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PFGBEST® Gives Customers iPad™ Dollars To Spark Interest in Mobile Trading Applications

Twenty Apple store gift cards awarded to futures and forex customers to promote the PFGBEST mobile trading application on iPad

CHICAGO, September 22, 2010 – PFGBEST, one of the nation’s largest non-clearing Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs), is wrapping up the PFGBEST Future of Trading iPad Giveaway on October 1, with a webinar to announce the final five winners and conclude with a briefing on best practices in mobile trading.

To sign up for the chance to win, go to The next webinar and drawing will take place on Friday, October 1 at 3:00 p.m. Central. To listen to the winners being announced and to be part of the webinar on mobile trading, just log on at

Customers and prospects who signed up for a simulated trading account using the company’s proprietary BESTDirect® electronic platform, or BESTDirect Mobile®, who make one practice trade, have been eligible for the monthly drawings to win iPad dollars -- $500 gift cards to purchase an iPad in their local area. The geographies of the list of winners demonstrate that PFGBEST has a global presence, serving retail investors and traders expanding their participation in futures and forex while hungrily furthering their market education.

Here are the locations and the names of those who have won in the PFGBEST drawings to date:

“In sponsoring the PFGBEST Future of Trading iPad Giveaway, we are embracing what is a clear lifestyle trend for our customers and prospects – to be live and unplugged,” said PFGBEST President and Chief Operating Officer Russ Wasendorf, Jr. “PFGBEST client demand is showing that expansion of smart mobile devices as the customer’s preferred way to communicate and to trade is beginning to eclipse the number of desktops in use for activities such as checking prices, viewing charts, and executing trades.”

PFGBEST is a rapidly-expanding global financial services and technology firm, specializing in electronic trading, futures, foreign exchange, options, and managed accounts. The company is also an industry leader in investor education, and it offers numerous free webinars each week attended by hundreds of people wishing to further their knowledge and skill in trading, charting, customizing their screens, comprehending various government reports, enriching their understanding of trading psychology and many other topics.

At PFGBEST, the Customer Service team is always available to assist beginners with selecting and getting logged on to a new platform, making it work for them, and in setting up their accounts in ways that make it easiest for them to assess risk, conduct trades, review their trading results, manage their balances, and more. The Customer Service group can be reached at 888-274-2916 or at 319-553-2172. Contact them via e-mail at

Media Contact: Patricia Campbell 312-775-3411