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Introduce yourself here!

  #7841 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Ireland
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: CQG
Favorite Futures: Euro
 
Posts: 7 since Aug 2017
Thanks: 11 given, 5 received

Go back to trading live in Jan. If you blow up the account - dont give up, do whatever you have to do to continue trading.
Apply to a local propo shop and email them the spreadsheet of your trading journal when you do.

If you dont keep a journal, you are making a massive mistake in your trading already.
On top of that, you will never graduate to the next level without journaling and reviewing.
If you ever want to work for a prop shop you need to show your track record - even if you have massive losses.



jdibarrola View Post
Hi,

My name is Diego, and I am from Mexico.

I have been tradiing in futures for almost a year, i almost blew uo my account but i decide to stop trading real money and return to simulation.


I am adjusting my strategy and I hope in January to return to trade live.


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Trading Apprentice
Gallipoli
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: forex
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hello everybody

A greeting to everyone from Italy. I'll explore the site and eventually give my contribution to the discussions

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Trading Apprentice
Atlanta
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: sierra, TS
Favorite Futures: NQ, CL, GC
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


Hello, Im 34 and my name is Josh. Ive been trading since i can remember actually. My dad was a stock and options trader. I cut my teeth on .com ipos making 5-20 points a day with 1k shares. I have been trading full time since 2003. I have went from stock options to DJ(the old $10tick dow) YM-GC-ES- now i trade NQ exclusively. Any where from 1-15 contracts, depending on how i feel. my goal is to be profitable every single DAY-week-month. Im a naked trader I only use a 21 period ema, a 1 hr chart and a 144 tick chart. And armed with only yesterdays hi-lo and today's high vol area I make many many scalps. so Im extremely interested in the first 90min. and will scalp the rest of the day with small size.

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Trading Apprentice
Victoria BC Canada
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: RTY emini
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Greetings

Really pleased to find a site like this. I've made a few attempts at trading FX and stocks and futures, but never had quite enough time or capital to get anywhere with it.

Right now I focus on stocks/ETFs/options to control risk and position size. I hope to build up enough capital to trade Emini futures within the next year.

I believe my biggest barrier has been anxiety of losing money, causing me to exit trades to soon and not let winners run. As a result I am still working with a small bankroll that I am trying to grow through stock swing trading.

I am currently teaching myself mathematical approaches to betting and probability theory to improve my decision making skills. My goal is to develop professional, repeatable trading methods that I can apply across all assets.

I am excited to contribute to a site like this where people are working together to improve themselves.

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Trading Apprentice
Mexico
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninja Trader
Favorite Futures: Emini ES
 
Posts: 3 since Oct 2017
Thanks: 7 given, 3 received


Jlug View Post
Go back to trading live in Jan. If you blow up the account - dont give up, do whatever you have to do to continue trading.
Apply to a local propo shop and email them the spreadsheet of your trading journal when you do.

If you dont keep a journal, you are making a massive mistake in your trading already.
On top of that, you will never graduate to the next level without journaling and reviewing.
If you ever want to work for a prop shop you need to show your track record - even if you have massive losses.

Thanks for the words, i have a trading journa land i am improving several mistakes I used to do.

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Trading Apprentice
NEW YORK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: TOS
Favorite Futures: Currency Futures
 
Posts: 1 since May 2017
Thanks: 1 given, 1 received

Introduction

Hello everybody, I am 30 years old and living in NYC. I placed my first trade sometime in 2014. I dabbled in the stock market here and there and then began trading futures in the spring of 2016 and have been an active trader since. I dove into trading without any guidance, without any strategy, without any knowledge of the marketplace or respect for risk. Accordingly I have been a losing trader. I have lost quite a bit but I am determined to make the turn. I'm here to hopefully learn from the community and contribute as much as I can.

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Trading Apprentice
Medellin Antioquia/Colombia
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: Crude CL
 
Posts: 2 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 1 given, 2 received

Hi everyone!

Im from Colombia, and I hope to find good information to continue my education as a trader.

Best regards.

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Trading Apprentice
Frankfurt , Germany
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninjatrader
Broker/Data: Ninjatrader Brokerage
Favorite Futures: NQ,FGBL,GC,Currencies
 
Posts: 1 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received

hi all

hi , this is my first post here

i'm 35 .and i put 7 years ( almost full time ) into designing my trading strategies for futures and backtesting them .
i'm trading Emini Nasdaq,Emini ES ,Eurex, Currencies,Gold .
prior to that i have experience of trading stocks and Forex market
i hope to be a active member here

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Elite Member
rochester new york
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: ES, YM, 6E
 
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Posts: 160 since Nov 2017
Thanks: 263 given, 349 received

Greetings All, My name is John, i'm in my early 50's and I'm new to the Futures .io. I'm retired and have been trading on a part time basis for about 10 years. I mainly trade the ES, YM, 6E using the Ninja platform. I look forward to reading threads and sharing my Trades/Charts. John.

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singapore
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 1 since Jun 2017
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GLAD TO JOIN. LEARNING MORE.

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