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Forum: Traders Hideout Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By glennts
Made my first trade in 1982. Been supporting my...

Made my first trade in 1982. Been supporting my self exclusively from trading since 2005. So, assuming I qualify as a serious trader, I must confess I have no idea what this means.
Forum: Treasury Notes and Bonds May 10th, 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By glennts
@Snook Trading treasuries, where as you say...

@Snook Trading treasuries, where as you say events can be observed playing out over minutes, sounds like trading futures in the 80's and 90's where the other side was another human and it was a...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management May 9th, 2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By glennts
It may be just semantics or more likely a...

It may be just semantics or more likely a difference in point of view. For me "the trade" was not " I'll enter here with a stop loss of x ticks" but it was " I'll enter here because I think this...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management May 9th, 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By glennts
If I may quote myself....this is a good example...

If I may quote myself....this is a good example from the above quote of taking a hit on a trade by being early and recognizing that the trade concept was still valid.
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Forum: Psychology and Money Management May 8th, 2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By glennts
To add a slightly different slant to the...

To add a slightly different slant to the excellent comments.... re-define the object of your fear. As you say you have a large enough pot to play with so monetary loss is not likely the cause of...
Forum: Treasury Notes and Bonds May 7th, 2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By glennts
Somewhat related to learning about the order...

Somewhat related to learning about the order book:

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/former-bank-employee-pleads-guilty-manipulating-us-treasury-securities-prices

>>Many of Forbesís genuine orders...
Forum: Platforms and Indicators May 6th, 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By glennts
I've not looked at JigSaw in quite awhile but I...

I've not looked at JigSaw in quite awhile but I recall it would show where your order was in the queue if that is important to you. Not being familiar with your methods or knowing the instrument /...
Forum: Platforms and Indicators May 6th, 2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By glennts
If you plan on manually executing trades while...

If you plan on manually executing trades while using a co-located server to take advantage of the low latency you need to keep in mind that you are essentially now using a web based trading platform....
Forum: Psychology and Money Management May 4th, 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By glennts
I for one am curious to see if someone provides...

I for one am curious to see if someone provides an acceptable response will confidence then bloom across futures.io and we can all get back to the business of embracing ambiguity and taking the next...
Forum: Trading Journals May 3rd, 2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By glennts
Suggest you display only one chart.... maybe take...

Suggest you display only one chart.... maybe take the one you are using to execute your trades to full screen. It is too busy to figure out what all those charts are and appreciate what you are...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management May 2nd, 2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By glennts
Your goal is to be a trader who is profitable...

Your goal is to be a trader who is profitable without regard to trading style, instrument type or time frame. ( I'm determined to be successful as a (fill in the blank) trader of the NQ ) You find...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management April 26th, 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By glennts
I am confident that the more participants there...

I am confident that the more participants there are in a conversation about confidence, the less likely it is they will all be talking about the same thing.

For example:

I am confident that if...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management April 24th, 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By glennts
It's been quite some time since a thread has been...

It's been quite some time since a thread has been both this helpful and entertaining.

Aside from chipwich's razor sharp intellect, I really like the insight of Anagami's post closing comment.
Forum: Psychology and Money Management April 23rd, 2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By glennts
It has always been apparent from even your first...

It has always been apparent from even your first posts that you are accomplished. However one of the points I was trying to make is that to face a new challenge with the same confidence that brought...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management April 23rd, 2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By glennts
Don't think you can equate the confidence a...

Don't think you can equate the confidence a trader must have with the confidence of one who is in some other profession. Certainly a surgeon is confident in their skills and yet we occasionally hear...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 21st, 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By glennts
That it may be displaying information that...

That it may be displaying information that differs somewhat from what you see on Sierra only matters if you believe that it is in fact possible to display accurate real time order book data and if...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index April 18th, 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By glennts
4tilson >>Are you advising newbies another way of...

4tilson >>Are you advising newbies another way of giving away their hard earned dollars?<<

It is pretty clear in the original post that BurnOutTrader was looking for some assistance in limiting...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index April 14th, 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By glennts
Fund your trading account to whatever the...

Fund your trading account to whatever the required margin is for your instrument plus your (daily loss limit * however many days you can stand to be wrong). Hit your loss limit and you will margin...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 12th, 2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By glennts
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/ne...

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/technologies/network-subsystem/net-sub-performance-tuning-nics

how to adjust TCP buffer

>>For example, for a connection that has a...
Forum: NinjaTrader April 2nd, 2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,584
Posted By glennts
>>One particular bottleneck had 20 bars or so in...

>>One particular bottleneck had 20 bars or so in about 3 seconds.<<

This is asking your chart to refresh every .15 seconds if it is going to keep up. The default chart properties refresh rate is...
Forum: NinjaTrader April 2nd, 2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,584
Posted By glennts
If you use Task Manager and locate the...

If you use Task Manager and locate the NinjaTrader in the Details tab and then right click you can change the priority the CPU gives NT. By default it is Normal, competing with other services for CPU...
Forum: Trading Journals March 25th, 2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,278
Posted By glennts
Might be worth your time to re-visit your...

Might be worth your time to re-visit your successful trades to determine how, if you were then working within Apex's requirements, would that have effected the results. You may find that the trades...
Forum: Trading Journals March 14th, 2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,278
Posted By glennts
Until you pass the ApexTrader evaluation ( " in...

Until you pass the ApexTrader evaluation ( " in as little as 10 days " ) you are still going to be Sim Trading with the added restriction of adhering to their risk management rules. You are paying a...
Forum: Currencies February 24th, 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 532,274
Posted By glennts
From two days ago: >> Price now has all the...

From two days ago: >> Price now has all the excuses it needs to take out the High of last week and a failure to do so will be telling. <<

What price does not do is occasionally more informative...
Forum: Currencies February 23rd, 2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 532,274
Posted By glennts
# 2596 >>The wildcard for the currency and...

# 2596 >>The wildcard for the currency and equity markets is Ukraine. Ambiguity is resolved by looking to higher time frames and the Monthly charts posted in the thread point to lower prices for the...
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