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Old August 6th, 2011, 12:12 AM   #261 (permalink)
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Old August 6th, 2011, 12:44 AM   #262 (permalink)
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Tapatalk updated to the newest version. This version is supposed to add "Thanks" support.

Mike

The client app was updated today, at least in the Android market. To "thank" a post, just click on the post and it will popup the option to use Thanks. I tested it and it works.

With some luck, this version may improve the stability of the app (errors) as well. Not crossing any fingers...

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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.
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 August 8th, 2011, 10:06 PM   #263 (permalink)
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Old August 8th, 2011, 11:29 PM   #264 (permalink)
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Heyas @Big Mike,

Just wanted to drop a quick thanks for all your continued hard work and efforts to give us a great place to 'hang'.

*hands Mike a cold one*, Cheers!, *clink*

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Old August 9th, 2011, 12:59 AM   #265 (permalink)
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Futures Edge on FIO
You can now test your connection speed to/from the futures.io (formerly BMT) server:

Speedtest.net Mini Bandwidth Speed Test

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Old August 9th, 2011, 01:31 AM   #266 (permalink)
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Not sure if it is working properly?

I get 20 Mbps from other tests and less than 1 Mbps from that test for some reason

"Successful trading is one long journey, not a destination" Peter Borish Former Head of Research for Paul Tudor Jones speaking on conversations with John F. Carter
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:27 PM   #267 (permalink)
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Not sure if it is working properly?

I get 20 Mbps from other tests and less than 1 Mbps from that test for some reason

Yeah I know, same issue here. Not very reliable it seems.

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 August 9th, 2011, 03:19 PM   #268 (permalink)
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This one usually works pretty well Speed Test | Bandwidth | Broadband Internet Services

just found this, seems to work pretty well

Find out and monitor how fast your Internet connection is.
Find out and monitor how much Internet traffic you consume.
Verify whether your ISP charges your Internet usage fairly.
Detect a suspicious network activity on your computer.
Perform simple network tests such as ping and trace route.
Be notified about excessive Internet usage.

License
Freeware

Bandwidth monitor, bandwidth speed test, bandwidth and traffic monitoring tool for Windows

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Old August 10th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #269 (permalink)
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Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test might also be a solution. you can check the ping time from your office to chicago, frankfurt or wherever you trade

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Old August 10th, 2011, 01:36 AM   #270 (permalink)
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Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test might also be a solution. you can check the ping time from your office to chicago, frankfurt or wherever you trade

Yes, the app I installed is there portable version. But for whatever reason, it seems unreliable compared to the main site, which I use and recommend as well. Pingtest.net is probably more useful for traders.

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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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