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The CFTC releases a binary option broker blacklist


The CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission), which is one of the major US financial regulators for derivatives, just started the publication of a binary options blacklist for US retail traders. In a move similar to the French financial regulator AMF, the CFTC will regularly issue a list of brokers that should be avoided by retail traders in the United States. ... Read More »

AMF binary option broker blacklist – September 2015


French financial regulator AMF (Autoritée des MArchés Financiers) updated its binary options broker blacklist. In this list, the French regulator that is considered as one of the toughest regulatory body against binary options identifies all the websites that are offering their services to French investors without the necessary authorizations. These brokers are often not regulated and registered in tax havens, ... Read More »

ProSuperTrader is not reliable – Alert binary robot scam


ProSuperTrader is currently spamming a lot of mailboxes with a trading robot offering targeted at European traders. ProSuperTrader claims it developed a revolutionary strategy that is 100% sure of returning profits using complex algorithms on binary options. The binary options trading signals that are sold for free by ProSuperTrader are not reliable and we received multiple complaints from retail traders ... Read More »

Binary options brokers risk fines from Italian regulator


A few weeks ago, Italian financial regulator CONSOB imposed a fine to binary options trading technology provider TechFinancials for violations of the financial laws that dated back to 2013. Back in 2013, a list of binary options brokers were banned from the Italian Web after the regulator discovered that these platforms were offering trading services to Italian investors without the ... Read More »

Financial Binary, BinaryFX, PRIME FMS – Regulator warnings


The series of warnings from international financial regulators against non-regulated binary options brokers continues. While European regulators and more specifically the English Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) started to warn their domestic investors against the risks of trading with unregulated brokers pretty early, more exotic regulators (Japan, Australia…) were slower to identify the ... Read More »

Italian regulator warns against BNR Markets and Angels investors


Italian financial regulator Consob just warned against two new fraudulent binary options brokers. The Italian financial watchdog is known for being a tough regulator. It only provides its authorization to offer binary options trading services in Italy to the best and most reliable brokers. Compared to most European financial regulator, the Italian watchdog identified the binary option threat pretty early ... Read More »

Beware of HYIP – High yield investment plans – trading scams


If you follow us for some time now, you should know that there has been a multiplication of online trading scams over the last few years. Internet and the democratization of online trading platform has enabled more and more retail investor to directly invest in financial markets and to benefit from almost the same conditions as institutional investors. Nevertheless, the ... Read More »

Getbinary – Swiss regulator warns against the broker


The Swiss financial Market regulator FINMA just issued a warning against binary options broker Getbinary. In its updated binary option broker warning list, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority mentioned Getbinay, a broker that targets clients in Europe, Russia and Saudi Arabia. The FINMA is famous for being one of the toughest financial regulators in Europe. Switzerland has a long history ... Read More »

Belgian Financial regulator warns against online brokers


The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), which is the main Belgian financial regulator, just issued a new warning against non-authorized binary option brokers. The FSMA just followed on the footsteps of the French Financial regulator AMF that issues quarterly blacklists of unreliable brokers offering their services to French investors. The FSMA indeed just published an official list of various ... Read More »

Yesoption review – Not a scam but not regulated!


Following multiple queries from our readers, we decided to have a closer look at binary options broker YesOption. According to most binary options specialized blogs and forums, Yesoption is a revolutionary broker that is the first one to propose both forex and binary option trading integrated into one single platform. While this may be true, but is not since IG ... Read More »