Another entry in the long list of ads that would never fly in the futures industry. Why do these ridiculous ads promising people the world catch our eye? Maybe because we always feel it is a little unfair. NFA registered firms essentially have to put the “poison” symbol skull and cross bones on any advertisements we do, and litter our materials with caveats and disclaimers: futures trading is not suitable for everyone, there’s always a risk of substantial loss, etc. And all the while the rest of the world can show gamblers making thousands of dollars at a casino, guarantee a better golf game, promise the world’s best coffee, and more.
Not that we would say you can get paid daily if there weren’t NFA regulations in place… but we always find a little bit of humor in these over the top ads when comparing them to the heavily disclaimers on content from the investing industry. Suffice it to say, you couldn’t run this ad in the futures industry…
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