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ESMA’s CFD rulings and the importance of American IBs – FinanceFeeds Insight

ESMA’s rulings for European brokerages are an emulation of the US six years ago. Brokerages are reliant on IBs, and this structure is vital, however staying compliant and using proper IBs is now a massive reality. In America, IBs need to be NFA regulated and have ‘trained’ their high quality client bases to expect sustainable trading environments. Time to explore relationships with American IBs? We think so.

Opinion, Week in Review

Leverage restrictions, binary bans, Google and Facebook ad blocking: Time to raise all standards. FinanceFeeds Analysis

From past experience, leverage restrictions do not affect high quality regions with good firms, and their client base just gets better. This new ruling signals the reason why small to medium firms now need to adopt a good quality approach and get away from the old CPA, digital marketing, lead buying and churning models. Customer deposits will go up and reliance on offline relationships will be paramount. Here is our incisive opinion

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Inside View, Technology, Week in Review

America’s professional trading platform goes international, courts the retail trader. Interview with TradeStation President John Bartleman

Discerning retail traders are no longer hampered by having to resort to b-book retail shops with inflexible also-ran and marketing-led services, but can, from the comfort of their own living room or whilst on the move, now genuinely emulate the professional trader. We go to Plantation, Florida to meet John Bartleman, President of TradeStation to discuss the company’s move toward a wider audience, complete trading environment modernization and the encompassing of retail traders by one of the world’s most esteemed professional platforms

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