTime
Favorite Futures: DAX
 
Posts: 39 since Jul 2015
Thanks: 6 given, 4 received

Hi!

I am Gabriel, from Sweden. I am currently swing trading but trying to find edges to trade intraday also. This seems like a nice forum.

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  #6066 (permalink)
Elite Member
Porirua, Wellington/New Zealand
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 4 since Jun 2014
Thanks: 57 given, 2 received

Hi All.

Been here off and on for past few months. Really glad to be here.
Hoping to learn about trading Futures (E-mini's).

Looking forward to the journey.


Tasi.

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  #6067 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Manassas, Virginia
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: SIERRA CHART
Favorite Futures: Crude
 
Posts: 1 since Sep 2014
Thanks: 3 given, 0 received

Hello Traders,

My first trade was 2001 in stocks and at one time made good money before blowing up. Traded some futures a bit in 2011,2012. Started to SIM trade with TST last October. I feel the practice is very important to gain the experience needed. Need some improvement in my consistency. I wish I would have SIM traded back in 2011. Could have learned and saved some tuition. I am determined to succeed at trading.

Most of the past 10 months I have focused on CL. Have experience with GC and NG. Just started looking at ZB. 6E also is a good instrument. Trying to trade less, and as LBR said not miss the forest for the trees by catching the daily trend and wider initial stop, 1 lot, will add sometimes to winners. My bad days have often been due to not waiting until a trend is in place or being too aggressive early in day. I have really improved the later. This forum has some great information and I hope to contribute to it.

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  #6068 (permalink)
Elite Member
Curitiba, Brazil
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ProfitChart Pro
Broker/Data: CM Capital
Favorite Futures: DOL, WDO
 
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Posts: 43 since Aug 2015
Thanks: 59 given, 35 received

Hello all,

Began trading in 2008, at the height of the financial crisis. Only stocks, swing-trading and very occasionally. From 2013 onwards I decided to get more serious about it, going the usual route (buying lot's of books, trying to find the special magical indicator and such). Early 2014 transitioned to futures (equity index and currency), swing-trading, and this year began day-trading. Still trading for more experience and knowledge than money at this point. Psychology plays a much more important role in day-trading, still have to adjust myself to that. Since I don't like loosing money at all (even in sim/demo accounts), I have always traded very conservatively (in terms of position sizing), so luckily I don't have any blown accounts stories to share.

This year I also began "getting my feet wet" in FX and US futures (since I have traded so far only the Brazilian markets).

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Perth Australia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: metastock
Favorite Futures: stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

introduce myself

i have little experiences in trading stocks. Just want to learn more.

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Good $
New York
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader/TOS
Broker/Data: CQG
Favorite Futures: Futures/Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

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Hi all - Just wanted to do a quick introduction to Big Mike's Forum and members. I started trading currencies in 2010 and had a about a year of screen time with a small live account. I learned tons from the experience from a macro and chartist perspective. I am currently soon to be formerly working in a Big IB. I will start an emini account and I hope to learn from the forum as well as add value in any way.

Best,
cheemagunz

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