Hello from Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Jason Verbeke here. (Lifetime Member)
I live in Surrey BC and when things get a little more normal in the world it would be nice to participate in one of the group meet ups as a first timer. Perhaps meet Andrew one day? Get one of those BBT hats and a t-shirt? lol!
I'm an independent producer and seventeen year veteran of the General Insurance industry. I love what I do and already make a healthy living so I'm not looking to quit my day job any time soon. But I am totally hooked on day trading!
I don't like to take any short cuts in life and don't believe I'm going to be an expert day trader any time soon so in my quest to get a proper education, back in Feb 2020, I enrolled in a local trading school called Online Trading Academy for a much preferred class room environment. Unfortunately that abruptly went to hell in a handbag due to COVID and resulted in the school being closed indefinitely!. At that point I did a pile of research on various other sources of trading education such as Warrior, True Trading Group, Skyview...etc. but after reading Andrews book I decided to join BBT and pursue day trading. I felt Andrew's position, specifically as a Canadian, helped me from a perspective of what platform to use, brokerage, taxes and in general I felt that I shared a few things in common with him over the others. He also comes across a little more honest versus some of these online sales professionals.
As of today I've been SIM trading with DAS since Aug 2020. I trade Monday to Friday during the open for ORB's and ABCD patterns. I also spend an extra hour or two in the evenings devoted to furthering my education. I use a Mac for my trading station with 3 monitors but will likely be changing that in the future as it feels like Im trying to make something work that wasn't meant to handle trading. I'm almost at a 50% win rate according to my Chartlog journal but feel I still have a long way to go before going live and I think when you use real money its going to be another steep learning curve.
So if anyone is wanting to get a "trading buddy group" going on, please count me in. Online education has come a long way in todays age however I believe one on one contact still adds a lot of value to the learning curve. One day I hope to have enough experience where I will be able to give something back to my trading community as well. Giving back can also be very rewarding and I look forward to this
Feel free to drop me a line anytime to introduce yourself.
Chat Room Name: JasonV
email: [email protected]