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.

DayTimeInstructorFrequency/Date

Live Classroom

Understanding Price ActionMonday18:00 BSTGrace QuigleyMultiple
Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart PatternsTuesday18:00 BSTLiza DonorMultiple
Trading PsychologyWednesday18:00 BSTLiza DonorMultiple
Intro to Automated StrategiesThursday18:00 BSTGrace QuigleyMultiple
Coding a Custom Trading Algorithm in LuaThursday17:00 BSTRob PascheMultiple

Trading Station Platform Walkthrough

On Demand Recording by Grace Quigley

  • Follow along as a live instructor downloads and navigates FXCM’s signature trading platform and charting package
  • Learn to create a market order, entry order, and set stops and limits on your trades
  • See how to select currency pairs, create a chart, customize your layout, add indicators, and save your work

Understanding Price Action

EVERY OTHER MONDAY AT 18:00 BST

  • 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

Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart Patterns

EVERY OTHER TUESDAY AT 18:00 BST

  • 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 BST

  • 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

Intro to Automated Strategies

EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AT 18:00 BST

  • Dive into the world of algo trading as you learn how to set up an automated strategy
  • Learn how to backtest your strategy using powerful technical tools on the Trading Station platform
  • Gain insight on how your strategy performs with various inputs using the Optimizer Feature

Coding a Custom Trading Algorithm in Lua

EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AT 17:00 BST

  • Follow along as our in-house algorithmic trading programmer codes a custom trading strategy from scratch
  • Use FXCM’s IndicoreSDK to assist in coding a custom strategy in Lua
  • Setup an automated strategy to trade on FXCM’s Trading Station platform

Featured Webinars

InstructorRecording
3 Part Webinar Series on Algo TradingYves HilpischPart 1 Part 2 Part 3
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On Demand Videos

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.

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.

ROB PASCHE

ROB PASCHE

Rob hosts webinars that show how custom algo strategies can be coded from scratch using FXCM’s tools and data. An algo trader himself, Rob teaches guiding principles that can assist traders turn any trading idea into a fully-automated system. Rob has been an Algo Trading Programmer at FXCM for the last 3 years, but before that was a Currency Trading Instructor for DailyFX.com, authoring over 250 articles and hosting 100’s of educational webinars about novice and advanced Forex trading techniques. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance and a minor in Economics.

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