Topstep's Nick Dolby (Social Media and Community Coordinator) - Ask me Anything (AMA) - futures io
futures io



Topstep's Nick Dolby (Social Media and Community Coordinator) - Ask me Anything (AMA)


Discussion in Trading Reviews and Vendors

Updated
      Top Posters
    1. looks_one Topstep with 251 posts (605 thanks)
    2. looks_two bobwest with 116 posts (293 thanks)
    3. looks_3 Big Mike with 48 posts (165 thanks)
    4. looks_4 emini2000 with 36 posts (16 thanks)
      Best Posters
    1. looks_one Big Mike with 3.4 thanks per post
    2. looks_two DarkPoolTrading with 2.8 thanks per post
    3. looks_3 bobwest with 2.5 thanks per post
    4. looks_4 Topstep with 2.4 thanks per post
    1. trending_up 374,936 views
    2. thumb_up 2,088 thanks given
    3. group 385 followers
    1. forum 1,268 posts
    2. attach_file 44 attachments




Welcome to futures io: the largest futures trading community on the planet, with well over 150,000 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
 

Topstep's Nick Dolby (Social Media and Community Coordinator) - Ask me Anything (AMA)

(login for full post details)
  #571 (permalink)
 Nowytarg 
Poland
 
Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Trading: FGBL, FESX
 
Posts: 8 since Feb 2012
Thanks: 1 given, 2 received

I am aware that this question has been asked many times before, but I am sure that many are keen to know what the hold up is for the inclusion of Eurex products in the Combine. Do you have any information for us regarding a time estimation? Surely if it has taken this long it must mean that you are not able to include them for whatever reason? Please clarify?

Reply With Quote

Can you help answer these questions
from other members on futures io?
Wrong tick size?
Treasury Notes and Bonds
Demo Account with Live data
Platforms and Indicators
NT8 - Footprint Chart adding on code
NinjaTrader
 
 
(login for full post details)
  #572 (permalink)
 Tymbeline 
Market Wizard
Leeds UK
 
Experience: Intermediate
Platform: TradingView
Broker: LCG, Oanda
Trading: ES, 6E, Cable
 
Tymbeline's Avatar
 
Posts: 511 since Apr 2015
Thanks: 1,616 given, 769 received


Nowytarg View Post
I am aware that this question has been asked many times before, but I am sure that many are keen to know what the hold up is for the inclusion of Eurex products in the Combine.

This question surprised me: I've seen it discussed of "forex", not so much of "Eurex products"? Posts #554 and #555 on page 56 above may help/interest you, anyway?

Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #573 (permalink)
 TraderFish 
Sydney, NSW Australia
 
Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Trading: ES, CL
 
Posts: 26 since May 2015
Thanks: 17 given, 19 received


Slightly off topic, but can someone fill me in on why people are so keen to have Forex when CME currency futures are already available?

I know they behave slightly differently, but I can't see why so many people would find them more attractive than futures. I mean, there are some pretty exotic currency pairs out there, but I would assume TST would only allow people to trade the majors, at least on combine/LTP.

Follow me on Twitter Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to TraderFish for this post:
 
(login for full post details)
  #574 (permalink)
 Hoag 
Chicago Illinois
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: T4
Trading: ES
 
Hoag's Avatar
 
Posts: 65 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 23 given, 310 received


Nowytarg View Post
I am aware that this question has been asked many times before, but I am sure that many are keen to know what the hold up is for the inclusion of Eurex products in the Combine. Do you have any information for us regarding a time estimation? Surely if it has taken this long it must mean that you are not able to include them for whatever reason? Please clarify?

Nowytarg,

Eurex products are on the list for inclusion in the Trading Combine. We have a couple of projects first so I do not have a timeline though. Thanks for your interest, it is very important for us to know of your interest. Trade well.

Hoag

If you have any questions about our Trading Combine or the opportunity to get funded through TopstepTrader, please visit www.topsteptrader.com or contact us at [email protected] or 888.407.1611.
Follow me on Twitter Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #575 (permalink)
 Hoag 
Chicago Illinois
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: T4
Trading: ES
 
Hoag's Avatar
 
Posts: 65 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 23 given, 310 received


TraderFish View Post
Slightly off topic, but can someone fill me in on why people are so keen to have Forex when CME currency futures are already available?

