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IQ option offers binary options tournaments*. I have never seen these on any other broker site, so I tried them with great interest. At the beginning, all traders get a tournament balance of $10,000 for their use during the tournament. Winners are determined by their tournament balances at the end, participants with the highest balance win the first place prize etc. Some tournaments have a guaranteed prize fund, which means that, if participation fees do not cover the whole prize pool, the broker will pay the rest. Some tournaments also have rebuy possibilities, meaning that, if you lose your whole tournament balance, you can rebuy yourself back into the tournament, for the same entry fee and you get a tournament balance of $10,000 again. Tournaments usually last for 30 minutes. By participating in a tournament, you can profit 100 times (sometimes even more) the entry fee.
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IQ Option has received several awards and recognition from multiple sources. This is more proof that they are excellent and honest in their business. The most popular of these awards are the “Most Reliable Binary Option Broker” award and the “Most Innovative Binary Option Broker” award. The judges were the most esteemed and experienced people in the area of investment, from all-around the world. IQ Option competed against other popular broker sites, such as CTOption, Option FM, CherryTrade and Master Option.
The investor can have the option expire in 60 seconds, or more cautiously select an expiration time, such as 30 minutes or even 24 hours. However, they are also much risky than longer maturity options. Profits can be huge, but losses are also frequent.
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Should I Open an Account with IQ Option?
Right from the start I can see I am not dealing with the usual Binary Options website that shows me a glamorous girl, a limousine or stacks of money. The first thing you will notice is that the home page is free of cheap marketing tactics and to be honest that makes me feel like I’ve accessed a trading venue, not an online casino like a lot of the other brokers on the market. IQ Option entered the marketplace in 2013 and since then they’ve done a great job at differentiating themselves from other brokers. First of all, their platform is proprietary, you won’t find it anywhere else. The biggest advantage is the charts, where Japanese candlestick charts and a a list of many technical indicators like Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands, MACD, RSI, Stochastic an 7 others can be used. This is a big thumbs up because as we know, usually binary options brokers severely suck when it comes to charting and additional technical tools. Something that many traders will be happy about is IQ Option’s low minimum deposit of just 10 US Dollars, and of course the free Demo account that is really free. Registration is easy and you can start trading immediately on Demo – for a real account, your IDs need to be verified as is the case with all CySEC brokers. Traders who want to feel “special” have the option to open a VIP account for as little as $3,000 and they actually get VIP treatment: up to 92% return in the case of correct prediction.
We found a list of complaining clients on pissedconsumer.com and the complaints are increasing gradually. Most users complain regarding return percentage changes during volatile markets, some complaint about platform freeze or expiry strike being different then the market price. We also found many complaints regarding withdrawals and blocked accounts and untrue quotes. Some people compared the IQ Option charts to MetaTrader but if you look carefully, they failed to notice that the IQ Option charts and MetaTrader where not using the same time interval (in some cases). On the other hand, we also found many satisfied people claiming they had no issues with their withdrawals. In regards to price delays and price issues, you may feel relieved to hear that CySec recently withdrew a fine that was issued for “not executing orders the best possible way for their clients”. This means that their platform is working in accordance with CySec rules and not cheating the clients. Finally, there are complaints regarding customer service, however, users must understand that IQ Option has limited live customer service.