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NAME: Thomas
USERNAME: Old Tom
BIO: Retired Chartered Scientist who worked for NHS Scotland in Biomedical Sciences (Microbiology). Wife 4 Kids 3 Grand Kids. Now interested in FT.
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Hi AngeloI wish you all the best for your future trading.Cur 3 months ago REPLY TO Introduce Yourself
HiDo you ever get the impression - you are wasting your time 7 months ago REPLY TO Forex Trading: US Economic Indicators for Better Trading
There are many suitable ways, and they can all prove to be p 8 months ago REPLY TO Why Analysis is important?
The 3 you mention, I have used. With MA I have used medium t 8 months ago REPLY TO Which Technical Indicators to Use?
Not if you are in the USA, at the moment anyway with CFDs.Wh 8 months ago REPLY TO Everyone Can Trade Online
I think the simple answer is no.Contact your mentor. 10 months ago REPLY TO LTCT doubts
Bananas 10 months ago REPLY TO US Elections and Markets: How will they react?
I started trading the UTP system early 2016, but I have temp 10 months ago REPLY TO Are you making a profit or loss using this system?
Hi folksI have changed over to ETX from PipIndex, after find 10 months ago REPLY TO The PipIndex offer to move to ETX Capital
I think too many of us are prone to have a negative approach 1 year ago REPLY TO Effect of terrorism on Trading in USA and Canada
There is absolutely no reason for you not to use the word in 1 year ago REPLY TO The life of every trader
I totally concur with TradeMonkey on this.One of the biggest 1 year ago REPLY TO Effect of terrorism on Trading in USA and Canada
Hi folksAt this moment IBM isn't loosing me as much, USDCAD 1 year ago REPLY TO Your top picks for the next week
I think quite a lot about this, and quite often too.Not so l 1 year ago REPLY TO WTI, Brent diverging
Someone should tell him that doesn't work - before its too l 1 year ago REPLY TO The life of every trader
Sorry to have come in a bit late on this one, but just to le 1 year ago REPLY TO Your top picks for the next week
Reading books is something I seldom do. But many others read 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
I cannot disagree with your analysis. One never knows when w 1 year ago REPLY TO What would be the correct strategy for investing in US stocks currently?
To feel anything is to misunderstand what trading is about.O 1 year ago REPLY TO Japan's economy grows by 0.2% in June quarter
I think you are on the money with this one Amber. Just after 1 year ago REPLY TO The state of stimulus packages around the world
Have things changed?Maybe! 1 year ago REPLY TO Wht to do after FP is met
Hi BrianVW has certainly plunged today, but compared with th 1 year ago REPLY TO Volkswagen news - South Korea suspends sales of 80 models, levies $16 million fine
Hi BrianI am currently back in on a short, after taking a 2% 1 year ago REPLY TO WTI price movement
The only cautionary points I would make, are:    1 1 year ago REPLY TO Volume as an indicator - the complete guide to decoding and understanding volume
WOW!You don't ask for much Amber do you?Let me 1st assume, t 1 year ago REPLY TO Software needed for Technical Analysis
Certainly if you are trading the Nikkei 225 and/or any JPY c 1 year ago REPLY TO Bank of Japan enhances monetary stimulus
Hi AmberI think what you are referring to are alerts. If you 1 year ago REPLY TO Notifications for large price movements
Although it might not be a great idea to add instruments bas 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
Thanks LewisThat is worth trying. 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
These two currencies can be affected by lots of things. Some 1 year ago REPLY TO What next for EURUSD?
This is purely a personal opinion, so don't be swayed by it 1 year ago REPLY TO Netflix stock - is it a good choice for contrarian buying?
I agree totally with Mike on this one. The more diversified 1 year ago REPLY TO Growth funds vs blue-chip funds
17% month on month - WOW!This looks like a Ponzi scheme.&nbs 1 year ago REPLY TO 17% profits per month for 3 years, is it at all possible?
OKSo what trades are you looking at then folks?I'm short WTI 1 year ago REPLY TO Your hot pick for the coming week
Again this is a bit of: How long is a piece of string!The ma 1 year ago REPLY TO My ideal time frame
I see this more as an idea. In practice I don't think it has 1 year ago REPLY TO Correlations - OIL vs CADJPY
I suppose the simple answer to that is no.It is virtually im 1 year ago REPLY TO Any good trading system that has high success rate?
Very wise words Liam, and I hope we all pay attention to the 1 year ago REPLY TO One fatal mistake that you must avoid while trading
Hi brian-coolI'm afraid the "answer" has to be: - How long i 1 year ago REPLY TO Four hours daily to trading - is that good enough?
