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by djb
Mon Jun 30, 2003 9:02 pm
Forum: Brokers
Topic: Interactive Brokers
Replies: 20
Views: 33559

Damien, I have an account with IB and its fine.Being in Australia, its actually cheaper for me to trade NYSE and NASDAQ than our local ASX ! Everything is electronic, including the wiring of money into and out of my account via the internet.I only trade EOD, and I use a free third party add-on calle...
by djb
Wed May 21, 2003 8:00 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: By What Measure? - How do You Know if a System is Good?
Replies: 83
Views: 75474

Kiwi, So just to clarify, if you are trading say three systems, over different portfolios, you seperate you total stake into three equal parts and trade each system/bet size combination independently ?. I was thinking along the lines trading multiple systems,but calculating the bet size for each sys...
by djb
Thu May 01, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: How much Capital to start
Replies: 25
Views: 26435

Kiwi, Well with IG index, you can trade (bet on) the basically the lot. e.g all asia pacific stocks, USA stocks (NYSE,NSADAQ), UK and major EU stocks.Pratically all major commodities contracts,grains,energy,metals,financials,indicies etc,you can even buy/write options on the above.So I think its the...
by djb
Wed Apr 30, 2003 9:20 pm
Forum: Money Management
Topic: How much Capital to start
Replies: 25
Views: 26435

G'Day,
Its worth noting for Australian residents, that both deal4free and IG Index are here.You can open an account in Aussie Dollars and all gains are tax free in this country :D

You can trade on 10% margin with minimun lot of 1 share on dealforfree.