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Join any of our education webinars live 5-days a week to brush up your skills or simply learn about the markets daily. Boost your strategy with the help of our in-house experts and take your trading a level up.

Upcoming Webinars

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FXCM South Africa Exclusive

The Week Ahead, Trade Set-Ups and Events Every Monday 0900 SAST Russell Shor
European Market Snapshot Every Weekday 1200 SAST Russell Shor
US Market Snapshot Every Weekday 1700 SAST Russell Shor

Live Classroom

Understanding Price Action Monday 2000 SAST Grace Quigley
Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart Patterns Wednesday 2000 SAST Liza Donor
Trading Psychology Wednesday 2000 SAST Liza Donor
Intro to Automated Strategies Thursday 2000 SAST Grace Quigley
Coding a Custom Trading Algorithm in Lua Thursday 1900 SAST Rob Pasche

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Market News and Trading Psychology

The Week Ahead, Trade Set-Ups and Events

Every Monday - 0900 SAST

Join Russell Shor, a FXCM Senior Market Specialist, as he dissects market sentiment and highlights the main economic events for the week. Important markets and topical information will be analysed and key levels of support and resistance will be identified to aid you in your trading for the week ahead.

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Trading Psychology

Every other Wednesday at 2000 SAST

Learn how to put probability on your side by using effective leverage and proper risk to reward ratios. Avoid typical pitfalls traders make when trading.

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Basics of Trading

Understanding Price Action

Every other Monday at 2000 SAST

Explore one of the purest forms of analysis in trading as you learn more about a timeless strategy using price movement.

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Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart Patterns

Every other Wednesday at 2000 SAST

Strengthen your technical charting skills by learning chart patterns and the importance of candlesticks in technical analysis and price action.

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Automated Trading

Intro to Automated Strategies

Every other Thursday at 2000 SAST

Learn to backtest your strategy using our powerful tools (including Optimizer Feature) as well as how to set up an automated strategy.

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Coding a Custom Trading Algorithm in Lua

Every other Thursday at 1900 SAST

Follow along as a live instructor show you how to setup a custom strategy in Lua using FXCM's IndicoreSDK. Plus setup of an automated strategy in our Trading Station.

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Market Snapshot Webinars

European Market Snapshot

Every Weekday - 1200 SAST

Join us live for the daily European Market Snapshot as our analyst assesses the current themes for the session. Get a quick snapshot of the current topics influencing prices.

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US Market Snapshot

Every Weekday - 1700 SAST

Join us live for the daily US Market Snapshot as our analyst assesses the current themes for the session. Get a quick snapshot of the current topics influencing prices.

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Past Recordings

On Demand Videos

Speculative Sentiment Index (SSI)

Gain inside access to the open interest of FXCM’s traders on a variety of currency pairs and CFDs. Understand directional bias and how this contrarian indicator works. Learn to use both SSI snapshots and Historical SSI simultaneously on your charts.

Trading Central Indicator

Gain access to third-party technical analysis provided by Trading Central. Discover how Bollinger Bands, Moving Averages, MACD, and other indicators form the Trading Central indicator's analysis. Understand psychological pivot points and potential intraday, short-term, and medium-term trade setups.

Traits of Successful Traders

Learn what separates successful traders from unsuccessful traders based on a study of FXCM’s live account holders. Find out how to mitigate risk in your trading using an appropriate trade size and placing effective stops and limits. Discuss how to calculate and use effective leverage and learn to set up an appropriate Risk to Reward ratio.

Using Fibonacci’s in Your Trading

Understand the Fibonacci sequence and Fibonacci’s Golden Ratio in relation to trading. See how Fibonacci levels identify support and resistance and how you can use those levels in your trading. Learn to use and customize this tool within your Trading Station platform.


As experts in their respective fields, each of our speakers are experienced and passionate traders. Together, our speakers have many years of practical experience in foreign exchange and CFD trading.

Russell Shor

Russell Shor

Russell Shor (CFTe, MFTA) 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 of Technical Analysts (IFTA). These combined with his over 20 years of financial markets experience allows our resources to be of the high standard and quality. Russell analyses the financial markets from both a fundamental and technical view and emphasises prudent risk management and good reward-to-risk ratios when trading.

Grace Quigley

Grace Quigley

Grace Quigley hosts webinars educating traders on how to utilize price action throughout multiple trading strategies. Grace also does a monthly review of global economic events impacting the markets. She has expertise in technical strategies applying both manual and automated backtesting into her trading style. Grace has a background in options trading where she developed multiple risk management strategies. She graduated from Oral Roberts University where she studied macroeconomics and economic behaviors.

Liza Donor

Liza Donor

Liza Donor hosts webinars on understanding chart patterns and utilizing FXCM's suite of technical indicators. Also skilled in fundamental analysis, Liza writes articles for FXCM about important economic and geopolitical events. She closely follows the technology sector and the progression of future growth for all economies. Prior to joining FXCM, she worked in the global wealth and investment management division at Merrill Lynch. She graduated from Pace University with a degree in Economics where she studied market trends using a variety of statistical regression models.

Rob Pasche

Rob Pasche

Rob hosts webinars that show how custom algo strategies can be coded from scratch using FXCM's tools and data. An algo trader himself, Rob teaches guiding principles that can assist traders to turn any trading idea into a fully-automated system. Rob has been an Algo Trading Programmer at FXCM for the last 3 years, but before that was a Currency Trading Instructor for DailyFX.com, authoring over 250 articles and hosting 100's of educational webinars about novice and advanced Forex trading techniques. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance and a minor in Economics.

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