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Introduce yourself here!
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Introduce yourself here!

  #7041 (permalink)
Elite Member
Victoria BC canada
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NInjaTrader
Broker/Data: Continuum
Favorite Futures: Emini ES
Posts: 3 since Aug 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 3 received

welcome smiley

Welcome Smiley. I've been Sim for a year, will start trading in the new year. I highly recommend becoming an elite member and watching a big bunch of the recorded webinars available. Personally I'm into market profile concepts but use volume profile and auction theory etc. Like everybody, I guess, always trying to understand the market in a deeper way.
All the best, take good care. Aeolian.
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My name is Smiley and I am an addict. I don't know how else I can explain being here on a Thanksgiving night. Could be Turkey and brandy wiped out my girlfriend and I am taking advantage of the opportunity. Nah. I am an addict.
I have been trading futures seriously for the least year, starting with Emini and now having moved onto Crude. My success is marginal with what I assume is a common theme. Lots of small wins undone by big fat losses. Still up on the year but its gotten harder of late.
Came to this site to steal some spreadsheets to track trading and am delighted to see the conversion to a futures site. Looking forward to sharing tales, tips, trades, and techniques with all of you.
Oh, this is day one with no trading. I feel good, surprisingly fatter and a bit sleepy. However, fully expect to be turning in my chip in the morning once the market opens. Good luck out there fellow travelers.

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  #7042 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Sterling Heights, Michigan/Macomb
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: think or swim
Favorite Futures: ES, CL
Posts: 2 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

thanks aeolian. I'll check it out at a later date. Kind of a price action guy myself.

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  #7043 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
London, United Kingdom
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Motivewave, Investor RT
Broker/Data: InteractiveBrokers
Favorite Futures: Emini ES, Eurostoxx50 FESX, Crude CL, Gold GC
Posts: 1 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Many Thanks

Hello there,

Looking forward to participating in this forum. Hoping to learn alot and after a little while contribute too. I am not new trading or managing risk but I am new to trading futures and using technical analysis.

Have a good a day,

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  #7044 (permalink)
Elite Member
Rome Italy
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: Currency C/L
Posts: 18 since Sep 2012
Thanks: 37 given, 40 received

Hi all

Very happy to be here, looks like a nice and polite community.
I have traded for 2 years (forex both the spot and the futures) with success, using PA and Vol. then stopped due family reason, now i am slowly getting the grip again.
Happy trading to all


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  #7045 (permalink)
Elite Member
Toronto Ontario Canada
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Emini
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Posts: 1 since Aug 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received

What an amazing group to be part of

Mike thank you so much for the constant encouragement, engagement and sharing. Thanks to everyone who shares their indicators strategies and suggestions. I was happy to contribute donations and will continue to do so on an annual basis.

Warmest Regards,


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  #7046 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Indianapolis Indiana/USA
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES mini
Posts: 1 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Thanks Mike for building an impressive collaboration site. Looking forward to learning & contributing.

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  #7047 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: None
Platform: daweda
Favorite Futures: commodities
Posts: 1 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received


Hi, my name is mika thanks for accepting here, i would like to start trading commodities such corn, coffee, sugar, wheat, rice, have been looking for the best times of the year to buy but didn't found the right website, have a trader account with daweda exchange, would like some advices, thank you very much in advance

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  #7048 (permalink)
Elite Member
Brooklyn New York/USA
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra
Broker/Data: S5T
Favorite Futures: Emini ES
Posts: 1 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 0 received


The Mind Of the Market refracts in patterns on the screen, hard to read. I live by you, desire. I stand by you, walk through the fire. Your love is my scripture. Let me into your encryption.

Initiation and consolidation; macro, micro. And me, and you.

I have seen them riding seaward on the waves/ Combing the white hair of the waves blown back/ When the wind blows the water white and black. We have lingered in the chambers of the sea/ By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown/ Till human voices wake us, and we drown.

100Kelvin ladder to clime ever higher, work ever harder. Lookin for the pineal-eye.

Mike, you do great work and provide an invaluable resource. Thank you.

Last edited by rumblefish; November 28th, 2016 at 09:45 PM.
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  #7049 (permalink)
Elite Member
Orlando, Florida, USA
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: RJO Pro, NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: CL, ES, ZB, Euro
Posts: 3 since Nov 2016
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Greetings & Introduction

Hello everyone,

My name is John and I am intrigued by what few of the posts I have read.
I look forward to listening, learning, & participating in this forum.
No, I no longer live in Miami. I live near Orlando, the home of Mickey Mouse.


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  #7050 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Infinity Futures
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 7 since Oct 2016
Thanks: 2 given, 10 received



I trade using price action and I am looking to find a skype group that trades Mack's price action style. Let me know if anyone is interested.

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