Are YOU a binary options blog owner?

If you are, you will want to read carefully. Following the United States federal law is very important for you and all of your visitors that are United States citizens. As a blog owner you have the choice on whether or not to let your visitors know their rights, and if you don’t you are setting them on the wrong path. It is against the law to solicit binary options brokers that are not CFTC-registered to any United States citizens. A CFTC-RESPECT.ORG badge will let your visitors know you have taken our pledge. We will give you a verified badge and add you to our list of websites that have taken the pledge.


I, [name], webmaster and owner of [] pledge to always follow the Code of Conduct set forth by CFTC-RESPECT.ORG.  To follow all rules and laws set forward by the United States Federal Government. To notify any and all visitors the warnings of trading binary options and the risk involved. To advise binary options traders to seek any legal advice regarding trading binary options in their current living location. To put the following information publicly accessible and visible on my website, either in a Disclaimer, Terms & Conditions, or in your footer. I have taken this pledge on [date] and all actions from this date will reflect this pledge.



“It is against the law to solicit U.S. persons to buy and sell commodity options, even if they are called ‘prediction’ contracts, unless they are listed for trading and traded on a CFTC-registered exchange or unless legally exempt. The requirement for on-exchange trading is important for a number of reasons, including that it enables the CFTC to police market activity and protect market integrity. Today’s action should make it clear that we will intervene in the ‘prediction’ markets, wherever they may be based, when their U.S. activities violate the Commodity Exchange Act or the CFTC’s regulations.”


Binary Options Companies are not regulated within the United States. These companies are not supervised, connected or affiliated with any of the regulatory agencies such as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), National Futures Association (NFA), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Please take notice that any unregulated trading activity by U.S. Citizens is considered unlawful. Trade at your own risk.

U.S. Government Required Disclaimer

U.S. Government Required Disclaimer – “Stocks, Options, Binary options, Forex and Future trading has large potential 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 stock, binary options or futures markets. Don’t trade with money you can’t afford to lose especially with leveraged instruments such as binary options trading, futures trading or forex trading. This website is neither a solicitation nor an offer to Buy/Sell stocks, futures or options. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed on this website. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results. You could lose all of your money fast due too: poor market trading conditions, mechanical error, emotional induced errors, news surprises and earnings releases.”

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