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Commercial Expert Advisors: everything that glitters is not gold [EAS-I]

7 February 2018

This post on commercial expert advisors (also referred to in short, as EAs) is the first of an EA Series we’re embarking upon. Today we shed light on some of the main advantages and disadvantages of the same to traders. The intention here is not to tag commercial expert advisors as either good or bad, but […]

Our letter to ESMA

2 February 2018

We’ve drafted a letter on behalf of the anonymous retail trader. We look forward to your amending as you see fit, and submitting to ESMA. If anyone feels like translating to languages other than English and Spanish, feel free to share in our Twitter account.  *You may e-mail your own take to: CFECFDBO@esma.europa.eu Dear ESMA, […]

Negative Balance Protection

25 January 2018

This post explains why negative balance protection is a regulatory faux pas that damages precisely the customers it ought to protect The European Securities and Markets Authority recently updated on its ongoing review of CFDs and other speculative products. ESMA weighs several measures for CFDs: Leverage limits on the opening of a position between 30:1 […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Have A DARWIN

16 January 2018

In this post, we are going to explain the 3 main advantages of becoming a DARWIN provider. But before you start reading it, let me ask you 3 simple questions: Are you a trader? Are you even a talented trader? Do you dream of living off your trading talent but have no assets under management […]

MAMs, EAs, PAMMs, Signals

23 November 2017

Manage peanuts, make peanuts If you’re not in asset management, MAMMs, EAs, PAMMs, Signals or Hedge Funds mean little to you… But if you are, they’re all derivatives of Archimedes / Galileo’s principle you should only ignore at your peril! This lesson is a must, and why this post covers: The rules of the Asset Management […]

Long-Tail investment comes full circle

21 November 2017

Long-Tail Investment comes full circle Today is a happy day! THA is the first  long-tail investment to come full-circle: Finbou has paused THA to new investment. Please note that THA‘s pause is: To new investment – it will not be possible to buy THA, but existing investors remain in the DARWIN! Temporary, until we measure marginal slippage with 3.5 MM AuM […]

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