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Forum: Trading Journals Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,019
Posted By snax
Hey NW Trader, I agree with ninjus. I...

Hey NW Trader, I agree with ninjus.

I journal for myself as a learning tool first and foremost. Its kind of the "rudder to the ship" I guess, the thing that keeps me fine-tuning my process.
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Forum: Commodities April 1st, 2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By snax
1) I think many of us would like to hear about...

1) I think many of us would like to hear about your thoughts and experience.

2) almost posted that same article here until i saw you beat me to it. Pretty interesting and shows what little I know...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds March 20th, 2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By snax
I actually applied for a prop-trading position...

I actually applied for a prop-trading position there about a year or so ago, before I started to really believe in myself and my abilities. I wonder what the positions in the VIX they had on were.
Forum: Traders Hideout March 6th, 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,068
Posted By snax
Terrific post Blash, I think many of us are...

Terrific post Blash, I think many of us are constantly feeling this self-imposed pressure to place winning trades every moment we're in the market and its just becoming more and more apparent to me...
Forum: Traders Hideout February 18th, 2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By snax
Hey karentrader! I think that regardless of...

Hey karentrader!

I think that regardless of the underlying system, one can constantly be practicing to refine this sense of subjectivity and their skill at evaluating as many nuances as they can...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors February 16th, 2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,268
Posted By snax
Hey FuturesTrader71! Can you provide more details...

Hey FuturesTrader71! Can you provide more details about what being a "full on prop shop" would mean? Cheers!
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors January 30th, 2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,303
Posted By snax
Thank you for sharing, smtlaissezfaire! I...

Thank you for sharing, smtlaissezfaire!

I think you are right in that long/short requires a ton of work as does any worthwhile strategy. I have always been a "buy and hold" kind of investor...
Forum: Trading Journals January 8th, 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,019
Posted By snax
Nice trades! I have often wanted to trade Asian...

Nice trades! I have often wanted to trade Asian ETH but i have been disappointed by the lack of movement so many times that i rarely look now. It has its moments though!


Sent using the...
Forum: Commodities December 21st, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,971
Posted By snax
I discovered this post recently and loved reading...

I discovered this post recently and loved reading it. I wanted to share in case other members of FIO migh have missed it and might enjoy it and learn something. Most of all I wanted to say thank you...
Forum: Traders Hideout December 19th, 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By snax
No roasting here, we are all helping eachother...

No roasting here, we are all helping eachother learn. :)
Forum: Psychology and Money Management December 12th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,878
Posted By snax
Just my two cents. I believe, at least in theory,...

Just my two cents. I believe, at least in theory, that some trader could find a collection of entries that are profitable consistently for them, their "system" if you will...then try to teach it to...
Forum: Trading Journals December 7th, 2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 22,359
Posted By snax
Speaking for myself, this is a totally valid...

Speaking for myself, this is a totally valid observation TopGunNote. I'm aware of my tendency to deal in absolutes, part of it for me is an experience thing I think. I am still very mechanical in my...
Forum: Trading Journals November 22nd, 2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,019
Posted By snax
You're not alone! I often miss them as they're...

You're not alone! I often miss them as they're unfolding right in front of me. >< :sarcastic:

Have a great weekend, NW Trader!
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index November 21st, 2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,281
Posted By snax
I have traded with 1min and 5min bar charts and...

I have traded with 1min and 5min bar charts and 5min bar charts seems to be a good fit for me and my style. 1min charts seemed too frantic for me but I was also trading bigger contracts ES and NQ at...
Forum: Beginners and Introductions November 8th, 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 1,022,334
Posted By snax
I feel like futures.io is delightfully free from...

I feel like futures.io is delightfully free from this type of thing for the most part, either that or Iím somewhat blind to it.

I feel a journalís purpose is first to help its creator navigate...
Forum: Traders Hideout October 20th, 2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,696
Posted By snax
I'm by no means an expert, but I think I can do...

I'm by no means an expert, but I think I can do enough to get the ball rolling in this discussion.

I think there are many, many variables at play in this question. Each given day there are times...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index October 18th, 2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,496
Posted By snax
agreed, the 1-2% trading capital is what I was...

agreed, the 1-2% trading capital is what I was referring to as risk-management at the account-level, and I should have made a better effort to clarify this. If you are considering trading the /ES...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index October 17th, 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,281
Posted By snax
This question really makes me think, because...

This question really makes me think, because there are so many ways to choose between time-based, tick, or volume-based charts and then there are always order-flow approaches.

I've gone back and...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index October 17th, 2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,496
Posted By snax
I understand what you are saying SunTrader, but I...

I understand what you are saying SunTrader, but I think I have to politely disagree with your comment about the number of contracts not being important.

I think it is important, and managing...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index October 13th, 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,496
Posted By snax
1R is an R-multiple which is a way of tracking...

1R is an R-multiple which is a way of tracking your risk vs reward on a trade. So if you are trading the MES and your stop is 2 points away, your risk per contract is $10.00. If you are trading 2...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index October 12th, 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,496
Posted By snax
Hey techa, I recently went through a similar...

Hey techa, I recently went through a similar experience and though everybody's journey is different, the advice I was given by the futures.io community was overwhelmingly in favor of trading...
Forum: Beginners and Introductions October 12th, 2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By snax
Hi kctpac, I can give my 2 cents, others...

Hi kctpac,

I can give my 2 cents, others are free to dispute my view and their opinions are just as valid.

The vast majority of institutional trading is executed by computers, thus the market...
Forum: Trading Journals October 4th, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,877
Posted By snax
Nice trading kareem40, wishing you continued...

Nice trading kareem40, wishing you continued success!
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index September 25th, 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By snax
Excellent post as always, bobwest! Thank you for...

Excellent post as always, bobwest! Thank you for that great explanation. I did dig into EMA internals at one point, mostly because I don't like to just use things without understanding at least the...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index September 25th, 2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By snax
I use 200EMA as a sort of beacon and 20EMA as...

I use 200EMA as a sort of beacon and 20EMA as more of a "swiss army knife".

I didn't really know what to use 20EMA for but I threw it on my charts, initially because others with similar trading...
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