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Everyone loves legalese, but the unofficial bullet point version of our terms:

  • We take our intellectual property and copyright rights very seriously.  Simply put, do not share or copy our work published on this site.  This includes, but is not limited to, any copying of materials, reposting without direct attribution, reselling ideas, reverse-engineering, or sharing of notes and commentary, whether published articles, or videos, or research on ideas and strategy, or anything. 

  • The one exception to this is limited, recvocable sharing of things we post twitter, or on externally published blogs, which can be linked to with attribution.  

  • You can't use our service for some illegal end use, nor can you sub-lease our work

  • We are not your financial advisor and cannot make or purport to make recommendations on suitable trading, risk management, tax issues, or circumstances individual to you.  Even statements such as "This is low risk..." or, "I am bullish because" should be construed as only an opinion, quite likely an incorrect one, not as a claim or assertion that is suitable for any course of action.  

  • We offer and/or highlight data, software such as SCMR Trends, or models that highlight changes market conditions - these changes are purely for entertainment purposes and we are not liable for any form of loss, should you incur them. 

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