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Trading Station Desktop

How do I run Trading Station Desktop on a Mac?

There are several options to run Trading Station Desktop on a Mac: VPS provided by FXCM.  Parallels from Parallels IP Holdings. This is a third…

Weekend Data Options

Open up FXCM Trading Station, click on System->Options Scroll down to Marketscope 2.0 and look under General Options for a "Weekend Data"…

What is the Advanced Dealing Rates Window?

After opening the platform, the first thing that you see are red and blue flashing rates. This is the Advanced Dealing Rates Window. Here you can see…

How do I add an Indicator?

Indicators can be added to Trading Station in several ways: By right clicking on the chart and selecting ‘Add Indicator’  By…

How do I open a Chart?

There are several ways to open a chart. Any one of these options will take you to Marketscope. The Create Chart icon on the menu bar at the top of Trading…

What is the Open Positions window?

This window shows you information about your open positions. Ticket provides the unique ID number of your open position.Account provides the…

What is the Messages tab?

This is where you will see any messages you receive from FXCM.   The first column provides an icon indicating the message type (Question,…

What is the Simple Dealing Rates Window?

The Simple Dealing Rates Window can be accessed by clicking the tab to the right of Advanced Dealing Rates. This window is an alternative to the Advanced…

What are profiles in Trading Station, and how do I save them/back them up/import them/apply them?

In the Trading Station desktop platform, a Profile saves the overall look and feel of your platform. It also saves all currently open copies of…

Email Alerts

There are 2 main ways to set up email alerts. 1.  In Trading Station Desktop, go to System->Configure Email. Follow all the steps as directed in…

How do you trade from the charts in Trading Station?

To trade directly from the Marketscope charts: Right-click inside the body of the chart.Click on "Create a Market Order" or "Create an…

What is One-Click trading?

One-Click trading enables you to place market orders with just one click and is the fastest way to place orders. To enable One-Click trading in Trading…

How do I use the Toolbar?

This is the toolbar found directly above a chart. It is useful for changing chart settings, as well as adding useful tools to a chart. If you ever forget…

What is the Default Chart Layout?

If you pressed Create Chart or Open Chart, you will be presented with this screen: By default, charts will open in a new window or be added to an…

What is the Menu Bar?

The menu bar will provide you with functions which you can utilize for trading. The Buy and Sell buttons can be used to place orders on various currency…

What is the Orders window?

This window is devoted to keeping track of entry, range entry, and OCO orders. Order ID provides the unique ID number of the entry order.…

What is the Summary window?

This window summarizes all your open positions.  Symbol provides the symbol of the position.P/L Sell shows the current profit and loss of short…

What is the Accounts window?

This window shows all pertinent account information. Equity provides the "floating" value of funds on the account, including profits and…

What is the Symbol List?

Left of the Dealing Rates is the Symbols List. This window is used to add and remove the Currency Pairs and CFDs you want to trade. The Symbols List will…

How do I uninstall Trading Station Desktop?

Some technical issues that can occur with the platform will need to be corrected by performing a full uninstall and reinstall of the Trading Station…

How do I create a chart in Trading Station?

To create a chart: Click on the yellow clock icon from the Trading Station navigation menu. You can also select "Charts" from the main menu bar…

What is the Closed Positions window?

This window shows you information about your closed positions. Ticket provides the unique ID number of your closed position.Account provides…

What is the Actions tab?

The first column provides an icon indicating the action status (in process, completed or cancelled).Actions lists a description of the actions…

What is the Strategy Dashboard?

The Strategy Dashboard is used for monitoring Automated Strategies you have running on the account. Any Strategy you have enabled will show up in the…

What charts are available through Trading Station Desktop?

Trading Station Desktop was designed specifically for experienced chart traders. Trading Station Desktop includes all of the trading features and a…

How do I Download Trading Station Desktop for Windows?

TRADING STATION - SPREAD BET SELF-EXTRACTING EXE FILE (10.8 MB) DOWNLOAD TRADING STATION SELF-EXTRACTING EXE FILE (11.5 MB) Click "Run" or "…