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Leverate CEO on Who’s Hurting Brokers (Hint: Not Regulators)

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Leverate CEO on Who’s Hurting Brokers (Hint: Not Regulators)

It’s been more than a year since Yasha Polyakov entered into position as CEO of Leverate, and as we approach 2019 he sat down for an interview […]

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What to Look For in a Liquidity Provider?

December 5th, 2018|0 Comments

What to Look For in a Liquidity Provider?

Finding a good liquidity provider is something that every broker must deal with at a certain point. In this Finance Magnates article, we give our advice on how […]

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Brace Yourselves: How to Prepare for the New Regulatory Landscape

November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Brace Yourselves: How to Prepare for the New Regulatory Landscape

Enforcement of MiFID II has commenced across Europe, and specifically in Cyprus, where minimum fines of €5 Million are threatening to be levied against brokers who […]

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How to Generate Leads Outside of the Box?

November 18th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Generate Leads Outside of the Box?

In a world where traders already know all the tricks, brokers are looking for new ways to attract leads. In this Finance Magnates article, we recommend some fresh […]

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Partnerships That Work – How and Why?

November 5th, 2018|0 Comments

What makes good business partnerships work? In this new Finance Magnates article, we take a look at LXClub – Leverate’s new partnership package to see what key advantages partners are looking for.

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Success in Today’s Forex World

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Success in Today’s Forex World
A few years ago it seemed like the forex market is shrinking, with too many competitors over too little opportunities. But in this new Finance Magnates article we argue that for […]

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What US Rate Rises Say About Its Growth?

October 28th, 2018|0 Comments

America is well past its Quantitative Easing, and the markets are generally on a longer-than-usual bull run, yet the Federal Reserve believes that interest rate hikes are needed in order to slow down the economy. […]

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Brokers Are Looking for Alternative Payment Methods

October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Many Forex brokers are having trouble with transactions from their clients being declined by financial or governmental institutions. In this new article in Finance Magnates we look at Terrexa Pay – our new crypto-based payment […]

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The Sound Advice Risk Indicator – Should We Pay Attention?

October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Market analysts have been warning of an imminent market crash for quite some time, each one of them bringing his own analytical crystal ball into the table. In FXStreet we break down the Sound Advice […]

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What Makes the Dollar Retain Its Dominance?

October 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The EU wants to strengthen the role of the Euro, and China launched yuan-denominated oil futures, but the US dollar still reigns supreme. With growing resentment in international markets, we take a look at the […]

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How Long Will the Market Keep Its Momentum?

October 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Major US stocks were dropping today after a long bullish run, and that brings up again the old investment question: when does a trend end? In Counting Pips we give our opinion, and advise you […]

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General Electric: How Low Can It Go?

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

General Electric has been an icon of American success since its foundation by Thomas Edison, as one of the original components of the Dow Jones. Its ongoing decline in the 21st century is at the […]

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All roads lead to Rome: Why is Italy on everyone’s mind?

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The EU has just finished bailing out Greece from its financial woes, and a new threat on its balance emerged in the form of Italy’s 2019 budget which increases deficit spending. In Forex Crunch we […]

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Interview with Oren Mizrachi – Director of Crypto at Leverate

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Where is the Crypto industry going? What are Leverate’s latest Crypto innovations? The Crypto market keeps changing, and Leverate is always ready for it! Read all about it in a new interview with Oren Mizrachi, […]

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How Will a European Autonomous Payment Channel Affect the USD?

October 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Germany recently announced its intention to launch an independent SWIFT system, in response to US sanctions on Germany’s allies. In FXStreet we estimate the potential of such a move to reshape the world’s economic arena.


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Competing Narratives: Is the Growth of Giant Companies Good for the Economy?

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

A company worth 1 trillion dollars seemed like science fiction a few decades ago, but these days it seems like the US economy is becoming much more concentrated. In Counting Pips we evaluate whether the […]

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A Question of Balance: Could EU’s Current Account Surplus Bode Well?

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The Eurozone had inherent imbalances since its inception, with affluent and prosperous countries in its center hedging struggling economies in its periphery. With a growing current-account surplus in Europe’s richest economies, we ask in FXStreet […]

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The Next Step in Trading Automation—Will Bots Replace Day Traders?

