Client Resources

FXCM offers its clients a variety of tools and resources to help them become more educated and profitable traders.

Trading Hours & Margin Updates

FXCM's trading hours vary by product. For forex, trading opens between 5:00 PM and 5:15 PM on Sunday and closes on Friday at 4:55 PM ET. For regular CFD trading hours click here. CFD Holidays hours are updated monthly here.

Margin requirements can periodically change to account for changes in market volatility and currency exchange rates. FXCM does not anticipate more than one update a month, however extreme market movements or event risk may necessitate unscheduled intra-month updates. View upcoming margin requirements.

Trading Tools & Signals

Want to improve your chances of successful trading? FXCM has a set of tools that can help you spot potential trading opportunities easier and see the details that matter before you place a trade.

Trading Signals
These easy to follow trading signals can help you decide when to buy, when to sell, and where to set your stops and limits. Signals are generated and updated in real-time 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. Please note, the Trading Signals do not consitute and should not be regarded as an investment advice. You act on the signals entirely at your own risk.

Trading Analytics
How good are you at managing your trading risk? What time of day are you most successful? FXCM's Trading Analytics can help you answer these questions.

Economic Calendar
FXCM's Economic Calendar is an easy way to keep track of important economic events that could impact your trading. Analyze previous data sets against market consensus, and check volatility for potential trade ideas.

Technical Analyzer
Discover critical technical levels on charts (three levels of support, three levels of resistance). Stay informed of important indicator crossovers like moving averages, MACD and RSI.

Market Scanner
This powerful tool identifies potential buying and selling opportunities by scanning the market with a suite of traditional technical indicators.

Market News
Read about the latest in global news in forex, commodities, and other world markets. Filter stories by the economic indicators and currency pairs that are more important to you.


With FXCM, education isn't an additional expense: It is part of your investment. FXCM's suite of educational resources will help you learn about the basics of the forex market, explore popular indicators, and discover new strategies. Whether you like to read, watch videos, or interact directly with instructors, FXCM has the right education option for you.

New To Forex
The 'New To Forex' guide is a great place to find an in-depth introduction to the basics of forex and how to engage with the many opportunities it presents.

Live Classroom
Join our experts every week to learn how to make the most of our tools and manage your risk. The best part is that you can attend FXCM's live education webinars from the comfort of your home.

Learn at your own pace with dozens of videos on forex basics, platform functionality, trading strategies, account support and more.