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San Jose, Ca
Trading Experience: Beginner
Platform: MetaTrader 4
Broker/Data: Interactive Brokers
Favorite Futures: Forex
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The plot thickens....

I was getting ready to create an ATC account, and I discovered my funds would actually go to FXCM. ATC is just a "front" for FXCM. Acording to the FXCM rep, both use the same data feeds, BUT why do FXCM charts (clearly seen last Friday) show unusual spikes and ATC does not?!

See post #130:
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Found the answer...ATC uses "raw data feed", FXCM uses "retail data feed", according to ATC.
Also, ATC is based out of UK and because I'm a US resident, I'm forced to have my funds kept with FXCM. Otherwise, ATC with control them if I didn't reside in the US.

I happen to have both US and European passports, dual citizenship, but residency is what matters.

Last edited by Joseph689; March 11th, 2015 at 06:24 PM.
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