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Computer-generated trading is present since the early days of technical analysis, but only with recent developments in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning did this industry become the norm. In Forex Crunch we ask the existential […]

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Dirty Laundry list: Will Growing Fines Stop Money Laundering in Europe?

October 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The recent record-breaking fine imposed on the Dutch ING Group is the last in a series of penalties given by European authorities in an attempt to curb money laundering schemes in the continent. In Counting […]

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ESMA Renews its Binary Options Ban – What’s Next?

October 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Binary options trading has become synonymous with “fraud” in some jurisdictions, which prompted regulators to probe into them and restrict their use. In FXStreet we examine if the ESMA ban extension will be the final […]

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The Future of NAFTA – Will Trump Make North America Great Again?

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

President Trump announced he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement shortly after he was elected, with the intention of lowering the US trade deficit. In Forex Crunch we wonder if Trump’s promises might […]

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Spiraling Out of Control: Emerging Markets’ Currencies

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

In a time of worldwide turmoil, the first to suffer the consequences of economic instabilities are Emerging Market Economies. The recent Turkish Lira was the first to drop in a series of EM currencies, and […]

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Has Copper Bottomed?

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

One of the consequences of the US-China trade war has been a drop in commodity prices. In this FXStreet article, we look at the Copper price, which plunged 19% since June, and ask if the […]

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What’s Driving the Pound Up and Down These Days?

September 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Brexit is drawing nearer every day, and anyone who’s trading against the GBP is following closely on any piece of news about the deal between the UK and the EU. In Investing.com we summarize the […]

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Friend or Foe – How Does Trump View Other Economies?

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Every new development in US’ foreign relations bolsters the feeling that Trump is there to upend expectations on the international front. With news that the NAFTA pact is now at risk, we ask in Counting […]

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Passive Investing vs. Active Investing: Where Are the Investors Leaning?

September 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Some analysts divide the investment world into two categories: passive traders and active traders. The debate on which side is better has been going on for decades, but in Forex Crunch we look at recent […]

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Will the Next US Recession Hit in 2020?

September 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Since the catastrophic turn of events of the late 00’s, the financial sphere has been monitoring closely for signs of recession. In FXStreet we examine a recent outlook that predicts a crisis in 2020, or […]

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Tesla Abandons Privatization Plans – Where Is It Headed Now?

August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Investors and analysts were stunned on August 7th, when Elon Musk announced on Twitter that he is planning to take his company private. In Investing.com we wonder why was this plan shelved, and how the […]

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Has the WTO Become Obsolete?

August 28th, 2018|0 Comments

With giant superpowers battling it out on the trade front, it looks as if the World Trade Organization has very little power over its mandate. In Counting Pips, we assess whether there is still a […]

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What are Turkey’s Options?

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

With mounting fears that the Turkish debt crisis will start a domino effect, the eyes of the financial world are on President Erdoğan. In Forex Crunch we examine his escape routes out of this situation.

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Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful: How to Make a Profit from Emerging Markets Crisis?

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Seasoned investors know that there are always opportunities available, even in times of crisis. In light of the fall in Emerging Markets assets’ value, in FXStreet we give our advice on how to stay optimistic […]

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No Oil Painting: Where Is the Price of Oil Heading?

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The news of lower oil output from Saudi Arabia in July has raised a few eyebrows, especially in light of the upcoming sanctions against Iran. In Investing.com we analyze the political atmosphere in the oil […]

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Should Big Companies Worry About Global Affairs?

August 17th, 2018|0 Comments

In a time of worldwide political turmoil, what stockholders are wondering is whether the ground is shaking beneath global companies. In FXStreet we argue that CEOs should focus on what they do best, and leave […]

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Apple Crosses 1T$ – Who’s Next and Should You Buy Them Now?

August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The big news arrived on Thursday, August 2, when Apple shares closed above 207$ – making it officially a trillion-dollar company. In Investing.com we take a look at the next in the race and give […]

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Major Details: Don’t Leave Out the Minor Pairs

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Most traders tend to go the easy route and bet on the well-traded currency pairs – the 7 majors which account for about 85% of the Forex market. In Forex Crunch we give you good […]

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Is the Private Equity Market on its Way Down?

