Become a Better Trader

Every once in a while a good trade idea can lead to a quick and exciting pay-off, but professional traders know that it takes patience and discipline to be profitable in the long term. FXCM wants you to be successful, and we have developed trading resources and innovative tools to help you get there.

Traits of Successful Traders

Our article Traits of Successful Traders is an invaluable read. It will help you avoid mistakes other traders make and increase the likelihood of your trading success.

For instance, did you know that profitability declines substantially as leverage increases? The higher the leverage, the greater risk on each trade! Use our money management formula to test your potential exposures. Effective use of leverage is just one of the many habits you'll learn that can lead to successful trading. Learn More

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Free Trading Analysis

Free Trading Analysis

It's easy to see if you're up or down in the market. But how do you learn from your trading? How do you do more of what works and less of what doesn't? Did you know that all live accounts have access to FXCM's proprietary Trading Analytics? This tool can help you:

  • Visually find mistakes in your trading
  • Recognize your best trading habits
  • Improve your trading performance

Find out what time of day you are most successful and how good you are at managing your trading risk. Log into FXCM PLUS now to access your Trading Analytics report.

Test-Drive Your Strategy

Want to see how a new strategy performs in a dummy environment before using it on your live account? As an FXCM account holder you can request a practice account by filling out the form below.

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