I agree ralph123 - it is likely to be range-bound for a whil 1 year ago REPLY TO GBP/USD Trades
Hi AmberReading between the lines, it appears you are an ine 1 year ago REPLY TO To earn $500 per month, how much money should I start trading with?
Hi BrianAbysmal! That's what Martingale is. If you are 1 year ago REPLY TO How good (or bad) is the Martingale way of trading?
I hope it isn't Mia, cause I'm short.What does your strategy 1 year ago REPLY TO Is this the right time to buy crude oil?
Hi LiamThere are very few things I would disagree about  1 year ago REPLY TO My experience - sometimes you have to lose first in order to win
Don't do it Mia!Not without buying a wig 1st. 1 year ago REPLY TO This is so true!
Hi MikewinnerA very concise logical review of the possible s 1 year ago REPLY TO Markets to fall (at least slightly) after upcoming Fed monetary policy meeting – my view
Hi EmmajonesI believe some do and some don't. To me it sound 1 year ago REPLY TO No stop-loss while trading!
Hi ralph123It all depends on what type of trading you're doi 1 year ago REPLY TO When you trade, do you listen to any music?
Hi FolksI used to quite often keep a triggered trade even wi 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
Good to hear you are back aberdeen.Don't let the B******ds g 1 year ago REPLY TO Brexit loss. I have just lost 5% of my account!
Hi mccoywajmuAre you based in USA, and therefore trading FX 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi all1st: I totally agree with you Ross2021, that Seaforth 1 year ago REPLY TO Brexit loss. I have just lost 5% of my account!
I must also agree with you, Tgomezz, that not enough pe 1 year ago REPLY TO Looking for a Trading Partner
Hi Fibs are relevant in all of life. They are a re 1 year ago REPLY TO Looking for a Trading Partner
Silver on the rise over the last few weeks (also Gold) 1 year ago REPLY TO Silver on long term and correlation to other metals
Hi folksCopper gave me a slight profit recently (win on EWT; 1 year ago REPLY TO When will HGCopper make its move
Hi TgomezzzBefore I took up the UTP, I used to trade using m 1 year ago REPLY TO Looking for a Trading Partner
Hi StephI don't think your strategy is necessarily a bad one 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Yep LewisThis was not a time to leave those pending orders i 1 year ago REPLY TO How did Brexit effect you?
Hi folksI stayed up to watch the results as they came in. At 1 year ago REPLY TO Brexit loss. I have just lost 5% of my account!
Glad to hear I'm not the only one following the copper trail 1 year ago REPLY TO When will HGCopper make its move
Hi folksThis has been a strange few days, with almost nothin 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi again Lewis,I am not a tax expert, so anything I state he 1 year ago REPLY TO Declaring Profits each tax year (UK)
Hi LewisIf you are referring to the UTP strategy, then the r 1 year ago REPLY TO Amount of Risk
Hi LewisPersonally I will cross that bridge when I come to i 1 year ago REPLY TO Declaring Profits each tax year (UK)
Nine months later:It is not yet half way there, and is strug 1 year ago REPLY TO Will Oil Reach the 110 USD price again ?
Hi LewisI do agree with you that going through periods of dr 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
Hi folksI didn't stay on demo very long (just a few weeks I 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
Hi LewisI've been trading live for over 5 months. During tha 1 year ago REPLY TO Time to Profit?
Hi fruittreesI've been trading more than 5 months now, and h 1 year ago REPLY TO Last Theoretical Closed Trade=Tie??
Hi again aberdeenI think I see what you mean (the grayed out 1 year ago REPLY TO MT4 - not letting me make trades with certain stocks
Hi aberdeenI haven't seen anything like that before. What do 1 year ago REPLY TO MT4 - not letting me make trades with certain stocks
Hi @mrgeekThat sounds like a good solution if it possib 1 year ago REPLY TO Video interfering with other market threads
Hi fredericp64I'm glad your investments are doing well, but 1 year ago REPLY TO Did oil settle before an upward surge
I despairCan't the video section be on its own. Putting it a 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 17/05/2016
I despairCan't the video section be on its own. Putting it a 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
Hi fredricp64The trading could be better, especially since I 1 year ago REPLY TO Did oil settle before an upward surge
China - Greece - Brexit - USA debt - Middle East - Oil - but 1 year ago REPLY TO China or Greece?