August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Private Equities are investment funds that aren’t listed on a public exchange. Although it isn’t usually available for retail investors, the Private Equity market has a noticeable effect on the entire economy, as we analyze […]

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Take Notes: What are the Dangers of a World Without Cash?

August 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Although cash isn’t extinct, its dwindling usage is introducing new safety challenges to the financial world. In Counting Pips we weigh the risks against the obvious advantages of the digital age.

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MiFID 2.1 – How Will Brexit Change the Rules?

August 1st, 2018|0 Comments

As Brexit day gets closer, more and more questions arise about the future of Europe. In Forex Crunch we take a look at the implications it’s going to have on MiFID 2 when European lawmakers […]

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Blockchain – Cloud Storage Has a Silver Lining

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Data storage has been an ever-growing challenge for businesses in the past decades, and the shift to cloud-based solutions have introduced new security issues. In Counting Pips we look at the promise of blockchain technology […]

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Non-Human Resources: Commodity Traders Are Adopting Algorithms

July 30th, 2018|0 Comments

In the old days of trading, traders used to rely on their human brains to make a decision. All of this has changed with the introduction of computer generated trading, and now the commodity market […]

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Chronicles of a Trade War: How Will It End?

July 26th, 2018|0 Comments

China and the US have been in an escalating tit for tat for quite a while now, and now is as good a time as any to take a look back at the exchange of […]

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Lighten Your Wallet: Is the Future Cashless?

July 24th, 2018|0 Comments

The growing use in digital payment services, coupled with the rise of cryptocurrency, is bringing up the cash question: would we ever need it in the future? In FXStreet we take a look at the […]

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Index Investing — Did the “Passive” Approach Beat the Markets?

July 20th, 2018|0 Comments

It is common knowledge that of all retail investors in the market, only a few lucky ones will pick the winning stocks. Index investing was introduced in 1975 as a low risk opportunity to avoid […]

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War Horses: Chinese “Unicorns” Are Not Racing to the US

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Unicorns are apparently real in the financial landscape, where this nickname has been assigned to start-up companies that have surpassed 1 Billion USD valuation. In Counting Pips we ask why is China keeping its steady […]

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FANG Stocks – Is Now the Time to Take a Bite?

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The NASDAQ is continuing to rise, and the most sought-after stocks in it have been grouped together under the acronym FAANG –Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. In Investing.com we take a look at each […]

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Is There an Incentive to Be an Unlicensed Broker?

July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s true – you can operate your brokerage under no scrutiny in some Caribbean island, but the risks have grown much higher. In Forex Crunch we make you aware of them, and also count the […]

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10 Years Later—Will the Financial Crisis Repeat Itself?

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The Dow Jones has been on a bullish run for almost a decade, but the memories of the global financial crisis are still fresh in the minds of many analysts. In FXStreet we examine one […]

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How to Protect Your Company’s Data in Today’s World?

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Data has become probably the most valuable asset businesses have these days, and this brings with it concerns and anxieties. In Counting Pips we tackle the fear of data breach from within and look at […]

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Is the Fed Policy to Blame for Emerging Economies Going Downhill?

July 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Emerging markets all over the world have been fretting over the US Fed’s rising interest rates in the past years, but Fed Chairman Powell claims they have no reason to fear. So is there a […]

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Switzerland Rejects “Sovereign Money”—Is the World Ready for Economic Experiments?

July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

“Sovereign Money” was the idea that the central bank will have the sole authority to create money in the country, as proposed and brought to a national referendum in Switzerland lately. In Forex Crunch we […]

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Domino Effect: How Will a Trade War Influence the Rest of Asia?

July 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Every war has collateral damage, especially if this war involves two of the world’s greatest superpowers. And that is also true in the case of the escalating trade tensions between the US and China. In […]

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G7 Summit – Is the Trade War Going into Overdrive?

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The 2018 G7 summit in Canada ended up as one of the most contentious in recent memory, with Trump refusing to sign a shared statement and an ensuing tweeting spat between him and Justin Trudeau. […]

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500 Days in Office—Is Trump Making Good on His Financial Promises?

