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69.23% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

AAATrade Vs. FXCM - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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69.23% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

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77% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

AAATrade is a Cyprus based broker established in 2013, that offers a variety of financial instruments including contracts for difference (CFDs), forex, stock, commodities, cryptocurrencies and others.

FXCM is a global brokerage headquartered in the U.K that specialises in both retail and institutional trading with a comprehensive API offering.

Best For
  • Beginner traders looking for a simple web and mobile platform to get started
  • Passive investors looking for real equity
  • Professional algorithmic traders looking to benefit from their comprehensive API offering.
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

1

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (United Kingdom)
  • FSCA (South Africa)
The Good
  • Simple and friendly proprietary trading platform
  • Intuitive overview of account analytics
  • Wide variety of CFDs and real equities
  • Comprehensive API offering with a variety of conditions and programming languages at no additional cost
  • Proprietary platform (Trading Station)
The Bad
  • Above-average FX spreads
  • High fees (depending on the deposit / withdrawal methods)
  • High deposit requirements for advanced services ($25,000 , $100,000)
  • Lack of asset variety in their offering (over 300+ financial instruments)
  • Costly spreads when compared to similar competitors
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 1 day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

📍 Year Founded
2013 1999
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$500 $50
💰 Payment Methods
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Wire Transfer
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • UnionPay
  • Giropay
  • QIWI
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill

Skrill and Neteller are not available to FXCM EU clients at the moment

💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - EUR, USD, GBP. 4 - EUR GBP, USD, CHF.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

US, AS, AI, BB, FJ, GU, PW, PA, WS, SC, TT, VU, AL, BS, BW, KH, GH, JM, MU, MM, NI, PK, UG, SY, YE, ZW, IR, KR, AF, IQ, MN.

RU, US, CA, JP, SK.

📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
CFDs CFDs
Total Asset Offering
2,162 285
Exchange Access
25 0
📙 Real Stocks
1,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
1,000 200
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
80 41
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
4 11
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
12 16
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
5 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
50 17
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
4 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
7 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 share 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
1 ETF Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies per Cryptocurrency (Eg: 0.01 BTC) 1 Unit
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) Varies by Commodity (Eg: 1 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
100 units Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 lots) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 30
💪 Professional Leverage
500 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

€15 after 3 months of inactivity.

50 units of the account's base currency yearly after 1 year of inactivity.

💰 Deposit Fees

From 0.2% for cryptocurrency, credit and debit cards up to 5% for alternative payments. Direct wire transfers have a fee of €10.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

Wire transfers have a €10 fee.

Yes on bank transfer withdrawals depending on location (from $10 to $40 on local currency).

💰 Commissions
  • No commissions on novice accounts.
  • Commission free trading for stock ETFs on Experienced accounts
  • FX commissions are $4-$8 per lot depending whether the pair is major, minor or exotic.
None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 2 Pips Dynamic - From 1.2 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 50 Pips Dynamic - From 58 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 95 Pips Dynamic - From 41 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.21 Dynamic - From $1.04
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.01 Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $511 Dynamic - From $51
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No No
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
No No