Free Online Live Classroom

Live Classroom includes educational webinars, which allow you to easily attend from home or on the go. During a webinar you can actively participate with the other attendees and the instructor. Simply type your questions via the chat feature and the moderator will answer these questions directly and visually. All you need to attend is a computer with an internet connection from any convenient location. Download the mobile app for the live classroom for your iPhone or Android for on the go education. Register now to learn more about the topics listed below:

Did you know? Our Video Library has dozens of videos on forex basics, platform functionality, trading strategies and more.

On Demand Videos

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Upcoming Webinars

DayTimeInstructorFrequency/Date

Live Classroom

Trading Station and Tiered Margin WalkthroughMonday18:00 GMTGrace QuigleyMultiple
Understanding Price ActionMonday18:00 GMTGrace QuigleyMultiple
Trading Central IndicatorTuesday18:00 GMTLiza DonorMultiple
Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart PatternsTuesday18:00 GMTLiza DonorMultiple
Trading PsychologyWednesday18:00 GMTLiza DonorMultiple
Trading Low VolatilityWednesday18:00 GMTLiza DonorMultiple
Advanced Platform Features and StrategiesThursday18:00 GMTGrace QuigleyMultiple
Nonfarm Payroll ReviewFriday18:00 GMTGrace QuigleyMonthly

Trading Station and Tiered Margin Walkthrough

EVERY OTHER MONDAY  AT 18:00 GMT

  • Follow along as a live instructor downloads and navigates FXCM’s signature trading platform and charting package
  • Learn how to create multiple order types on your trades and how to create a chart, customize your layout, and save your work
  • See how tiered margin allows traders to keep track of their account equity and actively monitor margin requirements before receiving a margin call

Understanding Price Action

EVERY OTHER MONDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Explore one of the purest forms of analysis in trading as you learn more about a timeless strategy using price movement
  • Learn what it takes to be a skilled price action trader and recognize trade opportunities using few or no indicators
  • Follow along and interact with an instructor to spot some of the top strategies of price action trading on major pairs

Trading Central Indicator

EVERY OTHER TUESDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Gain access to third-party technical analysis provided by Trading Central
  • Discover how Bollinger Bands, Moving Averages, MACD, and other indicators form the Trading Central indicator’s analysis
  • Understand psychological pivot points and potential intraday, short-term, and medium-term trade setups

Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart Patterns

EVERY OTHER TUESDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Discover important candlesticks used by chartists to analyze technical patterns and price action
  • Learn to read and distinguish between bearish and bullish candlesticks
  • Strengthen your technical charting skills by learning to use continuation and reversal chart patterns

Trading Psychology

EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Understand why traders make psychological mistakes, like greed trading or trading without a plan, and how to avoid these pitfalls
  • Access an exclusive study of live FXCM account holders which identifies what successful traders do differently
  • Learn how to put probability on your side by using effective leverage and proper risk to reward ratios

Trading Low Volatility

EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Strengthen your trading skillset by learning to adapt your strategy to trade during periods of low market volatility
  • Learn the aspects of range trading and understand how market ranges are formed
  • Prepare for any market conditions by learning some of the strategies and indicators used by range traders

Advanced Platform Features and Strategies

EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AT 18:00 GMT

  • Apply an automated strategy to your trading account and explore price alerts and signals
  • Locate optimal strategy inputs using the Optimize Strategy feature
  • Learn how to backtest your strategy using powerful technical tools on the Trading Station platform

Nonfarm Payroll Review

1ST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 18:00 GMT

  • Gain understanding as to why NFP is one of the most watched news events of the month and how it moves the markets
  • Recap the news release and delve into the numbers
  • Learn how to use appropriate risk management as well as a common trading strategy during this news event

Trading Station and Tiered Margin Walkthrough

Follow along as a live instructor downloads and navigates FXCM’s signature trading platform and charting package Learn how to create multiple order types on your trades and how to create a chart, customize your layout, and save your work. See how tiered margin allows traders to keep track of their account equity and actively monitor margin requirements before receiving a margin call.

Speculative Sentiment Index (SSI)

Gain inside access to the open interest of FXCM’s traders on a variety of currency pairs and CFDs. Understand directional bias and how this contrarian indicator works. Learn to use both SSI snapshots and Historical SSI simultaneously on your charts.

Trading Central Indicator

Gain access to third-party technical analysis provided by Trading Central. Discover how Bollinger Bands, Moving Averages, MACD, and other indicators form the Trading Central indicator’s analysis. Understand psychological pivot points and potential intraday, short-term, and medium-term trade setups.

Volume Indicators

Understand why traders may seek to use volume as part of their trading strategies to confirm potential trends, breakouts and reversals. See how you can get access to FXCM’s long vs. short trading volume. Learn how to use three different volume indicators: Real Volume, On Balance Volume, Directional Volume, and Market Movers Index.

Traits of Successful Traders

Learn what separates successful traders from unsuccessful traders based on a study of FXCM’s live account holders. Find out how to mitigate risk in your trading using an appropriate trade size and placing effective stops and limits. Discuss how to calculate and use effective leverage and learn to set up an appropriate Risk to Reward ratio.

Using Fibonacci’s in Your Trading

Understand the Fibonacci sequence and Fibonacci’s Golden Ratio in relation to trading. See how Fibonacci levels identify support and resistance and how you can use those levels in your trading. Learn to use and customize this tool within your Trading Station platform.

Advanced Platform Features and Strategies

Apply an automated strategy to your trading account and explore price alerts and signals. Locate optimal strategy inputs using the Optimize Strategy feature. Learn how to backtest your strategy using powerful technical tools on the Trading Station platform.

Speakers

As experts in their respective fields, each of our speakers are experienced and passionate traders. Together, our speakers have many years of practical experience in foreign exchange and CFD trading.

ADAM COUCH

ADAM COUCH

Adam Couch hosts select featured webinars and oversees the FXCM Education department. As an active trader himself, Adam uses trading psychology along with a wide variety of indicators in his analysis. Prior to joining FXCM, he worked at a proprietary firm based in Chicago where he primarily traded Crude Oil, S&P, and Dow futures. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Finance and was a part of the Student Investment Group. He has traveled extensively in China where he studied international policy and its impact on macroeconomics.

GRACE QUIGLEY

GRACE QUIGLEY

Grace Quigley hosts webinars educating traders on how to utilize price action throughout multiple trading strategies. Grace also does a monthly review of global economic events impacting the markets. She has expertise in technical strategies applying both manual and automated backtesting into her trading style. Grace has a background in options trading where she developed multiple risk management strategies. She graduated from Oral Roberts University where she studied macroeconomics and economic behaviors.

LIZA DONOR

LIZA DONOR

Liza Donor hosts webinars on understanding chart patterns and utilizing FXCM’s suite of technical indicators. Also skilled in fundamental analysis, Liza writes articles for FXCM about important economic and geopolitical events. She closely follows the technology sector and the progression of future growth for all economies. Prior to joining FXCM, she worked in the global wealth and investment management division at Merrill Lynch. She graduated from Pace University with a degree in Economics where she studied market trends using a variety of statistical regression models.