June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

January 20, 2017 was a pivotal moment in history – an eccentric businessman-turned-celebrity entered office as president of the United States, amid strong and vocal contentions within the American public. In Forex Crunch we assess […]

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Is Affiliate Marketing a Sure-Fire Strategy?

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

There are many different marketing options in the ever evolving online environment. In Counting Pips we put our focus on the increasing potential of affiliate marketing to bring the right results for brokers.

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Is South Korea Legalizing ICOs?

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

The whole world had its eyes fixed on the Korean peninsula last week, and while most of the attention is drawn by North Korea, in GBO we take a look at the financial atmosphere in […]

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Where Is the EUR/USD Heading in the Near Future?

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s been a volatile few months for the EUR/USD since it’s started its last rally in October and reached its last high of 1.25 in February. While traders are left guessing, we review the current […]

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Land of the rising expectations: did “Abenomics” deliver?

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Japan’s long-serving prime minister Shinzō Abe has made a name for himself in 2012 by ushering in a new financial policy that was supposed to bring Japan’s economy back on track after years of recession. […]

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Pot of Gold – Is it High Time to Invest in Cannabis?

June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

It had to happen: with the gradual legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use across the US, a new market has sprouted – ripe with fresh investment possibilities. In FXStreet we give our prediction […]

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Bitcoin Futures Are Back – Here’s Why

June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Stability is a major issue in the Bitcoin market, since it needs to stay above a certain price point to compensate for the enormous mining expenses. Bitcoin Futures function as an imperfect hedge for Bitcoin’s […]

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Paradise Lost—No More Financial Havens?

June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The financial elite have been hiding their shady money for years in notorious tax havens around the world, but recently the UK started to demand transparency from its offshore territories. In Counting Pips we wonder […]

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Could Oil Prices Go Even Higher?

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Oil prices have been fluctuating madly over the past decade, but what’s puzzling about the current bullish trend is that the USD is rising in tandem with it, contrary to common sentiment. In FXStreet we […]

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Are Bonds No Longer a Safe Bet?

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Once a sure-fire safety net for investors, the US 30-year treasury bond yield reached an all-time low of 2-3% lately, making investors rethink their hedging strategy. In Forex Crunch we evaluate whether one of the […]

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Goldman Sachs’ Bitcoin Desk: Is Bitcoin Becoming Legit?

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

It finally happened: after years of slandering Bitcoin as a fraud and a scam, it seems like the big banks are now warming up to it, with Goldman Sachs opening its first Bitcoin trading desk […]

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Take a Bite: FAANG Stocks are on the Rise

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Five NASDAQ stocks have been highly popular with investors in the past years, so popular that they received their own acronym: FAANG – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. All of them have had unrivaled […]

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Redesigning Your Facebook Marketing Strategy

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The social media environment is changing at a rapid pace, with scandals and policy changes at every turn. Facebook’s recent algorithm update is forcing advertisers and businesses to redefine their strategy, and in Finance Feeds […]

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Leverage Yourself: How Will the New ESMA Regulations Affect Brokers

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The European Securities and Markets Authority issued its recommendations which include curbing the insane amounts of leverage that brokers offer their clients. These are not easy times for brokers, but in Forex Crunch, we argue […]

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CFD vs Spot: Where is the Retail Cryptocurrency Market Going?

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Cryptocurrencies entered the trading world in a bang, and traders are trying to figure out the best way to make the most out of them. Is it better traded on the spot like Forex or […]

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In Preparation for GDPR – How Much of Our Data is Held by Global Companies?

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

They’re watching you, and recording every interaction you make online. From data harvesting companies to hackers, there has never been a time in history in which so many people knew so much about every one […]

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Fast Money: Speed is Everything in the Cryptocurrency Mania

May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Apparently, everyone is getting rich from crypto except you. In Counting Pips we take a look at some of the recent successes in the industry, and evaluate whether all of it is real value or […]

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The SEC is Hunting Down Crypto: What Are They After?

