New York, NY, June 04, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- FXCM (www.fxcm.com), the official currency-trading sponsor of the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, announced today that it is providing all contestants of the virtual trading competition with free forex education and trading signals to optimize their currency-trading experience.
Free Education: Contestants can sign up for Free education lessons on trading in the currency market. Written by DailyFX.com analysts, the lessons will help traders gain an edge in trading their currency portfolio. The lessons come in an e-mail cycle, and registrants will receive 12 e-mails in total (1 lesson per day).
Sign up here: http://www.fxcm.com/cnbc-signup.jsp
Free Trading Signals: Contestants of the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge contestants can also take advantage of full access to proprietary forex trading signals from DailyFX + for the duration of the contest. These proprietary trading signals will help new currency traders to construct trading ideas.
To login to DailyFX + http://plus.dailyfx.com
To learn more about DailyFX + http://www.fxcm.com/dailyfx-plus.jsp
To view the video of DailyFX + https://admin.acrobat.com/_a205571165/p67648316/
General Discussion: FXCM is happy to welcome all traders to the DailyFX.com forum, which is designed to open lines of communication between traders and to answer any questions they may have about trading foreign currencies. Contestants can discuss their currency trades and strategies with other traders participating in the challenge.
Start a discussion here: http://www.learncurrencytrading.com/fxforum/forumdisplay.php?f=171
FXCM would like to wish all traders, Good luck!
About the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:
The CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge is a virtual trading competition that was previously limited to stock trading only and will now feature both stock trading and currency trading. Competitors in the Challenge, which began on May 12, 2008, are given $1 million in virtual “CNBC Bucks,” $900,000 for trading common stocks, and $100,000 at ten-to-one margin for currency trading.* For 10 weeks, traders compete to win exciting weekly prizes for the highest percentage of weekly portfolio growth. At the end of the 10-week period, the top 6 players with the highest overall holdings in his or her portfolio will receive an aggregate of $1,000,000 in cash prizes, paid as annuities.
For a complete set of contest rules, and to register for CNBC.com’s Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, please visit https://milliondollar.cnbc.com
*Leveraged foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose.
· Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the Largest Forex Dealer Members
· More than 100,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms
· As of January 2008, an average of $350 billion in notional volume is traded each month on FXCM trading platforms
· As of January 2008, there is in excess of $700 million in customer funds trading on platforms offered by FXCM
· FXCM provides customer support with native speakers in more than a dozen languages in 6 offices around the world
Registered with the CFTC as a Futures Commission Merchant, FXCM (Forex Capital Markets LLC) has received numerous awards from the investment community, including Best Currency Broker from Shares, Best Retail Foreign Exchange Platform from FX Week and Best Foreign Exchange Specialist from Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities. In addition to currency trading, FXCM offers educational courses on forex trading, and provides research through DailyFX.com.
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