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 jgilmo 
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I have one no one else has, except the big banks. please share if you have an extra special Edge. to tell a bit about myself I am self-taught because this is a loser market and I am a winner, I listen to no man, and it has served me well, to those that say the great traders only use naked charts I say Horse Shit! I have crap all over my charts and it Works. yes, you have to become better than an aircraft controller to use them, but when money is involved you become a quick learner. me I have a deep secret I will not share with no person because no person ever gave me what I've found, I am the type that has kicked stones over for 20 years now, and finally found the secret good luck out there.

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narcissist
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a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.
"narcissists who think the world revolves around them"

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I have one no one else has, except the big banks. please share if you have an extra special Edge. to tell a bit about myself I am self-taught because this is a loser market and I am a winner, I listen to no man, and it has served me well, to those that say the great traders only use naked charts I say Horse Shit! I have crap all over my charts and it Works. yes, you have to become better than an aircraft controller to use them, but when money is involved you become a quick learner. me I have a deep secret I will not share with no person because no person ever gave me what I've found, I am the type that has kicked stones over for 20 years now, and finally found the secret good luck out there.


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I have one no one else has, except the big banks. please share if you have an extra special Edge. to tell a bit about myself I am self-taught because this is a loser market and I am a winner, I listen to no man, and it has served me well, to those that say the great traders only use naked charts I say Horse Shit! I have crap all over my charts and it Works. yes, you have to become better than an aircraft controller to use them, but when money is involved you become a quick learner. me I have a deep secret I will not share with no person because no person ever gave me what I've found, I am the type that has kicked stones over for 20 years now, and finally found the secret good luck out there.

Okay big cock; okay. Try not to let your balls knock over small children when you stroll down the street everyday.

You are too funny brother!

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I do wonder what is the purpose of this post? What message are you trying to send, Mr. Gilmo? What conclusions should we draw? I don't really care how you trade, but I do wonder about the psychology behind such a post. Just so curious.

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This sounds very familiar. He has a secret that no one else have. Is he a reincarnation of the Oil trading academy guy?



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I have one no one else has, except the big banks. please share if you have an extra special Edge. to tell a bit about myself I am self-taught because this is a loser market and I am a winner, I listen to no man, and it has served me well, to those that say the great traders only use naked charts I say Horse Shit! I have crap all over my charts and it Works. yes, you have to become better than an aircraft controller to use them, but when money is involved you become a quick learner. me I have a deep secret I will not share with no person because no person ever gave me what I've found, I am the type that has kicked stones over for 20 years now, and finally found the secret good luck out there.


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I have one no one else has, except the big banks. please share if you have an extra special Edge. to tell a bit about myself I am self-taught because this is a loser market and I am a winner, I listen to no man, and it has served me well, to those that say the great traders only use naked charts I say Horse Shit! I have crap all over my charts and it Works. yes, you have to become better than an aircraft controller to use them, but when money is involved you become a quick learner. me I have a deep secret I will not share with no person because no person ever gave me what I've found, I am the type that has kicked stones over for 20 years now, and finally found the secret good luck out there.

Everyone here knows youre talking out your arse.

I know something you dont. The secret is......there is no secret. You will not understand this. Until one day you do. Thats the day you have nothing more to prove to anyone.

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There are some unique amazing edges out there, but they can be amazingly difficult to find, and in my limited experience as soon as somebody else finds it, it's gone for both of you. I'm not talking about Holy Grail Indicators or crap like that either. If the edge is that amazing why haven't you turned it into Billions I hear you all jeer? In my case the best edges I have ever found have always been non-scalable so they become like dividend streams rather than career changers.

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My edge lies in doing opposite what general retail trading crowd is doing.
While there are no secrets in trading, it takes a lot of effort to dodge the bullshit out there what a real trading looks like and what to look for.

20 years to figure out why and how markets really move is fucking slow.

