Attain Alternatives Blog: Managed Forex

03 Sep 2010

CFTC finally wakes up on Forex Regulation

The CFTC finally made a common sense rule on Forex this past week – saying that if you are soliciting accounts to trade forex,  you have to be registered to sell forex accounts. What a ground breaking idea (heavy sarcasm). Here’s the release. For those of us who have to be registered to sell stocks, […]

01 Dec 2010

The $100 Billion Forex Hustle via FT

With the backdrop of the planned FXCM IPO tomorrow and pending Gain Capital IPO – we ran into a good article from the blog pointed out by Barry Ritholz on the Big Picture Blog today, mirroring what we’ve been saying for years – that retail Forex trading is a scam. (they use slightly more […]