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Great advice ^

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As a way to pay it forward, I decided to make a list of what I found most useful to read and watch as a beginner. I was hesitating to do it, because as a newbie I obviously do not yet have ability to skillfully judge the material. So if you are a beginner yourself, feel free to use this list, but have in mind that this is just my uneducated opinion.


1. Some introductory reading here at futures.io (formerly BMT):
https://futures.io/beginners-introductions/23361-introductory-trading-videos.html
https://futures.io/beginners-introductions/20120-take-inexpensive-route.html
https://futures.io/beginners-introductions/28084-account-been-approved-going-hav...eek-la-7.html#post370240 (+ rest of the thread)
https://futures.io/beginners-introductions/33906-complete-beginner-no-idea-where-start-3.html
https://futures.io/psychology-money-management/26016-10-000-hours-really.html
https://futures.io/wiki/trading-wiki/Price-Action
https://futures.io/elite-circle/24814-help-how-find-system-actually-works-challenge-big-mike-11.html#post301830 (+ rest of the thread)
https://futures.io/elite-circle/4861-comparing-index-futures.html
https://futures.io/elite-circle/11125-ask-any-trading-question.html

2. Webinars on order flow:
Order Flow Scalping w/John Grady No BS Day Trading - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viBGTEGFF1k
Order Book/Order Flow Scalping Strategies w/Ferran Font Ramentol - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIv0M1elf1A

3. Webinars on psychology by FT71:
Early Webinar FuturesTrader71 | Trader Analysis 2011-09-01
The Holy Grail - Expectancy & Habits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Wykz1ySqA
Statistical Analysis for a Broader Edge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Om-9-Obf8

4. More FT71:
Volume Profile, Trading Hard Right Edge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS8wOJK1GAs
On Volume Profile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHmhynStOcw
Getting Started Scalping https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmQCAJecfuU

5. A few more relaxed things to watch (how NOT to do it ):
Millions by the Minute - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej7SgXXpQ1k
Million Dollar Traders - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6ciY8u04Kk

6. Some nuggets of knowledge:
E-Mini Player: EMini S&P 500 Futures Trading Education and Analysis: Learning to Become a Successful Trader
My advice for someone starting out » Trade With The Flow

7. More order flow:
Lesson 1: What is Order Flow Trading?
https://futures.io/vendors-product-reviews/26355-jigsaw-trading-s-peter-davies-ask-me-anything-ask-me-anything.html
Free Tape Reading and Order Flow Training Materials
No BS Day Trading


This is not all that I looked at and I still have a few things in the queue, but I guess this is already more than enough, especially considering that someone new needs to google unfamiliar phrases and terms

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