As one of the leading global brokerage firms, FXCM provides its clientele with an extensive collection of resources to assist in forex education. Whether one is brand new to the market, or a seasoned veteran looking to improve his or her bottom line, a wide variety of forex-oriented learning materials are made readily available via FXCM’s educational suite.
Basics of forex, form and function
Introduction to technical and fundamental analysis
Advanced charting and market study
Trading psychology, advanced trading methodologies
FXCM offers several trading manuals developed to help traders potentially increase their competency. The manuals are available in ebook format, free of charge. The titles include:
- New To Forex Guide
- Traits Of Successful Traders
- From Stocks To FX
- Trading Station User Guide
- Algo Trading Resource Guide
- Market Scanner Guide
Each of the guides offers general information and insight into the forex market. No matter the style, size or experience level of the trader, FXCM’s online manuals can contribute to a rock solid knowledge base.
For many individuals, visual media is exponentially more useful than traditional black and white text. In the arena of active trading, markets are typically viewed, not read. The days of the ticker tape are long gone, and in its place are interactive charting applications. In an effort to cater to the visual learner, the forex video library at FXCM presents dozens of video clips addressing a vast array of topics:
In addition, FXCM’s video library includes comprehensive entries covering its proprietary trading platform, Trading Station. The series covers basic functionality, advanced features and accessing the market via mobile application, among other topics.
Seminars And Online Classroom
For those traders local to London or inclined to travel, the 1st Wednesday of each month offers a seminar entitled "The FXCM Afterwork." At the seminar, advanced concepts pertaining to trading plan development, psychology, risk management and the broader forex environment are discussed in-depth.
Along the same vein as the seminar,
live interactive classrooms are held online and are easily attended remotely. Many topics are covered during the classroom sessions, and they range from specific aspects of technical analysis to advanced platform functionality. Classes are scheduled on a regular basis, with past sessions catalogued and available for quick reference.