FinanceFeeds Podcast Episode #1 – Marketing vs Substance

Andrew Saks-McLeod and Paul Orford examine why Vine and Meerkat failed, and why the vast majority of the world’s 6 million retail FX traders want a good, solid trading platform and high quality reliable execution rather than gimmicks and baubles.

In the first part of a regular series of Podcasts at FinanceFeeds, we, along with senior FX industry executives, explore incisive and important topics in the FX industry, in a charismatic and entertaining fashion.

Today, Paul Orford, Head of Institutional Sales at Cyprus-based Prime of Prime brokerage AMB Prime joins Andrew Saks-McLeod to examine why Vine and Meerkat failed, and why the vast majority of the world’s 6 million retail FX traders want a good, solid trading platform and high quality reliable execution, and that baubles, gimmicks and trendy add ons are quite simply a folly.

Enjoy an informative yet light hearted discussion as FinanceFeeds brings the industry together in this new series.

 

 

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