Forex.Com

1.BROKER PROFILE


Company Name:

FOREX.com

Website Address:

http://www.forex.com

Headquarters:

Bedminster One
135 US Highway 202/206
Suite 11
Bedminster, NJ 07921, USA

Country:

United States

Other offices countries:

Subsidiaries: UK, Australia, Singapore, Japan
Other Offices: Korea

Phone:

+1 908-731-0750

Year of company’s foundation:

1999

Year of company’s forex division foundation:

1999

Client base:

Individuals (IBs, Money Managers, White Label partners, please visit www.gaincapital.com).

Business Nature:

Forex Dealer

Liquidity Providers:

Our best execution goal is supported by liquidity relationships with some of the world's leading FX banks, such as UBS, Barclays and Goldman Sachs. 

Regulated by:

NFA(US), CFTC(US), FCA (UK), Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC(AU) and FSA (JP)

2. ACCOUNTS


Leverage:

50:1 Major Pairs, 20:1 Minors (US)
200:1 (UK and AU entities only)

Pip spread on majors:
PRO as low as

EUR/USD:

1.3

GBP/USD:

1.3

USD/JPY:

1.3

USD/CHF:

1.3

AUD/USD:

1.1

EUR/CHF:

1.3

EUR/GBP:

1.2

USD/CAD:

1.3

Commisions description:

At FOREX.com, you can trade on spreads as low as 1.1 pips on the most popular currency pairs. Our competitive pricing is coupled with a commitment to deliver the best possible execution on each and every trade. As always, you pay no commissions at FOREX.com. Your only transaction cost is the dealing spread - the difference between the bid and the ask price.

Fractional pip pricing:

Y

Mobile trading:

Y

Free demo account:

Y

Open Demo account:

Open free forex demo account with Forex.com

Duration:

30 days

Description:

Whether you're new to currency trading or already an experienced forex trader, our risk-free $50,000 practice account is an ideal way to get started at FOREX.com. At FOREX.com, advanced trading tools, 24-hour customer support during trading hours, and a secure online trading experience are all part of our commitment to offer more to the individual investor.

Open Live Account:

Open live trading account with FXCM

Regular Account:

Y

Minimum account size for Regular Account:

$2,500

Mini Account:

Y

Minimum account size for Mini Account:

$500 US
$250 (UK & AU)

Micro Account:

Y (MetaTrader accounts only)

Minimum account size for Micro Account:

$500 US
$250 (UK & AU)

Accounts denominated in non-USD currencies:

CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY (AUD, NZD in AU only)

Segregated Accounts:

Y (UK, JP, and AU accounts only)

Payment methods:

FOREX.com offers clients four convenient ways to fund their trading account. Fund your account via credit card, eCheck (US only), wire or check.

Services:

Trading 24 hours a day from Sunday 5pm ET – Friday 5pm ET. Commission free trading (FOREX.com is compensated through the bid/ask spread). Web-based trading platform requires no download or installation. Free access to charting, news and research. 24 hour customer support via phone, email, and chat during trading hours. Mobile trading available.

24 Hour trading:

Y

Hedging Facilities:

Y (MetaTrader, UK and AU accounts only)

Order Types:

Market, limit, stop loss, If/Then, If/Then OCO, OCO, trailing stop

FIFO Rule:

Y (ForexTrader and MetaTrader US)

Scalping:

Y

Scalping Policy:

N/A

Swap Free Accounts (Shariah Law):

Y

PAMM:

Y

PAMM description:

Customized tools and reporting for money managers.

