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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #6291 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Monteria, Colombia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Emini ES, Crude CL
 
Posts: 2 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Presentacion

Buenos dias, foristas... me presento a este foro en idioma espaņol porque no domino el ingles, agradeciendo esta oportunidad de aprender mas sobre el mercado de futuros con las herramientas que ustedes ofrecen y el conocimiento compartido con todos los foristas

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  #6292 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Petach Tikvah, Israel
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: cAlgo
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

introduction

Hi All,
I algo-trade spot fx. Currently on the cAlgo/cTrader platform (previously MT4 and TradeStation).
Cheers,
-Roni

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  #6293 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
boston ma usa
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: e-mini
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Mike


I have been struggling trying to make consistent money. A lot of jumping around on different method's. I have not used blog s before Thank you
so

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  #6294 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Detroit Mi USA
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: thinkorswim
Broker/Data: TDAmeritrade
Favorite Futures: Crude CL
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 7 given, 0 received

Saying Hello

Hi all........ just got the link activation email today, been trading off and on for about 15 years predominantly in equities. I am interested in exploring futures trading and found this site while researching online....

I use the TOS platform exclusively...don't know if it's good or bad thing but it has served me well..

Looking forward to reading learning and hopefully someday having enough knowledge in this area of trading to be able to share, for right now though please accept any "newbie" questions I might have with regards to trading futures.....

Thanks in advance

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  #6295 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Leeds, United Kingdom
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Currency Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Hi all,

Recently, I was interested in some expensive automated trading systems and when I used a search engine to look for for reviews, it came up with threads on this forum, which convinced me not to buy any of them, so thank you for that!

The trading journey started for me several years ago. I've read many books and a lot on the internet, including paying for some education in the beginning. I've experimented on a demo account with many different systems and methodologies but have been trading Forex live on MT4 for about a year, using simple, mechanical systems that I developed myself. At the end of that year I was at about breakeven.

I'm not sure where to go from this point. I had been hoping to learn something about algorithmic trading so that I could automate and backtest trading strategies. I think I feel more comfortable with a more mechanical rather than a discretionary approach. I'm on NinjaTrader now, which I love and am slowly getting to grips with the technology.

Best regards,
BrightSound

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  #6296 (permalink)
Elite Member
jerusalem israel
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: prospreads,meta
Favorite Futures: EMINI
 
Posts: 2 since Oct 2015
Thanks: 5 given, 0 received

1+1=11

Hi All
First time user.
This forum is an incredible example of collaborative energy with the main goal of helping each other.
I have always lived with the principle-for you to have 1 doesnt mean I have to lose 1-its not 1-1=0 but 1+1=11(and I have been incredibly successful) TG

THANK YOU TO ALL for a unique experience of observing a great example of a better world( especially to Big Mike).
I hope I one day can add to this forum in a meaningful way.

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  #6297 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Almeria Spain
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Newbie

Hi everybody, I'am using this website since about 3 years and it helped me a lot. I use Ninjatrader as platform and sometimes it's hard to find indicators because the majority is made for MT4. When I started FX trading I blew up my account a few times. I found out that trading short timeframes is not for me and after using H2, H4 and daily time frames I made finally some progress. Still I'am learning and this forum helps me a lot.
Regards, Anett

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  #6298 (permalink)
Elite Member
jerusalem israel
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: prospreads,meta
Favorite Futures: EMINI
 
Posts: 2 since Oct 2015
Thanks: 5 given, 0 received


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Hi everybody, I'am using this website since about 3 years and it helped me a lot. I use Ninjatrader as platform and sometimes it's hard to find indicators because the majority is made for MT4. When I started FX trading I blew up my account a few times. I found out that trading short timeframes is not for me and after using H2, H4 and daily time frames I made finally some progress. Still I'am learning and this forum helps me a lot.
Regards, Anett

Thank you for replying.
Incredible forum
I have also switched to NT-great platform.I scalp DAX and NQ and TG it goes well-very short times ,mainly reversals,with volume indicators.Am simulating with GOMI indicators now.Incredible product-not sure if its for me but I like COT.Ihave never traded FX but I do have a small export business that I hedge for.
Regards
Balan

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  #6299 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Los Angeles, ca
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: sierra
Favorite Futures: currency
 
Posts: 3 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 3 given, 0 received

Hi everyone

hello there , I m trading futures for a few months and and everyday is a new day and new lesson , looking forward to learn and sharing new ideas , I used Sierra charts and been trading the 6E .

Best regards ,
Marrc

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  #6300 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Chicago IL
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: CTS
Favorite Futures: Crude CL
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2015
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received


Hi everyone,
I am a recent graduate who just entered the futures industry.
The main purpose I am here is to learn from experienced seniors and share my little understanding.
Thank you all.

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