1. How To Place A Trade With FXCM Markets: Platforms
  2. How To Place A Trade With FXCM Markets: Placing A Trade
  3. How To Place A Trade With FXCM Markets: Monitoring Positions And Margin
  4. How To Place A Trade With FXCM Markets: Using MetaTrader4 To Place Trades

MetaTrader4 enables traders to place trades directly through the platform. On this platform, traders have access to 56 tradable currency pairs in 0.01 micro lot sizes. But traders should note that margin call policy when using this platform, which differs from FXCM's other accounts. When a margin call occurs, trades will be closed one-by-one until "free margin" is above zero.

There are many different ways to place trades using this platform:

  • Double-click on the currency pair in the Market Watch window.

  • Right-click on the chart window, select Trading and then select New Order.

  • Right-click on the Market Watch window or on the Trade tab on the Terminal window, then, select New Order from the menu.

  • Select Tools from the top menu and then click on New Order.

  • Press the F9 button on your keyboard.
For more information on MetaTrader4, traders may want to reference the software's user manual available here.

SEE: Beginner's Guide To FXCM And Trading Station

Conclusion
FXCM is one of the largest and most advanced forex brokers in the market today. Through either its FXCM Trading Station or MetaTrader 4, traders can access a plethora of technical indicators and analytical tools, while benefiting from the broker's tight spreads.

For more information on FXCM, please see the following resources:


Related Articles
  1. Trading

    How To Place A Trade With FXCM Markets

    Learn how to trade with the FXCM Trading Station and supported MetaTrader4(MT4)software.
  2. Investing

    FXCM Exits American Market, Stock Crashes

    FXCM is selling its unprofitable American business to help settle outstanding debts.
  3. Investing

    FXCM Reports Profitability in Operations Abroad

    FXCM said its American operations were driving net incomes lower, and the firm may be more profitable without them.
  4. Investing

    FXCM Announces Overstated Debt (FXCM, LUK)

    The brokerage overestimated Leucadia’s non-controlling interest in the firm by $43.9 million.
  5. Investing

    FXCM Upgrades Software - Is It Enough? (FXCM)

    FXCM is upgrading its technology to encourage more active trading, but will it help the beleaguered brokerage?
  6. Trading

    Forex Broker Summary: Forex Capital Markets (FXCM)

    We give you the basics on FXCM, a dealer that provides multiple trading platforms, forex training and trade signals/analysis.
Frequently Asked Questions
  1. When are Beneficiaries of a Will Notified?

    Learn when the beneficiaries of a will must be notified, and understand how this requirement varies depending on whether ...
  2. Why Does Larry Page Pay Himself a $1 Salary?

    Google co-founder Larry Page continues to take an annual salary of only $1 as chief executive officer.
  3. What is Common Stock and Preferred Stock?

    Learn about the differences between common and preferred shares. Explore situations where preferred shares have more favorable ...
  4. Can CareCredit be Used for Family Members?

    Learn more about the available options that CareCredit offers to pay for out-of-pocket medical procedures with little to ...
Trading Center