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I used Alpari's demo platform and am now trading for real on their micro account. The demo is very authentic albeit with the smaller spreads associated with their professional account which needs $20,000 to start trading with unlike the micro which needs $200 to start trading. However, I think this is no issue unless you are trading less than a 15 minute chart. However, Alpari is for Forex and some cfd's. Unlike some other organisations, there is no time limit on practicing on their demo.