May 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Reports of dozens of subpoenas issued by the US Securities Exchange Commission to cryptocurrency companies raise the question of crypto compliance with securities laws. In GBO we ask if crypto companies are being persecuted for […]

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Is it Time to Delete Your Facebook Social Marketing Account?

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The recent controversies surrounding Facebook have been drawing some big names out of the social network. But one cannot deny that Facebook is still a major business marketing platform. In Leap Rate we give you […]

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Casualties of War: The Financial Toll of an All-out Proxy war in Syria

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

As real, man-made atrocities take place in Syria almost daily, the world’s superpowers step in to gain their foothold in the region. In Forex Crunch we analyze the financial implications of this never-ending conflict on […]

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What does the Future Hold for Bitcoin?

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Bitcoin has never stopped raising questions since day one, with every analyst and fortune teller trying to predict its future. In FXStreet we give it a try ourselves, as it seems like Bitcoin’s value has […]

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How Can the US Government Calm Markets’ Fears of a Trade War?

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

As the dark trade war cloud still looming large over the markets, investors fear that things will spiral out of control. But all is not lost for the US government and the Federal Reserve, which […]

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Should Investors Worry About the Facebook Scandal?

April 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica affair has made everyone involved re-think their relationship with the social network – users, advertisers and investors. In Finance Feeds we analyze the situation from the latter’s point-of-view, in an attempt to […]

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Crypto vs. Forex: Where Should You Invest?

April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

“Should I stay in Forex or move to Crypto?” – Since cryptocurrencies entered the game a few years ago, traders have been pondering whether to stay loyal to Forex or jump on the new bandwagon. […]

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Adapting to a New Environment: How Should Brokers Respond to the New Regulations?

April 25th, 2018|0 Comments

March has been a tough month for European Forex brokers, with ESMA introducing new regulations on CFD leverage for retail traders, and Google implementing ad bans on CFD and binary options ads. In GBO we […]

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All’s Fair in A Trade War—China’s Payback Could Hurt Markets Even More

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Since Trump imposed his tariffs on Chinese imports in January, talks about an imminent trade war between the two superpowers have never ceased. While the future is still pretty uncertain, in Forex Crunch we try […]

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What Can We Expect from the RBA Interest Decision?

April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

For a record of 18 consecutive meetings, The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept interest rates unchanged at 1.5%. This predictability since mid-2016, has been lulling investors to sleep. In FXStreet, we try to foresee […]

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In an Age of Regulation—What Kind of Broker are Traders Looking For?

April 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Brokers – can’t live with them, (almost) can’t live without them! The relationships between traders and brokers can have their ups and downs, and with the new regulations, the expectations from brokers are growing higher […]

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Facebook and Google are Purging Crypto Ads: Is Bitcoin Slated for Doom?

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

After a long history of scams and deceits in the cryptocurrency world, leading technology companies are cracking down on the industry, with Facebook banning ads altogether, and Google and Twitter apparently adopting a strict policy […]

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Are the Next Generation of Traders Going to be More Conservative?

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

It seems like our next in line are going be very different from us. Many studies suggest that the generation that never knew life before the internet, 9/11, or the great recession, will be far […]

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What Factors Influence the Price of Gold?

April 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Gold prices have been fluctuating up and down in the past few months, sometimes in tandem and sometimes independently of other movements in the market. In Counting Pips, we analyze the factors that affect gold […]

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Could MIFID II and GDPR be in Conflict with One Another?

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Two different sets of rules have recently dawned on European markets, and at first glance it seems like they are in a collision course – while MiFID II aims to make market players more transparent, […]

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The Curious Case of the Disappearing Bitcoin

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Turns out that losing your crypto is as easy as losing your cash – an astounding 30 billion dollars’ worth of Bitcoin vanished into thin air since this currency came into being! In Finance Feeds […]

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Redefining Your Affiliates Under MiFID 2

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

In the aftermath of MiFID II, trading companies are facing new challenges at every turn. One of them is the relationship between financial organizations and their affiliates. In Leap Rate, we address this challenge by […]

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Has Bitcoin Finally Come into Equilibrium?

