LCG Trader Platform Overview: How to Trade with LCG

LCG Overview London Capital Group (LCG) is a CFD and spread betting brokerage with over 20 years of market experience since its establishment in 1996. Publicly listed on the AIM growth market of the London Stock Exchange since 2006, LCG is one of the UK’s leading CFD and spread betting brokers, with over $1 billion […]

MT4 Vs JForex: Which Forex Trading Platform is Better?

Online brokerages provide their customers with electronic platforms that they use for executing trades and performing other trading related activities. The popularity of a broker depends upon the functionalities, user-friendliness, and reliability of their trading platform. Most of these platforms are available on PCs and hand held devices. Trading platforms can either be proprietary or […]

MT4 vs cTrader: Which Forex Trading Platform is Better?

Today’s advanced technology has enabled the creation of many new trading platforms, allowing users to execute trades, evaluate markets, copy portfolios of more experienced traders, and much more. How popular a broker’s platform becomes will depend on its usability and functionality. Drawing comparisons between the trading features available on the platforms will allow a trader […]

A Map of Forex Traders: Where Are the 9.6 Million Online Traders?

The Forex market has been particularly active since the 1970s. It has become the world’s largest financial market, with the average daily trading volume growing from around 1.2 trillion in 1995, to 5.1 trillion in 2016, according to figures from the Bank of International Settlements1. Although large financial institutions and banks are responsible for a […]

How Much Money do Traders Make?

In the trading boom days of the 1980s, marketing for Forex, CFDs and similar financial instruments was purely aimed at financially sophisticated investors with serious amounts of money to spare. Brokerage services were generally conducted over the telephone by suited professionals carrying Filofaxes and oversized mobile phones. However, electronic trading has all but eclipsed telephone […]

Women Traders: 5 Stats on the Rise of Women in Forex

Trading conjures up images of sharply dressed men, shouting at each other on the trading floor and then driving home in their luxury cars to be greeted by bikini-clad wives, sipping Pina Coladas by the pool. However, times have changed. Open outcry and over the phone trading have been swept aside by electronic trading, and […]

The Modern Trader: A Report on the 9.6 Million Online Traders

Over 9.6 million people now trade online, with a third of them living in Asia. Since 2013, we’ve collected data on over half a million traders to produce one of the most comprehensive reports on the attributes of the modern trader. You can access the entire report for free here. Highlights from the report: Over […]

MetaTrader 4 vs MetaTrader 5: What’s the Difference?

MetaTrader 4 vs MetaTrader 5 MetaTrader is an electronic trading platform used by the retail brokerage industry, primarily in the foreign exchange (“Forex”) arena. The platform was developed by MetaQuotes Software Corporation, a Russian Forex trading software company headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus. MetaTrader is a very popular trading platform within the Forex community. It is […]

easyMarkets dealCancellation: An Overview of easyMarket’s Latest Feature

Easy Forex Trading Limited, trading under the name easyMarkets, are regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), with permission to carry out regulated services throughout the EEA under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). They are also authorised to provide their services within many other jurisdictions around the world, excluding the US, […]

eToro WebTrader Platform Overview: How To Trade With eToro

eToro Trading Platforms eToro is one of the most popular social trading brokers established in 2007. eToro offer clients the opportunity to trade forex and CFDs in a regulated environment. For more details about eToro, visit our in-depth eToro review here. eToro currently offers clients two trading platforms: The browser based eToro Webtrader Mobile trading […]