Besides MT4 ECN, some Forex brokers may also offer regular non-ECN accounts. To avoid mistakes, spend an extra minute to compare account types and conditions on brokers websites. Your MT4 ECN account should have such conditions as: “ECN, Market execution, variable spreads, commission rate” and should never have such…

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Forex Brokers that offer MT5: [table id=13 /] Taking into account recent NFA hedging rules, Forex brokers who are registered with NFA are very likely to adopt the new MetaTrader 5 platform. MT5 ECN brokers — still not many choices in 2012 Closer to the end of 2012, the…

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ECN Forex Brokers (No Dealing Desk + STP + DMA + ECN) *To be able to compare commission rates, we list them all as “Commission per round turn (100K)”. There are different ways of listing commission rates: Example: $6.00 per round turn lot (100k) = $3.00 per side (100k) or…

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DMA Brokers. What is DMA? DMA – Direct Market Access – is a type of FX execution where traders are offered direct access to the physical market, enabling them to place trading orders with liquidity providers (leading foreign exchange banks, other brokers, market makers etc). Sounds similar to STP and…

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(No Dealing Desk + STP) STP Forex brokers is the most diverse group when it comes to trading conditions. Ranging from STP brokers who act almost like a Market maker, to STPs who offer advanced DMA trading. While all STP brokers offer No Dealing desk (NDD) trading and Straight Thought…

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Market Maker Forex brokers | Instant Execution Instant Execution Forex brokers = Dealing desk brokers (Market makers). “Buy” and “Sell” orders are executed instantly, as they don’t rely on adjusting to the actual Market data. Fewer requotes are to be expected with Instant execution. Market execution Forex brokers = No Dealing…

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What is the difference between ECN, DMA, STP and MM? [table id=18 /] Abbreviation: ECN – Electronic Communication Network DMA – Direct Market Access STP – Straight Through Processing NDD – No Dealing Desk DD – Dealing Desk MM – Market Maker…

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What exactly is “Agency model” Forex broker? “Agency model” is just a fancy name for “No Dealing desk”. That’s it. Simple, straight. In other words, in Forex there is Agency model dealing and Principal model dealing. Agency model = No dealing desk (STP, ECN, DMA) Principal model =…

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