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Cannon Trading's Ilan Levy-Mayer (Vice President) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

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Their TransAct platform

I have been using their Sierra charts on a demo account to get used to them , and find Sierra charts very good . I have been working with Kimberly from Cannon Trading and she has been very helpful in answering a few questions . My only concern is that oco and or bracket orders etc. are not held on their server . I don't have the very best internet connection at times so that is a concern for an intraday trader like myself . I have been using TOS and really like their charting but lately the charts are not keeping up with the price movement in these fast markets we are now having .I would look at the Sierra charts at the same time and they were having no problem at all keeping up . I do realize Sierra is a much lighter program than TOS but slow charts make for a very difficult trading decision in some cases for sure .

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Hi guys,

Cannon Trading is sponsoring a special webinar featuring Peter Davies from Jigsaw Trading covering the significant importance of Correlations in Markets, on Thursday, November 15th @ 4:30PM Eastern US.

Key bullet points include:

- Arbitrage - the glue holding markets together
- The illusion of complexity - Why using correlated markets looks complex but isnít.
- Market State - essential in selecting trade strategy as the trading day develops.
- Trade Confirmation/Refinement - using correlations to avoid bad trades, get better prices
- Trade Management - in with the good, out with the bad
- Short term value - Trading without price!
- Using Charts vs DOMs - Choosing the right tools to track correlations
- Thinner/Thicker correlated markets

There will also be some giveaways for those who attend the event.

The main discussion thread for this event is here:
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Hi guys,

Cannon Trading (a futures io site sponsor) recently celebrated their 30th Anniversary in the Brokerage business, an amazing achievement! We wanted to send them a little "Happy Anniversary" gift, and they were kind enough to send us a picture.

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Hi guys,

It is my pleasure to welcome Ilan Levy-Mayer for our 330th webinar event on Thursday, December 13th @ 4:30 PM Eastern US.

The topic is "Ask Me Anything: Brokerage & Platform Questions", and bullet points include:

- Cannon Trading has more than 30 years experience in the brokerage business
- Ilan is the Vice President @ Cannon Trading, with more than 20 years experience in futures trading
- Understanding the pricing in the futures industry
- What’s the scope with exchange hosted servers
- Is getting a CME membership really worth it?
- What clearing arrangement is best for options sellers? Day traders? Swing Traders?
- Behind the scenes of designing ALGOs and auto trading
- Up and coming platforms to try
- Our lowest rates and lowest margins explained

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Register for the event:
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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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