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Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds January 28th, 2015, 09:49 PM
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Posted By LightWeight
Is anyone familiar with this company? ...

Is anyone familiar with this company?

Ninjatrader Native Historical Data & Market Replay Data for Futures, Forexs & Stocks : Continuous Intraday Tick, Minute, Day, Volume, Bid, Ask, Last, Level I...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds January 20th, 2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By LightWeight
I can't even tell if that's what I'm looking for,...

I can't even tell if that's what I'm looking for, or how to incorporate that into Ninja. In fact it looks like 5 day is the smallest increment offered going back historically.
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds January 19th, 2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By LightWeight
Historical Data beyond what Ninja has?

I'm curious if anyone knows where (or if) I can find historical price data beyond what Ninja offers. For example, Ninja has historical data for CL back to 2008, but not beyond that point, and I'd...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds October 3rd, 2014, 06:03 PM
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Views: 176,313
Posted By LightWeight
Will we continue to have Rithmic as the data...

Will we continue to have Rithmic as the data feed?

Trading Platforms | ADM Investor Services (http://www.admis.com/trading-platforms)

Looking here, it looks like the options are CQG and TT?
Forum: NinjaTrader July 2nd, 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,562
Posted By LightWeight
I'm not sure if it's tick data....it's looking at...

I'm not sure if it's tick data....it's looking at 1 minute data/charts for the entire history of the instrument in Ninjatrader, so for the ES that may go back to January of 06 I believe. But when it...
Forum: NinjaTrader July 2nd, 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,562
Posted By LightWeight
Have you tried hitting ctrl + shift + esc to view...

Have you tried hitting ctrl + shift + esc to view the resource monitor and see if either your CPU or RAM is maxed out? I do quite a bit of backtesting and actually found that I had to upgrade from...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds July 1st, 2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 224,306
Posted By LightWeight
This is exactly what I was trying to say. I came...

This is exactly what I was trying to say. I came back to Optimus after my bad experience with Dorman, and don't imagine leaving again, but also don't like the idea that if I did my options are now...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds July 1st, 2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 224,306
Posted By LightWeight
https://futures.io/brokers-data-feeds/32165-ninjat...

https://futures.io/brokers-data-feeds/32165-ninjatrader-introduces-brokerage-services-acquisition-mirus-futures-6.html#post417873
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds July 1st, 2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 224,306
Posted By LightWeight
I actually just left my account with Dorman after...

I actually just left my account with Dorman after having had the worst experience I've yet had in trading with them, wouldn't go near them with a 10 foot pole. Two separate statement errors in the...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds June 2nd, 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,491
Posted By LightWeight
Well it is good to hear feedback like that about...

Well it is good to hear feedback like that about them, and no I don't think they're out to rip anyone off. They did however quite clearly made an error on my statement and position though, and since...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds May 22nd, 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,491
Posted By LightWeight
Dorman Complaint

Just thought I would put it out there that due to a statement error made by Dorman, I ended up losing about $1500 on an open position that I thought was flat. The problem began when a long trade I...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors May 22nd, 2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 83,913
Posted By LightWeight
Hi Kevin, I agree that it's possible letting...

Hi Kevin,

I agree that it's possible letting the strategies continue to work may result in a fortunate outcome, but I think it's equally possible the opposite is true, and even more likely. One...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors May 22nd, 2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 83,913
Posted By LightWeight
Having two separate accounts or the corresponding...

Having two separate accounts or the corresponding margin increase really isn't an issue, I'm more concerned with how to prevent the execution of one strategy messing up an ongoing strategy that was...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors May 21st, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 83,913
Posted By LightWeight
Hi Kevin, I was wondering how you handle...

Hi Kevin,

I was wondering how you handle strategies that trade in opposite directions. For example, if I have one strategy that goes short NG, and another that goes long NG, there is a host of...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 9th, 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,630
Posted By LightWeight
Okay....so I went to TaxAct online and completed...

Okay....so I went to TaxAct online and completed the same process, and they came out with the same total, within $100 (for both my 1099 contract job and my 1256 trading), which convinced me it must...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 9th, 2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,630
Posted By LightWeight
Yeah I see that part in form 6781, where it says...

Yeah I see that part in form 6781, where it says to multiply your total by .40 and .60 to divide it up...but then I don't see what I'm supposed to do with that info, or how to determine the tax...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 9th, 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,630
Posted By LightWeight
Well that's my concern, I know they have a big...

Well that's my concern, I know they have a big advantage but this seems too big....my effective tax rate on my futures profits is 12.43%, which is even lower than the long term capital gains rate, so...
Forum: Traders Hideout April 9th, 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,630
Posted By LightWeight
Tax question

Hey gang,

This is my first year filing taxes after trading futures, so I wasn't sure what to expect, but my effective tax rate seems ridiculously low. I'm filing online using TurboTax, and as far...
Forum: Traders Hideout March 20th, 2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 240
Sticky: The Tax Thread
Views: 104,562
Posted By LightWeight
Hey everyone, it's getting to tax time so I had a...

Hey everyone, it's getting to tax time so I had a few questions if anyone might know:

This was my first year trading (futures only), and I obviously had expenses -- new computer and monitors,...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 9th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Okay, I think I may have figured some of this out...

Okay, I think I may have figured some of this out then, but I'm not sure. First of all, if the time stamp for a backtest strategy entry is 7:45:00, would I be correct in assuming that the signal was...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 9th, 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Fat Tails No, the strategy ran on 1 minute bars,...

Fat Tails No, the strategy ran on 1 minute bars, the same as the back test. I do have other strategies that run on say 3 minute or 5 minute bars, but again I keep the live sim with the same settings...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 9th, 2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Fat Tails Unfortunately that isn't the problem...

Fat Tails Unfortunately that isn't the problem either, I've carefully checked every time that COBC = true when setting up the strategy to run (it is also the default setting). In fact I even tried...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 8th, 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Fat Tails Yes that's true, so that does explain...

Fat Tails Yes that's true, so that does explain the intra-bar discrepancy for live trading IF the stop or target is hit, but half the time neither the stop or target is hit, the signal changes and...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 7th, 2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Fat Tails I've attached the code for the...

Fat Tails I've attached the code for the strategy here, as well as screen shots of the trades from a backtest over the last week vs. what the actual results were while running the strategy in live...
Forum: NinjaTrader March 7th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By LightWeight
Yes, but COBC = true And the strategies use...

Yes, but COBC = true
And the strategies use market orders

In other words I want my live strategies to replicate the backtest results as closely as possible, by also only going in and out at the...
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