The platforms supported by FXCM cater to the needs of the individual trader, regardless of experience level or trading style:
Trading Station is FXCM's proprietary platform, and it includes multiple order types, advanced charting applications and a selection of preloaded indicators. Options for trade automation and strategy development are available, featuring backtesting and optimization capabilities. Market access through Trading Station is available via download, web or mobile device.
NinjaTrader supports access to forex, futures and equities markets. The platform specialises in custom system development through provision of their standardised Strategy Builder and proprietary NinjaScript programming language. For live trading, the Market Analyser is a fully customisable spreadsheet updated in real-time. After the trading session, the Market Replay function allows traders to revisit the market and practice trade execution and management.
MT4 is an industry leading platform, supporting market access for forex, futures and CFDs. Interactive charts, multiple order types and advanced analytics make MT4 one of the most popular platforms for forex. With the availability of 30 built-in indicators in addition to more than 2,000 free custom indicators and 700 for purchase, MT4 includes an abundance of technical tools. FXCM offers MT4 users Virtual Private Server (VPS1) hosting as well as programming services for trade automation via the Expert Advisors application.
ZuluTrade is a "peer-to-peer" platform that caters to individuals looking to adopt an automated approach. It offers subscription options to custom-built strategies developed by independent traders around the globe. Hundreds of strategies are available, as well as a sorting function and risk management application.
VPS services are provided by third parties. These third parties are not owned, controlled or operated by FXCM. As such, FXCM does not make any warranties regarding the services provided by the third parties. Clients are not required to sign up with the third parties FXCM offers. Instead clients are encouraged to find a VPS provider that best meets their needs. Additionally, there are significant risks and limitations involved with using VPS services. Prospective users are further encouraged to carefully examine and assess the risks and the limitations prior to use. These terms are subject to change at the sole discretion of FXCM.