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

After a violent sell-off earlier last month that saw billions of dollars wiped off of the entire cryptocurrency market, it appears that bitcoin, along with other alt-coins, have continued to stabilize. In this Forex Crunch […]

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Investors Relieved at Smooth Roll Out of MiFID II

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The D-Day of the financial world arrived as MiFID II came into effect on January 3rd 2018. Though many expected the worst, it turned out to be just another day-at-the-office. In Leap Rate we analyze […]

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How to engage your audience in the era of GDPR

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) aims to protect all European Union citizens from privacy and data breaches in a digital environment where our personal data is increasingly driven around the globe and put into multiple […]

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Bitcoin’s Fat Cats

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

While Bitcoin has made countless millionaires, one of the ironies is that the anonymity of the blockchain means that we actually don’t know who they are. Fortunately, many of Bitcoin’s richest have made themselves rather […]

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Is EUR/USD Finally Ready To Drop?

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The stock market dropped heavily last week. The EUR/USD which has been relatively stable dropped a couple of percentage points as the market kept its bid on the greenback. In investing.com we look at what is to […]

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The history of cryptocurrencies has been nothing if not dramatic. In this Forex Crunch infographic we provide a break down of the most horrific events to have shaken the cryptocurrency industry.

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The Key Behind Data-Driven Marketing

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The nature of the marketing beast is that complacency is the worst thing for growing your business. In Leap Rate we address the necessity to adopt business intelligence tools and drive your marketing efforts with […]

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Why Big Banks are not Willing to Support the Launch of Bitcoin Futures

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Whether it was due to market bubbles and insane volatility, when it came to offering bitcoin futures, many of the big banks declined. In Finance Feeds we look into source of their underlying hesitancy.

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Technical Analysis of the AUD/USD

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

In Counting Pips, Josh Brown one of Leverate’s market analysts lends his insights on expectations for the AUD/USD currency pair. As the Australian dollar continues to hit a resistance point, we consider whether it is […]

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How to Ensure Your Long Bitcoin Offerings Remain Profitable

February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

When it comes to cryptocurrency, the trading methodology of “Buy and Hold” is far less profitable than what it is in forex, as bigger profits tend to only be realized in the long haul. For […]

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The Altcoins Creeping up on Bitcoin

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

With all focus on Bitcoin, it would be easy to overlook some of the other exciting new cryptocurrencies that have achieved percentage gains that have outstripped Bitcoin. In this Forex Crunch article we take a […]

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Banking on Blockchain

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

With the ability to transact payments far more efficiently and  cheaply, many are speculating whether blockchain will take over established banking? In GBO we propose that blockchain may not supersede traditional banks, but it is […]

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It’s time to grow your brokerage through GDPR

February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

In this Finance Feeds article we take a good look at the General Data Protection Regulation as we assess how brokers can apply their business acumen and marketing tools in order to be compliant and […]

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Trading The Currency Basket: The USD’s DXY Index

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

When the USD is used to measure the value of every other currency, what is the single metric used to measure the value of the USD? Join us at Investing.com as we analyze the value and […]

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The Lessons Learnt from Davos

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The World Economic Forum took place last week on the silvery slopes of Davos and Trump has the first US President in 20 years to attend the exclusive summit with other heads of state and […]

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Experts on the SEO trends that will count in 2018

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

In this Leap Rate article we turn to the experts to list the SEO trends that they think will rank highest, to get your brand to rank highest.

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Our Predictions of the Financial World in 2018

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Despite financial analysts making predictions for 2017 that ended up being way off the mark, in this Forex Crunch article we risk getting in the hot seat as we make some predictions of where the […]

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Why Old Hats Need New Tricks: Customer Value Management in the Trading Market

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The current climate of the Forex industry requires a total change in mind set in order to ensure the survival of your standard Forex brokerage. In this Finance Feeds article we address the need for […]

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Converting Bitcoin Hype into Profit

January 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Bitcoin’s recent fall from astronomic heights has left many cynical about the world’s most prominent digital currency and its inherent lack of fundamental value. However in this FXStreet article we consider the option of trading […]

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The EUR/USD May Have Run Out of Puff

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

The RSI indicator signals that the EUR/USD currency pair is overbought and has been in this bullish state since December 2016. A very long duration run, considering the frequency in which the pair is traded. […]

