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  1. This is the 3rd time I've posted on this issue and none of the previous posts has made it to the IG Forum, so I'm having another go. Clearly IG don't want this point made.I have traded currencies on a live account with Oanda for a decade so I know the ropes. I recently opened a demo account with IG in order to test the site and with a view to depositing over £10K to trade US stocks. The trading strategy worked well, very well, so I deposited a few thousand to get me going. I used the same strategy in exactly the same way, but got very different results on the live platform. I soon realized tha
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  2. Yes I'm for real and unlike youself actually do know what I'm talking about, of course the developers made the demo as a test platform. Oh, and we can also let clients use it as well - great. Clients use the demo to get to know it's basic functions then rapidly move on to the live platform. Clients join to trade not play on a games machine, I wonder why you do?
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  3. Thanks. But the point stands. It is fundamentally wrong and dishonest. What is the point of a demo account if not to mimic exactly what happens with a live account at the real market? The entire concept of demo is to ease customs in and upgrade then to a live account and deposit their money, Romney which will disappear quickly based on the non-transparency of IG. It gives customers a false, inaccurate and misleading view of the platform, the market, their skill and of the broker. Nothing will change, but it stinks to high heaven....
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  4. https://www.ig.com/uk/help-and-support/accounts-and-statements/my-accounts/how-does-a-demo-account-differ-from-a-live-account#:~:text=Trades made through the demo,grounds of size or price 'Trades made through the demo account will not be subject to slippage, interest and dividend adjustments, or out-of-hours price movements'
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  5. ''More “Covid Suicides” than Covid Deaths in Kids'' (US). ''Overall, deaths per 100k in this age group jumped from 106.4 per 100k in 2019 to 131.7 per 100k during 2020. That’s an increase of 23% — and Covid only accounts for 1.2% of total deaths in ages 0–24 years.'' American Institute for Economic Research. Micha Gartz – March 17, 2021 More “Covid Suicides” than Covid Deaths in Kids – AIER
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