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Tiered Margin

How does trading on margin work with FXCM?

FXCM offers leveraged trading on FX/CFDs and Spread Bets with margin. Margin can be thought of as a good faith deposit required to maintain open positions.…

How does Tiered Margin work on FXCM Trading Station accounts?

As of July 29th 2018 FXCM accounts will utilize a Tiered Margin system which consists of an Entry /Maintenance margin and a Liquidation margin. Entry/…

With Tiered Margin, how can I check my usable margin levels? Will FXCM notify me if I am close to Margin Call?

You can check your usable margin levels in real time via any version of the Trading Station platform, i.e. desktop, web, or the mobile app. Additionally,…

With Tiered Margin, what is the liquidation level on an MT4 account?

As of July 29th 2018 the liquidation level will be set at 50% of the entry/maintenance margin requirement. This means that if your account equity…

How does Tiered Margin work on an FXCM MT4 account?

As of July 29th 2018 MT4 accounts with FXCM will utilize a different version of FXCM’s Tiered Margin because the MT4 platform handles the margin…

If I am in a margin warning, what happens if the market moves back in my favor?

As of July 29th 2018 there will be a daily maintenance margin check at 17:00 ET. If the market has moved back in your favor at that time such that your…

What is the Margin Watcher feature on Trading Station?

Margin Watcher is a Trading Station feature that sends a notification message on the Trading Station platform to allow for time to manage your account and…

With Tiered Margin, when will my positions be liquidated on the Trading Station?

As of July 29th 2018, if your account equity reach the liquidation level (Usable Margin) or below, all open positions will be liquidated immediately.…

With Tiered Margin, when will my positions be liquidated on MT4?

On the MT4 platform, as of July 29th 2018, your largest losing position (in terms of p/l) will be liquidated if the margin level falls below 50%. It is…