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Big Mike's Best of Trading 2010

Hey guys,

I want to put together several polls in the coming weeks so that in December everyone can cast their votes for the "best of trading", a series that I intend to hold each year going forward.

I will then place these polls on the forum home pages during December and will update this thread with the results at the end of the year.

Here are some categories I've identified so far:
  • futures.io (formerly BMT) Member Of The Year
  • futures.io (formerly BMT) Indicator Of The Year
  • Best Futures Broker
  • Best Forex Broker
  • Best Stocks Broker
  • Best Futures Data Feed
  • Best Futures Trading Platform
  • Best Forex Trading Platform
  • Best Stocks Trading Platform
  • Best Free Trading Room Service
  • Best Trade Management/Journal Software

1) If I have missed some important categories please let me know.

2) Please use this thread to start submitting nominees for each category.

I will have our graphics design guy create a set of trophies for each category.

Moderator Note
EDIT JAN 1 2011:

The winners have been announced



Winners:
https://futures.io/bmt-best-of-trading-2010/

Mike

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Paid for Trading Room

Hi Mike,

Good idea.

But why have you not included a category for 'Paid For' Trading Rooms?

I appreciate issues about promoting commercial vendors, but you do have categories for best broker and best data feed etc which are commercial endeavours.

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Hi Mike,

Good idea.

But why have you not included a category for 'Paid For' Trading Rooms?

I appreciate issues about promoting commercial vendors, but you do have categories for best broker and best data feed etc which are commercial endeavours.



That's what this thread is for -- I'll listen to everyones comments for new categories and in the case of a paid trading room category, I'll read everyone's posts that are for or against the idea.

Thanks for your post.

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
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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paid trading room category, I'll read everyone's posts that are for or against the idea.

Against. Multitude of reasons.

 
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What about

Best thread of the year

 
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Member of the year nominee - GIO5959

 
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most thanked post of the year ?

 
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I'm nominating MultiCharts for best trading platform of the year

Make your own nominations for any of the categories by replying to the thread.

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
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

 
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I vote ninja trader as the red headed step child award for the year. I think this is a valid vote since maybe they will finally realize there are customers in their business model

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Best trader of the year.


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