I'm doing a TST combine as my profile says so am not completely unbiased. Some competition for TST can't hurt and the free demo is nice but I would dispute some of the other points.
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Duties - TST has optional classes, chatrooms and training but they aren't requirements for attendance or participation.
Trading - Trading is done on the relevant exchange. I don't know what it means when it says trading is only available in other companies' rooms.
Ease of Trading - TST has trading rules for their combines and live training but it is basically a profit target and loss limits. I doubt there are any successful traders that do not use Daily,Weekly, Monthly loss limits.
Rules on Indices - I don't know what 'strict, mostly crude' 'up to 9' means but with TST you can trade any US index. Once funded and profitable you can trade some of the European products. A lot of people who pass the combine have done it on crude but that is their choice. Scaling up - 'Not allowed' isn't true. This is the TST funded trader scaling plan https://topsteptrader.desk.com/customer/portal/articles/1950862-funded-trader-scaling-plan
Stoploss and shut off: This varies depending on your combine and if live and scaling up you can request increases in your loss limit.
Also 'Boutique Prop Firm' suggests small and I don't know if that is necessarily a good selling point. I will be interested to look at their website though once it is completed.
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Not an exchange member, unclear on reporting income for taxes, no real outline of their funding process, and clearly they don't have a whole lot of money in the grand scheme of things. I don't see the advantage over other firms.
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Talked to a guy who is on their platform since June.... He likes them a lot... i believe they have 3 other traders. It's looks good to me! better and more competition, that's what i like. We traders especially the 10+ yrs ones need companies like this so we can make it!!