the easy edge for beginner traders - futures io
futures io futures trading



the easy edge for beginner traders


Discussion in Trading Journals

Updated by creekboy
      Top Posters
    1. looks_one creekboy with 1,035 posts (301 thanks)
    2. looks_two Allistah with 36 posts (8 thanks)
    3. looks_3 Rad4633 with 35 posts (18 thanks)
    4. looks_4 lolu with 25 posts (1 thanks)
      Best Posters
    1. looks_one cory with 0.7 thanks per post
    2. looks_two Rad4633 with 0.5 thanks per post
    3. looks_3 creekboy with 0.3 thanks per post
    4. looks_4 Allistah with 0.2 thanks per post
    1. trending_up 109,275 views
    2. thumb_up 378 thanks given
    3. group 48 followers
    1. forum 1,240 replies
    2. attach_file 927 attachments




Welcome to futures io: the largest futures trading community on the planet, with well over 100,000 members
  • Genuine reviews from real traders, not fake reviews from stealth vendors
  • Quality education from leading professional traders
  • We are a friendly, helpful, and positive community
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts
  • We are here to help, just let us know what you need
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

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

 
Search this Thread
 

the easy edge for beginner traders

(login for full post details)
  #11 (permalink)
las vegas
 
Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra Chart
Broker: Velocity/IB
Trading: 6E
 
Posts: 1,147 since Feb 2010
Thanks: 304 given, 838 received

Hi, I can only see that you are using 1 point to draw the lines, so how are you determining the angle? Thanks.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to vegasfoster for this post:

Can you help answer these questions
from other members on futures io?
Convert H Data TS to NT
NinjaTrader
Historical option expirations
Brokers
Display Total Delta in Numeric form
MultiCharts
Exporting rollover dates from NT
NinjaTrader
Thanksgiving 2020 Fundraiser - lets be grateful!
Feedback and Announcements
 
 
(login for full post details)
  #12 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

this chart shows -how this works best -this sytem is not for long term trade unless you go to a different tick / time frame and alter the percentage + or - on the ma's -

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2012-05-23-TOS_CHARTS.png-3.png
Views:	560
Size:	61.7 KB
ID:	74578  
Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to creekboy for this post:
 
(login for full post details)
  #13 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received


i find intraday pivots to be unreliable -and have found these (for myself ) to be better as i have control over them -





sptrader View Post
I find this a fascinating concept BUT what I'm having trouble with, is WHY would the cross of a MA, be better than using the most recent pivot point instead ? Did screen time prove this method is better than a pivot ?


Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #14 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

the angle is created as a new high /low is made -the angle will adjust untill it is violated -

my es chart crossed yesturday at 22.50 area and was just violated at this writing when my upper ban was closed higher than the span of the 2 ma's


vegasfoster View Post
Hi, I can only see that you are using 1 point to draw the lines, so how are you determining the angle? Thanks.


Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #15 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

when you see atm exit -it means my automatic teller machine -

Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #16 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

here is the next trend crossovers lower -remember -this is for trading short term moves



sptrader View Post
I find this a fascinating concept BUT what I'm having trouble with, is WHY would the cross of a MA, be better than using the most recent pivot point instead ? Did screen time prove this method is better than a pivot ?


Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2012-05-23-TOS_CHARTS.png-4.png
Views:	505
Size:	74.8 KB
ID:	74586  
Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to creekboy for this post:
 
(login for full post details)
  #17 (permalink)
Colorado
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: MultiCharts
Broker: IB & Iqfeed
Trading: ES , CL
 
sptrader's Avatar
 
Posts: 543 since Apr 2010
Thanks: 1,094 given, 696 received

The July CL contract is the current contract, will you be changing over soon ? ( I can't access June anymore )

Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #18 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

now you see where i took a 50% line inbetween the high and low of the 2 ma's -i often check these for bounce s/r moves

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2012-05-23-TOS_CHARTS.png-5.png
Views:	375
Size:	66.9 KB
ID:	74608  
Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #19 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received

i will check that -i wanted this move to play out





sptrader View Post
The July CL contract is the current contract, will you be changing over soon ? ( I can't access June anymore )


Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #20 (permalink)
phl pa. usa
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: tos
Trading: es
 
Posts: 1,126 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 106 given, 347 received


here is july -the #s are the same

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2012-05-23-TOS_CHARTS.png-6.png
Views:	284
Size:	74.7 KB
ID:	74611  
Visit my futures io Trade Journal Reply With Quote


futures io Trading Community Trading Journals > the easy edge for beginner traders


June 27, 2013


Upcoming Webinars and Events
 

Bookmap

Nov TBD
     



Copyright © 2020 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, 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