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Imagine if medical school were only $100! Lol there would still be haters.

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futures.io (formerly BMT) is the D-O double G undisputed king trading resource on the internet. I am most happy about my $100 membership, it kills the $5000 trading mentorship that I paid a vendor.

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I don't get the title , futures.io (formerly BMT) is good but still its full of vendors ...

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I don't get the title , futures.io (formerly BMT) is good but still its full of vendors ...

Can you give us some examples of hidden vendors?

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Didnt say hidden ...

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I don't get the title , futures.io (formerly BMT) is good but still its full of vendors ...

Try reading the thread starting with the first post

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Hi Mike.

Just went back and re-read that first post. Of course, I remembered having read it when you made it, and this refreshed my recollection.

Every word is just as true now as then. futures.io (formerly BMT) is a good solid source of information, the predatory vendors and disruptive posters are kept out, and the trivial one-time fee is worth it, as a barrier to people who aren't really interested. It's a good piece of work, and I thank you for it.

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@bobwest, I think this goes hand in had with the fact that a number of people are trying to find/buy
the magic solution (from a vendor) without wanting to invest the absolutely mandatory minimum time
to get you up to speed, learning to trade is not a easy/quick path

There are both soft and hard skills. books and futures.io (formerly BMT) are full of psychology... the little monster in ourselves..
we want a little bit more ticks and a winning trade turns into a loss
we think it will turn and we wait like a sitting duck for the stop to be hit
there are enough cliches

I think in trading there is no short-cut, there is no silver bullet, there is no absolute miracle
solution.. @Big Mike has repeated it time after time...

still futures.io (formerly BMT) can bolster your journey, if you take the time to read and time to learn
your trading stile is your stile, don't copy any stile
as it might not fit your personality
but learn the building blocks...
step by step..

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Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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does big mike hate vendor


mike gives ever vendor a platform to make there case in the court of a public forum. the true facts are most vendors can not trade. but they are sell courses and software for thousands . they are selling trading education as if they can. now vendors do not like that and never will. big mike has saved traders millions from the very bad people in the trading education industry. good work mike...thank god !! there are some very good traders and people on this forum . i wish big mike could put there talent to work and provide expert trading course and or software to the paying members. if not free ,,,at deep discounts prices... a place where someone can go for educational material that has been veted my a team of pros like fat tails. you would now you are not wasting your time or money on b.s.....this would put a end to the rain of the these trading vendors that should be in jail for the most part.

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