December 09, 2015 BY Mike Fox

GAIN Capital starting to benefit in the latest USA Retail broker asset report

U.S. Retail Forex client assets from FCM FINANCIAL DATA for the month of October from reports filed by December 3, 2015 showed that Retail Forex based client assets at brokers dipped by just .03% MoM after a slight bump up in September. RJ O'Brien reports for retail FCM now look like a no-show (we will remove from our reports from here out)…

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July 21, 2015 BY Mike Fox

FXCM selects Netwrix Auditor software for new compliance solution

"Controlling access to sensitive data is one of our priorities set by numerous industry standards, for which we must comply. Netwrix Auditor helps us to ensure that there is no room for unauthorized actions that could potentially compromise sensitive data and damage our customers." - Mark Patten, FXCM Director of Corporate Engineering

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February 12, 2015 BY Mike Fox

FXCM records second best month ever of retail volumes at $450B after Franc set-back

FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM) today announced certain key operating metrics for January 2015 for its retail and institutional FX business. It's main competitor within the 'states Gain Capital, yesterday reported their operating metrics for January, with their retail volumes increasing 18% MoM to  $279.6 billion. Meanwhile, today we learned that FXCM reported a 3% MoM gain for it's second…

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February 09, 2015 BY Mike Fox

FXCM upgrades its Trading Station platform

FXCM looks to the future as it soldiers along aiming to put the Swiss franc situation behind them...the firm provides an update to their Trading Station platform stating its new Real Volume Indicator Suite is now live.

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January 16, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Official FXCM comments on Swiss Franc spike - may be in breach of some regulatory capital requirements

FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM)  announced today that due to unprecedented volatility in the EUR/CHF pair after the Swiss National Bank announcement Thursday morning, clients experienced significant losses, generating negative equity balances owed to FXCM of approximately $225 million. As a result of these debit balances, the company may be in breach of some regulatory capital requirements. FXCM states…

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December 16, 2014 BY Mike Fox

...now FXCM ceases ruble trade as markets prepare for FOMC statement

Big news continues as one of the largest Forex brokers in the world and LeapRate regulated list member, FXCM (NYSE: FXCM) now halts ruble trading as reported by CNBC. The turmoil in the ruble market is continuing as Russia looks to avert a currency crisis into a full blown collapse. While Vladimir Putin is blaming…

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