April 20, 2018 1:43 AM ET

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Company Overview of Forex Capital Markets LLC

Company Overview

Forex Capital Markets LLC is a futures commission merchant and retail foreign exchange dealer. It provides foreign exchange (currency) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers. The company offers DailyFX.com that provides news and market research, on-demand educational videos, live instructor sessions, and ongoing trading support by the course instructors; Active Trader, an elite pricing service for high volume traders; DailyFX PLUS that provides trading signals, tips on trading, charts with support and resistance levels, on-demand video lessons, and live trading sessions; and FXCM Market Data Signals, a trading support tool that provide traders with insights to hel...

55 Water Street

50th Floor

New York, NY 10041

United States

Founded in 1999

Phone:

212-201-7300

Fax:

212-897-7669

Key Executives for Forex Capital Markets LLC

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Forex Capital Markets LLC Key Developments

FXCM Group Launches REST API and Python Wrapper; Adding to Suite of Tools for Algo Traders

FXCM Group, LLC announced the expansion of their suite of API offerings with the launch of its REST API and Python Wrapper. FXCM now offers FREE access to four APIs that each directly connect to FXCM’s trading server. With the new FXCMREST API, users can easily integrate using popular programming languages like Python and JavaScript. Helpful to algorithmic traders, the web-based API will allow traders to retrieve historical chart data and place trades, along with real-time market data and position update information via WebSocket. The REST API also utilizes OAuth 2.0 specification via token, that way clients may experience a more secure integration. In conjunction with the REST API launch is the FXCMPython Wrapper. Easily integrated with Jupyter Notebook, fxcmpy is a Python package that exposes all capabilities of the REST API via different Python classes. The classes allow for a convenient, Pythonic way of interacting with FXCM’s REST API on a high level without needing to take care of the lower-level technical aspects. Traders, data scientists, quants and coders can use the fxcmpy package in their algo trading strategies. Traders can visit FXCM’s page on GitHub to review documentation on all four APIs, REST API, FIX API, Java API, and a ForexConnect API, sample codes, real case studies.

FXCM Group, LLC Announces Operating Results for the Month of November 2017

FXCM Group, LLC announced operating results for the month of November 2017. For the month, the company reported customer trading volume of $218 billion in November 2017, 14% higher than October 2017 and 30% lower than November 2016. Average customer trading volume per day of $9.9 billion in November 2017, 14% higher than October 2017 and 30% lower than November 2016. An average of 336,465 client trades per day in November 2017, 11% higher than October 2017 and 37% lower than November 2016. Active accounts of 118,449 as of November 30, 2017, a decrease of 2,870, or 2%, from October 31, 2017, and a decrease of 14,689, or 11%, from November 30, 2016. Tradeable accounts of 96,550 as of November 30, 2017, a decrease of 7,570, or 7%, from October 31, 2017, and a decrease of 9,353, or 9%, from November 30, 2016.

FXCM Group, LLC Launches New HTML5 Web Platform

FXCM Group, LLC announced the launch of the next generation HTML5 platform, Trading Station Web 2.0. FXCM's proprietary platform, Trading Station Desktop, has built a reputation in the industry as being one of the most robust trading platforms with a great charting package and superior execution. The new HTML5 web platform was built in-house by the FXCM technology team, including the core trading functionality of the FXCM desktop platform. Trading Station Web 2.0 has a simple and intuitive user interface, integrates many of FXCM's trading tools and resources and now offers the FXCM Cloud, where traders can store their user profile and chart settings. Additionally it supports Mac and PC Users and all major browsers using efficient messaging distributed via Content Distribution Networks. The platform will be immediately available in select regions. The company plans to expand the roll-out of the platform to Asia, Europe, and the rest of the world during First Quarter 2018.

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