Does anyone have any experience trading the S&P E Mini? I have been papertraing the emini's for about a month now and have been doing rather well. It seems that I have have better succes than when I was paper trading single stocks (mostly otc issues). The scenario that I am trading is: 1. my openning account balance is the minimum ( in this case $10000.00 for this broker) 2.$30.00 roundtrip commissions. 3. scalping for 3/4 of point, working for longer moves of 1 to 2 point minimum moves if possible. 4. Generally attempting to: buy/close 1/4 below/above the market on longs & sell/cover 1/4 above/below on shorts. As of the close today my balance is about $15500.00. That seems extremely good for a $10000.00 deposit. To anyone experienced trading emini's, does this seem realistic? I am using a fairly simple approach, MACD, Stochasic, BBands, Candlestcks, (all to gauge strength of the moves and overbought/sold) and trendlines and support resistence to measure potential moves/retracements. And I am also able to get a good feel for the pulse of the markets. Considering that margin requirements are something like $4500.00 for one S& P Emini, does it seem realistic to make a decent living (around $50,000min, or better) with $20,000 trading capital? Granted it's difficult for anyone to comment definetively being unfamilair with me/my trading style. (have been studying/trading the markets for a little more than 5 years. Any input in terms of suggested brokers for eminis, taxes, order execution/fills, slippage, etc. I would be grateful for discussing constructive inputs as eminis have been suggested several times here to others.