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Introduce yourself here!
Started:June 10th, 2009 (08:43 PM) by Big Mike Views / Replies:529,302 / 7,056
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Old May 29th, 2010, 09:45 AM   #791 (permalink)
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wow--------this insight is amazing------I bet only 1% who read it will understand it.

I hope everyone here activly participates.

Do not be afraid to post in threads or use the chat and question boxes. Yes, there is an overwhelming amount of information and tools here, but if you start with @BigMike's Thread & work to understand that it is all within yourself to be successful, then this site will be a great vehicle for your journey.


(the @Name is a method BigMike&TheModerators of this site are evaluating as a way to alert someone they have been mentioned in a post).

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Old May 29th, 2010, 04:32 PM   #792 (permalink)
Just starting out...
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Hi everyone,

I have been trading mostly stock and some futures for over 10 years. I've blown up several accounts and been pretty unsuccessful. This site is amazing and look forward to learning and maybe contributing in the future.

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Old May 29th, 2010, 04:54 PM   #793 (permalink)
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Hello
I am French, living half in France half in Caribbean.
I trade full time since 5 years and live from it since 3 years.
I trade mainly stocks, some futures on NT, some EA on Metatrader Forex.
I code since 2 years and start to be profitable on Forex EA but difficult to fight with brokers.
So my goal is to code a profitable scalping strategy for NT futures.
Thanks for this wonderfull unique website.
I don't regret at all to be Elite member
Thanks a lot
Kissandfly (Ben)

I believe only in profits, not in prophets.
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Old May 29th, 2010, 06:17 PM   #794 (permalink)
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Indi

Hi Folks

I am an Australian semi retired architect looking to make a few bucks trading futures and forex. I have been at it for a couple of years and learning all of the time.

There is an indi that I am interested in but the link is dead or does not work. The indi is a modified Williams %R and I would love it try it on NinjaTrader. It is Williams %R with JayMA smooting.

Any chance I can get this indi please
Karl (aka scartree)

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Old May 30th, 2010, 03:26 AM   #795 (permalink)
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Are you a NinjaTrader user?

 
Hi, I am an absolute beginner who found this forum through the Aussie Stock forums. I haven't started trading yet, and won't until I have learned enough to be successfully paper trading.

My introduction to trading came through a free evening which was a sales pitch inviting people to fork out $7,000 for a course. I thought I had better check out the company first, and the advice I got from Aussie Stock forums was that I would better spend my money buying some books - so that is what I have done. I'm drawn to technical analysis and have downloaded Ninja Trader to start playing around with. But I realize that there is much to learn and this will not be a "get rich quick" strategy.

I'm very grateful for forums like this which can help us newbies get started.

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Old May 30th, 2010, 03:43 AM   #796 (permalink)
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There is an indi that I am interested in but the link is dead or does not work. The indi is a modified Williams %R and I would love it try it on NinjaTrader. It is Williams %R with JayMA smooting.

I believe you are looking for this:
View Download Details - Big Mike's Day Trading Forum

The links should be fixed. We recently migrated to a new server, there have been a few bumps along the way.

Mike

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Old May 30th, 2010, 04:51 AM   #797 (permalink)
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Hi all from QLD, Australia,

Thanks for putting together this forum Mike and other for all the great helpful info that goes along with it.

Originally was a longer term investor but took a hit in the last GFC 08 so in aid to get back on my feet I was using Prorealtime for charting whilst day/swing trading ASX stocks but now have made the move to Ninja (free) and Interactive brokers to give me exposure to more intsuments.

In brief, I guess my goal is to find out exactly what instruments and what style of trading suits me best and how to use the tools more effectively to execute trades along with managing my risk better. I really practicing with the NT DOM and Chart trading with (sim) but find I need to tweak what info is in my head and also (more importantly) get my confidence back which has been a fight in itself.

Have tried to educate myself a lot more by reading and watching stacks of TA & other trading vids which has been very helpful so far, though this still leaves me pondering over many the questions and a need to connect some how with others, as I dont know many (if any) other traders where I live, and what other forums I had been on do not primarily use Ninja or trade with DA, hence why I have come here.

Great to be here and thanks again.


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Old May 30th, 2010, 11:21 AM   #798 (permalink)
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my name is khalil am perfecting my emini s&p skills my goal is to be No 1 in the art and
science of trading in the world.I also want to hangout with the best thats why am here.

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Old May 30th, 2010, 12:56 PM   #799 (permalink)
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Hello everybody,

I just joined this forum about 3 weeks ago and this is my first message. I live in the Czech Republic and Im interesting about trading about 5 years with mixed success. So, I hope I will be more succesfull with help of you guys.
Big thanks to Mike and other members for sharing their experience.

Best Regards.

Marek Hanak
Czech Republic

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Old May 31st, 2010, 12:22 AM   #800 (permalink)
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Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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