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Old Sep 10, 2008, 8:27am   #1107
 
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If IB bills you then your optimistic friend is almost certainly wrong.

You might find day trading german shares, the dax or the estx50 more profitable.
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Old Sep 10, 2008, 12:55pm   #1108
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Hi. Do you pay stamp duty as well trading futures, or just shares?
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Old Sep 11, 2008, 5:56am   #1109
 
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Hi

I am trying to configure TWS to attach a 6 point stop automatically whenever i enter a trade, can this be done or do I always have to go and attach it seperately as an autostop?
Sometimes this is not fast enough, especially if i am wanting to trade the open but didn't have an order in prior to open.
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Hi amylee google for a programme called bracket trader that plugs in to IB it manages all your orders for you
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Old Sep 12, 2008, 12:14pm   #1111
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has interactive brokers any plans to include the european arm of CIH-x into the trad-able exchanges? noted that the only one at the moment is the Canadian arm. would like to trade the etfs, only way i can find at the moment is through the London stock exchange but you must pay to exchange. as CIH-X data is free i think it would suit a lot of traders.
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Old Sep 12, 2008, 5:58pm   #1112
 
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Is 10k the minimum required to open an account with IB? This is regarding to intra-day trading Futures. Thanks.
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Old Sep 12, 2008, 6:58pm   #1113
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Is 10k the minimum required to open an account with IB? This is regarding to intra-day trading Futures. Thanks.
I think, its the general minimum - if you are not member of some special groups - to open an account nowadays, regardless of your trading plans or instruments.

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Hittfeld

Hint: Some IBs of IB offer accounts starting from €3000,00 or 5000,00 - at higher fees.

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