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Best setup for trading emini's?

I need help! Need protection from myself trading emini's. Can someone help me cut to the chase with a trading set up for daytrading the ES? I don't want to break any forum rules with my question and hope I haven't.

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You're asking the impossible. There's no cutting to the chase in becoming a Navy Seal, a fighter pilot, or a pro golfer, and it's no different in trading. You have to find, develop, and hone your own setups. Takes time. Lots of it. Not easy but can be done. It starts in you.

Someday, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service for me.
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why are you listed as advanced and ask that question?

what do you need protection from and why do you assume 'day trading' or a 'setup' will give you protection?


cut to the chase?....sure

read 'phantom of the pits' and use his method when in a drawdown...


boom done.....that's all you need buddy

best of luck!

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I need help! Need protection from myself trading emini's. Can someone help me cut to the chase with a trading set up for daytrading the ES? I don't want to break any forum rules with my question and hope I haven't.

Here you go!
Let me google that for you

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This is a very good field guide on trading. Started reading it a few days ago. This might help you. Just know there is no shortcut, only ways you can choose to help yourself.

http://www.webtrading.com/phantom/preface.htm

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Thx everyone

Thank you to those who replied to my question. I don't know if each of will see this or if I should be replying to each of you individually, but hope you all see it.

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The best setup I found is to go long/short before the big bar that goes up/down




But seriously, either take Mike's advice and move on to something else, or get serious about it and realize there is no Holy Grail. There are dozens of futures.io (formerly BMT) webinars available to you, I suggest you start there if you haven't been scared off.

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Hi Naples,

You will need to invest time, start with the expectation that it may be 6 months or a year before you should be trading live (at a small position size).

If I were to suggest a starting point, then buying the book 'trade your way to financial freedom' by Van Tharp may be helpful. If you do take this advice, I would also add that you should read every chapter, don't skip any that may not appear to be of interest to begin with. There are of course many other good books and learning resources, including this site, this is just one I found particularly helpful.

Good luck & cheers,
Shane

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