WorldWideMarkets, Ltd believes that customers should be aware of the risks associated with Over-the-Counter (OTC) market. In the OTC market, a retail customer trades directly with a counterparty and there is no exchange or central clearing house to support the transaction. The OTC market is highly speculative in nature, which can mean prices may become extremely volatile.Since low margin deposits are only typically required, an extremely high degree of leverage is obtainable in OTC trading. A relatively small market movement will have a proportionately larger impact on the funds you have deposited. Since the possibility of losing your entire cash balance does exist, speculation in the OTC market should only be conducted with risk capital that you can afford to lose, and which will not dramatically impact your lifestyle.