What Is Financial Leverage?
Financial leverage is the ability to increase market exposure past actual investment.
In the forex market, deep liquidity in global currency allows for potentially high leverage. In the United States, leverage is restricted to 50:1. With any amount of leverage, both profits and losses are amplified.
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Senior Market Specialist
Russell Shor (MSTA, CFTe, MFTA) is a Senior Market Specialist at FXCM. He joined the firm in October 2017 and has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of South Africa and holds the coveted Certified Financial Technician and Master of Financial Technical Analysis qualifications from the International Federation…