But the Mini account isn't just for new traders. The simpler trading features are great when you want to start small and develop a strategy in real market conditions. You have access to all our index and commodity instruments. See the list of pairs. Start with client-only Trading Signals for inspiration and learn trade setups and strategies with daily Live Client Strategy Sessions.
Once you're trading, use our in-depth Trade Analytics app to discover your best trading habits, find mistakes you may have made, and improve your overall performance. With Mini accounts, all trading costs are added within the spread. This means you never have to calculate your trading costs with commissions. See Mini account pricing.
Trades execute quickly on the award-winning Trading Station and the industry-standard MT4 platforms. Using a traditional dealing desk model, FXCM acts as the counterparty and determines the Mini account prices and spreads. Mini accounts offer 18 CFD instruments and up to 21 currency pairs. Mini accounts default to Dealing Desk execution where price arbitrage strategies are prohibited. FXCM determines, at its sole discretion, what encompasses a price arbitrage strategy.
Mini accounts utilising prohibited strategies may be switched to No Dealing Desk execution. Mini accounts offer spreads plus mark-up pricing. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Experienced traders can trade Mini Accounts with up to Mini accounts with equity greater than 20, CCY may be switched to a Standard account with Leverage is a double-edged sword and can dramatically amplify your profits.
It can also just as dramatically amplify your losses. Trading foreign exchange with any level of leverage may not be suitable for all investors. When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: Under the Dealing Desk execution model, FXCM may act as a dealer and may receive additional compensation from trading.
In addition to the spread, the trading cost with NDD is a fixed lot-based commission at the open and close of the trade. This may occur due to, but not limited to, account type, such as accounts opened through a referring agent.
With dealing desk execution, FXCM can act as the dealer on any or all currency pairs. Backup liquidity providers fill in when FXCM does not act as the dealer. There are many other factors to consider when choosing an execution model such as conflict of interest, trading style or strategy. Contractual relationships with liquidity providers are consolidated through the FXCM Group, which, in turn, provides technology and pricing to the group affiliate entities.
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