Forex.com launches new premium account for high-volume traders in US and Canada
Nov 15 2016 09:06:08 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
The operator of Forex.com - GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP) - announced a new type of premium account on Monday. Designed for high-volume traders the new premium account will offer spreads as low as 0.
NFA orders US forex brokers to raise margin requirements for GBPUSD
Nov 07 2016 15:27:54 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
The US National Futures Association (NFA), the self-regulatory organization overseeing the activities of the US forex brokers, said it is raising the required minimum security deposit for transactions with the GBP from 2% to 5%.
US forex deposits in May: FXCM retains leader position, Gain Capital outstrips Oanda
Jul 12 2016 15:13:57 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
The US retail forex market slightly grew in May 2016 from the previous month in terms of client forex deposits, the latest futures commission merchants (FCMs) report of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) indicated.
US forex deposits in April: FXCM retains leader position, Gain Capital outshined by Oanda
Jun 14 2016 14:47:50 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
The latest US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report on Futures commission merchants (FCMs) reveals a shrinking retail forex market and a swap of places between leading brokers Gain Capital (doing business as Forex.com) and Oanda. Gain Capital`s client obligations fell by 8.
US forex deposits in March: FXCM is still number one, Gain Capital remains a solid second
May 12 2016 13:28:57 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
According to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report on Futures commission merchants (FCMs), FXCM and Gain Capital continue to lead the ranking of retail client deposits, registering $168.2 million and $137.3 million, respectively.
US forex client deposits: FXCM retains leader position, followed by Gain Capital
Apr 05 2016 12:48:18 Stanimir Zhelev in Brokers
According to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report on Futures commission merchants (FCMs), FXCM retained its leader position, registering $176.5 million retail forex client deposits.
US FINRA Warns of Bitcoin, Says It's More than Bit Risky
Mar 12 2014 07:33:11 Maria Nikolova in Market
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – a non-governmental organization in the United States that provides oversight of the securities sector and Forex too, on Tuesday issued an alert about the risks associated with Bitcoin and the other digital currencies.
Phillip Futures Prepares to Enter US Forex Market
Feb 25 2013 12:31:33 Miloslava Dimova in Brokers
With all the turmoil the National Futures Association (NFA) caused in the USA this year and companies like FXSolutions now starting to pull away from US Forex trading, it comes as a surprise that anyone actually wants to enter and develop that market.
Dollar Strengthens After US Housing Starts, Jobless Claims Data
Jan 17 2013 14:01:02 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
The US dollar edged higher against its major rivals following the release of positive reports on the U.S.weekly jobless claims and the housing starts.As of 8:35 am ET, the greenback was trading at 89.53 against the yen, 1.3357 against the euro, 0.9330 against the Swiss franc and 1.
Dollar Steady Ahead Of US Housing Starts, Jobless Claims Data
Jan 17 2013 13:31:12 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
The Commerce Department will release its housing starts report for December at 8:30 am ET. Economists estimate housing starts to come in at an annual rate of 887,000 compared to 861,000 in the previous month. Building permits are expected at 910,000, up from 899,000 in November.
US Dollar Mixed Ahead Of NAHB Housing Market Data
Jan 16 2013 15:01:03 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
The National Association of Home Builders is scheduled to release its housing market index for January at 10:00 am ET. Economists expect the index to increase to 48 in January from 47 in December.The US dollar showed mixed performance against its major rivals ahead of the report.
Dollar Steady After US Industrial Production Report
Jan 16 2013 14:31:09 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
Federal Reserve's data showed that the U.S. industrial production advanced 0.3 percent in December following previous month's revised increase of 1.0 percent. The consensus estimates called for a 0.2 percent increase following a 1.1 percent increase originally reported in November.
Dollar Steady Ahead Of US Industrial Production Report
Jan 16 2013 14:31:09 Stanimir Zhelev in Market
The Federal Reserve will release its industrial production report for December at 9:15 am ET. The consensus estimates call for a 0.2 percent increase in industrial production and a 0.1 percentage point increase in capacity utilization to 78.5 percent.