Video Interview with Ashraf Laidi: What is essential to know when you are choosing a broker?


Ashraf Laidi, Chief Strategist at CMC Markets, provides us with his scoops about the Brokers selection. In an exclusive interview recorded at the FXstreet.com's International Traders Conference 2009 in Barcelona, Ashraf comments that the key point in the process is to know the details of your brokers, what is the risk management and which services they are offering and which is the minimum capital they require. But the most important, according to Laidi, is to have an account with more than one broker.


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