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@  CRAIGL : (20 August 2018 - 11:53 AM) sorry eur/usd im talking about
@  CRAIGL : (20 August 2018 - 11:50 AM) 1.1450 and climbing to where u think guys 1.1500?
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 10:08 AM) either we get a double top with some serious retrace, or it breaks. wait and see
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 10:07 AM) i posted the chart with the levels i am talking about
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 10:07 AM) that's nice, already 25 pips.
@  CRAIGL : (20 August 2018 - 10:06 AM) i got a long going from 1.14098 so i hope ur right!!
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 09:47 AM) 1.1509 is the bottom of the long range previous weeks, so let's say 1.15
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 09:46 AM) if euro level breaks today, i will probably be going long tomorrow
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 09:09 AM) Lol. It has the X he wants
@  CRAIGL : (20 August 2018 - 09:07 AM) ok is it me tp XSR =extra strong resistence lol
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 09:02 AM) Maybe look for XSR not sure
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 08:40 AM) The x is just a zigzag. Forgot the exact name cause 4 years ago already. Any zz or fractal shows the same
@  ripxela : (20 August 2018 - 08:30 AM) Could you say the name of that indi so i dont loose hours searching for it my man? thanks
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 08:19 AM) Yeah I don't want to post cause the indi's are not important, can be found everywhere and I don't want to provide support
@  ripxela : (20 August 2018 - 07:49 AM) Hey @traderpusa long time no talk, would you mind sharing the green and red X indi you use? Thank you
@  Bigindoda : (20 August 2018 - 06:28 AM) waiting for breakout and retest 1.142 level
@  Bigindoda : (20 August 2018 - 06:27 AM) thanks tp
@  traderpusa : (20 August 2018 - 06:01 AM) excellent job
@  Bigindoda : (20 August 2018 - 05:59 AM) happy :lol:
@  Bigindoda : (20 August 2018 - 05:59 AM) total: +30 pip today

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#1 andrewkeet

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 07:24 PM

https://www.esma.eur...-binary-options



#2 skyler

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 06:12 PM

Binary Options in Europe will be banned?


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#3 SteveCandiski

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 08:09 AM

I noticed that the binary.com broker is licensed under the MGA, as if it were a gambling site and not a financial instrument (otherwise it would have to have cysec license)

What do you think? Is binary.com untouchable?



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 10:22 AM

Mmmm, from what I can see around some brokers are preparing for that so this project could well become a reality ...


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#5 Tripack

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 07:12 AM

Latest update: https://www.esma.eur...-protect-retail

 

Apparently the proposal on leverage would be:

On CFDs:

- 30:1 max on major FX pairs

- 20:1 max on indices

- 10:1 max on commodities

- 5:1 max on stocks

 

On Binary Options:

Simple total ban in EU.


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#6 faryne

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 07:43 AM

That could be a nice protection but this is just unregulated brokers advertising...



#7 Mitch

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 09:22 AM

Here a little bit more: https://www.esma.eur...ail_clients.pdf

In detail, ESMA wrote regarding Binary Options: „In relation to BOs, ESMA is considering a prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients. ESMA is currently minded to adopt this measure as the significant investor protection concerns relating to this product are due to inherent features of the product that are unlikely to be sufficiently addressed through certain restrictions on the product (e.g. minimum duration contract periods). In particular, the pricing structure of the product means that, on average, investors will experience negative expected returns without providing any clear compensating benefits to retail investors (e.g. the hedging function served by vanilla options). The alternative option of a total ban that would include professional clients is not under consideration due to the lack of evidence of harm to this type of client.“

My question: What is the difference between „considering a prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options“ and “The alternative option of a total ban [...] is not under consideration“ ?
Is prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options not a total ban?


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#8 Tripack

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 09:33 AM

My question: What is the difference between „considering a prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options“ and “The alternative option of a total ban [...] is not under consideration“ ?
Is prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options not a total ban?

 

In theory it means that customers may not be approached by such firms. So publicity, sales etc is not allowed. However we have seen with some countries where this applies already that many brokers do not provide services at all to their citizens anymore, unless eventually you are an existing customer.


