How Risky Is Forex Trading?

forex_generic2First of all, it should be stressed that all forms of financial trading involve significant amounts of risk with traders capital being at risk. In fact, in some instances it is possible for a trader to lose more than his initial deposit. But many people with an interest in financial markets make the claim that Forex...

Order Execution Policies Explained

What Is An Order Execution Policy?

forex_generic2FX brokerages based and regulated within the European Union and European Economic Area are subject to MiFID (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive). This European Law sets out the minimum regulatory requirements for EU and European Economic Area companies offerin...

White Label Forex Brokerages


What is a White Label Brokerage?

White labelling refers to the practice of packaging up a service provided by a company or institution, and re-branding and marketing the service to the end consumer under different name or brand identity. White labelling occurs in many different industries, and is so...

Forex Rebates

What is a Forex Rebate?

forex_generic2Forex brokerages profit through the Spread and/or Commission charged to a trader. Spreads and Commissions ultimately eat into a traders profits or increase a losing trader's losses. Forex rebates see traders receive a portion of these costs back from their brokerage either directly ...

Raw Spread Accounts – Forex

forex_generic2The majority of Forex brokerages using a ECN/STP execution model apply a mark-up to the spreads they receive from liquidity providers or those matched up using their Electronic Communication Network (ECN). For instance, a liquidity provider might q...

MetaTrader 6

Metaquotes_company_logoThe MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms from Russian software company MetaQuotes have come to dominate the retail Forex landscape, with the vast majority of retail FX brokerages offering the platform to their customers. Despite this the MetaTrader platforms have come under an increasing amount of compe...

FCA releases warning regarding LevelTrade

LevelTradeThe FCA recently published a warning regarding online Forex and CFD brokerage, LevelTrade also known as LevelTrade Ltd. The warning published by the FCA, states that the firm is believed to have been offering financial services and products to UK customers despite not being authorised to offer such services to residents of the...

Signal Trader Review

Singal Trader ReviewSince the launch of the first social trading networks back in 2008, Social/Mirror trading has been a huge growth area with a huge number of such companies and products being launched. Signal Trader is a veteran in the field having originally launched it's copy trading platform back in 2009, with the aim of connecting inves...

Forex in Lithuania

Forex LithuaniaLocated in the Baltics, Lithuania which shares borders with Latvia, Belarus, Poland and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad has a small but growing retail Forex market. Despite a strong and growing economy, the retail FX industry in the country is rather undeveloped with foreign Forex brokerages dominating ...

What is an MT4 bridge?

forex_generic2MetaTrader 4 was launched back in 2005, with software developers MetaQuotes designing the platform to allow trading between a brokerage and it's clients. With the specialist software developer primarily targeting market makers and not ECN/STP brokerages during the development of the MetaTrader 4 platform. This is du...