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Subjective Ratings

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Charting: Four star Charting Rating Four and Half star Charting Rating
Execution: Four star Execution Rating Five star Execution Rating
Transaction costs (spreads): Three star Transaction Costs (spreads) Rating Four star Transaction Costs (spreads) Rating
User-friendliness: Four star User-friendliness Rating Four and Half star User-friendliness Rating
Platform Functionality: Four star Platform Functionality Rating Four star Platform Functionality Rating
Platform Reliability: Four star Platform Reliability Rating Four star Platform Reliability Rating
Customer support: Three and Half star Customer Support Rating Four and Half star Customer Support Rating
Rollover interest rates: Three star Rollover interest rates Rating Five star Rollover interest rates Rating
Withdrawal processing: Four star Withdrawal processing Rating Five star Withdrawal processing Rating
Average rating: Three and Half star Average Rating Four and Half star Average Rating

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Business Details

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Registered Business Name: CKFX Fast Trading Services LLC
Broker Headquarters: Cyprus Glendale, California, USA
Also has offices in: None None
Regulated By: Unregulated - awaiting FSA approval through Forex Yard NFA (ID#: 0342002)
CFTC Registered
In business since year:   2004
Broker Capital as of 01-1970   Unknown
Client Account Segregation: HSBC (London) Yes (some restrictions apply)
Collect Taxes on Earnings: No No
Prohibit clients from: Yes Yes
Deposit/Withdrawal methods:
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
Diners Club $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
MasterCard/Maestro $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
Visa $0 $0 (Standard) or $10
Wire Transfer $0 $0 (Standard) or $25
MethodDeposit FeeWithdrawal Fee
BPS Electronic Funds $0 $0
Check $0 $0
Credit Card $0 $0
PayPal $0 $0
Wire Transfer $0 $0
Main liquidity providers: Unknown Currenex®, Integral®, Fortex®, Stonex

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Trading Details

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CKfx

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Browser platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) Fast Brokers Currenex Java Classic
Downloadable platform: Forex Yard Trading Station PathFinder Trader™
Mobile platform: ForexYard Trading Station (Java - MAC compatible) Coming Soon
Phone dealing: Yes Yes
Order processing: Market Maker DMA to multiple ECNs
Account Types
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Standard Account 200:1* $1,000/unlimited 10,000/5,000,000
SuperMini Account 200:1* $100/$999 ($1,000+ automatic u $1,000/unlimited
Account Maximum leverage Minimum/Maximum deposit: Minimum/Maximum trade size:
Pathfinder FUTURES N/A €/$2,500/unlimited 1 lot
Pathfinder Trader ECN2 50:1* $100,000/unlimited 100,000/unlimited
Pathfinder Trader non-US 200:1* €2,500/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
Pathfinder Trader US ECN 50:1* $2,500/unlimited 10,000/unlimited
Swap-free accounts   No swap-free accounts available   Yes - no extra fees are incurred on Islamic style accounts
Tradeable Instruments: 30    21   
No Dealing Desk Execution: No There is no dealing desk intervention
Typical spread on EUR/USD: 3 pips (0.0003) 0.4 pips (0.00004) on ECN2 feed
Fixed spreads: Yes Fixed spreads on Retail Accounts. Floating spreads on Pro and ECN Accounts.
Guaranteed stop losses? Yes (some restrictions apply) No, orders are executed at best available price.
Trailing Stops: Client-side Client-side
OCO orders available: Yes Yes
If/then orders available: No Yes
Hedging capability: No Yes, a workaround to the NFA FIFO rule is in place, using separate feeds..
Automated Trading: No Yes
Trading Hours: Sunday 21:00GMT to Friday 20:00GMT Sunday 5.00 PM to Friday 04.00 PM EST
Timezone   User defined
Scalping allowed: No Yes, without restrictions
Account currencies available: USD CHF, EUR, GBP, USD
Platform languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew Many
Support languages: Arabic, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish, Swedish Armenian, Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish
Demo account: 30 days 30 days
Live chat support: Yes 24/5
Interest on Margin: No No
Promotions & tournaments: Open a demo account and keep your profits when you change over to a real account (up to EUR300). None

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