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  1. Modest

    Leverage and losses question (newb)

    Opened up a demo account with Pepperstone using their cTrader software this week. I love the platform. Excuse my arrogance but I having trouble understanding how brokers will give _anyone_ $100,000 to play with so long as they deposit $1,000... My n00b questions: What if a trader (with...
  2. rustyheela

    Tax question on capital gains vs. losses

    could anyone briefly explain how this works ie hypothetically if u have a capital gain of $1500 and a capital loss of $1500 is the net result $0.00 or does the the loss be deucted from the payable tax on the gain ie gain $1500, @ 30% tax rate = $450 tax payable minus the $1500 loss...
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