Tag: US retail Forex assets

August 11, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

US Retail FX Assets drop to multi year low in June

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate had learned from updated CFTC data that cash held in US retail forex trading accounts fell to a multi-year low in June 2014. Total clients assets were $591 million, down 2% from May's $599 million. Looking  back a while, the US retail forex industry has shrunk more than 20% from year end…

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February 17, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

US retail forex brokers continue to bleed client assets in 2013

December's total US forex client assets of $600 million down 6% for the year. (Over-) regulation continues to take its toll in the US retail FX business. The CFTC's just-released December data shows continued erosion of assets held by US retail FX traders at their brokers. This wasn't a case of clients migrating from one…

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April 11, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

U.S. Retail FX client assets continue to slip in February

Biggest drop was at Interactive Brokers, which dropped 22%. U.S. Retail Forex client asset data for the month of February is now out, and there weren't really any big surprises: Overall, U.S. Retail Forex assets dropped 2% from January to $641.6 million, and are down 15% from last year as the U.S. retail FX sector…

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February 12, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

US Forex market shrinks 14% in December

CFTC December data shows some big changes in the US retail FX market. The CFTC has published its December data for retail FX brokers, and it includes some somber news for the US retail FX industry. Overall, US Forex assets shrunk by more than $100 million in December, by about 14%, to $641 million (see table…

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