You’ve always wanted to trade. So do it. Register for a Questrade IQ practice account. You’ll have access to IQ Essential, IQ Web and IQ Edge. Or, choose QuestradeFX, QuestradeFX PRO, or Questrade MT4 to give FX and CFDs a try. Either way, you get all the power of trading without the risk. They’re free. They’re fast. They’re loaded with virtual money: $500,000 in our stocks and options; $50,000 in FX and CFDs. Perfect.
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Questrade IQ Web
Our flagship platform is a web-based powerhouse with anytime, anywhere access. The free practice account is feature-rich, with streaming simulated data, charts, customizable layouts, watch lists – all the tools you need to test the platform. The free trial is good for 10 days and if that’s not enough, no problem. Register for a practice account as many times as you’d like.
Questrade IQ Edge
This is the big time. A desktop trading platform for active and pro traders, with advanced order types, customizable workspaces, charting, drawings, studies, and streaming simulated data. This is everything you need in a training tool. Practice accounts are valid for ten days and can be refreshed indefinitely.
IQ Edge zip: don't let that pesky administrator access get between you and IQ Edge. Use IQ Edge zip and trade without installing software on your desktop.
Free platform demos extend to foreign currency trading as well. The market has been growing at an astounding pace — explaining why so many stocks and options traders have ventured into forex. This web-based demo comes loaded with $25,000 virtual USD, has more than 30 major currencies and features one click dealing, real time pricing, a streamlined order entry screen and real-time reports available 7 days a week 24 hours a day.
Take it up a notch with the PRO version of QuestradeFX. It's a desktop platform that offers even more for new and experienced forex traders alike. Start by customizing your platform and charting to a specific market and to your own trading style, set limit and stop orders by rate, pips or dollar P&L, and sample the sophisticated and intuitive reporting tools. The free demo also has $50,000 virtual USD to get you started. Your introduction to foreign currency trading will feel just like a real account.
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