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.

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  • Your Guide to Out-of-Hours Trading

    Your guide to out-of-hours trading Many stick to day trading, ending their buying, selling and speculating once the final bell has rung. However, there are those who trade after the markets close. There are plenty of benefits and opportunities that come with trading out of hours, and there is a real appetite for holding off until the day traders have finished up. If you want to know how to trade…

  • How to Create a Trading Plan That’s Right for You

    How to Create a Trading Plan That's Right for You Whether you're new to trading or have years of experience to fall back on, operating with a clear strategy is central to your chances of success. It's not a venture that should be entered into lightly, because a lack of direction is likely to lead to clouded decision-making and mixed results. So, you need to create a trading plan that…

  • Fundamental Analysis: What is it? Why do you need it?

    Fundamental Analysis: What is it? Why do you need it? For traders, there are several tools or resources that can help with the decision-making process. Knowing the right time to buy and the right time to sell is what makes a telling difference to the success of your trades. Technical Analysis is one of arguably two main methods used by a lot of investors to work out what position to…

  • Green Metaverse Token: The essential guide to GMT and STEPN

    Green Metaverse Token: The essential guide to GMT and STEPN Some of the more recent entrants on the crypto scene are making greater moves towards Web 3.0 and the metaverse. This immersive, decentralised arena is opening up new opportunities to gamify and incentivise activities. STEPN and the Green Metaverse Token (GMT) is no exception; an app that tracks a user's physical activity and offers rewards in the form of crypto…

  • Harmonic Patterns: How to use them when trading

    Harmonic Patterns: How to use them when trading Chart patterns are often used by traders as part of their technical analysis, enabling them to identify trends and make predictions. There are multiple geometric chart patterns that can be studied, some fairly basic and simple to interpret - such as the classic rectangles - and others of a more complex nature. All chart patterns, however, are able to demonstrate whether a…

  • CHN50: A beginner’s guide to the China A50 Index

    CHN50: A beginner's guide to the China A50 index The CHN50 is an index of the 50 companies with the highest market capitalisation listed on the Shanghai and Shenzen stock exchanges. It both tracks the performance of A-listed company shares and offers a benchmark for investors to access China's domestic market. If you're keen on trading indices or CFDs (contracts for difference) in the second-largest economy in the world, the…

  • 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,…

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