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FAQ

How much cash do I have?

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We load your account with 1.0 cash, decide how much of that you want to invest using % position sizes. It’s ok to use more than 100% of your cash, when that happens cash will go negative to show that you are taking on debt (a.k.a. margin or leverage). The most debt you can take on is -500%. Keep in mind taking on debt has a 2% annualized interest rate

How does trading work?

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You start with 1.0 of hypothetical cash. Trades are placed over next five minutes when the market is open. If market is closed it will trade at next market open over five minutes. Trading fees are < 0.1%

How do I see my trades on SKALE ?

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Become a pro subscriber
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Go to the home page and click where it says View trades and payouts on SKALE
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Pick a recent transaction (those are trades)
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Go to Input Data
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In that box are your trades, no one can ever edit this
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Copy the input data to your clipboard
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Search for a hex decoder. We recommend this one
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Using the one we provided. Paste the hex data and on the right hand side you will see your decoded data
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Here is an example of one

Why are my trades saved to SKALE?

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An investor is defined by their track record. To make sure you and others are convinced we will never lose or edit your ideas we save them on the most secure potentially long lasting ledger on earth: Ethereum via SKALE. Ethereum is a network of computers storing information that can never be changed

Why $5 or Linkedin connection?

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We want real people with real ideas on our platform. To authenticate users we either require a credit card number or a connection to Linkedin

What tickers are available?

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Russell 3000 equities, large ETFs, and any cryptocurrency with a USDT pair traded on Binance (i.e. BTCUSDT = Bitcoin, ETHUSDT = Ethereum...)

Is my portfolio public or private?

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You have the option to make your portfolio public. Go to "Profile" tab and privacy settings.

I joined a community but am not showing up

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All communities require you to have active positions to be considered a member. Your data will start appearing during market hours. Some communities may also ask for more details to be part of the community. This could include full name, employer, or location

When and how do i get paid for ideas?

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If you are part of an Alpha Capture community you may receive rewards 3-5 days after the month end. To withdraw those rewards add an Ethereum address to your Profile page. Often we may ask that your balance is greater than a certain amount to allow withdrawals, check the home page for more details.