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Introduce yourself here!
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Welcome to futures io.

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Introduce yourself here!

  #861 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: ninjatrader
Posts: 1 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

hello, everybody, i am a newbie in here and also in financial market. nice to meet you guy here.

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  #862 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Amibroker
Broker/Data: Dukascopy
Favorite Futures: EUR/USD
Posts: 21 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 2 given, 1 received

Hello Mike, hello everyone

I am reading this forum for the last couple of hours and get a feeling that the members here are friendly, knowledgeable and genuinely interested in becoming better and more profitable.

I was a professional stocks dealer several years ago. I proved inadequate at the big market crash and lost tons of money. For the last 6 months I am studying the Forex.

I have a BA and MA in Computer Science and my aim is to make an ATS. If I can conclude to some solid rules, then I know I can program them into a trading strategy. I love analysis and price action. But I want to balance this by devoting time to my family.

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  #863 (permalink)
Elite Member
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Ninja Trader
Broker/Data: Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: CL and ES
Posts: 709 since Apr 2010
Thanks: 3,711 given, 658 received

Hello bgeorge

Welcome,would love to hear from you and your understanding how the big market works...any insights...any solutions or ideas would be greatly appreciated,


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  #864 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Mill Valley, California
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: IRT, Infinity
Broker/Data: Infinity
Favorite Futures: ES, TFS
Posts: 2 since May 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Hi Mike, I am a futures index trader that just recently discovered this forum. I have been trading futures for 5 years, and continue to be learning new things. I use Market profile,
trend lines and channels for my method. I look forward to learning more about your forum.


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  #865 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: NT
Favorite Futures: ES
Posts: 1 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Futures Edge on FIO
Hello all I just finished a course on futures and looking to not lose money. Frankly, it's daunting looking at all the indicators out there. Is there a ranking or something? I'm thinking along the lines of most hits total.

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  #866 (permalink)
Elite Member
miami florida
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: ninja
Favorite Futures: s&p eminis
Posts: 2 since Jun 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 1 received


hi; i've been studying the markets since 2001. the year in which my account took aturn for the worst.after trying many methods and meeting many "gurus". some of them from the books. i have focused on trading the s&p eminis and some stocks and etfs. i have read a variety of books al brooks' included. at this juncture i am starting to see more positive results.and i am in the process of incorporating what i do into a plan. i think that by writing it as a set of guidelines,what i do will become even more clear . at least to myself. i have read what other people do, and it seems to me that each person in the end creates his own set of rules. however, i also think people can learn from others. therein lies the value of this forum.
glad to meet you all.

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  #867 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Posts: 18 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 3 given, 6 received

Obligatory intro post: It's me...

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  #868 (permalink)
Elite Member
Futures Experience: None
Platform: NinjaTrader
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Posts: 7 since Jul 2010
Thanks: 11 given, 1 received

Hi everyone,
I'm totally new to trading, I just stumbled upon this forum by accident and I have been reading a lot and I have learned more on this forum than I have from any other site, so that's why I decided to become a member. I'm mostly interested in trading oil futures, specifically CL. I hope to learn some more from this forum and begin to trade on a sim and eventually begin to actually trade. Anyways, great to be here.

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  #869 (permalink)
Just starting out...
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Multicharts
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 1 since Jul 2010
Thanks: 13 given, 0 received

I am a software engineer with BS in computer science looking to learn about trading forex using automated systems. Im on the west coast so the forex market trending during the evenings caught my interest. I found this site by doing a google search for NinjaTrader systems trading tutorial and found a video on this site. Thanks Big Mike for walking me through my first NinjaTrader program.

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  #870 (permalink)
Elite Member
florianopolis ,brazil
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: ninja trader
Favorite Futures: ES ,TY,FOREX
Posts: 4 since Jul 2010
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Full time from 1st qtr 2010

Hi all a quick intro .
I have been trading part time over the last 2 years and will make the move to full time trader from the beginning of 2011.I trade trend channels with mkt profile believing that the price is teh key to success.I have just started using NT and hopefully will learn alot from this site.

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