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RationalThinking.net publishes financial trading educational material and trading tools that assist users in trading the electronic futures markets and stock markets. RationalThinking.net and its content licensors do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse, these offerings, give tax or investment advice, or advocate the purchase or sale of any security or investment. Due to the number of sources from which content in RationalThinking.net is obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in such content and RationalThinking.net.
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Futures and Stock trading has large potential rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the futures and options markets. Futures trading is risky and is not suitable to all trading accounts. If you do not have the proper risk capital you should not trade the futures market. Don’t trade with money you can’t afford to lose. This is neither a solicitation nor an offer to buy/sell futures or options. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed on this website. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results.
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