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  1. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    haha. You are right. My consulting and side business produces steady income that are about orders of magnitude better than this. So...

    Jan 22, 2018 at 3:15 PM
  2. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    In NQ points except when it's labeled YM points. Acct1: Short. Loss -5.50 pts(manageable loss). Switched to long made 1 pt, Long -4pts....

    Jan 22, 2018 at 3:08 PM
  3. trader99 liked Xela's post in the thread Need Advice.

    No; only intraday. Not only periods, really, for me: I have Asperger's syndrome. Do that - many here, in addition to me, will be...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 4:34 PM
  4. trader99 liked Xela's post in the thread Advice for a youngster?!.

    "Trainee traders" ... occasionally - not at the moment. Mostly recent graduates, typically aged around 23, maybe a little older. The...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 4:27 PM
  5. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    So, do you only trade futures intraday? Do you ever hold overnight positions? As detailed in another thread on ET, I briefly worked for...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 3:21 PM
  6. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    That's a really interesting story. You are quite blessed to start trading in the market as such a young age. While I knew about the...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:32 AM
  7. trader99 liked Xela's post in the thread Need Advice.

    Just over three years with a live account, after four years of learning/studying/practicing/playing on demo/sim - a lot longer than most...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:27 AM
  8. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    There are many great trades and horrible trades. Without pulling out of my old records, in recent memory Futures Side: ========= I made...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:25 AM
  9. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    Thank for the honesty and frank assessment. Yes, if I was a genius at trading it would be apparent not. My genius lies elsewhere. I have...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:15 AM
  10. trader99 liked Jzwu2017's post in the thread Need Advice.

    trader99, your situation is not unique. Many others have gone through the same journey if you have read some trading books, such as a...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:05 AM
  11. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    That's an inspiring story. So, how many years did it take you to be good enough with your trading to be able to live from it? If you...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:50 PM
  12. trader99 liked Xela's post in the thread Need Advice.

    Small hedge fund ... I'd always thought I was better off trading my own account independently, especially after taking so many years,...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:46 PM
  13. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    That's a great arrangement to be doing what you love and getting well comp for it. Are you a prop trader or do you work for a hedge...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:57 PM
  14. trader99 liked Xela's post in the thread Need Advice.

    No - my journey was the other way round. I'm an employee, now, after several years prior to that as a full-time independent. (I was...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:51 PM
  15. trader99 replied to the thread Need Advice.

    So, are you a full-time independent trader now? That's impressive. My trading is not good enough to support me! haha. I've started a...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 10:35 AM