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The Efficient Trader is an educational company and all its information is for educational purposes only and not a recommendation to buy or sell any particular financial instrument. Forex, stocks, futures, CFD, and options, have the large potential for 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 forex, stocks, futures, CFD and options markets. Absolutely do not trade with money you cannot afford to lose. This website or its trading room is neither a solicitation nor an offer to Buy/Sell equities, forex, stocks, futures, CFD or options. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to any discussed here. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results.

You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. Absolutely consult your Registered Financial Advisor and your Risk Trading Plan before ever investing or trading any financial instrument!

CFTC Required Disclaimer

Hypothetical or simulated performance results have certain inherent limitations. Unlike an actual performance record, simulated results do not represent actual trading. Also, since the trades have not actually been executed, the results may have under or over compensated for the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such as lack of liquidity. Simulated trading programs, in general, are also subject to the fact that they are designed with the benefit of hindsight. No representation in being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those shown.

There are frequently sharp differences between hypothetical performance results and the actual results subsequently achieved by any particular trading program. One of the limitations of hypothetical performance results is that they are generally prepared with the benefit of hindsight. In addition, hypothetical trading does not involve financial risk, and no hypothetical trading record can completely account for the impact of financial risk in actual trading. For example, the ability to withstand losses or to adhere to a particular trading program in spite of trading losses are material points which can also adversely affect actual trading results. There are numerous other factors related to the markets in general or to the implementation of any specific trading program which cannot be fully accounted for in the preparation of hypothetical performance results and all which can adversely affect trading results.

Data Integrity Disclaimer

Data presented is obtained from sources believed to be reliable and is given in good faith but its accuracy and completeness are not warranted, nor does Theefficienttrader.com accept responsibility arising in any other way including negligence, errors or omissions. Theefficienttrader.com reserves the right to change, alter or modify the information presented at any time and for any reason.

Terms of Use

Theefficienttrader.com publishes information that is for educational purposes only and designed to contribute to your overall understanding of various types of technical analysis and how we apply this information to the financial markets. We are in no way recommending the purchase, sale or short sale of any securities, options, forex, futures, CFD or other financial instruments. Trading of stocks, options, forex, CFD, and futures, may not be suitable for everyone and may involve the risk of losing part of your money, all of your money, or in the case of forex CFD, and futures, more than all of your money. Trades in the live trade room that are called are taken and are viewable during the broadcast and profits and losses are seen during and after execution. However, we are in no way representing that similar results will be achieved by following our strategies and picks.

For the purpose of educating the members of The Efficient Trader trading that is performed in the futures, trading room is done in a simulated paper trading account. Thus all trading performance posted is of hypothetical or simulated results. When using a real account trading Futures, CFD, and Forex it is possible that you can sustain a loss in excess of your initial investment with no exceptions including being a member of our Futures Trading Room. You should be aware of these risks associated with trading the Futures, CFD, and Forex markets and seek advice from an independent financial adviser.

We at Theefficienttrader.com are not Financial Advisers or Registered Analysts. We do not offer our various model portfolios as trading recommendations for you to copy. These models represent our own accounts and/or opinions and are intended to teach our style of short-term trading. For example, if the index futures happen to be selling off day after day, members can review our live trading room to see what we are thinking or doing, and how we are handling that type of situation. It is up to you to make your own decisions as what you want to do with your own portfolio.

We do not claim to have a special insight into the markets that prevent us from making mistakes. We do make mistakes. However, we believe our successes more than make up for our mistakes and will continue to offer our education until proven otherwise. Observe our mistakes and utilize these lessons in your own trading programs.

Trading of stocks, options, forex, CFD, and futures may not be suitable for everyone. Equities, Forex, Futures, CFD and Options trading and investing have the large potential for 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 Equities, Forex, Futures, CFD, and Options, markets. Absolutely do not trade with money you cannot afford to lose. Though there are large potential rewards, short-term trading is very risky, especially when your accounts are fully margined. There is certainly a chance in which you can lose all of your money. If you are trading forex, CFD or futures, there is a chance that your account can go negative, and that you will end up owing money to your broker. In addition, prior to buying or selling a stock, options, forex, CFD, and futures contract, an investor will need a broker, and they must meet suitability requirements in order to trade these specific instruments.

