Trend following and Day Trading. - Traders Hideout | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Trend following and Day Trading.
Updated: Views / Replies:365 / 8
Created: by Mwenga Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 100,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Trend following and Day Trading.

  #1 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: MetaTrader
Favorite Futures: Crude CL, Gold GC, Currency Futures
 
Posts: 7 since Mar 2018
Thanks: 0 given, 6 received

Trend following and Day Trading.

Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Mwenga for this post:
 
  #2 (permalink)
Quick Summary
Quick Summary Post

Quick Summary is created and edited by users like you... Add FAQ's, Links and other Relevant Information by clicking the edit button in the lower right hand corner of this message.

 
  #3 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
Antwerp
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Rithmic Pro
Favorite Futures: CL, GC, NG
 
Posts: 171 since Jun 2016
Thanks: 32 given, 225 received



Mwenga View Post
Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

Depends on the strategy and the guy trading the strategy ..

Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to RDK91 for this post:
 
  #4 (permalink)
Market Wizard
New Orleans, La (Mardi Gras City)
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Ninjatrader / Optimus Futures / AmpFutures
Favorite Futures: ES / 6E / 6B / CL
 
DavidHP's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,106 since Aug 2009
Thanks: 2,122 given, 1,623 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary


Mwenga View Post
Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

It would probably be best for you to show how you trade and ask for suggestions to improve.
Or check out some of the webinars and journals from traders here.

Many types of trading can be profitable.
The answer to your questions is yes and no.
But it could also be MAYBE.

Rejoice in the Thunderstorms of Life . . .
Knowing it's not about Clouds or Wind. . .
But Learning to Dance in the Rain ! ! !
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to DavidHP for this post:
 
  #5 (permalink)
Super Moderator
London UK
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: CQG
Broker/Data: S5
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
xplorer's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,102 since Sep 2015
Thanks: 9,984 given, 7,987 received


Mwenga View Post
Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

When you say Day Trading, I think you mean opening and closing a trade within the same day.

Do you also mean trading a trend following strategy every day?

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to xplorer for this post:
 
  #6 (permalink)
Market Wizard
New Orleans, La (Mardi Gras City)
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Ninjatrader / Optimus Futures / AmpFutures
Favorite Futures: ES / 6E / 6B / CL
 
DavidHP's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,106 since Aug 2009
Thanks: 2,122 given, 1,623 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

I saw an article in Stocks and Commodities Mag in October about 'Trend is your Friend'
Perhaps that will answer your questions since you have not given much information about what you seek.

STOCKS & COMMODITIES
Article Oct. 2018
The Trend Is Your Friend
BY: Bruce Ross
SUBJECT: Chart Patterns

Rejoice in the Thunderstorms of Life . . .
Knowing it's not about Clouds or Wind. . .
But Learning to Dance in the Rain ! ! !
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to DavidHP for this post:
 
  #7 (permalink)
Hi Mom!
Bridgeport, Ct
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra
Broker/Data: IB/Sierra
Favorite Futures: Oil, Nat Gas, ES
 
TheShrike's Avatar
 
Posts: 458 since Jun 2012
Thanks: 1,218 given, 665 received


Mwenga View Post
Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

Yes

Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to TheShrike for this post:
 
  #8 (permalink)
Elite Member
Arnhem, The Netherlands
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, Zorro
Broker/Data: RCG/Continuum, IB, Oanda
Favorite Futures: Futures: FDAX, GC, ES, CL also: FX, CFD, ETF
 
rlstreet's Avatar
 
Posts: 26 since Aug 2012
Thanks: 12 given, 18 received

Depends on strategy, instrument, timeframe /experience. Trend strategy plenty out there, experience you have to gain it, preferably first in demo until you master it. Instrument and timeframe you can do research which seasonalities when trend is best

Sent using the futures.io mobile app

Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to rlstreet for this post:
 
  #9 (permalink)
Market Wizard
Sarasota FL
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader, Sierra Chart
Favorite Futures: ES
 
Posts: 4,406 since Jan 2013
Thanks: 32,955 given, 14,428 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary


Mwenga View Post
Is Day trading using a Trend following strategy profitable?

Sure. But trends happen, and end, much more quickly on an intraday basis.

So the actual issue is much more your own preferred time horizon, and your willingness to move quickly, than it is the particular type of strategy you use. Anything that works on a longer timeframe can be scaled down to a shorter one, but everything will move much more quickly, and so will your profit and loss. The greater issue with shorter-term trading is whether you can manage your own responses to rapid price movement, and this will apply to any trading method.

Bob.

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > Trend following and Day Trading.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)
 

Fundraiser: Feeding Families in Need (ends Dec 17)

December
 

Battlestations! Show us your trading desks w/GFF Brokers ($750 in Prizes)

January
 

An Afternoon With Morad Askar (aka FuturesTrader71)

Elite only
 

TBA w/Brett Steenbarger

Elite only
 

Traders Tax Advice w/Ryan Curran CPA

Elite only
 

Black Swan Events w/Adam Grimes

Elite only
 

Trading Preparedness w/GFF Brokers

Jan 22
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Should I ditch day trading efforts for trend following? rocktrader Commodities Futures Trading 15 February 14th, 2015 03:26 PM
Trend following trades- John Karnas entregens Trading Reviews and Vendors 1 November 13th, 2013 10:40 PM
very nice write-up about history of trend following shzhning Traders Hideout 3 May 16th, 2013 04:07 PM
Collection of Trend Following Methods Placebo The Elite Circle 4 December 22nd, 2012 04:40 AM
Custering of trend following playoffs drolles Traders Hideout 5 April 7th, 2012 10:45 AM


Tags
chart patterns, commodities, day trading, dow, futures, information, intraday, patterns, profitable, research, strategy, tapatalk, timeframe, trading, trading method, trend, trend following, trends, type, webinars

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:36 AM. (this page content is cached, log in for real-time version)

Copyright © 2018 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432 WhatsApp Business, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2018-12-19 in 0.09 seconds with 29 queries on phoenix