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Posting to get Mike's attention

Hi Ron
Thank you for your email. I had sent more two emails to Mike in February to resolve an issue. Later I found out that he was on vacation. When I didn't get a response to him after waiting for two more weeks I decided to post this message. Then I sent him another email and last week he replied and he ended helping me with the issue.
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Increase the probability of Mike seeing this by using a mention.... Like this @Big Mike

But posting in this thread is really a poor way of communicating with Mike. Did you post in the chat for example?

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Wowee zowee .....
Kids (8&9) are at camp with school up in Wisconsin and you can hear a pin drop in the house. Able to work in the office Excel fun gone crazy!

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We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)
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Wowee zowee .....
Kids (8&9) are at camp with school up in Wisconsin and you can hear a pin drop in the house. Able to work in the office Excel fun gone crazy!

Ron


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Glad to hear your kids have recovered Ron, and they're hopefully having fun.

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Glad to hear your kids have recovered Ron, and they're hopefully having fun.


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Short camp trip just three days driving back there this morning as a parent car pooler to pick up 4 kids and return back to the school.

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We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)
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Which products do you trade?

 
Wife is in NY New York for a few.
Son (8) just told me his scrambled eggs looked like brains.... Kid is suffering from allergies poor little shaver.

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We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)
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Posted this in my Journal but its on the Elite side so I thought I would do so here as well.

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Ron

We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

Quoting 
The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)

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I'm a part time stay at home dad.
Firefighter, trader, dad.

I mostly trade 3am to 6am.
Up till now took my boy to Montessorri in the day about 7am to 330pm and most nights 6to9pm Judo. Set up my trades in Europe about 9to11pm local then get about 4hrs sleep.
I usually get a short nap or even two in the day. This is part of why I want to get something that tracks my sleep like Fitbithr.
Usually lucky I don't have to clean a lot as my gf is a compulsive cleaner. Sometimes I cook, sometimes we eat at the in laws and others we eat out.

Edit- next year my boy will go to another school he tested out for. Not a montessorri based school, but at 4th grade he needs to expand his scope and options. I like his schools Montessorri approa h and they're one of the oldest with branches in many countries.

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What can CDA do that Rancho nt7 and nt8 does not?

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What can CDA do that Rancho nt7 and nt8 does not?



Basically create tick based profiles for session, micro comps and long term comp, long comps would use tick data for recent and then minute data for way back in time. All from a cache file you create with a CDA tool. Loading tick data like this from these cache files loads extremely fast, under a second. So the profiles have great detail due to tick data.

So for example with Rancho if you want a long term comp you have to choose between tick and minute data. If you don't have the tick data on your drive and have to get it from your data provider you will be limited to how much they can give you. And loading tick data like this can be a performance hit. Don't get me wrong I love the Rancho tools. They are very well made and beautiful to look at, which is great.

I can post a video about the CDA tools later this week. Maybe later today.

Ron


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We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)
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What can CDA do that Rancho nt7 and nt8 does not?


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Basically create tick based profiles for session, micro comps and long term comp, long comps would use tick data for recent and then minute data for way back in time. All from a cache file you create with a CDA tool. Loading tick data like this from these cache files loads extremely fast, under a second. So the profiles have great detail due to tick data.

So for example with Rancho if you want a long term comp you have to choose between tick and minute data. If you don't have the tick data on your drive and have to get it from your data provider you will be limited to how much they can give you. And loading tick data like this can be a performance hit. Don't get me wrong I love the Rancho tools. They are very well made and beautiful to look at, which is great.

I can post a video about the CDA tools later this week. Maybe later today.

Ron


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I posted a video of CDA vol pro tool in this thread....

https://futures.io/vendors-product-reviews/32853-criticaldata-volume-profile-www-criticaldata-com.html#post576558

Ron

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