By accepting this disclaimer you are acknowledging the risks involved in trading the stock, forex, options, CFD, and futures markets and are also acknowledging that you, the member or subscriber, and not Theefficienttrader.com, are solely responsible for any losses, financial or otherwise, as a result of using our live trading room. Theefficienttrader.com shall under no circumstances be liable for any lost profits, lost opportunities, misstatements, or errors contained within these pages. You also agree that Theefficienttrader.com will not be held liable for data accuracy, server problems, or any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, any or all of the materials published on our Website. You agree to hold Theefficienttrader.com harmless for any act resulting directly or indirectly from this site, staff, live trade room, its data, content, materials, associated pages, and documents.

Employees of Theefficienttrader.com likely have, or likely will have trades in the educational ideas posted in our live trading room. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those shown. Finally, past performance is in no way indicative of future results.

If you find yourself interested in our trading styles, remember that it is important to diversify your investments and not throw all of your money into one basket or technique. If you do copy our buys and sells, you are doing so at your own risk. We’re not recommending that anyone copy us, and believe that all investors should make their own decisions. We are here to teach by example, through our successes and mistakes.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us and our affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising in any way from your use of any services provided by Theefficienttrader.com.

You shall not hold Theefficienttrader.com, owners, partners, officers, members or any of its affiliates liable for investment choices and/or decisions.

Theefficienttrader.com cannot give you advice or make any comment concerning the nature, risk or suitability of any trade, transaction or investment strategy. Theefficienttrader.com is not liable for any damage or loss, including but not limited to, any trading losses in your accounts, which may arise indirectly or directly from your use of The Efficient Trader Trading Room.

Additionally, you agree that no fiduciary relationship is formed and no fiduciary duty is owed to either party of this Agreement, by virtue of your purchase. You represent that you are of the age of majority as defined by the laws of the jurisdiction of your home of record and that you are, therefore, able to enter into this Agreement and be bound thereby.

Subscriptions, Cancellations & Termination

Theefficienttrader.com materials are provided by monthly or one-time subscription fees. Monthly subscriptions are invoiced or could be billed automatically on a pre-paid, recurring basis until the subscription is canceled or terminated. The credit card or payment method used at the time of order will be billed automatically. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time. Refunds will not be provided for any remaining pre-paid period. One time subscription is just that, a one-time fee for the life of the service. Theefficienttrader.com reserves the right to terminate a subscription at any time for breach of these Terms or for any reason at their sole discretion.

The individual subscriptions that you have with us make up the whole of your membership. Nonpayment for any individual product or service that we offer can and will result in suspension or termination of your membership to all of our products and services until the open balances are resolved.


Since The Efficient Trader offers non-tangible irrevocable goods we do not issue refunds once the trading room or educational material has been accessed. As a customer, you are responsible for understanding this upon purchasing a membership at our site. Due to the proprietary in nature of our live trade room, educational materials, charts, and indicators being displayed, used and delivered you are deemed to have taken full possession of the product, therefore, we do not offer any refunds on any type of subscription.

Purchase Agreement/End User License Agreement:

Purchaser of any of Theefficienttrader.com — website course access, live trading room access, software, books, charts, indicators or other product hereby agrees that they are the End User and may not share, rent, resell, lease or otherwise resell neither the content nor the video they have purchased in any manner, by any venue.

Additional Terms of Use

While Theefficienttrader.com and the team strive to provide services every trading day. The reality is that there will be days that we may not be able to provide service. This could be due to internet problems, weather or other acts of nature, holidays, medical and health reasons or travel that precludes us from being able to provide our very highly sought after service.

We invite our subscribers to enjoy all the features this site has to offer. But we must require that each subscriber abides by certain rules so that no one’s rights are stepped on. Failure to abide by these rules can result in immediate termination of access to Theefficienttrader.com, without refund or recourse.

Do not share your login passwords and usernames. Our system is designed to detect this immediately and suspend any account where more than one person signs on using the same username and password.

