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Introduce yourself here!

  #6681 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
ny ny usa
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Infinity AT
Favorite Futures: TF
 
Posts: 1 since Jul 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Just wanted to introduce myself. I have been lurking around the forums for a while and appreciate the solid content by many of the members here. Like many new traders I blew up my first account by over trading, emotions, not following trading plan/rules. I am making a return and will be paper trading for a bit , then will dip in using only 1 contract. Thanks,

Evan from NYC.

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  #6682 (permalink)
Elite Member
Dallas, tx
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Tradestation, Ninja
Favorite Futures: YM ES 6A
 
Posts: 3 since Apr 2015
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi Everyone,

Been trading stocks for a while but wanting to trade futures more now. Seems like a lot of traders here and a lot of good discussions. Hoping to learn some nuggets.

thanks.

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  #6683 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
London UK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MT4
Favorite Futures: Forex
 
Posts: 1 since May 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

intro


hey all,

i am a designer working full time but dedicating all my spare time to trading. been trading for around one year now and have managed to triple my account but aim to build an account that will allow me to leave my job and work as a freelancer.

any advice you pro's have i will appreciate!

Thanks

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Elite Member
Miami FL
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Thinkorswim
Favorite Futures: Stocks
 
Posts: 1 since Dec 2014
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Introduction

Hello,
I have been registered for a while at futures.io but have never written a thread. I would like to say Hello and thank you for your acceptance. I just started with Ninjatrader and am looking to network with scripters that can help in automating the supertrend process.

I have been trading lightly with TOS but have gotten to like Ninjatrader as soon as I got the chance to configure it how I like it. Hopefully this site will assist in this advancement. I find that TOS is very buggy and stalls at times, which is not good at all when your in the middle of a trade. It also hogs up resources.

Well, hopefully I can remain accepted.

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  #6685 (permalink)
Elite Member
Khonkaen/ Thailand
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Mar 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

Intoduction

Hi All

I'm live in Thailand. I'm know nothing about futures trading and hope to learn and be a successful trader from here. Glad to join this forum.

Noum

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  #6686 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Richmond, VA
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ThinkOrSwim
Favorite Futures: YG, M6E, M6B, 6C, QM
 
Posts: 2 since May 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Messing around for too long..

Hello. Glad to be here.

I've been involved in the markets for long enough that it's a shame I'm not a millionaire yet from trading.

Over the last year or two I've moved over to futures and the the future seems a lot brighter now after a number of years in retail forex.

Attached you'll find an excel file that I created for real time demo trading with thinkorswim instead of opening the paper money side.

It is a bit crude, but, you can insert instruments of your choice with tick size and tick value in the box outlined on the left of the sheet.

Options symbols can be generated as well. Enjoy!

Demo_Improved_With_Profit_Lock.xlsx

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Trading Apprentice
Miami, Florida
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Emini
 
Posts: 3 since May 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Hi

Hey guys, I am a 25 year old guy looking to learn about working the stock market so I can expand my finances. Currently I am working as a massage therapist and want to really start to use the money I am making to invest and catapult my finances.

First things first is I know there is a lot I need to learn. I plan on becoming an Elite member soon so I can chew my way through the videos and take as much knowledge in as possible and thus cut my learning curve and my chances of destroying my bank out the first time around like so many do.

If there are any videos you'd recommend for me I'd be happy to recieve that advice. Still trying to just get a grasp of this. I am working my way through several books right now including: The Intelligent Investor, Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing, Day Trading Academy (Ebook), and Surviving DayTrading. (Ebook) Looking forward to learning from all the knowledgeable members here and expanding my world of trading. Cheers.

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Houston, TX/U.S.A.
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ToS, Tastyworks (maybe)
Favorite Futures: Emini ES,ETFs
 
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Posts: 3 since May 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

Happy to Find this site

Hi Mike,

I am a retired Brig Gen, now running a small aviation company. I used to trade just around the dot.com plunge and paid a steep tuition in learning about the markets and controlling emotion. Time spent in my military career kept me away until now. My wife and I are restarting together and hope that and education based, crawl walk, run approach will help us to be successful.

Best to the community,
Blaine & Jeana Holt

PS. The system is blocking Jeana's account request saying that it's suspicious.

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Elite Member
Muswellbrook, NSW/Australia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader 8
Favorite Futures: CFDs on indexes
 
Posts: 14 since May 2016
Thanks: 37 given, 11 received

Possibly a security feature on the site to prevent multiple accounts on the same IP. @Big Mike should be able to fix that?

Welcome to Futures.io



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Hi Mike,

I am a retired Brig Gen, now running a small aviation company. I used to trade just around the dot.com plunge and paid a steep tuition in learning about the markets and controlling emotion. Time spent in my military career kept me away until now. My wife and I are restarting together and hope that and education based, crawl walk, run approach will help us to be successful.

Best to the community,
Blaine & Jeana Holt

PS. The system is blocking Jeana's account request saying that it's suspicious.


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Trading Apprentice
Haren Groningen
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Multicharts
Favorite Futures: DAX
 
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Posts: 3 since May 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Moving up


Hi All,

Moving up from retail forex (with MT4), to Dukascopy (jForex) and now professionally to LMAX with Multicharts and/or Protrader PTMC.

As trading becomes more and more profitable, demands for broker and software also get higher.

Now i'm trying to get a grip on Multicharts, which is pretty awsome for a Raw range bar & Volume trader. Need some help now and then, hope i'll find it here. In return, i also will share my experience as a recently started professional on indices.

Finally my apologies for my limited English. I'm from The Netherlands so not a native speaker.

Ciao.


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