Tag: forex industry

October 21, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Op-ed: FX business now shares equities’ margin shrinkage

Reuters has an excellent op-ed piece today outlining the shrinking commissions for FX dealers across the industry spectrum, it has always been about volume, but now more than ever. Dominic Elliot lays out the harsh economics of the FX business. He compared lower commissions of FX to the equity business which also coincided with the…

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October 15, 2014 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital shares soar 12% Tuesday after Zacks upgrade

Gain Capital Holdings (Forex.com) (NYSE:GCAP) was upgraded by Zacks from a rating of “underperform” to a “neutral” in their latest report released on Monday. The firm put a $6.30 target price on the stock. Note that despite the upgrade Zacks still has just a $6.30 price target on the stock, well below its current price…

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August 22, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Op Ed: Wish you were here?

LeapRate Managing Editor Andrew Saks-McLeod investigates the paradox in which the global and seemingly borderless aspects of the FX industry has not encouraged firms to branch away from the few specific regions in which they are concentrated.

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