Become a Better Trader

Every once in a while a good trade idea can lead to a quick and exciting pay-off, but professional traders know that it takes patience and discipline to be profitable in the long term. FXCM wants you to be successful, and we have developed trading resources and innovative tools to help you get there.

We analyzed millions of trades through 2014 and discovered some surprising habits our most successful traders have in common.

Traits of successful traders

We analyzed millions of trades through 2014 and discovered some surprising habits our most successful traders have in common. For instance, did you know most people trade during the most active times of the day? Our most successful traders don’t! We’ll show you that when you trade is just as important as what you trade. This is just one of the many habits you’ll learn that can lead to successful trading. Get the Guide

 
Free trading analysis

Free trading analysis

It’s easy to see if you’re up or down in the market. But how do you learn from your trading? How do you do more of what works and less of what doesn’t? Did you know that all live accounts have access to FXCM’s proprietary Trading Analytics? This tool can help you:

  • Visually find mistakes in your trading
  • Recognize your best trading habits
  • Improve your trading performance

Find out what time of day you are most successful and how good you are at managing your trading risk. Log into FXCM PLUS now to access your Trading Analytics report.

 

Test-drive your strategy

Want to see how a new strategy performs in a dummy environment before using it on your live account? As an FXCM account holder you can request a practice account by filling out the form below.

Free Trading Station Practice Account

We give you a $5,000 practice account to get you comfortable trading a variety of asset classes on our platform, along with a free trading guide.

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Thank You Demo registration is currently down for scheduled maintenance. A representative will send your demo login credentials to the email address provided when registration is back online.

Demo Account: Although demo accounts attempt to replicate real markets, they operate in a simulated market environment. As such, there are key differences that distinguish them from real accounts; including but not limited to, the lack of dependence on real-time market liquidity, a delay in pricing, and the availability of some products which may not be tradable on live accounts. The operational capabilities when executing orders in a demo environment may result in atypically, expedited transactions; lack of rejected orders; and/or the absence of slippage. There may be instances where margin requirements differ from those of live accounts as updates to demo accounts may not always coincide with those of real accounts.  

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