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Online trading – The perfect con?

Online trading – The perfect con?

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Not so long ago, trading in Foreign Exchange, stocks, bonds, futures and shares was the somewhat sacred preserve of the broker on the floor of the bourse. Thanks to the internet, and some pretty nifty software, just about anyone can now trade these items from his own home - or employer's - computer. How Does it Work? The prospective home-trader will probably reply to one of the many browser ads that proliferate on the web, having been seduced by the idea of the possibility of making some easy money. Within hours a member of the sales team will call the applicant, offering an assortment of bonuses and training courses should the applicant sign up and deposit a specified amount of US dollars into the company's account. The minimum deposit can vary between $100 and $10 000. This ...