Whats the minimum required balance?
Ultimately, this is completely up to you. Some start trading with as little as $100 and some $100,000 or more.
It's been reported to us that most successful clients begin with around $1,000.
Your account needs to be able to survive draw down. Smaller balance accounts become dangerous in draw down scenarios.
Manual traders can start with as low as $100. Just use proper risk management.