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Would you prefer Trading the ES as a beginner or the treasuries? Because I saw Nice order flow activity in the ZN.

I think it comes down to your personality.

Right now, it's very volatile, so there's a lot of action in the ZN.

A lot of the time though - it can be a real sleepy market. So it all boils down to what suits you.

I know Crude traders that like to trade it because of all the action - nut it's too fast for me.


My opinion - it's best to go through a "market selection" phase - just spend a few days looking at various markets when you start and see if one resonates with you.

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ASTONISHING JIGSAW

Hello Pete!

Just YESTERDAY I was wondering about to ask you for something like Stage5TradeAnalyzer version for Jigsaw.

WOOOOOW...



But, when a Jigsaw plugin for Sierra Chart?

#santawishlist

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Hello Pete!

Just YESTERDAY I was wondering about to ask you for something like Stage5TradeAnalyzer version for Jigsaw.

WOOOOOW...



But, when a Jigsaw plugin for Sierra Chart?

#santawishlist

Yes Peter, Jigsaw plugin for Sierra Chart would be great! Can you give some information on that?

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Yes Peter, Jigsaw plugin for Sierra Chart would be great! Can you give some information on that?

I third that question - I'm thinking of migrating fully from Multicharts to SierraChart and it would be great to have Jigsaw available on a platform that has such low CPU utilization as well as great TPO and VP capability

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That would certainly be a nice option

Do you guys support/ use DTN IQFeed?

Thanks

-Bill

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Looks like Jigsaw Tools work with Sierra Charts via Stage 5 Trading:

Sierra Chart + Jigsaw + S5 Trader (OEC Trader) - Jigsaw Trading

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Hey Peter,

I'm back with a few questions:
- Do you use VWAP in your trading? Is it an important level?
- How do you define a settlement? And what is it?
- When does the globex session for the ES starts and ends?
- Do you use yesterday's VAH/L?

Thanks in advance and good trading!

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Hey Peter,

I'm back with a few questions:
- Do you use VWAP in your trading? Is it an important level?
- How do you define a settlement? And what is it?
- When does the globex session for the ES starts and ends?
- Do you use yesterday's VAH/L?

Thanks in advance and good trading!


I don't trade off VWAP personally.

Settlement I get from this page: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/us-index/e-mini-sandp500.html

A good description of settlement is here: pricing - The difference between Close price and Settelment Price for future contracts - Quantitative Finance Stack Exchange

For Globex - it opens at 5pm Chicago time but for me I count anything outside of the regular stock trading session as Globex. Official times are here: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/us-index/e-mini-sandp500_contract_specifications.html

And yes - I always have an eye on yesterdays VAL/VAH from the cash/pit/stock session only

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I don't trade off VWAP personally.

Settlement I get from this page: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/us-index/e-mini-sandp500.html

A good description of settlement is here: pricing - The difference between Close price and Settelment Price for future contracts - Quantitative Finance Stack Exchange

For Globex - it opens at 5pm Chicago time but for me I count anything outside of the regular stock trading session as Globex. Official times are here: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/us-index/e-mini-sandp500_contract_specifications.html

And yes - I always have an eye on yesterdays VAL/VAH from the cash/pit/stock session only

Thanks! Helps me a lot to understand key levels a bit better.

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@DionysusToast

Interesting note on the cash levels, thank you

For /CL I would not know where to go but with /6E no problem

And yes sir on the settlement levels, very important lesson taught to me by @Cashish

For those interested to the tick dot com has a FREE email service with fillable/ printable PDF's for the major futs markets (they use settlement) with daily news, notes etc

Anyway, thank you

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