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Fair Value is a calculation that factors various things that tend to affect the price of a stock index futures contract, such as interest and dividends. A Fair Value Rate adjustment is often applied by many media outlets when quoting…

No, FXCM maintains a no re-quote policy for forex orders, indices, metals, and oil. Circumstances may exist based on order size, trading pattern, and/or market conditions when individuals may not receive execution at the requested rate. In such cases, orders…

Clients of FXCM can trade Stock Indices, Oil, and Precious Metals from their FXCM Trading Station using CFDs. CFD stands for Contract for Difference. CFDs are specialised and popular Over The Counter (OTC) financial products that allow traders to easily…

FXCM uses a "lot-based" trading system. This allows our platform to aggregate all client positions into standardised trade sizes, simplifying the process of trading in several different markets on one account. It also allows the platform to track profits and…

Like most markets, traders can experience slippage when trading CFDs. The level of slippage experienced will depend on liquidity in the market and the position size.

Energy CFDs, which include UK Oil, US Oil, and NGAS have a monthly expiration. Treasury CFDs, like Bund, have a quarterly expiration. Copper, the only metal with an expiration, expires every two months. All other CFD contracts will be treated…