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TopstepTrader's Michael Patak (President) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)
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TopstepTrader's Michael Patak (President) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Old February 15th, 2016, 06:22 PM   #681 (permalink)
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Actually, it is not their money. It is yours....

Hi @cw30000,

I've pretty much decided not to argue any more about TST. For one thing, this isn't the thread for it, this is for Michael Patak of TST to answer questions. For another, I think everyone should do what they want. So, if anyone doesn't like the TST offer, they should not, of course, take it. That about sums it up for me.

I'm only responding now because you quoted me, but I really should not have made that post here, either. There is a vendor review thread for TST here, https://futures.io/vendors-product-reviews/11360-anybody-heard-topsteptrader-review.html, which is where I will keep my TST opinions from now on, assuming I have anything to say, and I urge others to do so as well. It helps to prevent a split topic.

Good trading.

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Old February 15th, 2016, 08:03 PM   #682 (permalink)
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A huge thank you goes to you Bobwest

Mate

You have done an amazing job and have been a great supporter for TopStep in giving your value insights and time.

For that we should acknowledge and thank you with great appreciation and hope you continue doing the grand job you doing in educating all members.

Sharmas





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Hi @cw30000,

I've pretty much decided not to argue any more about TST. For one thing, this isn't the thread for it, this is for Michael Patak of TST to answer questions. For another, I think everyone should do what they want. So, if anyone doesn't like the TST offer, they should not, of course, take it. That about sums it up for me.

I'm only responding now because you quoted me, but I really should not have made that post here, either. There is a vendor review thread for TST here, https://futures.io/vendors-product-reviews/11360-anybody-heard-topsteptrader-review.html, which is where I will keep my TST opinions from now on, assuming I have anything to say, and I urge others to do so as well. It helps to prevent a split topic.

Good trading.

Bob.



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Old February 15th, 2016, 08:08 PM   #683 (permalink)
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Mate

You have done an amazing job and has been a great supporter for TopStep in giving your value insights and time.

For that we should acknowledge and thank you with great appreciation and hope you continue doing the grand job you doing in educating all members.

Sharmas

Aw, shucks.

Thanks.

Bob.

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Old February 16th, 2016, 11:05 AM   #684 (permalink)
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monur View Post
hello my question is I can not use FXCM forex data when I configured ninja trader according to topsteptrader.. Do you know how may I add FXCM demo account to ninjatrader configured to work with topsteptrader? It was an option before in the account connections tab, now it gone..

monur,

We do not currently have Forex data available for use in the TopstepTrader program. We are working toward a Forex Combine, but I have no timeline when. We will be letting the community know so stay tuned.

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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 support@topsteptrader.com or 888.407.1611.
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Old February 16th, 2016, 11:08 AM   #685 (permalink)
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There are any web based plataform available in TST combine?

rcfarias,

The T4 webtrader is available for use in the Combine.

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 support@topsteptrader.com or 888.407.1611.

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Old February 16th, 2016, 11:13 AM   #686 (permalink)
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New question, after seeing 68 people got funded last month, is there a cap on the number of traders you will take on? Obviously there has to be some kind of number bc you guys dont have unlimited capital. Are you anywhere close to this number?

BarfMcgee,

Good question. We are nowhere near finding the maximum number of traders we can fund. We are ready and able to fund any traders who are successful in the Combine and FTP with no limit in sight.

I hope this puts your mind at ease BarfMcGee, rest assured, we are ready for you. 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 support@topsteptrader.com or 888.407.1611.
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Old February 16th, 2016, 05:34 PM   #687 (permalink)
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Trouble logging in

Select enter meeting and nothing happens.
Any suggestions?

edited at 1:48 PST Is the meeting over? Finally got to a screen that was not greyed out and tag says meeting is over.

The problem with trading is one needs to be right twice!

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Old February 16th, 2016, 05:53 PM   #688 (permalink)
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Webinar with Connor from TST has been rescheduled to 2-23-2016 at 4:30 PM EST due to power outage on my end and tech issues.

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Old February 17th, 2016, 01:09 PM   #689 (permalink)
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Old February 19th, 2016, 09:44 AM   #690 (permalink)
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A quick question:

Can NT8 be used on the TST Combine and onwards, if funded?

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