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Dollar Bulls Retreat Before Trump Policy Speech

Dollar price action today shows the currency being unloaded by market participants, as comments from recently-inaugurated US President Donald Trump eclipse fundamental data. The effects of Trump’s rhetoric may be dwindling however, considering the performance of the dollar index in

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Cantor Exchange Hires Lubomir Kaneti

Cantor Futures Exchange, one of a few regulated binary options exchanges in the United States, announced on Monday that it was adding a new executive to its team. The company has recruited Lubomir Kaneti, a veteran of the foreign exchange

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Nadex Posts Record Year in 2016

While binary options brokers in Europe struggled mightily against an increasingly negative public perception, the industry saw one of its best yearly performances in the United States. Nadex, the Chicago-based binary options exchange, reported exponential growth in the last month

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What Factors Could Keep Stocks Down in 2017?

Equity markets in the US have been riding high ever since November’s presidential election, feeling the boost of the “Trump rally”. While stocks had an incredibly volatile year, the second half of 2016 ended with most indices reaching record highs

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IB Capital Slammed with Massive Fine by CFTC

Foreign exchange broker IB Capital FX, LLC has been slapped with one of the largest fines in recent memory over breaches in the United States regulatory framework for financial services providers. The company was accused of soliciting US customers without

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SEC Levies Massive Fine on Binary Options Broker EZTD

The US Securities and Exchange Commission levied a major penalty against binary options firm EZTD over the company’s provision of services to American customers. The regulator alleges that the company offered its services in the US despite being unauthorized and

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Nadex reports Massive Increase in Binary Options Trade

US derivatives exchange Nadex reported surprisingly positive results for the three months ending in September 2016. The exchange noted a strong increase in trade volumes as well as the total number of trades involving binary options. This marks the 19th

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US Exchange NADEX Lowers Strike Width on Low Volatility

Officials at the North American Derivatives Exchange (NADEX) announced on Thursday that the exchange would be narrowing its strike widths after the US volatility index plummeted. The changes were made to encourage higher volumes of trading even at lower levels

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Low on Options, Brokers turn to Football for Publicity

2016 has been challenging year for binary options and forex brokers operating in Europe, and more specifically France. Several countries in the EU have pushed for stiffening existing regulatory frameworks to the point of essentially forcing brokers out of their

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Will a Binary Ad Ban Help or Hurt France?

French financial authorities have been increasingly cracking down on the online binary options and forex brokerage industry, leading many to question whether more stringent restrictions are helping or harming the cause of regulators. The French Authorite de Marches Financiers (AMF)

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