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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    I spoke with the IG Index Austrailian office to ask about what their mimimum Margin rates are for trading Wall Street on CFDs.. I was informed that you can trade as low as $1 Austrailain Dollar...at a Margin Rate of $126 $1 OZ dollar is about ( UK ) 50 pence $2 OZ dollar is about (UK) 1 GBP...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Not sure that I understand all what your saying... I suggested that the new margin rate since ESMA is now 10 X more that what it used to be on SB...and also indicated the to trade Wall St on IG is now costing more than the figure you indicated for the DAX..for a 1 GBP Per Point trade.. Eg...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    I assume then that is now about 10 Times more than what you used to pay for the DAX.... and would be roughly the same for the other main Indexes / indices like even the USA ones or DOW / Wall Street or SPX 500... I cannot recall what the prices used to be as I mainly trade options... but if I...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    What I posted about the use of trading Options with the egs of City Index or maybe IG index.. was if you are BUYING straight calls or Put options.... and as far as I am aware .... they only offers the prices along the egs that I gave for Purchasing (Buying ) options... and NOT selling...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    If the Uk exits the EU via Brexit... Could this realter or drop the ESMA situation ? What is the Minimum that you can trade the Dow with the OZ brokers ie how much would you need to place in an account to trade the minimum stake with their cheaper type brokers.. I very much doubt that we...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    On speaking with City Index, You can still trade Options on things like the Indexes with just the given quoted prices... but you cannot get it on a lower margin price for say Monthly Options... where for eg a call option on say August Wall Street 25800 call option for eg, may be quoted at say...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Thanks to all for your posting your comments and information on thise frustrating ESMA situation and trying to find ways to be able to still be able to trade at the present or prior rates that we have been used to.... I still cannot believe how this ESMA thing has been allowed to effect private...
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    Trading with point and figure

    My cycles suggest that we may either see a rally if we see the low hold from Friday 25th or we may will see a new low form on Monday 28th or Tue 29th May (Futures Indexs open to 18.00 hrs UK time on US holiday) and then see it rally or decline into Wednesday 30th..or 1st / 4th June...
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    Trading with point and figure

    Hi Dentist, Good to see your still posting.. Its some months since I visited T2W... on doing so I was looking for any comments on the ESMA issues and found your thread linked to a search for it.. I wonder if you have any views on it that you have posted that you maybe able to guide me to...
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    Potential mass exodus from Spreadbetters.

    Hi Its some time since I visited the forum... and I am doing so to try to read up about the ESMA situation. It may take me some time to try to read thru the posts about it on this thread or other related ones on T2W...to try to catch up and gain a better understanding.. On a initial attempted...
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    IG Index dispute - advice welcome!

    Dannyb, That's a good start if your up a Grand and new to this...and been in and out a few times. Not sure how long for.. Hope you can maintain it.. But The US markets have been range bound for 1 to 2 months... That also a nice return in the year so far Hoggums.. Do you have any thoughts...
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    IG Index dispute - advice welcome!

    What positions are you holding ? long or short positions or call or put options..? At the moment the market conditions are not like they were last year... I think the US stock Markets may have just topped and maybe soon to decline..if the recent high tops hold... if the markets...
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    Trading with point and figure

    Appreciate your analaysis / thoughts ...Thank you
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    Trading with point and figure

    Dentist are you bullish on SPX or US Indices (Dow) just short term of earlier today or overall today...or do you have any thoughts they may sell come the Non Farm PayRoll come 13.30 hrs... My last longer term cycles came in both the 23rd/24th June and July 4th..I am expecting 18020 level to...
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    Trading with point and figure

    The service is far from perfect...but generally more affordable than trading via real exchanges.. and this is the 1st time this has happened. It was just a shot incase someone had a similar account and was willing to have a look.. they may have their pricing changed again correct after the...