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  #7711 (permalink)
Market Wizard
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Silver84 View Post
Hello everyone!

I wanted to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Silver and I have been interested in trading and investment since I was a teenager. I have some trading experience, but at the moment I am trading SIM, since the last time I was trading live I ended up loosing about 10-11% of my capital and I decided to put live trading on hold for while to try SIM trading. I found out about futures.io in Youtube and I really liked the material there. So I decided to join the forum two weeks ago and this is my first post. I am looking forward to educate myself and find other traders to talk to. I hope that my post will turn out ok, since I have no experience with forums before.

Silver

welcome,good luck,and keep it simple!

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London United Kingdom
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Jigsaw Daytradr
Favorite Futures: Eurostoxx, US Treasuries, emini ES
 
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Hello everyone!

I wanted to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Silver and I have been interested in trading and investment since I was a teenager. I have some trading experience, but at the moment I am trading SIM, since the last time I was trading live (CFDs) I ended up loosing about 10-11% of my capital and I decided to put live trading on hold for while to try SIM trading. I found out about futures.io in Youtube and I really liked the material there. So I decided to join the forum two weeks ago and this is my first post. I am looking forward to educate myself and find other traders to talk to. I hope that my post will turn out ok, since I have no experience with forums before.

Silver

Hi Silver,

Welcome to futures.io. You will find a lot of useful information from fellow traders, educators and trading companies who want to add value to your trading. Naturally there is a lot to learn but you need to go at your own pace to solidify the information. Ultimately you own your trading process - so it's important you trade the right products using the right tools. Good luck and don't hesitate to contact me if you need any help.

James (trades Futures - Eurostoxxs, US Treasuries and emini S&P)

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grahamja View Post
Hi Silver,

Welcome to futures.io. You will find a lot of useful information from fellow traders, educators and trading companies who want to add value to your trading. Naturally there is a lot to learn but you need to go at your own pace to solidify the information. Ultimately you own your trading process - so it's important you trade the right products using the right tools. Good luck and don't hesitate to contact me if you need any help.

James (trades Futures - Eurostoxxs, US Treasuries and emini S&P)

Hi James,

It is nice to meet you and I thank you for taking your time to answer my first post. As I have been a lone wolf for such a long time in a field of trading so to speak it feels good for the first time being surrounded by other traders.

Silver

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bobarian View Post
welcome,good luck,and keep it simple!

Thank you! I agree with you. With my experience I have come to conclusion that simplicity is the key. I found out that overcomplicating does not yield any real added value. The trick is getting rid of things that are mostly useless and the other trick is to find out what these parts actually are.

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Omaha, NE/USA
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
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Broker/Data: Stage 5
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Welcome Silver84!


Silver84 View Post
Hello everyone!

I wanted to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Silver and I have been interested in trading and investment since I was a teenager. I have some trading experience, but at the moment I am trading SIM, since the last time I was trading live (CFDs) I ended up loosing about 10-11% of my capital and I decided to put live trading on hold for while to try SIM trading. I found out about futures.io in Youtube and I really liked the material there. So I decided to join the forum two weeks ago and this is my first post. I am looking forward to educate myself and find other traders to talk to. I hope that my post will turn out ok, since I have no experience with forums before.

Silver

You should quickly see that becoming an Elite member is a good idea. I just had my first year anniversary on this site and without I would be really lost, as in lost a lot of money on not so well intentioned vendors and bad trades. I am taking things really slow and am comfortable with that. I wonder what all you think contributed to your losses??

BTW - this is my first forum, chat, and I don't do Facebook or twitter (well I just started twitter a little for trading), I have learned it is about soaking it in and contributing when you have an itch to, I have also learned two rules about trading and starting out: Be careful and Be efficient.

Best of luck to you,

John

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Wilmington, Delaware
 
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Platform: ThinkOrSwim, IB TWS
Broker/Data: Amibroker, IB, TD
Favorite Futures: Crude CL, Gold GC
 
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johny1971 View Post
Scary to here this story. It is good you have the courage to share and willingness to heed direction. As I beginner myself, I wonder what you attribute your losses to. Did you have a plan or did you just enter on whims, for instance?

It mostly was basic TA and Gut feel.

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Trading Apprentice
New Taipei city + Taiwan
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: multicharts
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Jun 2013
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hi everyone

I come from Taiwan , a futures broker .

use multicharts to trade.



thanx

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Futures Experience: Beginner
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New member

Hi everyone!

I am very new to the idea of futures trading, but would love to become successful at it. I have limited ideas on where to start. After reading a lot online and even throughout this forum, I am trying to avoid getting suckered into trading systems that are a waste of time and money. I am here to learn as much as I can!

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Nirvana
 
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Favorite Futures: es
 
Posts: 18 since Sep 2017
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new here
hope to gain valuable knowledge here
tia

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Trading Apprentice
Durban , South Africa
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MT4
Favorite Futures: Gold
 
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