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sorry @jgilmo

As you are a trader and you are not willing to get advice - your opponents are the banks - then there is no help for you in sight.
On fio 100k+ members wrote 668543 posts in >38k threads.
If you think you will not find help or support here - where else?

OK - you told us that you omit support from posts on forums.
Then stop posting here!
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simply follow the crowd... price goes up so do I...price goes down ... so do I.... I could care less what way we go as long as the way the money flows in to my acc.


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So, you're an internet troll...how is that working out for you?

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What was that psychobabble movement out of Cali back in the day, where there was the leader and you either Got It or you didn't? Is that the game we are playing with this troll.

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'EST' baby! Satirized in Burt Reynolds' "Semi-Tough."

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i have been into the market for 5 years now, i would not agree you are trading against banks but i would say you are trying to take their peace of the cake from the table and your opponent is the same so amateur traders or people with a herd mentality... You did not specify your trading style and there is no need, i believe a winner has to work his way out himself and it takes years of hard work. But i really don't understand the point of your post.

And my edge is my experience, filtering BS

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.... I could care less.
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I never did understand this saying.
If a person wants to express the fact they don't give a damn, but says 'I could care less', then it means the person actually still cares a bit. You know what I mean?
But when a person's says 'I couldn't care less' then it is absolutely final that not a single f*** can possibly be given on the subject.

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I never did understand this saying.
If a person wants to express the fact they don't give a damn, but says 'I could care less', then it means the person actually still cares a bit. You know what I mean?
But when a person's says 'I couldn't care less' then it is absolutely final that not a single f*** can possibly be given on the subject.

grammar has never been a strong point of mine. I care a tiny bit but that is only during the time I am in a trade so maybe "couldn't" would not accurate. Also it seems like I only really care when I end up being bias a little more then I should and end up bag holding for longer then I should... kinda like today ha


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Your post is brash. I do not discount the message even if the messenger needs to be discounted. Please state your position without being arrogant, argumentative and condescending. I have a similar problem since my genius cannot be understood so I learned how to communicate to my benefit.

Present yourself socially and give others a chance. You are coming across as they have posted. A black and white thinker with anger issues.

Change will benefit all involved.

Good post-

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I have a high win rate + my losers aren't big. I control risk, I come with the right attitude, I trade the moment and the day bias. I know what my job is, losers don't change how I feel about myself or my role-- When I lose, it is because I am trading the wrong conditions.

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'EST' baby! Satirized in Burt Reynolds' "Semi-Tough."


I think EST has its BS. but it also has its good points. LOL I got into studying it on Youtube after watching the FX tv show, The Americans, when 2 of the characters started going to the meetings. I almost find that some of the things in it relates to Albert Ellis's RBET, which is considered the first CBT. I like the ideas of radical responsibility, but meshed with Ellis's radical self-acceptance and other acceptances, you are not entitled to anything.

The one thing that I've taken away from the EST vids is the idea of Current or as he says Drift-- We can't take responsibility or pride in anything that is basically destined to us by our innate talents/personality, environmental advantage or socio-econ class.

But of course, there's a lot of crazy in it as well. I think the new version of it is called Landmark Forum, they bought the old company from EST and they market to corporate types!

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Wow I didnít know there were so many Buddhist traders in the world. Personally Iím daoist, believe in vortex action throughout nature. My edge is the pattern of human emotion in large crowds being predictable (for example: Fibonacci, golden mean and Elliot waves and oscillators). As it becomes known as bullish it is bearish as it becomes known as bearish it is bullish. To label it negates from your perception everything else that it is. My trading style Iím new so Iím sure it has a name but basically I take fluctuating positions based on numerous things. Fundamentals such as PE and peg ratios, market cap, company finances, sec.gov filings such as 10ks and how realistic I feel the companies goals are, news, indicators such as oscillators, analyst ratings. Yoy I made 27 picks 21 outperformed, 1 got delisted, 1 purchased by competition, 4 lost, 2 by less than 10%. CDNA was one of my picks back when it was around 3-4$ range.


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