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@kevindog (or anyone else) I have spoken to a number of people about this, however since this is more of an FCM/Exchange issue , I do not feel comfortable putting out my answers in the public domain because your FCM and compliance may have a different perspective. If you call me, I can share my findings.


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Matt Z
Optimus Futures

There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Thanks, that is what I was looking for. The fact it is not clear cut black and white is good for me to know.

THANKS

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Boca Raton
 
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Thanks, that is what I was looking for. The fact it is not clear cut black and white is good for me to know.

THANKS

This is not what I tried to convey with my answer. The law is clear but implementation may be different. I suggest again to gain contact.

Thanks,
Matt Z
Optimus Futures

There is a risk of loss in futures trading. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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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This is not what I tried to convey with my answer. The law is clear but implementation may be different. I suggest again to gain contact.
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Ahh, Optimus is an Introducing Broker, not a FCM. I see. I should direct my query about a position offset to a FCM then.

Thanx mattz!

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Thanks, that is what I was looking for. The fact it is not clear cut black and white is good for me to know.

THANKS

A clearing member can do certain things for the "convenience of a customer". You can take a look at the CME handbook Rule 854(D). Maybe that will answer your question.

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Review

Just wanted to put out a good word for @mattz and Optimus Futures: solid service with a personal touch. I got into futures brand new after being in forex. He hooked me up with everything I needed to get started with the variety out there. No headaches, everything smooth and questions answered. If it isn't smooth, all you do is shoot an email or pick up the phone. If he doesn't have the answers he will get you the answers.

Thanks a lot for the great service!

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Just wanted to put out a good word for @mattz and Optimus Futures: solid service with a personal touch. I got into futures brand new after being in forex. He hooked me up with everything I needed to get started with the variety out there. No headaches, everything smooth and questions answered. If it isn't smooth, all you do is shoot an email or pick up the phone. If he doesn't have the answers he will get you the answers.

Thanks a lot for the great service!

I've been with Optimus over 6 years and it's been an excellent experience . Great service, great execution on my trades ..and I can't say enough good things about Matt.

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Thank you!

@metalhe4der Thank you for your kind words. From what I have seen you have great analytical skills, and I would encourage you to develop them further. Really good progress and you have done a good job figuring the software really fast!

@lancelottrader lance has it really been that long? You are due for another visit. Thank you for all your support and kind words over the years. Much appreciated.

Matt Z
Optimus Futures

There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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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Optimus Experience

I've been with Optimus for the last few years and I've had great service. Whenever I needed something Matt answers my emails and phone calls very quickly and has always treated me very well even though my account has been small.

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Matt is a legend

Not sure if Matt ever sleeps

As he is always there to assist and answer your questions and treats you with the greatest respect and there is so much everyone can learn from Matt


Well done Matt


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I've been with Optimus for the last few years and I've had great service. Whenever I needed something Matt answers my emails and phone calls very quickly and has always treated me very well even though my account has been small.


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I've been with Optimus for the last few years and I've had great service. Whenever I needed something Matt answers my emails and phone calls very quickly and has always treated me very well even though my account has been small.

Thank you! I appreciate your business with us and glad I can help when when you need it.

Matt Z
Optimus Futures

There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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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