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  1. truetype replied to the thread Fully automated futures trading.

    The past 6 months have been good for the trendies, fueled by the persistent equity rally. But the future -- who knows? Re: 1- 2 Sharpe,...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 5:40 PM
  2. truetype replied to the thread Linkers::X - Let's code in C++ , Daytrade & Daydream :).

    Good luck with that. You're clearly violating the TOS. https://www.linkedin.com/legal/user-agreement 8.2. Don’ts You agree that you...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 5:38 PM
  3. truetype replied to the thread Meet the man behind those ‘bitcoin genius’ ads all over the internet.

    It's been a few years since I last had lunch with him, but he's a bright guy who's very good at developing his "personal brand."

    Jan 18, 2018 at 5:34 PM
  4. truetype posted a new thread.

    Greenwich Mansions Get Biggest Discounts -- mentions the Peterffy estate

    Greenwich Mansions Get Biggest Discounts Since Lehman Fell January 18, 2018, 12:01 AM EST Updated on January 18, 2018, 11:33 AM EST...

    Forum: Luxury and Lifestyle

    Jan 18, 2018 at 1:42 PM
  5. truetype replied to the thread Fully automated futures trading.

    Have you ever traded before? For a long-term strategy such as trend, your positions should be sized such that (1) you sleep soundly at...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 12:02 PM
  6. truetype replied to the thread Gold, silver and precious metal miners : STRONG BUY, why?.

    If you're a chartist, why do you care about "rationale or catalyst"?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 11:58 AM
  7. truetype posted a new thread.

    Jim Gatheral, world-class quant, presenting in NYC next week

    FE Seminar Speaker: Jim Gatheral Hosted by IEOR and GRI Date: Monday, January 22, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Location: Davis...

    Forum: Options

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:33 AM
  8. truetype replied to the thread Fully automated futures trading.

    If you lever 4- 5× notionally, necessary to force 30% vol out of quiet markets, you'll eventually be crippled by a sharp, unrecoverable...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  9. truetype replied to the thread Karen the Supertrader - TastyTrade Hybrid Experiment.

    Liquid futures markets can be simulated with ETFs (SPY, TLT, FXE, GLD, USO, etc), though admittedly without 1256 tax treatment.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:16 AM
  10. truetype replied to the thread Linkers::X - Let's code in C++ , Daytrade & Daydream :).

    Were you spamming (sending connection invites to people you don't know in real life)?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:19 AM
  11. truetype replied to the thread Fully automated futures trading.

    That's nuts. Realized st devs of the major stock, bond, forex markets last year were 5- 6- 7%. So imagine the leverage vs the underlying...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:16 AM
  12. truetype replied to the thread Index Futures broker reccomendations.

    For the security questions, mix/match the answers so they can't be easily guessed. For "favorite restaurant," use instead your favorite...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  13. truetype replied to the thread Short Sale - Stop Loss trigger early.

    If you're going to "trade" with 15¢ stops, you may as well run your money through a paper-shredder and save several months of heartache.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:44 AM
  14. truetype replied to the thread overpaid q4 estimated tax (USA)... any experience with this?.

    Most people active in financial markets can't file early because they're waiting on a few K-1s.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:13 AM
  15. truetype liked learner88's post in the thread Interactive Brokers intraday requirements for ES.

    I am an unprofitable futures trader so far. Giving 1000x leverage to beginners like me is giving me rope to hang myself. I am actually...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:10 AM