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Using Information on FAO
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The terms of service (TOS) are as follows: Conduct yourself generally as you would at a gathering where polite people might attend. Watch your language. Avoid rudeness and flame wars. Stay on topic and stick to posts relevant to the board on which you are participating. Otherwise, behave legally, morally and ethically.
You are completely responsible for your own investment decisions and who and what you believe on the boards. The boards are designed to help you gain the information edge you need to help you make your own decisions. You are responsible for properly analyzing and verifying any information you choose to rely upon.
You should be aware of the possible risks of on-line investing and market analysis. The SEC publishes information on cyber fraud. The NASDR provides analysis on how to invest carefully in the electronic world. The NASAA provides tips on how to avoid online investment schemes aimed at taking advantage of unsuspecting investors.
Acceptance of the User Agreement
We reserve the right to modify, remove, or extend any or all parts of the User Agreement at any time without notice. Your use of the site after the posting of any change to the User Agreement will be considered an acceptance of the change(s).
Your conduct when using FAO should reflect an appropriate respect and consideration for the other members of the site.
FAO reserves the right to remove or restore posts at its discretion.
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