Hi @sofaspud Thanks for your reply.I have no problem pa 1 year ago REPLY TO Partially Closing Positions and The Trade Sizer
I think you need to learn more about the platform. What you 1 year ago REPLY TO Visual dashboard from the UFT Indicator - how to move it?
Has Greece gone bonkers again?I don't think the Germans care 1 year ago REPLY TO Greece parliament passed the bailout terms
WOWSoybean has gone way up today. 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi VictoriaSorry I don't know anyone in Florence, but good l 1 year ago REPLY TO From Florence Italy
Hi folksIf you look at a thread in this category by Ray 1 year ago REPLY TO 21 days against rule
Hi @junkie USSoybean made quite a bit for one of our co 1 year ago REPLY TO Commodity Market - Any Insights from Experienced Traders?
Hi StephanTGreat news. I have been watching USSoybean as it 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi allI continue to see little return, which isn't surprisin 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi StephanTI've been trading with real capital for 3.5 month 1 year ago REPLY TO Profit on initial balance
Hi aligilWhat do you want to get in touch about? 1 year ago REPLY TO Am I ready for the Ultimate Traders Programme?
Hi TraderFXYou pose some good questions.The first thing to r 1 year ago REPLY TO Tightening my orders. How To!?
Just another update:Obviously WTI didn't make it, and I've h 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
Hello again TraderFXI'm glad your account manager eventually 1 year ago REPLY TO How to choose what operations to close?
I am now using them more than I ever used to, purely to unde 1 year ago REPLY TO Fibonacci and Trading
If you ask me this is a lot of volatility over very little s 1 year ago REPLY TO Volatility - how to use it?
Hi T.FXWhat exactly are the levels of your huge profits 1 year ago REPLY TO How to choose what operations to close?
Hi again FX manI hope your lack of contact with your account 1 year ago REPLY TO How to choose what operations to close?
We should be synchronized again. 1 year ago REPLY TO Time Change
Hi @Raymond I just wondered if you were still adhering 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Traders - Stop Adjustment
Hi jgc1009I'm not in the US so I don't have that problem, bu 1 year ago REPLY TO So many restrictions
Hi TraderFXThe simple answer is that you close the most rece 1 year ago REPLY TO How to choose what operations to close?
Hi folksI'm back down to a small loss at the moment (0.28%). 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
Hi tooleyOur clocks change over The Easter Weekend.Happy tra 1 year ago REPLY TO Time Change
Good to know my portfolio isn't too big.Thanks TraderFX 1 year ago REPLY TO Is my Portfolio too big
I guess no one else is interested in doing this, but if you 1 year ago REPLY TO Partially Closing Positions and The Trade Sizer
Yes, this happened to me too a few days back. Luke reset the 1 year ago REPLY TO trade sizer problem
Where have all the flowers gone..............?It never cease 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
Hi GFIf that helps - good. I find myself setting up trades a 1 year ago REPLY TO looking for an equity correlated with US Soybean?
It has been a while since anyone posted here and I wondered 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
I eventually watched The Wolf of Wall Street. But, hey! not 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
I don't know if any of you follow the courses from PipIndex 1 year ago REPLY TO Fibonacci and Trading
Hi GFI too am trading US soybean, but for me the time factor 1 year ago REPLY TO looking for an equity correlated with US Soybean?
Wow!I just did a search for reviews - and all it found was t 1 year ago REPLY TO What are Reviews?
Mmmm no reviews then! 1 year ago REPLY TO What are Reviews?
PSDo any of you know how to do (or make) a review? 1 year ago REPLY TO Important Economic Announcements
What makes this a trending thread?Until now the most recent 1 year ago REPLY TO Important Economic Announcements
Thanks tooleyIts good to know I wasn't hallucinating. I wish 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Indicator problem
Hi @fredericp64 I certainly agree with you as far as oi 1 year ago REPLY TO Question about Chart Analysis - (26Feb2016) Crude Chart LTCT
Hi TigerI think your 2A is correct and point 3 is just befor 1 year ago REPLY TO Question about Point 2 in LTCT
Hi TigerSorry I read your older post 1st. 1 year ago REPLY TO Question about LTCT
Hi TigerYour LTCT indicates you cannot take the long EWT as 1 year ago REPLY TO Question about Chart Analysis - (26Feb2016) Crude Chart LTCT
Hi Trade TigerGlad to see you got a trading partner. As 1 year ago REPLY TO Looking for a Trading Partner
Me tooMy account manager said same thing. It happened at a b 1 year ago REPLY TO struggling to log onto trade sizer app
Hi Trade TigerI'm afraid this one's not for me, I prefer&nbs 1 year ago REPLY TO Looking for a Trading Partner
Hi AllJust an update:I am now making a small profit. Despite 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
Hi @MOM1993 The foundation will give you an insight to 1 year ago REPLY TO Am I ready for the Ultimate Traders Programme?