I know they behave slightly differently, but I can't see why so many people would find them more attractive than futures. I mean, there are some pretty exotic currency pairs out there, but I would assume TST would only allow people to trade the majors, at least on combine/LTP.

TraderFish,

We can't speak for everyone, but the Forex market is huge and the Forex traders are used to the platforms and order entry, as well as the leverage. We will be offering the Forex markets in the Trading Combine, again I can not give a timeline, but we want traders to have the ability to products and tools they are used to. Thank you for your question and interest. Trade well.

Hoag

If you have any questions about our Trading Combine or the opportunity to get funded through TopstepTrader, please visit www.topsteptrader.com or contact us at [email protected] or 888.407.1611.
Follow me on Twitter Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #576 (permalink)
pavanb15589
Bangalore+India
 
 
Posts: 40 since Aug 2015
Thanks: 5 given, 26 received

Hello Topstep,

I see FXCM in the list of your platforms in another Topstep profile page on futures.io (formerly BMT) but I do not see tradestation when I go to Combine page. Do you offer tradestation for Combine.

And how will the initial Combine payment be refunded. Will it be reversed to the mode of payment or some other way?

Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #577 (permalink)
 Hoag 
Chicago Illinois
 
Experience: Advanced
Platform: T4
Trading: ES
 
Hoag's Avatar
 
Posts: 65 since Mar 2012
Thanks: 23 given, 310 received


pavanb15589 View Post
Hello Topstep,

I see FXCM in the list of your platforms in another Topstep profile page on futures.io (formerly BMT) but I do not see tradestation when I go to Combine page. Do you offer tradestation for Combine.

And how will the initial Combine payment be refunded. Will it be reversed to the mode of payment or some other way?

Hello panvan15589,

Tradestation is not currently offered for use in the Combine. Combine deposit refunds will be reversed to the mode of payment. I hope this helps, always ask if you have any further questions. Trade well!

John Hoagland

If you have any questions about our Trading Combine or the opportunity to get funded through TopstepTrader, please visit www.topsteptrader.com or contact us at [email protected] or 888.407.1611.
Follow me on Twitter Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #578 (permalink)
pavanb15589
Bangalore+India
 
 
Posts: 40 since Aug 2015
Thanks: 5 given, 26 received

Hello John,

I have been using the practice account for a while now and as I have never ever traded US stocks or Futures market ever, I have come up with a plan to go through combine.

Although, the account has been really helpful, I would like to know if Combine and the actual funded account will have relatively the same order fills and slippages and any kind of order queue that is experienced on the practice account.

I am aware that all the orders on the practice account are routed to a different paper trading server and this will have entirely different response and the slippages are practically zero since there is no real order processing taking place.

So I would like to know if there is going to be any difference between the Combine, Funded and Practice account and if so, by up to what extent, may I know?

Thank You,
Pavan

Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #579 (permalink)
 ArbTrader 
San Jose, CA USA
 
Experience: Beginner
Platform: Ninja
Trading: Futures
 
Posts: 37 since May 2013
Thanks: 38 given, 18 received

"Enter the Continuous Combine and you'll have unlimited trading days to reach the Objective (below). The monthly cost of the Continuous Combine is non-refundable, set to recur 30 days from the sign up date. There is a two month minimum commitment, unless you meet the Combine Objective in the first month."

It is my understanding that deposit is refundable on 10 day combine if objectives are met, however, its not the case of continuous combine.

Can you please explain reasoning behind the idea?

Reply With Quote
 
(login for full post details)
  #580 (permalink)
Surprise
Amman/Jordan
 
 
Posts: 39 since May 2013
Thanks: 13 given, 13 received


I dont get this part : "There is a two month minimum commitment, unless you meet the Combine Objective in the first month."

Reply With Quote


futures io Trading Community Trading Reviews and Vendors > Topstep's Nick Dolby (Social Media and Community Coordinator) - Ask me Anything (AMA)


Last Updated on April 12, 2022


Upcoming Webinars and Events
 

NinjaTrader Indicator Challenge!

Ongoing
     



Copyright © 2022 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, Ph: +507 833-9432 (Panama and Intl), +1 888-312-3001 (USA and Canada), 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