September 8, 2007
I find it challenging to remain engaged with backtesting to generate statistically relevant results. I believe it is important to base your trading on approaches that are successful when applied to historical price data.
It provides the ability to make a great living by successfully applying a disciplined, systematic approach.
Yes: I have traded stocks and options for roughly the same period of time.
The liquidity, the leverage, the lack of commissions, the focus on a few currency pairs versus thousands of stocks, the ability to trade forex successfully by technical systems.
I grew up in Chicago, but now live near New Haven, Connecticut. My interest in forex arose 2 years ago when I started trading for a living. It can be very isolating when trading as an individual, so I look forward to being active in this group.
I look forward to evolving along with the other members of the group.