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 10:00 AM

Thanks for the quick reply, Tripack.
I am curious what ESMA will ultimately decide 
and what that will mean for brokers and clients.
 

There are already some effects: https://www.financem...tions-activity/



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 01:45 AM

Goodbye Binary Options ESMA Decision 27.03.2018

 

https://www.esma.eur...etail-investors


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Posted 27 March 2018 - 06:23 AM

It looks esma takes the easier way, banning instead  forcing brokers to comply with regulations and prosecuting those brokers who doesn´t comply with them


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Posted 27 March 2018 - 06:37 AM

Quickly fold super mega profitable strategies, binary options close :D



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 06:51 AM

It looks like this is just for EU based brokers/ traders?

 

There should be tons of workarounds outside of EU?



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:12 AM

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A little background into this post. I served with the Coalition Forces during Operation Desert Storm in 91.

And this was the overnight sensation and famed Iraqi Information Minister under Iraqi President Saddam Hussein then. Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf.

Every country needs one of this bloke during crisis. He has the perfect poker face regardless the situation. 

 

When the news feed of the ESMA announcement came out, I called my IQoption account manager. We had a short conversation. At the end of the call, it was Deja Vu all freaking over again. 

All I could think of at that moment was this, then Iraqi Information Minister. This is what the impression, the IQoption account manager gave me. 

Everything is just fine ! ROFL. 

 


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from a seanair,  slàinte mhòr! 

 

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:18 AM

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A little background into this post. I served with the Coalition Forces during Operation Desert Storm in 91.

And this was the overnight sensation and famed Iraqi Information Minister under Iraqi President Saddam Hussein then. Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf.

Every country needs one of this bloke during crisis. He has the perfect poker face regardless the situation. 

 

When the news feed of the ESMA announcement came out, I called my IQoption account manager. We had a short conversation. At the end of the call, it was Deja Vu all freaking over again. 

All I could think of at that moment was this, then Iraqi Information Minister. This is what the impression, the IQoption account manager gave me. 

Everything is just fine ! ROFL. 

 

Is IQOption based in EU?

 

Are you based in a EU country?

 

 



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:20 AM

So, i've learned a lot and they banned it?

 

I think they banned BO because more people start getting into it and they will realize how to make some money at the end.

 

They will not banned it because BO will make u lose money, they will banned it because they do not want you to make money.

 

That's it.

 

Hope there is no such a thing...


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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:25 AM

What I don't quite understand is here it says "Temporary measure": https://www.fca.org....-binary-options



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Posted 27 March 2018 - 07:36 AM

It looks like this is just for EU based brokers/ traders?

 

There should be tons of workarounds outside of EU?

yes, EU brokers and EU trade4rs, but...

Probably regulated brokers outside EU will not accept traders from EU.

Unregulated and scammer brokers from over the world will accept everybody, so they will continue doing their business.

¿protecting retail traders? I don´t think so.


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#19 seanair

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 08:06 AM

Is IQOption based in EU?

 

Are you based in a EU country?

 

There is a lot of ambiguity on the based-location of IQoption but I dont care really. I am from Scotland but I am residing in Singapore for a brief moment. I registered with IQoption under the pretext of living in Singapore.

Then once I am done with my visit here, I am heading back to Scotland and not going to touch binary options again.  


from a seanair,  slàinte mhòr! 

 

Core concept of my trading (These are very similar to how I slay it)

 

https://www.forexfac...ad.php?t=307381

http://www.binaryopt...ersal-analysis/

 


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Posted 27 March 2018 - 08:09 AM

So, i've learned a lot and they banned it?

 

I think they banned BO because more people start getting into it and they will realize how to make some money at the end.

 

They will not banned it because BO will make u lose money, they will banned it because they do not want you to make money.

 

That's it.

 

Hope there is no such a thing...

 

It always amazes me how stupid some people can be. Do you really believe that?

 

If you make more money, you will pay more taxes first of all. So the will get their portion of the cake too. Why would they be against you. Don´t be stupid.






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