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Do you prefer fixed spreads or dynamic spreads?
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Member Since Dec 11, 2015  1322 posts mlawson71 Oct 09 2017 at 15:41
True. And besides, it's better for one's spread not to widen ridiculously during news events hitting the stop loss.


Member Since Sep 12, 2015  1660 posts kieran (snapdragon1970) Oct 09 2017 at 21:32
I always watch the spread before a trade, sometimes it takes the broker awhile to adjust it according to risk, if its to wide I stay out, try to calculate the difference while its moving.


Member Since Oct 12, 2016  297 posts leo23 Oct 10 2017 at 14:43
Dynamic spread is always better than fixed spread, because most of the times brokers providing fixed spread are market maker brokers. So you should stay away from a broker offering fixed spreads.

Fixed spreads might be good if you are trading just in a cent or micro account or a very small account in that range just to test your system, but definitely not suitable for large accounts.


Member Since Dec 11, 2015  1322 posts mlawson71 Oct 11 2017 at 14:37
Wouldn't fixed spreads also be beneficial if one uses scalping strategies to trade?


Member Since Nov 04, 2017  13 posts FlavioGonzalez Dec 14 2017 at 08:28
TheLastBear posted:
Hey guys,

do you prefer fixed spreads or do you prefer dynamic spreads? What does your broker offer you?

Thanks for taking time to respond.

I think that a broker has mobile spreads can be a big problem if we are interested in the short term, or if our account does not have much margin to support the operations.


Member Since Feb 22, 2011  3396 posts vontogr (togr) Dec 14 2017 at 08:54
IMHO variable spreads are better as usually they are lower than fixed.
During big news BOTH fixed and variable spreads are rising.

I like what I trade, I trade what I like

Member Since Apr 11, 2015  21 posts GENESIS ASSET (TradingtheCloud) Dec 15 2017 at 12:21
Staying with the topic on fixed and variable spreads, will a commission based trades offer better execution and reduce slippage during big news? Is this a better option for people tading on news? Thanks in advance for the feedback.

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