Terms and Conditions & Disclaimer

Disclaimer (Updated 8/20/2020)

Important Disclaimer Regarding the Information We Provide

Do Not Make Any Investment Decision Based Upon Anything Found On This Site

This agreement is made between Arete Trading LLC. and You, the visitor, user and/or member of the Sites (“You”).  Before becoming a user of Aretetrading.net  (sometimes referred to as “the Service,” “the Site,” “Services,” “the Platform,” “Publication,” “the Community,” “Newsletter,” or “AT”) You must read and agree to the following disclaimer which will govern your use of the Site and its products and Services (including, but not limited to blog-related Services, forums, message boards, free website content and subscription Services).  This disclaimer governs your use of our Sites that display or link to Arete Trading or any publications.  The privacy policy also governs your use of these Sites and Services as well as the Terms and Conditions.

Arete Trading LLC. is a publisher and education company. Arete Trading LLC. is not a registered securities broker-dealer or an investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state securities regulatory authority.  Content provided in the Sites and Services is not tax, legal, accounting, investment advice, or an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any type of security.  None of the information on the Site should be relied upon for the purposes of transacting in any securities.  All information on the Site is provided for educational purposes only. Nothing on the Site takes into account your personal investment objectives.  You understand that anything posted on the Site or Service is not personalized advice to You the user. Consult your own financial or advisor before trading or acting upon any information.

You agree You will not contact any employee or member of Arete Trading for personalized investment advice. Any information or content posted on the Site or Services is impersonal and not directed at the investment needs of any individual even if it may be deemed investment advice.  All information presented is made in general terms without regard to anyone’s investing education knowledge, goals, resources or abilities.  Information on the Site is not meant to be used as a complete source of information for any company.  Anything found on the Site needs to be verified by independent research. 

Subscribers and users agree not to place any reliance on any statements made on the Site that may be deemed forward looking.

Investing (trading securities) carries a  high degree of risk and You should do so with caution.  You may lose some or all of your money.  You must do research on your own with a registered investment advisor or licensed stock broker before investing.  Nothing on this Site is to be relied upon for your buy or sell decisions.  Arete Trading LLC., all its employees will not be responsible as a result of using the Sites and Services.  You the user agree to hold Arete Trading , affiliates, and employees of Arete Trading completely harmless.

You agree the views on this Site and Services are the authors own opinions. The Sites and Services may contain opinions from time to time with regard to securities mentioned in other Sites or Services, and that those opinions may be different from those obtained by using another portion of the Sites or Services. Trading in securities (including, without limitation, stocks, options, ETFs and bonds) involves risk and volatility. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.  

No compensation has been provided for any testimonials.  These testimonials have not been verified.  You should also not compare the experiences of any person giving a testimonial to your own experience or potential experience.  The average reader will not necessarily expect the similar results.

Arete Trading LLC or employees or affiliates do not hold  licenses with FINRA, the SEC or states securities authorities. All employees of Arete Trading LLC. are the primary author of the Publication.  Anything said or other authors says on social media is also the opinion of the Publication for educational purposes only and is governed by this disclaimer.

Arete Trading LLC affiliates or employees may have already have positions in securities mentioned on the Site that may be inconsistent with the views expressed in the Publication.  Every trade You make is of your own free will and you are responsible for any gain or loss you shall incur.  Arete Trading LLC, moderators, employees, affiliates, and related parties are not responsible for your losses you have at any time or after you end Service.  You agree to not make investment decisions based on any information provided on the Platform and if you do, you assume all risk.  We never recommend to actually purchase any particular security by policy.  Arete Trading LLC. has employees, officers and third-party providers that are active traders and may or may not have open positions in any security mentioned on the Platform.  You agree and recognized you are told by Arete Trading LLC and all its employees, authors and affiliates  to consult a licensed financial advisor or stock broker before making any trade.

Arete Trading LLC. makes no representations regarding Third-Party Content.   Arete Trading LLC. is not liable for Third-Party Content.  Performance data collected and placed on the Site may not be accurate and we do not guarantee such calculations.

