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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

Old April 16th, 2016, 05:57 AM   #6611 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Glasgow, Lanarkshire Scotland
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: CL, ES
 
Posts: 7 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 16 given, 1 received

My brief introduction.

Hi everyone,

So I've been interested in trading since about 2008. Initially I'll be honest I was motivated by financial reward however as time has progressed and I've learned more about how much of a personal challenge trading is I'm much more motivated by winning the battle against myself, with a healthy desire for a comfortable income from trading.

Like many I started looking at a few books and trying out a few systems trading Forex. I got some education to start with but couldn't make it work as I always had this sense I was missing something and I didn't really understand the market place, I was also dubious about how legitimate the industry was and much preferred the professional and transparent nature of the futures market.

I've had a lot of starts and stops due to my work - I left the military last year and decided to take a much more professional approach to my learning. I found a great educator and have since learned a lot more about the fundamentals of how markets work and what drives them.

Due to work commitments and lack of capitalisation I'm trading Simulated Futures and have an interest in the Crude Market. I've decided to stick to this one market and trade it based of key 4 hour levels using the 15 minute technical entries using volume and market delta.

My long term aspiration is to become a funded Top Step Trader and I'd like to get a much better understanding of macro economic principles. I'm finding balancing my work (Helicopter Pilot) and a young family whilst trying to maintain a professional approach to my trading a challenge however if I can become consistently profitable I'll be proud to achieve that. I'm looking forward to utilising this great resource and learning from you all.

Kind regards,

Trambo.

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Old April 16th, 2016, 06:53 AM   #6612 (permalink)
Elite Member
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Interactive Brokers
Favorite Futures: Emini Dow
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Introduction as a new member

Aloha all,

I trade futures and options in Hawaii. I also like to buy high grow stocks and sell out of the money call option against them to collect premium.

I have been doing trading part time for the last twenty years. The progress has been very slow and would like to connect with the like-minded people to become a master trader.

Good luck and good trading!

IQTrader

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Old April 16th, 2016, 12:15 PM   #6613 (permalink)
Elite Member
westville,florida
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 3 since Mar 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Stealth Trader Indicators


Hi,
Anyone replicated or know what the HyperSnapBack indicator is that is sold by StealthTraders? I would really like to try their indicators out but it cost too much. Is there something free that is essentially the same?

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Old April 17th, 2016, 12:00 AM   #6614 (permalink)
Elite Member
Houston, TX
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NT, TOS
Favorite Futures: CL, ES
 
Posts: 3 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 20 given, 0 received

Hi all,

I went to school for engineering, work in the oil & gas industry now doing pipeline maintenance. I'm 29 years old.

I've been playing with TOS for a couple months but now I'm trying to learn NT. So far, I've written a couple simple Indicators based on various moving averages. Trying to get into system/automated trading.

At the moment, I'm trying to figure out how historical price data on CL works in NT. Seems way off compared to TOS and random price data I've dug up via Google. Something to do with contract roll-over and merge policy? I'm still trying to figure it out.

EDIT: I set Merge Policy to MergeNonBackAdjusted and now the prices match up with TOS.


Last edited by ShatteredX; April 17th, 2016 at 12:12 AM. Reason: fixed my own problem
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Old April 17th, 2016, 06:41 AM   #6615 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Badajoz, Spain
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: FDAX
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Futures Edge on FIO

Are you a NinjaTrader user?

 
Hi all,

I've been learning to trade using price and volume since more than 1 year, starting to get profit in the last months.

However, I'm eager to learn more in-depth indicators and tools than can improve my operations by getting more knowledge of where the strong hands of the market put more contracts to move or stop the price, so that's why I'm here, and also to help in everything I can given my limited experience

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Old April 17th, 2016, 11:24 AM   #6616 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Winston Salem, NC
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello everyone,
I mainly focus on trading ES and crude. Thanks for the opportunity to participate and look forward to interacting with fellow traders!

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Old April 18th, 2016, 12:08 AM   #6617 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Tulsa, OK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Crude CL
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Just wanted to drop by and say, "Hi", and that I look forward to lurking the boards as I have time.

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Old April 18th, 2016, 11:23 AM   #6618 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Boca Raton Florida
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Wish I found you before losing all the money I lost.

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Old April 18th, 2016, 04:35 PM   #6619 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Houston, Texas
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja,CQG
Favorite Futures: ES,CL,NG
 
Posts: 1 since Apr 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

hi

Hello all and thanks to everyone that contributes to the forums. Its been a tremendous resource.

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Old April 19th, 2016, 01:21 PM   #6620 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
hong kong
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: amibroker
Favorite Futures: es
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Mike,

Glad to join this fourm, hopefully this fourm will be successful like BLOG!!!!!!

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