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Webinar: Understanding the Game - Recreational vs Professional Traders

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Norwalk, Iowa
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Great webinar

Great webinar, nice to know other people have these problems too.

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Thorougly Enjoyed it!

Many Thanks Guys..Good Job

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This was my first webinar on here and it was quite informative. I look forward to the future ones.

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Missed Webinar

I missed this webinar "Understanding the Game"

will this be posted to watch?


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Here is the recording:


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Great webinar as always. Thanks.

It's interesting how many questions there were on HFT's. As TST discussed, HFT's are playing a different game to the rest of us. Ignore them. Trade longer timeframes. That doesn't mean you have to become a multi day swing trader. Even if your trades only typically last 30 minutes. You're still WAY outside of what the HTF's are concerned with.

If you're not making money, it's not because of HFT's. That is a cop out and is just looking for excuses.

Again, great webinar. Thanks.

Diversification is the only free lunch

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Great webinar!

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Vernon, BC, Canada
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Yum Yum tree

I just planted my 1st Decision Tree, I hope to be reaping my fruit in due time

15 losing Combines in a row and still going for it, what a determined man, very impressive.

Fun and informative as usual

PS. thank you for fixing the webinars with HTML5, much less frustration when in playback

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Really good.Will listen again.Thank you so much for doing this!!!!!

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Sunset Beach, NC
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Recreational vs Professional Traders

I found this to be one of the most helpful webinars I've been to too date. The discussion was real, with real experiences and practices. It allowed me to see where I am currently positioned in the "scheme of things". The sports analogies were right on target and made things very real. The best part though was what I learned about making progress thru "process". This webinar tied a lot of things together for me personally!

Thank you all for an extremely enlightening presentation, time well spent.

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