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Oops, not quiet right... this one was hosted by Optimus directly, not futures.io (formerly BMT).

Please ask @mattz for the recording link. Yes, I agree, it was a good webinar, good job to Matt at Optimus Futures.

Mike

Mike, I will PM you the link.
I don't know how long dim-dim will keep the link live on their URL.
Post it where you see fit.

M

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Here is the link to the webinar:

http://bit.ly/95154V

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Here is the link to the webinar:

http://bit.ly/95154V

Mike

Great Mike :-) and thanks to Mattz for this webinar!

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Thanks for the webinar,

It might be good for the beginner, but I heard nothing new.

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Thanks for the webinar,

It might be good for the beginner, but I heard nothing new.

No hard feeling and I am sorry you did not find any value in it. It was meant for beginners and those who have small accounts. I have learned that even professional traders make amateur mistakes as you can look at anyone from hedge funds to individual traders. Most beginners "replenish" and almost ready to lose their first capital to learn.
Just tried to save a few bucks out there for those folks. Wishing you the best of luck in your trading journey.

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Personally, I think the webinar has a lot of value even for a more experienced trader. It serves as a reminder. Most beginners are going to have a really hard time believing in what was said at the webinar, they need to be reminded of it constantly or they will drift off course. Too many experienced traders relate complexity with profitability.

I've often been asked and reminded of my early days trading futures --- would I listen to what "so called experts" were telling me? The answer is no. I felt like I knew better. All the simple stuff like "cut losers short, let winners run" just seemed like an oxymoron to me, I couldn't grasp it fully. I distinctly remember reading a thread about Price Action and being put off because there was no clear definitive rule, there was no "above/below zero line" or "blue dot/red dot" stuff.

Years later, I live by simplicity and by price action. Someone once said that you learned all you need to know to be a profitable trader your first month of trading. I think its an oversimplification but bears a lot of truth. Most traders lose because of psychological reasons, yet most traders spend no time at all working to improve them. It's all "method, method, method" with no regard for anything else. They just might as well do a google search each day for "holy grail".

Anyway, good job Matt.

Mike

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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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