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FuturesTrader71 (FT71) / Morad Askar - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

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On Tuesday, Feb 3 @ 4:30PM Eastern, @FuturesTrader71 (Morad Askar) will be doing a special webinar on futures.io (formerly BMT). The webinar will be an extended Q&A session (like an Ask Me Anything) where Morad will field questions from users and answer a broad range of topics.

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Looking forward to it, Mike! The giveaway is another great book.

morad,

have you ever considered adjusting your zig zag study in conjunction with volatility changes? In your opinion what would the benefits and downfalls be for such an approach. Additionally, if you trade globex and US cash session do you think it would be prudent to run separate harmonic studies on each session?

thanks.

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morad,

have you ever considered adjusting your zig zag study in conjunction with volatility changes? In your opinion what would the benefits and downfalls be for such an approach. Additionally, if you trade globex and US cash session do you think it would be prudent to run separate harmonic studies on each session?

thanks.

Great question.

Yes, I do adjust the zigzag. It is interesting though that the ES doesn't veer much away from 2.5-3.25 pts per rotation. That product is not able to sustain high volatility for long enough periods of time. I update zigzag studies about every 6 months. IRT has made it much easier to do now. It is more important to stay up to date on the harmonic changing on thinner products like the NQ, TF, FDAX, GC, CL, SI and others.

Yes, I would want to know what the globex session is doing versus US RTH. I generally treat Globex like it is a whole different product. Technically it is because the underlying stocks are not trading.

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Institutional / firm wide risk management practices

@FuturesTrader71

I am interested in what type of risk management practices, and procedures are taken at an institutional level. What types of things are firms looking at if they are managing several desks, with dozens of strategies and instruments? Other than VaR, cVAR, Expected Shortfall, instrument or strategy correlation? I would like your input on what its like to manage such a large operation?

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@FuturesTrader71

I am interested in what type of risk management practices, and procedures are taken at an institutional level. What types of things are firms looking at if they are managing several desks, with dozens of strategies and instruments? Other than VaR, cVAR, Expected Shortfall, instrument or strategy correlation? I would like your input on what its like to manage such a large operation?

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Registrations are now open for tomorrow's extended webinar AMA:

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On Tuesday, Feb 3 @ 4:30PM Eastern, @FuturesTrader71 (Morad Askar) will be doing a special webinar on futures.io (formerly BMT). The webinar will be an extended Q&A session (like an Ask Me Anything) where Morad will field questions from users and answer a broad range of topics.

Prizes will be given away...

Attend live to get your own personal questions answered.

Mike

Reminder to register for and attend this event for Tuesday, Feb 3 @ 4:30PM Eastern.

https://futures.io/webinars/#registernow

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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Question to FT71 today

Is he using Investor RT for Orientation, planning etc.. and
S5 Trading Platform for executing the orders, or is he also using Investor RT for trading.
Is it possible to trade from IRT in the charts.

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Reminder for today's webinar which starts in one hour.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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ft 71


Hi,

i am not getting the link for the webinar.
I have registerd three times so that should be ok,
can you please post this or email me

ivar

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