Do not reprint, republish, repost, or otherwise, distribute or transmit content or images presented on this site. Downloading is easy, but just because you may be able to copy our content doesn’t mean you own it. Unauthorized use of or copying of our content, trademarks, and other proprietary material can subject you to civil or even criminal liability. Please don’t violate our copyright.

No advertising, trading of goods or services, or another commercial use is allowed in our forum and or trading rooms. No bulk e-mail, junk mail or spam, chain letters, private messages or repeat postings of the same message is permitted anywhere on the forum and or live trading room.

Please use your own name when posting to any of our upcoming discussion forums and trading room. Do not impersonate anyone else.

Treat other subscribers with courtesy and respect when posting messages to the upcoming discussion groups. No unnecessary name calling or abuse toward any subscriber is allowed. Please avoid shouting (using all capital letters) in the upcoming discussion forum and trading room.

Do not use vulgarity, obscenity, profanity, ethnic slurs, hate speech, or sexually explicit language, or harass, abuse, or threaten other subscribers in the upcoming discussion forums and trading room. Do not libel, defame or disparage others or otherwise misrepresent interactions with others. Theefficienttrader.com strongly disapproves flaming.

When you post content in the Theefficienttrader.com chat, twitter feeds, and trading room, you permit Theefficienttrader.com to display and distribute the content and to use it for advertising and promotion. You grant Theefficienttrader.com the complete, perpetual, but non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, sub-license, etc. the content in whole or in part, throughout the world and universe, on a royalty-free basis.

We do not try to edit or to monitor messages posted on the Theefficienttrader.com chat, twitter, and trading rooms, but Theefficienttrader.com has the right to edit or remove objectionable postings. The person posting a message is solely responsible for it, not Theefficienttrader.com. Violators may be permanently banned from using chat, twitter, and trading rooms, or even have their subscriptions terminated.

Copyright and Trademark Law:

All editorial content and graphics on this site are protected by U.S. copyright and international treaties and may not be copied or reused without the express written permission of Theefficienttrader.com, which reserves all rights.

Limitation of Liability:

Theefficienttrader.com provides the information, services, and products on this website “AS IS” without warranties of any kind. You also agree that Theefficienttrader.com shall not be responsible for any content found on the Theefficienttrader.com website, chat, twitter, and trade room and that your use of the Theefficienttrader.com website, chat, twitter and trade room and any downloading of material found on or throughout the Theefficienttrader.com website, chat, twitter and trade room is done at your own risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer or data that results.

All express warranties and all implied warranties, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights are hereby disclaimed to the full extent permitted by law.

Theefficienttrader.com does not warrant that the use of performance of this website will be timely, uninterrupted or free of error, or that this website or its server will be free of viruses. In no event shall Theefficienttrader.com, its officers, directors, agents, and employees be liable for any loss or injury, direct or indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or performance of this website or from any information, services or products provided throughout the website, even if Theefficienttrader.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In the event that applicable law prevents the exclusion of liability for certain warranties, such exclusions do not apply to you to the extent limited by law.

Privacy Policy

Last Revised: January 23, 2017

The Efficient Trader and its affiliates, including but not limited to Theefficienttrader.com (collectively, the “Site”) respects your privacy. Here’s our Privacy Policy for this Site:

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

Each time you access, use, post, submit a post or reply or browse the Site, you signify your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the Site and must discontinue use of the Site immediately.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information about you whenever you engage in commerce transactions on the Site, use the Site’s products or services, request information or materials, create or update account information, place orders or make purchases, communicate with us, or visit the Site. The personal information we collect and store about you may include without limitation your first and last name, email address, credit or debit card number, billing, and shipping information, order history, and other non-public information about you.

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Provide excellent services;
  • Keep you apprised of information and developments that you may find of interest;
  • Alert you to new features, terms, content, products or services;
  • Contact you regarding your posts, replies, and/or account information;
  • Process and respond to your inquiries;
  • Improve the website;
  • Administer, monitor and control use of the website, including posts, replies, and account information; and Enforce the Term of Use (collectively, the “Activities”).

