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FX Trading

What is rollover?

Rollover is the interest paid or earned for holding a position overnight. Each currency has an overnight interest rate associated with it, and because…

What is margin?

Margin can be thought of as a good faith deposit required to maintain open positions. This is not a fee or a transaction cost, it is simply a portion of…

Are there limits to position size?

There are no limits to the size or number of positions that a trader may hold. Available margin in the account is the only constraint on the size of a…

What are your trading hours?

FXCM's trading hours vary by product. For forex, trading opens on Sundays between 5:00 PM ET and 5:15 PM ET and closes on Fridays around 4:55 PM ET.…

Forex Product Guide

Forex, also known as foreign exchange, FX or currency trading, is a decentralized global market where all the world's currencies trade. The forex…

What Forex products does FXCM offer?

Please see the offered Forex Pairs below: …

Will I receive credit for holding the underlying product when margin is calculated?

No. Since the underlying is held through a different account, there is no way to confirm an accurate hedge. …

Do rollover rates and policies vary from broker to broker?

Yes. In addition to our policy of transparency in reporting rollover, due to the average notional trading volume that FXCM generates to the liquidity…

What leverage do you recommend?

As a general rule of thumb, we recommend limiting total account leverage to a maximum of 20:1. For example, if you have an account balance of $10,000, you…