Any references to buying or selling a security including terms in the Publication like but not limited to"BPA" "Target" "Trim" “Buy” “Sell” “Buy Stop” “Sell Stop” “Buy Now” “Buy To Cover” “Sell Partial” “Buy Partial Position” or anything similar including comments related to a stock or security is simply the author’s opinion and should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any securities.  It is a mere expression of the author to educate the user on the Publication’s opinion without any personalized advice to the user.  All terms and commentary posted on the Platform including these terms above do not necessarily mean that Arete Trading LLC. or  employees, officers, contractors, or affiliates are doing the same thing.  These opinions are merely for hypothetical trading for educational purposes only to illustrate the authors trading system and thought process.  Any price levels mentioned are not recommendations but merely suggested levels that are valid in the opinion of the Publication for education of the Publication’s stated trading style.  Anything Arete Trading LLC. or its employees, officers, contractors, or affiliates says on the Platform, personally, on Twitter,Youtube, Instagram, Tik Tok  or other media relating to what “I/or we bought” or “I/or we sold” or “the Team bought/sold” may not represent actual buy or sells but rather a reference to the dates and times the securities were highlighted on the Arete Trading Platform ,Service or Publication.  It is the Publication’s intent to keep that information accurate, but in case of discrepancy’s we have this disclaimer.

You agree to hold Arete Trading LLC. completely harmless from your interaction with any advertiser or third party related content found on the Platform.  You agree that Arete Trading LLC or its employees, authors and affiliates is not responsible for any loss dealing with such advertisers.  We try to make our Site complete and correct but we do not guarantee any third party cannot alter our content and we make no guarantee our information provided is accurate.  You are solely responsible for anything found within your posts, or your reliance on any information provided by the futures on the website or other associated channels, and you agree to indemnify and hold Arete Trading LLC. and its affiliates, sponsors, or other partners and employees harmless from any claim or demand related to its use, including attorneys' fees.  You understand and agree that the owners and employees of the Site shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, data or other intangible losses (even if the owners of this site have been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from the use of or the inability to use the service(s), or any misuse of the service(s) in a manner not in accordance with their intended use.

The author’s stated messaging for the Site and Service is not a personalized recommendation to you.  The author may own other securities not stated personally or through different entities and may own only some or none of any security stated in a personal account or through any corporate entity.  It is referred to for educational purposes only related to the authors investment strategy.  Your results will differ from any results reported or implied for many reasons including but not limited to commissions, volatility, pricing discrepancies, capital requirements, timing and other reasons.

No Liability

If you are dissatisfied with the Service for any reason your only remedy is to stop and discontinue use of the Site and Services.  Anyone related to Arete Trading LLC.  including employees, affiliates, advertisers and others are not responsible or liable for any punitive, special, incidental or other damages under any contract.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless all related parties to Arete Trading LLC. including  any and all current or former employees or officers and employees and successors and assignees from any claims, liabilities, damages, losses (including attorneys’ fees), or other expenses resulting from your violation of the Terms and Conditions (TAC) or use of the Platform, violating third party rights, intellectual property infringements, or liability from content You create and put on the Platform.

Arete Trading LLC. and related third party providers make claims that our Services are suitable for any purpose.  All info and Services are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind.  Arete Trading LLC disclaims all warranties regarding Services and information offered.  The Publication and its officers and employees may or may not answer any question asked on the Site and may delete anything You upload if we feel it is not productive for any reason.

All our newsletter sends the same information to all subscribers and we do not customize or personalize any information to meet the goals of any one subscriber. No Employee is neither a securities advisor nor an investment advisor.  Do not contact us or attempt to in any form to solicit personalized advice.  When You contact us it can only be related to the general services we offer like billing, signup, and what you can expect on a daily basis.  Once again, Arete Trading LLC. and its Publication in all forms are for educational purposes only. 

Revisions:

Arete Trading LLC. reserves the right to revise all terms from time to time without notice.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use Arete Trading LLC. and related Sites and Services. 

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms and Conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

We reserve the right to limit the availability of the Site to any geographic area or person we choose at our discretion.  We may also limit the number of members in general or a region/jurisdiction.