FTSE future for day trading and scalping

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Old Apr 30, 2009, 8:35am   #9
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Thanks Split,

...still don't get why you would want to trade it instead of the cash

or start at 7
Personal choice. I use it if I trade late morning and think that I would want to run the trade to the close because I have to go to work at 1330 and cannot monitor Footsie easily. I might be with a client or in the car, anything like that. I don't like trading Footsie overnight and if I have a rolling bet and cannot close it, beforehand, it will roll over automatically.

Remember, this is the Daily Future----not the monthly. The spread is the same as cash.
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Old Apr 30, 2009, 8:39am   #10
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Ah, right, thought it was a different spread. THnask
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Old Apr 30, 2009, 9:39am   #11
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bennie83 started this thread Actually started this thread because everyone always mentioned FTSE cash, when I was a taking a longer term view with the future, which could be a little confusing with the different prices etc. But actually it seems there are threads with this already, so I'm kind of abandoning ship!
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Old Apr 30, 2009, 10:19am   #12
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Actually started this thread because everyone always mentioned FTSE cash, when I was a taking a longer term view with the future, which could be a little confusing with the different prices etc. But actually it seems there are threads with this already, so I'm kind of abandoning ship!
I have no idea what you just said... But if there is one thing i know, its that a good captain, NEVER, abondons his ship.

You sir, are a failure.
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Old Apr 30, 2009, 11:18am   #13
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I have no idea what you just said... But if there is one thing i know, its that a good captain, NEVER, abondons his ship.

You sir, are a failure.
guilty as charged! You know how the FTSE cash seems to be about 55 points more than the FTSE future at the moment...oh it doesn't matter! lol
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Old May 9, 2014, 5:42pm   #14
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Is anyone still out trading the FTSE?

Am looking to make a consistent £100 per day on it making 10-50 points a day at best.

Have been trading it on and off for 3 years but have really taken to it over the past year as it moves well

Cheers
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Old Nov 28, 2016, 12:25am   #15
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Hi Alex,

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Thanks.
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Look at the post date and the number of posts he made bird brain
Was it addressed to you? No, so stay away d head!!!
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