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My 2 cents, years ago I had a PFG account and their fills were horrible. I remember this other person in the same trading room, stated they had a 10 tick difference in their fill. I stopped using them for that reason. They had a trading desk and I suspected, they were doing it on purpose. I think they were unethetical for a long time.

Rachel

I had the same experience. Years ago I had a PFG account and the feed was so bad on a fast day you could get 30 ticks of slippage on every trade. In hindsight glad it happened because it made me leave.

"The day I became a winning trader was the day it became boring. Daily losses no longer bother me and daily wins no longer excited me. Took years of pain and busting a few accounts before finally got my mind right. I survived the darkness within and now just chillax and let my black box do the work."
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Wasendorf is a true narcissist. He is blaming it all on someone else. He essentially says they made me do it.

"The day I became a winning trader was the day it became boring. Daily losses no longer bother me and daily wins no longer excited me. Took years of pain and busting a few accounts before finally got my mind right. I survived the darkness within and now just chillax and let my black box do the work."
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He has to make up a story he can live with. Do you think Hitler thought he was a bad guy???!!!
He is below slim and s#@t!!!

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He has to make up a story he can live with.

Remember, he did try to kill himself. Unless you think that was faked. To my knowledge, no details have been released on the type of suicide.

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As a matter of fact, In think Hitler did kill himself....He was done....so is this one...

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I feel sorry for their clients

A little while back, I tried out, Woodies new bars and he was still recommending PFG to his paying clients. I feel so sorry for all of them because now they are locked out of their accounts. I hope it gets resolved in their favor.

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To my knowledge, no details have been released on the type of suicide.

There was a little detail. Supposedly the Jr. found him in a car in company's parking lot with a hose connected to tail pipe and a bottle of vodka next to him, if you believe that. No words if the engine was running or not.

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There was a little detail. Supposedly the Jr. found him in a car in company's parking lot with a hose connected to tail pipe and a bottle of vodka next to him, if you believe that. No words if the engine was running or not.

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My 2 cents, years ago I had a PFG account and their fills were horrible. I remember this other person in the same trading room, stated they had a 10 tick difference in their fill. I stopped using them for that reason. They had a trading desk and I suspected, they were doing it on purpose. I think they were unethetical for a long time.

Rachel

We have at times lost customers to PFG because prospects were more familair with a company that plastered their ads in every hole possible., despite the fact that we have a better feed, better commissions, etc

Big Mike has done so much in educating customers on feeds, latency, excution that I am simply happy that traders would be able to make better choices in the future. Go with brokers who invests in technology and execution, not brokers with ads that take an entire page in their own publication.

PM with any questions about optimusfutures (800) 771-6748 (561) 367 8686. THERE IS A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES TRADING.
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