You authorize the website to transmit email to you to respond to your communications and administer activities.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We may disclose your personal information to agents and operators under confidentiality or similar agreements, including shippers, vendors, payment processors, and advertisers, who we believe should come into contact with that information: (i) to provide products or services to you; (ii) to administer our business or the Site, including fulfilling and shipping orders; (iii) to provide customer service; (iv) to update account information; (v) to forward updates, announcements, and newsletters; (vi) to respond to your communications, and communicate with you about the Site and other activities related to the Site; (vii) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of the Site’s business or operations (including without limitation in connection with bankruptcy or any similar proceedings); or (viii) as otherwise authorized by you.

Disclosure in Special Circumstances

We may disclose also your name, email address, or other information about you, including personal information, if (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement, or investigative authority, (ii) we in good faith believe that such disclosure is necessary or advisable, including without limitation to protect the rights or properties of the Site, (iii) we have reason to believe that disclosing your personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, or has breached an agreement, or if anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference, (iv) if we determine an ad posted violates our Terms of Use or the rights of a third party, or (v) there is an emergency involving personal danger. We may also provide information about you if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.

Please note that if you post any of your personal information on the Site, such information may be collected and used by others over whom the Site has no control. The Site is not responsible for the use by third parties of information you post or otherwise make public.

Collection of Non-Personal Information Using Cookies

We automatically receive and record non-personal information on our server logs from your browser as well as through other analysis of the Sites. Non-personal information includes without limitation your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, cookie information (as described below), the pages you request, type of computer operating system you use (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the type of browser you use (e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer), the domain name of the Internet service provider, your activities while visiting the Site, and the content you accessed.

“Cookies” are small text files that allow Web sites to store and retrieve information about you from your computer system. The Site does serve cookies to track individual site usage for later aggregation. But we do not use cookies in order to retrieve any information from your computer other than information originally sent in a Site cookie, such as a user code. We have no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website.

Communication from the Site/Opt-Out

From time to time, we may send you information with announcements and updates about the Site and your account. You may elect to opt-out of ongoing e-mail communication from us, such as newsletters, subscriptions, account information, promotional materials, contest results, survey inquiries, etc. by using a simple “opt-out” procedure. You need only to click the unsubscribe link in the email you receive and your name will be removed from that mailing list. However, if you opt-out of receiving our announcements and updates about your account, you may no longer have access to areas restricted to account members.

Correction/Update of Personal Information

If your personal information changes, you may review/correct/update your personal information previously provided at any time by sending us an email at theefficienttrader@gmail.com. You may also have your personal profile data deleted from our database by sending us an email to theefficienttrader@gmail.com. However, if you have your personal profile data deleted from our database, you may forfeit entrance rights to areas restricted to account members and certain benefits for account members.

We will not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us an email at the theefficienttrader@gmail.com.

When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personal information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personal information or for processing this request.

Age Requirements

The Site is not intended for children under the age of 18 nor does the Site knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. The Site does not orient this Site toward children or target them as an audience, nor does it screen them from using the Site. Some of the material on this Site is for mature audiences, and parents and guardians should take responsibility for monitoring their children’s use. The Site does not collect or distribute information indicating whether a user is a child.

Links to Other Sites

This Site provides links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations. The Site provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites. The Site also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. The Site does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even this Site) will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer.

E-Commerce and Our Secure Server

We understand that storing data in a secure manner is important. We store personal information using industry standard, reasonable and technically feasible, physical, technical and administrative safeguards against foreseeable risks, such as unauthorized access. All commerce transactions that take place on the Site are processed through PayPal or Square’s secure servers in order to make every reasonable effort to ensure that your personal information is protected.

Please be aware that the Site and data storage are run on software, hardware, and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond the Site’s control. We cannot guarantee the security of the information on and send from the Site.

On our Site, you may have the opportunity to follow a link to other sites that may be of interest to you. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites or the content provided thereon. We disclaim any responsibility for transactions conducted on those sites and cannot vouch for the security of the information submitted in those transactions.

Policy Changes and Acceptance

The Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. You should check the Privacy Policy on a regular basis for the most current privacy practices. Each time you access, use or browse the Site, you signify your acceptance of the then-current changes to the Privacy Policy applying to your personal information collected by us on and from the effective date of such changes.

Any changes to the Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting and apply only to information collected from you on and after Last Revised date unless we provide notice or have other communications with you.

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