Pairs Offered:

AUD/CAD          
AUD/CHF           
AUD/JPY                            
AUD/NZD                          
AUD/USD                          
CAD/CHF
CAD/JPY                             
CHF/JPY                             
EUR/AUD                           
EUR/CAD           
EUR/CHF                            
EUR/CZK                            
EUR/DKK                           
EUR/GBP                           
EUR/HUF                           
EUR/JPY             
EUR/NOK                          
EUR/NZD                           
EUR/PLN            
EUR/SEK             
EUR/TRY                            
 EUR/USD          
GBP/AUD           
GBP/CAD           
GBP/CHF            
GBP/JPY             
GBP/NZD           
GBP/USD                           
NZD/CAD           
NZD/CHF                           
NZD/JPY                             
NZD/USD           
SGD/JPY  
USD/CAD           
USD/CHF            
USD/CZK            
USD/DKK           
USD/HKD           
USD/HUF           
USD/JPY             
USD/MXN         
USD/NOK          
USD/PLN            
USD/SEK            
USD/SGD           
USD/TRY            
USD/ZAR            
ZAR/JPY                                                                            

Other instruments:

Spot metals (UK and AU entities only)
CFDs (UK and AU entities only)

3. TRADING PLATFORMS


Platform Name:

FOREXTrader PRO, FOREXTrader Web, Mobile Trading: iPhone and Android applications.

Platform Description:

Our FOREXTrader platforms combine ease of use, flexibility and a full suite of professional charting and order management tools, all on a single screen. Best of all, you can use the same User ID and Password to switch between platforms at will, putting you in control of your trading experience. No debit balance guarantee. Free access to charting, news, and research. 24-hour customer support via phone, email and chat during trading hours. Wireless trading available. USD, EUR, CAD, YEN, CHF, AUD and GBP deposits are accepted.

Platform Name:

MetaTrader 4 and MT4 Mobile

Platform Description:

Traders can benefit from all of the features of the MetaTrader 4 trading platform, as well as the competitive pricing and services of FOREX.com. This highly intuitive platform with advanced trading capabilities offers you the ability to place advanced orders - including hedge support for strategies that require placing opposing trades (UK and AU only).

Trading from charts:

Y

EA Compatibility:

Y (MetaTrader only)

Platform Video Tour:

Y

Platform Video Tour URL:

http://www.forex.com/tour/windows.html

4. SUPPORT


FreePhone:

Toll Free US: 877-367-3946
Freephone UK: 0800 032 1948
Freecall Australia:  1800 052 278
Toll Free Japan: 0120-288-168

Fax:

US: 1-908-731-0701
UK: +44 (0) 208100 5599
AU: +61 2 9221 0591

E-mail:

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E-mail average response time:

1 business day

Live chat:

Y

Languages:

English, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Arabic, Russian, and Japanese  

Dealing Desk Support:

Y

Dealing Desk Support Hours:

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24 hours a day from 10AM Sunday to 5PM Friday (ET)

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Saturdays 9AM to 5PM (ET)

Technical Support:

Y

Tech Support Hours:

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24 hours a day from 10AM Sunday to 5PM Friday (ET)

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Saturdays 9AM to 5PM (ET)

FAQ

http://www.forex.com/forex-faqs.html

5. EXTRA SERVICES


Educational Programs:

Y

Educational Programs Description:

Discover how our learning resources can help you expand your currency trading knowledge. Watch video tutorials, attend our webinars, and read through a library of articles touching on every area of Forex trading.

Educational Programs link:

http://www.forex.com/Learn

News service:

Dow Jones Newswire, RTT News

Research:

Our experienced research team provides robust market analysis you won't find anywhere else, from real-time commentary to essential daily and weekly reports that summarize key market developments with an insightful perspective. Also, access a full breadth of institutional -grade research to help you monitor the Forex market – their reports combine a chartist’s approach with traditional and proprietary indicators and pattern recognition to evaluate directional moves, identify price targets, and scan the markets for potential trade ideas.

Awards:

FT Investors Chronicle, Best Forex Platform (2010)
Middle East Online Trading Summit, Best Retail Services Provider (2010)
Moscow Forex Expo, Best US Broker (2010)
Shares Awards, Best FX Broker (2010)
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6. LEADS


Leads Generation Email:

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7. SOCIAL MEDIA

Forex.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/forexresearch
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/forex.com
Forex.com Research Team Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/forexdotcom
RSS Feed: http://www.forex.com/weekly.xml

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Syria
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