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Introduce yourself here!

  #7711 (permalink)
Tallinn, Estonia
 
Trading Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 3 since Aug 2017
Thanks: 3 given, 3 received


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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  #7712 (permalink)
Omaha, NE/USA
 
Trading Experience: Beginner
Platform: S5 Trader; Jigsaw; TOS
Broker/Data: Stage 5
Favorite Futures: ZN
 
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Posts: 107 since Sep 2016
Thanks: 220 given, 97 received

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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  #7713 (permalink)
Wilmington, Delaware
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ThinkOrSwim, IB TWS
Broker/Data: Amibroker, IB, TD
Favorite Futures: Crude CL, Gold GC
 
Posts: 6 since Sep 2017
Thanks: 4 given, 4 received



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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  #7714 (permalink)
New Taipei city + Taiwan
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: multicharts
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
Posts: 1 since Jun 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

hi everyone

I come from Taiwan , a futures broker .

use multicharts to trade.



thanx

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  #7715 (permalink)
Fairfield, CA/USA
 
Trading Experience: Beginner
Platform: NinjaTrader, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: Crude CL, Emini ES, Gold GC
 
Posts: 1 since Aug 2017
Thanks: 1 given, 0 received

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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  #7716 (permalink)
Nirvana
 
Trading Experience: None
Platform: ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: es
 
Posts: 19 since Sep 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 2 received

new here
hope to gain valuable knowledge here
tia

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  #7717 (permalink)
Durban , South Africa
 
Trading Experience: Beginner
Platform: MT4
Favorite Futures: Gold
 
Posts: 1 since Sep 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi Guys

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  #7718 (permalink)
Spokane Washington
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Xtend
Favorite Futures: US Treasury Bond
 
Posts: 1 since Sep 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

New here

Hi everyone,

I trade mostly US treasuries and am waiting for the FOMC meeting to be over. Ran across this forum so decided to sign up. Looks like a good place to trade ideas.

See you on the forums.

Sandal

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  #7719 (permalink)
Denver CO
 
Trading Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader, TradeStation
Favorite Futures: NQ, CL, GC, HG, Currencies
 
Posts: 1 since Feb 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Great Forum!

Impressive social trading forum ya got here! Time does not usually allow me to use social media much but when I do I hope to explore the site more. Great place for learning and sharing. Nice work Mike.

cheers

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  #7720 (permalink)
Taipei/Taiwan
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja trader
Favorite Futures: Micro Gold, EUR
 
Posts: 2 since Sep 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello everyone


New here, need to study more and read more

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