Since trading live over the past month I have found Fx the m 1 year ago REPLY TO How To Successfully Trade Currency Markets
The Big Short won a BAFTA tonight. 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
Rules are rules, but who doesn't break them sometimes?In ret 1 year ago REPLY TO Can i still trade SMS if 6ATR rule fails?
Hi @aberdeen I get this too. As DarthV says,  1 year ago REPLY TO Adjusting pending orders
Surely there must be someone out there who has seen another 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
Hi @Raymond and all others on this thread. Now that Ihs 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Traders - Floating Profit
I always look forward to NFP days just for the intra-day vol 1 year ago REPLY TO Non Farm Payroll - a glass half full?
Hi FolksA couple of trades (Bund and Gold - both long) have 1 year ago REPLY TO Taking profits prior to hitting red out line
Until Geronimo comes back, I wouldn't advise it! 1 year ago REPLY TO Scalping??
Hi AllI have now been trading live for a month. Getting enou 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
Hi Iain @aberdeenI see what you mean.All FX,  1 year ago REPLY TO Good 24 hour markets to trade and other questions
Hi @CommunityFT VideosThe last I heard the Japanese currency 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 29/01/2016
Hi folksI just started trading live this month, initially wi 1 year ago REPLY TO What Instruments do you have in your portfolios?
Hi FoonamiI understand why you are regularly checking your t 1 year ago REPLY TO Taking profits prior to hitting red out line
Hi folksI haven't seen this problem on the Live system, but 1 year ago REPLY TO Trade Sizer Issue
Hi Foonami You have an entry point on a blue line ( tha 1 year ago REPLY TO Quick question on line outs
Hi FoonamiI have been trading about a month now, but I'm yet 1 year ago REPLY TO Taking profits prior to hitting red out line
Hi AberdeenI'm not sure what you mean by 24 hour markets. If 1 year ago REPLY TO Good 24 hour markets to trade and other questions
I would appreciate if all you folks could contribute to my p 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
HiFor those of you in the UK, This Week - a programme on BBC 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
Hi @Woody07967 If you search under Forex, you'll see I' 1 year ago REPLY TO A Film Every Trader Should See
Hi allI have just started live trading, and gold was my 1st 1 year ago REPLY TO Gold/Xau/USD Analysis & Suggestions
Hi AnneI'm sure you will enjoy the UTP - I certainly did, an 1 year ago REPLY TO Brokerage for software? Which is best?
Hi JoeyI think Ultimate Trader has given the most accurate a 1 year ago REPLY TO Defining Over-trading : - From eager beavers to screen-watchers
Or perhapsVideo killed the radio star? 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 06/11/2015
Hi allDiversification is essential. Let me be clear I can't 1 year ago REPLY TO Diversified Portfolio
Hi @caroruit I recently discovered what my problem was. 1 year ago REPLY TO Changing from Demo to Live on MT4 platform
Hi everyoneI hope you all had a happy New Year (if it is you 1 year ago REPLY TO Fibonacci and Trading
Hi @caroruitI have just tried that, but it doesn't like it. 1 year ago REPLY TO Changing from Demo to Live on MT4 platform
Hi caroruitA marginal one, but I was using it mainly to prac 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
It took me a while to master LTCT, and I definitely would no 1 year ago REPLY TO daily checking of pending orders
Hi allI'm just about to start trading live in the new year, 1 year ago REPLY TO What Returns Are you Seeing?
Hi mastroIf MT4 worked for you before and you haven't recent 1 year ago REPLY TO Frozen market watch (MT4) and error message: off quotes
Hi SpadeychopsIt will be interesting to see if both of us ar 1 year ago REPLY TO Why do people stop posting?
Hi Sutton and JoshuaRather than pay £600, or there about, f 1 year ago REPLY TO Foundation Course Summary
@Raymond Did you make that post? If so what is the thre 1 year ago REPLY TO Trade management and Keep confidence
I would agree with junkie.It is never a good idea to invest 1 year ago REPLY TO Good time to invest in Gold ?
