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Old March 7th, 2015, 05:00 AM   #1041 (permalink)
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I was using 4G internet on my phone to close some of my positions at the close with IB's TWS mobile app. LOL.

Mike

hey Mike. i think you could also use your Phone internet as a third backup solution for your Desktop, just open a hotspot with one click on your mobile device and connect through wifi to it, for the unlikely case this does happen again.

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Old March 18th, 2015, 08:11 PM   #1042 (permalink)
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I have disabled all comments on YouTube videos. This is because the comments were very rarely used by genuine users. Instead, I get about 100 new comments a day that are spam, get rich quick crap. Disabling comments across the board is my solution to not deal with that any more -- besides, people can comment on futures.io (formerly BMT) directly in the webinar thread.

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Need help?
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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.
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Old April 15th, 2015, 11:54 AM   #1043 (permalink)
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Updating all SSL certificates on futures.io (formerly BMT) today. Please report any problems.

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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.
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Old May 23rd, 2015, 09:06 PM   #1044 (permalink)
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A minor change regarding outbound SMTP mail via our relay (Mandrill) regarding SSL security. There should be zero impact, but I am logging it here in case I am wrong.

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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.
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Old July 6th, 2015, 01:15 PM   #1045 (permalink)
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A minor security change I made about 1 hour ago resulted in people not being able to upload images to the forum for the last hour. My fault, and fixed now.

Mike

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)
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Old July 14th, 2015, 04:08 PM   #1046 (permalink)
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I doubt this has anything to do with you, but just wanted to let you know that when I checked my yahoo email this morning, my mobile app showed 3 emails from futures.io (formerly BMT) but a desktop chrome browser only showed 1 of the three.

Probably something crazy yahoo are doing, but trying to contact their tech support is truely impossible so can't even raise it with them. Just mentioned it in case people start claiming they are not getting email notifications through Yahoo.

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Old July 14th, 2015, 04:11 PM   #1047 (permalink)
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I doubt this has anything to do with you, but just wanted to let you know that when I checked my yahoo email this morning, my mobile app showed 3 emails from futures.io (formerly BMT) but a desktop chrome browser only showed 1 of the three.

Probably something crazy yahoo are doing, but trying to contact their tech support is truely impossible so can't even raise it with them. Just mentioned it in case people start claiming they are not getting email notifications through Yahoo.

Just be sure to mark futures.io (formerly BMT) as 'not spam' any time it shows up in your spam folder. There is nothing more I can do, we already use SPF, DKIM, X-Unsubscribe headers, and use a paid commercial third party to deliver our mail that has one of the strongest reputations in the industry.

Mike

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.

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Old July 14th, 2015, 04:18 PM   #1048 (permalink)
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we already use SPF, DKIM

Wow that was interesting, learnt something new today, I'd never heard of either. Very interesting.

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Old July 14th, 2015, 06:48 PM   #1049 (permalink)
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Due to a screw up on my part, the site has been largely inaccessible the last 5 minutes, spitting out a bunch of errors. Should be fixed now.

Mike

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.

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Old July 24th, 2015, 01:07 PM   #1050 (permalink)
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Due to a screw up on my part, the site has been largely inaccessible the last 5 minutes, spitting out a bunch of errors. Should be fixed now.

Mike

Guys,

There was a remnant problem from this that was just discovered today, and hopefully fixed today. The problem would have prevented people from downloading larger attachments from futures.io (formerly BMT) in the last week.

If anyone continues to have issues please report them immediately.

Mike

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
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