VPhantom's Recent Activity

  1. VPhantom liked Specterx's post in the thread The Fed Remaking the Dollar (Digital??).

    I don't see any practical difference between "digital money" as used in this article, and the "digital money" I already send/receive...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:29 AM
  2. VPhantom liked deaddog's post in the thread IB withheld $100k as tax..

    I had the same problem years ago. My W8BEN expired. It took a phone call if I remember to fix it.

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:28 AM
  3. VPhantom liked hilmy83's post in the thread IB withheld $100k as tax..

    Since when brokers withhold money for taxes? Their only job is to provide forms for you to file. Something ain't right with this story

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:28 AM
  4. VPhantom liked speedo's post in the thread IB withheld $100k as tax..

    For the sake of discussion, let's assume this story is true, as this is ET you never know (well sometimes you do). Hopefully the account...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:27 AM
  5. VPhantom liked newwurldmn's post in the thread IB withheld $100k as tax..

    There’s obviously a lot more to this story than you have written in 7 lines. This is an issue squarely between you and IB.

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:27 AM
  6. VPhantom liked smallfil's post in the thread If you were given 5x the buying power, would you trade 5x bigger?.

    I do not use margin and use only my capital. The use of leverage is to increase the potential gains. However, you are taking a larger...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  7. VPhantom liked d08's post in the thread If you were given 5x the buying power, would you trade 5x bigger?.

    Where is 1x? I wouldn't increase size, I'd trade more strategies, add real diversification.

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  8. VPhantom liked Overnight's post in the thread If you were given 5x the buying power, would you trade 5x bigger?.

    In my mind, changing anything from the original equation will lead to failure. If the above worked, do not change a thing. Just do it...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  9. VPhantom liked cdcaveman's post in the thread Survey shows people no longer believe working hard will lead to a better life.

    Inflation is theft...between taxes and inflation who are we really working for?

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:22 AM
  10. VPhantom liked Ninja Mobile Trader VPS's post in the thread Survey shows people no longer believe working hard will lead to a better life.

    The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer – now in its 20th year – has found many people no longer believe working hard will give them a better...

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  11. VPhantom liked Blaze's post in the thread New Member Here.

    Leverage is a new whole ballgame for me - I don't think I have the skills to use it profitably. I do not like the higher trading costs...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:21 AM
  12. VPhantom liked Blaze's post in the thread New Member Here.

    I am a crypto trader (the proverbial retail trader to be exact) :D:D:D I have been trading for a while and trying to learn as much as I...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:20 AM
  13. VPhantom liked Blaze's post in the thread Looking for Success Stories.

    The objective of a retail trader is to make money, not to beat inflation. A return of 10% won't result in any meaningful gains for a...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:15 AM
  14. VPhantom liked Nobert's post in the thread Looking for Success Stories.

    eToro in late 2017 and start of 2018 was full of self proclaimed crypto geniuses with returns that ranged from hundreds or even...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:14 AM
  15. VPhantom liked bone's post in the thread Looking for Success Stories.

    OP begging for the Kiss of Death .

    Jun 19, 2021 at 9:14 AM