I'm very happy to announce the launching today of the 2nd edition of Chris Capre's succesful DVD 'Pivot Points and Swing Trading', with improved charting quality and updated quantitative data to reflect the most recent statistical information… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 30, 2011 at 9:30am —
An important new feature for us the Forex Sites Industry
Google Analytics Adds Real-Time Traffic Data
by Todd Wasserman at Mashable.com
Google for the first time is providing a window into real-time web traffic with Google Analytics Real-Time.
Real-Time reports are available in the new version of Google Analytics, and administrators… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 30, 2011 at 8:57am —
FX bots make fairweather friends…
by Kate Mackenzie at FT Alphaville
BIS is joining the HFT scrutiny party with a paper (PDF) on high frequency trading bots in foreign exchange markets.
It’s a comprehensive study of automated trading in forex, although we’ve already seen several incidents that could be attributed to high volume… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 29, 2011 at 9:18am —
Dodd-Frank position limits delayed again
by Alison Burke at CFTCLaw
The CFTC has postponed another meeting, pushing back a final vote on position limits until October 18th. The Commission was scheduled to meet on September 22nd, and then again on October 4th, to finalize a Dodd-Frank rule-making, but in recent weeks signs of internal strife have leaked into the public eye.
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 29, 2011 at 9:13am —
CFTC Charges Alpha Trade Group, S.A. and Six Individuals with Fraud and Misappropriation in Connection with a $1.7 Million Foreign Currency and Futures Scheme
Defendants are based in Orlando, Florida, and in Panama and Mexico.
Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 28, 2011 at 7:35pm —
They got their license suspended and then got it back. Now they are resuming operations.
iFOREX Set to Resume Forex Trading in European Markets Continue
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- iFOREX Brokerage Ltd. announced today that on September 19, 2011, the Budapest Metropolitan Court decided to annul the decision of…
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 28, 2011 at 11:04am —
FXstreet.com is hiring an analyst/journalist
Tasks will involve covering FX and macroeconomic related topics in news, analysis, etc.
Advanced knowledge of economics and financial markets, specifically the FX market
High writing capabilities in both Spanish and English
Advanced knowledge of the internet
We offer: Continue
Fulltime (8 hours) schedule between 06:00 to 15:00…
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 28, 2011 at 9:20am —
The news has not been officially confirmed yet but if it was, it will be without a doubt a major piece of news for the Retail Forex Industry.
On our side, we have heard that soon Gain Capital will announce a major break-through, but we do not know what it is.
Forex Magnates always on top of the events
Gain Capital to acquire Interbank… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 28, 2011 at 8:08am —
HFT is changing the ecology of the FX market, says BIS committee
by Joel Clark at Risk magazine
Bank for International Settlements report on high-frequency trading in the FX market is lukewarm about recent initiatives to monitor HFT and recommends further analysis by regulators and participants
High-frequency trading (HFT) may… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 28, 2011 at 8:00am —
Currency trading soars amid stress
By Peter Garnham at Financial Times
An illustration showing six persons carrying huge coins and US dollar bills
When the going gets tough, roughed-up investors turn to the foreign exchange markets.
As concerns have risen regarding the world’s developed economies, volumes on currency markets have surged to… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 27, 2011 at 9:53am —
Does not add anything new we all don't already know but it is good to see that media talks in a positive way about Retail Foreign Exchange
New regulations: Once-disadvantaged retail sector expands quickly Continue
By Izabella Kaminska at Financial Times
It has been quite a year for the retail foreign exchange…
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 27, 2011 at 9:02am —
Last week was again a scary week for financial markets but a sunny week for FXstreet.com... I see that I must live with it, the worse things seem to turn, the more traffic we get... kind of unfair, isn't it?
the site approached the unbelievable highs of the week of August 7th to 13th 2011 when everything was falling apart, but was not able to break them, even though we must point out that in terms of Average Page Views per Visit and Time on Site the… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 26, 2011 at 4:30pm —
A clever description about the current situation in the European Union
Bravo for Kroll the author!
L'Europe en deux images : excellent résumé de situation !!!...…
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 26, 2011 at 11:30am —
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 23, 2011 at 6:30am —
Offshore Yuan Trade Seen Rivaling Yen Over Time -EBS
By Jacob Bunge Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
An offshore version of the Chinese yuan has the potential to rival the yen as the Asian currency of choice to trade against the U.S. dollar, according to a top executive of the biggest foreign exchange trading platform.
Trade in the Chinese government's Hong Kong-based currency… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 22, 2011 at 9:24am —
Trade Commodities With Vantage FX At Maximum Leverage
SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In line with ever growing demand, award winning Australian financial services firm, Vantage FX, is pleased to offer our clients the ability to trade Crude Oil, Spot Gold and Silver. Ideal for both long term and short term speculative trading, it is a… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 22, 2011 at 9:21am —
FXDD Europe Acquires Irish Forex Broker Frontier FX
Addition Further Broadens FXDD's Global Footprint
FXDD Europe, a leader in online Forex trading and education, announced today it has acquired the business of Dublin based Frontier FX, a leading international Forex broker. Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 22, 2011 at 9:11am —
Bank of China Halts Forex Trade With Europe Banks, Reuters Says Continue
Bank of China Ltd. (3988) has stopped trading foreign-exchange forwards and swaps with several European banks on concerns about the region’s debt crisis, Reuters reported, citing three unnamed people.
The banks include Societe Generale…
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 20, 2011 at 10:30am —
FXall IPO – more details
by Forex Magnates
Getting listed seems to be the new trend for Currency brokers. 2010 saw two of the leading names in retail FX float their firms on the New York Stock Exchange thus sending shock waves in the industry. The industry at large is fighting a tough battle to ‘clean’ up the FX markets.
FXall (FX Alliance) part of the big 5 in institutional… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 20, 2011 at 8:35am —
Integral Releases First Hosted FX ECN Aggregator
Instant connectivity to all major FX ECNs (EBS, Reuters, HotSpot, CME/GFX, Bloomberg)
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Integral Development Corp. ( www.integral.com
), a leading provider of FX trading solutions and services, announced… Continue
Added by Francesc Riverola on September 19, 2011 at 9:41am —