Thanks cappuccino for re-posting, I'm not going mad then.It 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
Maybe someone could explain this, it baffles me:I got a repl 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
Hi again Jskyblue737Sorry, I should have  1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Success Rate
Hi Jskyblue737I have tried asking this in a few different wa 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Success Rate
@Raymond My account manager advises similar to yourself 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
Hi Raymond et al,You were correct in your assertions about R 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
Since it is now 10 days since the last "daily market report" 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 06/11/2015
I suspect there will be many equities that will gain, few th 1 year ago REPLY TO What effects will the terrorist attacks in Paris have on stocks?
I can't answer for RickSanz, to whom you refer, but that 9% 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
I am about to start UTP tomorrow, but ultimately start live 1 year ago REPLY TO UTP Strategy
@Raymond Hi Raymond,Of course you are right. That's wha 1 year ago REPLY TO Foundation Course Summary
It would also be worth looking at what fredericp64  has 1 year ago REPLY TO Foundation Course Summary
Hi fredericp64I just did a google search and one of the firs 1 year ago REPLY TO Market Calendars
A very interesting and thought provoking video. Not lea 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 06/11/2015
I have yet to use it, as I have still to get UTP training, b 1 year ago REPLY TO Trade sizer issue
Hi allI'm glad to hear people are being successful using the 1 year ago REPLY TO AFT Ultimate Trader Programme :- Gaining Confidence & Going Live.
That's the kind of info I was looking for.I'm not looking to 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 30/10/2015
Hi folksI believe you should also be wary of dividend paymen 1 year ago REPLY TO Taking on new trades and gap questions
Hi fredericp64I will be starting UTP soon, and have not been 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 30/10/2015
Hi @fredericp64 Are you still trading demo?Is what you 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 30/10/2015
Thank you Joshua,One element I missed out was, if you do com 1 year ago REPLY TO Foundation Course Summary
Thanks Ultimate Trader,That is the most reassuring reply yet 1 year ago REPLY TO Anyone sign up with PipIndex?
MmmGot me worried mate!If PipIndex isn't genuine why would A 1 year ago REPLY TO Anyone sign up with PipIndex?
Hi DarthVFrom recent data there appears to be little clear d 1 year ago REPLY TO Is the most recent Bullish run in the Aussie over??
Hi LaurieThat's good advice from tradingIRE. Even if you don 1 year ago REPLY TO Australian Contact
Hi twinky et alI have, so far, never traded FX. What further 1 year ago REPLY TO How To Successfully Trade Currency Markets
Hi Sparton700Sorry I'm not an Aussie - a Scot in fact, and s 1 year ago REPLY TO Australian Contact
Thanks LukeI hope your colleague recovers soon.I enjoyed you 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 15/10/2015
Are there any market reports this week? If there are how do 1 year ago REPLY TO Daily Market Report - 15/10/2015
Hi tradingIREI haven't heard anything (and by the way I'm on 1 year ago REPLY TO Copper market
The way I look at it is this Socratic87:-I don't quite know 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
This is interesting.We have a divergence of views. But what 1 year ago REPLY TO Is stock market overheated?
As someone who mainly traded stocks in the past, Non-farm pa 1 year ago REPLY TO Fundamental Analysis
On your Bio - it is impossible to know nothing, and since yo 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
Hi Joshua and othersJust to explain 1st where I am. 5 years 1 year ago REPLY TO Foundation Course Summary
Since then it dropped some more and now is ranging side 1 year ago REPLY TO Copper market
Thanks for the info tradingIRE.It is very strange that the c 1 year ago REPLY TO Is there a newer version of UTPindicator since yesterday?
Hi folksI've not done the UTP yet (starting November), but I 1 year ago REPLY TO Entering the market late
How to Make Money Trading by Lex Van DamHe believes in both 1 year ago REPLY TO Whats the best fundamental book out there ?
Thanks for the reply agentsmith7I hope everything is OK with 1 year ago REPLY TO Is there a newer version of UTPindicator since yesterday?
As someone who is new to this, and has just completed Founda 1 year ago REPLY TO Is there a newer version of UTPindicator since yesterday?
Some say "the old ones are the best", but you have just disp 1 year ago REPLY TO UTI installation help
By definition a robot is programmed and designed by a h 1 year ago REPLY TO Trading Robots, do they work?
Hi folksI have read The New Market Wizards by J D Schwager&n 1 year ago REPLY TO A Book every Trader should Read
Hi again folksBy far better, I hope that means you are makin 1 year ago REPLY TO Introduce Yourself
hi folksI will be starting the UTP course in November. It ha 1 year ago REPLY TO Introduce Yourself

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