Xela's Recent Activity

  1. Xela liked SunTrader's post in the thread Financial Sinkhole States In The Trump Tax Era.

    Sinkhole, huh? Oh I thought you said a different s...hole word. :)

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:10 AM
  2. Xela liked CALLumbus's post in the thread How did you decide on your trading strategy or method of trading?.

    I was trying everything, reading everything... stocks, options, futures, forex, investing, swing trading, scalping, arbitrage... trend...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 6:27 AM
  3. Xela liked Overnight's post in the thread Bitconnect token ponzi shuts down.

    I was going to go there but decided against it. All on you haha!

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:12 PM
  4. Xela replied to the thread Bitconnect token ponzi shuts down.

    ... or a surgeon, of course.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  5. Xela replied to the thread How did you decide on your trading strategy or method of trading?.

    Briefly, I read textbooks, deliberately avoided online "information", discussed with successful traders I already knew, learned how to...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:31 PM
  6. Xela liked Scataphagos's post in the thread I walked away from trading with nothing after more than five years..

    Yeah, well... you're different, girly. (Recall another ET female who inferred, "if you ain't making $200K/yr, I probably wouldn't be...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:21 PM
  7. Xela liked speedo's post in the thread I walked away from trading with nothing after more than five years..

    Anyone who stains their clothes while trading is probably using too much leverage.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:21 PM
  8. Xela replied to the thread I walked away from trading with nothing after more than five years..

    Much though some of you might sometimes try to reduce us to a cultural stereotype, the reality is that we vary, guys. Just like you do....

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:10 PM
  9. Xela liked Visaria's post in the thread I walked away from trading with nothing after more than five years..

    You may not have found the secret to riches, but you have found the secret to a woman's heart! Work stained clothes! Who woulda thought...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:08 PM
  10. Xela liked alexander1994's post in the thread Question about lot sizes and account balance.

    Ah, thank you, Xela, that cleared it up for me. Leverage does not have to be all that dangerous given a reasonable risk managment. So,...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:48 PM
  11. Xela replied to the thread Question about lot sizes and account balance.

    Absolutely right - leverage is not in itself dangerous: it's the ways it can be (ab)used by people who overleverage, and have...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:48 PM
  12. Xela liked trader99's post in the thread Need Advice.

    Yes, I totally agreed with your perspective. This is how I got into this mess in the first place! LOL. There were times when I faced...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:04 PM
  13. Xela liked rvince99's post in the thread Need Advice.

    The pro way is to put in the stop before you put in the entry order. In the extremely rare case your stop is hit before your entry order...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:04 PM
  14. Xela replied to the thread Question about lot sizes and account balance.

    He knows this already. Clearly it doesn't answer his question, does it? ;) The calculator (correctly) doesn't factor in leverage,...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  15. Xela liked trader99's post in the thread Need Advice.

    In units of NQ points Acct 1: +4.75, +1.75, +17.50, -6.75(no stop there) Acct2: +7.75, -15.25 (ouch! no stop there! hoping it will...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:47 AM