Infinity Futures (ANY NEGATIVE COMMENTS?)

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Old Jul 1, 2009, 1:32pm   #9
 
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Yes, i'm in the UK.
To get information on commisions i guess just phone them or email them - I'm not sure what the usual rates are... Also i think you can reduce your rates through doing more contract round-turns, not too sure about them rates.

If someone wanted to sign up though tell me and i can get us both reduced rates to $2.20
Try www.interactivebrokers.co.uk

They also have a thread on t2w....cheaper than Infinity
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Old Jul 1, 2009, 3:23pm   #10
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Try www.interactivebrokers.co.uk

They also have a thread on t2w....cheaper than Infinity
This was edited but lightning, i only speak the truth? Neil is plugging his own affiliate link. You just ignore and delete my comments instead of dealing with the facts


I have an account with them. There data feed is RUBBISH. They take snap-shots rather than live streaming data, they will tell you a 6 contract trade occured when really 6 different single contract trades occur.
I've found customer service to be unpersonalised and the people you chat to are random so its like starting afresh everytime....
There DOM is rubbish too
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normally I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Infinity, they're my main trading platform.
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normally I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Infinity, they're my main trading platform.
Do you use the Infinity AT platform yeahh? Or just use them as the broker for something like Ninja...
It seems more proffesional than NinjaTrader however, not as pretty, probably because its not for the 'retailers' and more prop traders...

Is that correct?
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i knew some staff in US office and their service are much better than IB and Etrade.
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Yes, i'm in the UK.
To get information on commisions i guess just phone them or email them - I'm not sure what the usual rates are... Also i think you can reduce your rates through doing more contract round-turns, not too sure about them rates.

If someone wanted to sign up though tell me and i can get us both reduced rates to $2.20
Hi Halo;
I guess I am not understanding this. You are already signed up at Infinity? If you are what is your total R/T price?
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Old Sep 3, 2009, 8:02pm   #15
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I had an account at infinity and one day the guy handling my account panicked and sold out my whole account because it had a margin call, even though I had money in a t-bill to cover it.
that bone head move cost me over a thousand bucks, but I talked to a manager and they agreed to pay me almost all of the money I lost.
So in the end I guess I have to say they did stand up and do the right thing (even though technically they didn't have to).

so you can look at it from two ways,
1. it was a really bone head move to do what they did, which is bad.
or
2. everyone makes mistakes and at least they guys eventually did man up and do the right thing.
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Old Sep 7, 2009, 10:36pm   #16
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Wondering if anyone has anything negative to say about Infinity futures... Or positive for that matter.
Am currently signing up to trade the Infinity AT platform - $2.30 commisions per side of ES, they clear through TransAct account which i know little about...

Was wondering if anyone used them or had anything to say?
I've just opened an account with Infinity. Im based in London, Uk. Any tips with regards to funding in Euros or Dollars? Are you going to hedge your position so that currency fluctuations don't erode your GBPs? Also, what charting package are you going to use with them?
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