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Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors March 22nd, 2022, 03:23 PM
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Posted By bobwest
At Nick's request, the title of this thread has...

At Nick's request, the title of this thread has been updated from:

TopstepTrader's Michael Patak (Founder) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

to:
Topstep's Nick Dolby (Social Media and Community...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors March 21st, 2022, 03:42 PM
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Posted By bobwest
Welcome, Nick. Bob.

Welcome, Nick.

Bob.
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 20th, 2022, 09:41 AM
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Posted By bobwest
I can understand your disappointment, but let me...

I can understand your disappointment, but let me offer a different perspective.

I just went through the posts in this thread that kept track of the developing situation between Sierra Chart,...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 19th, 2022, 04:41 PM
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Posted By bobwest
sharmas, please confine your comments to...

sharmas, please confine your comments to discussing any actual substantive issues you have with the vendor, rather than making personal attacks demanding that someone be fired.

If there is or was...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors November 19th, 2021, 12:43 PM
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Posted By bobwest
Just saw this. Looks like it is: ...

Just saw this. Looks like it is:

https://help.futures.topstep.com/hc/en-us/articles/4409422051475-Sierra-Chart-Connection-Instructions

Bob.
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors July 15th, 2021, 05:51 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Actually, that's right. This is an interesting...

Actually, that's right. This is an interesting conversation, but this thread is Michael Patak's Ask Me Anything thread, which should be for questions directed to Michael Patak (hence the name :) ).
...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors June 18th, 2021, 05:36 PM
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Posted By bobwest
The question of Sierra Chart and Rithmic getting...

The question of Sierra Chart and Rithmic getting together, with Rithmic using the DTC interface that SC developed, came up in February of this year, but there have been only dribs and drabs coming...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors February 23rd, 2021, 06:21 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
This is extremely excellent news, not only for...

This is extremely excellent news, not only for users of the TS Combine, but for the entire industry, if in fact SC and Rithmic can work out a solution that lets SC be used with one of the major...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors February 13th, 2021, 07:10 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
I agree with the last three posts. I do...

I agree with the last three posts. I do understand that SC is not liking Rithmic, or CQG either, and from what they have written over time about technical issues they have had with them I know they...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors December 10th, 2020, 05:54 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Thanks. I think this is a reasonable response and...

Thanks. I think this is a reasonable response and one I expected. It comes down to technical issues based on how the present system is designed, which probably would require serious effort to change....
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors December 3rd, 2020, 01:19 PM
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Posted By bobwest
I think the point that is being made by your...

I think the point that is being made by your customers is that they know how the system treats all contracts as the same, but the fact is, in real trading, they are not.

So the issue is not how...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors November 26th, 2020, 05:03 AM
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Posted By bobwest
My guess is the same. I think it doesn't really...

My guess is the same. I think it doesn't really make sense from the customer point of view, but that it would require some reprogramming to treat the micro contracts appropriately, as one-tenth of...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors September 13th, 2020, 06:44 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Probably the news on Ryan Masten, formerly of ...

Probably the news on Ryan Masten, formerly of Earn2Trade. A long discussion begins here:
...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors August 18th, 2020, 07:24 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Totally agree about chipps1983's point...

Totally agree about chipps1983's point about putting it in effect for funded accounts. This is a feature that brokers often make available for their live accounts, and it can be a useful...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors May 8th, 2020, 07:13 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Offering a K1 is a matter of company ownership...

Offering a K1 is a matter of company ownership structure. It is the form that is used to report partnership and similar earnings of people who have an ownership interest in a firm. (Thanks to Google,...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors March 31st, 2020, 07:40 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
SamJames already posted about TST restrictions on...

SamJames already posted about TST restrictions on funded accounts during this volatility. Here's the rest of the new changes, including non-funded Combine accounts, as well as "Swing" (micros) and...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors March 20th, 2020, 06:34 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
I'm not TopstepTrader, who probably will answer...

I'm not TopstepTrader, who probably will answer as well, but it has been answered, I think a few times (the thread is long and hard to read, so it's no surprise that it wasn't easy to find.)

You...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 31st, 2020, 03:49 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Thanks for this update. This is sort of what...

Thanks for this update.

This is sort of what I thought was the direction things were going in.

I think you are correct in saying "for now."

It looks like Sierra Chart is simply not happy...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 30th, 2020, 10:40 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Sure does look that way. Oh well, I'll still...

Sure does look that way.

Oh well, I'll still see how it plays out.

Bob.
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 30th, 2020, 09:38 AM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
More from TopstepTrader on the question of,...

More from TopstepTrader on the question of, basically, what to do if you want to start a Combine with Sierra:


My feeling has moved in the direction of not being nearly as alarmed as I started...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 29th, 2020, 06:36 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
More poking around on the Sierra Chart site...

More poking around on the Sierra Chart site suggests that my last post may not be the final word. From the Sierra Chart support board, in response to a user not being able to get on TST:


Link:...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 29th, 2020, 04:54 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Important Sierra Chart and TST News I just...

Important Sierra Chart and TST News

I just came across the troubling information that Sierra Chart will no longer support TST using Rithmic, although it seems that you can still use SC with TST if...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors September 30th, 2019, 06:54 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
TopstepTrader, thank you, but I did not have any...

TopstepTrader, thank you, but I did not have any questions at all. I was quoting someone else, MichaelFlowTrader, who did have some questions, including one about independent contractors.

My...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors September 15th, 2019, 02:53 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
Obviously, TopstepTrader will need to be the one...

Obviously, TopstepTrader will need to be the one answering these questions. I'm not part of TST and I can't speak for them.

But I am completely puzzled by your major question, which is whether TST...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors July 10th, 2019, 09:58 PM
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Views: 375,242
Posted By bobwest
It sounds like you are wondering how to determine...

It sounds like you are wondering how to determine an equivalence between the funded account and a person's comparable individual account. If that's the question -- and it's a good one -- the answer...
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