FXCM Research Team

FXCM Research Team

FXCM Research Team consists of a number of FXCM's Market and Product Specialists.

Articles published by FXCM Research Team generally have numerous contributors and aim to provide general Educational and Informative content on Market News and Products.

  • What is day trading? Everything you need to know

    What is day trading? Everything you need to know Day trading has become one of the most popular ways for retail investors to make money off the ups and downs of financial instruments like shares, forex, indices and contracts for difference (CFDs). If you're considering getting into day trading, as a beginner it's crucial that you have the information that you need to get started on your front foot and…

  • Everything you need to know about BurgerCities

    Everything you need to know about BurgerCities The 'metaverse' – how much do you know about it? You may have heard the term used, even if you're not sure what it is. Or perhaps you're on top of all the developments in this virtual world. After all, forecasts estimate the market will be worth $800 billion by 2024. It's no surprise, therefore, that some of the latest cryptocurrencies are emerging…

  • What are safe haven currencies? Do you need them in your portfolio?

    What are safe-haven currencies? Do you need them in your portfolio? Creating a successful trading strategy takes time. You need to be able to make mistakes while exploring the options that work for you and the ones that don't. During that process, you might decide to trade a variety of markets and instruments - and you may be less familiar with some of them. Of course, there are risks and…

  • What is GER30? How to trade the German DAX index

    What is the GER30? How to trade the German DAX index The GER40 is the new name for the Deutscher Aktien Index (DAX), or the GER30 as it was commonly known. It is Germany's leading stock market index. It tracks the largest blue-chip businesses on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange based on their market value and liquidity. Some familiar names that feature on the index include BMW, Adidas and Deutsche Bank.…

  • Should you trade exotic currency pairs?

    Should you trade exotic currency pairs? The chances are that you'll have built your trading success upon a clearly defined, robust strategy with which you're familiar and comfortable. It's an approach that makes plenty of sense, especially when you're finding your feet. But that's not to say that you shouldn't consider alternative options – and trading exotic currency pairs could be an avenue worth exploring. As with any trading decision,…

  • Stop-loss vs stop-limit orders: What are they and how do you use them?

    Stop-loss vs stop-limit orders: What are they and how do you use them? Keeping an eye on the price of stocks or other securities can be nerve-wracking and time-consuming. Instead, investors could place a stop-loss or stop-limit order with their chosen broker. When a price reaches a specific level, the orders serve as directions to execute trades. The goal is to help investors bag profits and mitigate potential losses. The…

  • How to trade the UK 100 Index: Everything you need to know

    How to trade the UK 100 index: Everything you need to know The FTSE 100 is a share index of the 100 companies with the highest market capitalisation listed on the London Stock Exchange. In practice, it's home to the most significant UK-regulated businesses; giants like AstraZeneca, Shell, HSBC and BP. The UK 100 is a derivative product based on the FTSE 100. If you want to trade on both…

  • Numeraire (NMR): What is it? Should you trade it?

    Numeraire (NMR) Coin: What is it? Should you trade it? One of the features that attracts traders to cryptocurrency is its decentralised nature. It means that, instead of going through an exchange, trades are made directly between buyer and seller. Keen to take advantage of this investor interest, new crypto coins and tokens have emerged on the global market. And perhaps one of the most intriguing is the Numeraire (NMR)…

  • What Is The Stock Market Impact Of The Ukraine & Russia War?

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine in late-February 2022 brought historic volatility to the financial markets. Traders and investors alike were forced to address the financial fallout as the markets repriced products such as crude oil, wheat and the Russian ruble (RUB). As the situation developed into an extended armed conflict, asset pricing ebbed and flowed in response to key events. Unprecedented sanctions, logistics challenges and escalatory cycles all prompted periodic…

  • What Is Crypto Insurance?

    An insurance policy is a contract that protects a person, family, or business from specific hazards. It is a legally binding agreement between a policy holder and provider that financially secures the holder against specific perils. Homes, cars, crops and personal health are a few items that people commonly wish to protect against the unknown. In order to accomplish this goal, an individual will take out an insurance policy to…

  • Most Volatile Currencies Of 2022

    2022 was a fascinating year for the forex market as a collection of unique market drivers stimulated robust action for many currencies around the world. The Russia/Ukraine War and post-COVID-19 monetary policy were two of the largest underpinnings. Also, global recession and disjointed commodities prices impacted many FX pairs. Read on to learn more about five of the most volatile currencies of 2022. While exotic and developing economy monies frequently…

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