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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #6411 (permalink)
Elite Member
Rochester, NY
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Emini
 
Posts: 1 since Jan 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hello

Hi my name is Alex and I want to learn how to trade futures. I have absolutely no experience but I'm looking for a change to what i'm currently doing. I found this site when i was researching another site called day traders academy. If it were not for google, I was seconds from paying $3000 for that program until i noticed a thread linked here. Well it should take me a good year to study and learn from you guys before I began to trade. Thanks for having me.

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Trading Apprentice
rio de janeiro / brazil
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: amibroker / others
Favorite Futures: bovespa equities
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2012
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

from brasil

hi there

i've been trading in the markets for ~4yrs, used to work as a quant trader/developer of systematic trading strategies, mostly based on cointegrated pairs trading, nowadays im trying my luck on "retail" market making and mostly intraday, non HFT, strategies based on stat arb
hit me up if you need to know something about bovespa.

best

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Elite Member
Kansas City
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Emini
 
Posts: 15 since Dec 2015
Thanks: 9 given, 12 received

Hello


Hi, Everyone

I'm brand new to day trading. I've been swing trading stocks for years with decent success. I've been sim trading since September 2015 and am hoping to begin live trading sometime in mid 2016. I joined this community because I've learned in my professional career that it's impossible to do anything worthwhile in an echo chamber.

Thanks for welcoming me, and good luck to you all.

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Trading Apprentice
Houston, Tx USA
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Currency Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2011
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Hello All

Took a two year break from trading. Interested in trying it again. Had my share of failures and successes. Glad to be a part of forum. Currently retired from old job and exploring trading opportunities.

Vance

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Trading Apprentice
Vancouver BC Canada
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: IB WTS
Favorite Futures: futures. oil
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2015
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Hi all. I am a futures trader. ES, CL, and GC are my favs. right now I am testing out ninjiatrader. wishing to learn a lot from this forum!

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Trading Apprentice
Perth,WA
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: market.com,ultimate4tradi
Favorite Futures: currency
 
Posts: 1 since Jan 2016
Thanks: 8 given, 0 received

Tradie 1ZN

Hi all
I was always fascinated by trading and investments.
so i started trading about 2 years ago with markets for a few months, with little or no understanding and even less success.
i stopped because i moved continents, i still desire to learn and trade with success.

I am glad i joined this site.

Good luck to all and i look forward to the communications

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Trading Apprentice
Belgique
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra Chart, NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 24 since Jun 2014
Thanks: 1 given, 6 received

Hello,

I'm Vanmoortel Nolan computer science student in Belgium.
I have 18 years and I trade for 4 years.
Currently I trade for various funds, with a semi-auto strategy I created 1 year ago.
Thanks to BigMike for this wonderfull Forum !!!!

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Trading Apprentice
Great Falls
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Generic
Favorite Futures: Emini ES
 
Posts: 2 since Jan 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received


bobbakerr View Post
Mick, you wouldn't happen to also be 'msbj' would you?

Why did you ask?

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Riverdale, Idaho, USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Optimus Futures + MultiCharts + TradeStation
Broker/Data: Optimus Futures, Rithmic Data, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: CL, ES
 
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Posts: 104 since Aug 2010
Thanks: 209 given, 38 received

You have the same first name as a friend I have who lives in Australia. He made a fortune playing online Blackjack and was able to retire at a very young age. He came all the way to Riverdale, Idaho, to visit me once! I have great respect for him.

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Trading Apprentice
Great Falls
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Generic
Favorite Futures: Emini ES
 
Posts: 2 since Jan 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received

New guy


I'm preparing for a lifestyle change (upgrade) including employment, which will revolve around day trading the ES. Have worked in financial services industry for fifteen years, mostly in IT... earned little if any respect from the men who sign the paychecks and now realize I need to give myself a raise if they won't. Some experience with options and stocks but none with futures. Studying ninjatrader interface and researching charting options. Read a quote somewhere (maybe on this site) that my biggest draw-down is probably ahead of me. That's a sobering possibility that I MUST prepare for. Also know there's a lot to learn from those who have been there, done that (and still do every day). So thanks BigMike and everyone for making a new guy feel welcome.

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