Archive for the ‘Forex’ Category

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

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 […]

Electronic Trading Platforms – MT4 Vs cTrader

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 […]

10 Best Seminars for Forex Traders

Attending a seminar in person can be one of the most rewarding ways to learn; with access to inspirational speakers, who impart invaluable information that they have amassed during their years in the business. Seminars are useful for live demonstrations of new and existing forex trading software and tools, as well as for discovering trading […]

10 Forex Scams & Unregulated Brokers to Avoid

Forex traders with little experience can be deliberately targeted by unregulated and deceptive brokers, as well as other so-called industry professionals, attempting to fraudulently obtain their money. Regulation of this relatively new industry is continuing to improve and provide traders with protection and peace of mind. However, there will always be shady operators, setting traps […]

50+ Forex & Trading Industry Statistics & Trends From 2017

Researching the Forex & online trading industry? Below are some interesting statistics, charts, trends, and facts we found on the $5.3 trillion Forex market. We’ve split the forex statistics into seven sections: Forex Market Size Stats Currency Stats Forex Technology Stats Forex Trader Stats Forex History Forex Broker Stats UK Spread Betting Stats Forex Market […]

ETX Capital MT4 Platform

ETX Capital offer three different platforms for traders, and the MetaTrader 4 is one of them. MT4 is one of the leading online trading platforms and is a popular choice for online forex trading. When ETX Capital acquired Alpari in March 2015, they sought to provide a familiar trading environment for Alpari clients and that […]