We Will No Longer Promote Evaluations.

We at MakeTicks/Trading Research Group have come to a decision. With how quickly the apparent “contagion” seems to be spreading through this industry, we can no longer with a clear conscience promote any evaluations. We have made our reasoning very clear in the videos below, we strongly encourage everyone involved in the futures evaluation space […]

Is the CFTC coming? Prove us wrong.

If you missed the post from last week regarding the CFTC vs. MyForexFunds debacle, you can get caught up here. We held a public meeting to make our case that this is going to spread to Futures evaluators, eventually. We think it’s a very solid position, but at the moment everyone else in the space […]

CFTC vs. My Forex Funds – should you be worried?

In case you haven’t been following this, allow me to briefly catch you up to speed. Last week, the “prop firm” company My Forex Funds (myforexfunds.com) had all their assets frozen by regulators, for a list of violations alleged against them. This is as serious as it gets, because it means that literally overnight, the […]

OneUp finally allowing multiple “funded” accounts. But there’s a catch…

We haven’t heard much of interest from OneUp in a while, but today they’ve finally decided to join the Multiple Funded Accounts party. HOWEVER… it’s one account per Rithmic login, which is very strange and super annoying for those who want to copy accounts. Here’s the full announcement… Dear Trader, We are thrilled to announce […]

Elite Raises Maximum Withdrawal Amount by $500

Elite Trader Funding has increased the maximum amount you can withdraw for the first 3 withdrawals, by $500. Here’s the announcement direct from Elite: We’ve increased the maximum withdrawal amount by $500 for your first three withdrawals with ETF! And guess what? Once you hit that fourth payday, there’s no limit to how much profit […]

Big change at Take Profit Trader, plus a big discount!

Take Profit Trader now requires just 5 days of trading in order to pass your evaluation with them. In recognition of this change, they’re offering 50% off any of their evaluations As a reminder, at Take Profit Trader there is: Check them out on the EvaluRating page, and see if they’re right for you!

Another great change at TopStep, 50% consistency rule!

TopStep has just hugely simplified their rules for passing an evaluation. In order to meet the consistency rule, all you have to do now is make sure that your largest winning day is less than half your total profit. Easy! They are also still offering some solid discounts on their accounts (something they don’t do […]

Elite Trader Funding Reduces Minimum Days To Withdrawal

Elite Trader Funding is reducing the minimum number of days you must trade your “funded” account before you may withdraw profits, from 20 to 15. Here’s the announcement direct from Elite: We understand how hard it can be to keep up with the ever-changing world of trading. It can be an overwhelming and time-consuming endeavor, […]

TopStep Now Has Only ONE Step with ONE Rule!

Big change at the Industry Originator, TopStep Trader. They now have only a single step with just one rule – don’t blow the account. End of Day drawdown, and as long as you haven’t blown it in any given day, you’re still in the race. They’re offering some steep (for them) discounts as part of […]