  • blockchain

Death By Blockchain: Most common causes of security breaches

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Bitcoin has experienced its fair share of security breaches from Mt Gox to Bitfloor and Poloniex. Albeit as the technology has developed so has its security, but in this ForexCrunch article we look at the […]

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Top WordPress Plugins for Your Website

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

WordPress’ greatest appeal is that it is user-friendly and highly adaptable. Consider it the foundation on which to build your website with squillions of  adaptable plugins available with which you can integrate in order to […]

  • research

How New MiFID II Research Payment Rules Apply to Sales and Trading

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The new research pay rules under MiFID II are going to change the way financial advice is provided and charged to investment institutions and brokers. Previously just bundled with other financial services, in Finance Feeds […]

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Benefits of Cryptocurrency to the Third World

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have had a strong role to play in supporting the economic future of numerous third world countries. Despite expectations that they would be disadvantaged because of their lack of access to technology, in Leap […]

  • education

How to Analyze Price Patterns

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Identifying price patterns is a major part of technical analysis in order to examine current movements and forecast future market movements. In Counting Pips we identify various price patterns and explain what they indicate.

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SEO Best Practice for 2018

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

New content requires constant promotion. And yet the methods you employ to promote your content is constantly changing. In this Finance Feeds article, we list the top SEO best practice tips expected for 2018, to help […]

  • banks

How Central Banks Disrupt the Forex Market

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Brokers will often quip on the degree and nature by which central banks are manipulating currency rates. Yet despite the refrain, in Forex Crunch we propose that this manipulative role is an inherent function of […]

  • sport

The Proven ROI of Sports Sponsorship

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Market researches have found that the sports arena gathers together a demographic that aligns with the target audience of forex brokers. In this Finance Magnates article we consider the increasing number of sponsorship deals between brokers […]

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And Just When You Thought the Worst was Over – MiFID Connection to GDPR

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

And just when you thought the coast was clear by ensuring MiFID 2 regulation compliance, GDPR springs up to demand your attention. In this Leap Rate article we consider the points as which MiFID 2 […]

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The Cryptocurrency’s that Brokers Need to Offer

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

In Finance Feeds we list those cryptocurrencies that should be part of any broker’s trading offerings. Keep in mind though, that while these virtual currencies have weathered the volatility storms and are proven to be […]

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How to Incorporate Volume into your Trading Strategy

January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Traders coming from other markets know the importance that volume has in affecting the price of any given instrument, and while the logic pertains equally to forex, it’s impossible to calculate as there is no […]

  • crypto

Should I buy Bitcoin Futures?

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

The exciting world of futures contracts has caught up with Bitcoin as CME Group announced last month that it had launched Bitcoin futures trading. In Forex Crunch we explain how futures trading works, and whether […]

  • blockchain

The Rise of the Blockchain Era

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The blockchain has been hailed by many as the next big thing since the internet. In this Counting Pips article we look at the technology behind Bitcoin to understand the depth of interest and consider […]

  • ICOs

Keep an Eye on these: ICO’s worth following

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

In Leap Rate we take a look at look at these Initial Coin Offerings that have grabbed our attention and look set to rise as they attain further global traction.

  • ireland

Thanks Ireland: The Amicable Divorce

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

For what seemed like eternity Britain’s Theresa May and EU President Jean-Claude Juncker were tussling over the fine print of the Brexit divorce terms, the sticking point being the border between Northern Ireland, which is […]

  • EU

A Regulation Conundrum: GDPR and MiFID II

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Now that MiFID II has come into effect, in just a few short months so will the GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation. Both bodies of regulation may be projects of the European Commission, but […]

  • USD

Currencies Up Against The USD, But Not Yet Overbought

January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

In the realization that the Fed was not going to raise rates as aggressively as earlier anticipated, other major currencies, such as the Aussie, Kiwi and Euro have all risen, but have yet fallen short […]

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MiFID 2: How will the penny fall?

December 27th, 2017|0 Comments

MiFID may have aspirational aims of increasing transparency and accountability among financial companies, but many, among brokers and traders, are worried about whether the new stringencies will make it harder to invest and significantly cut […]

  • signals

How to Incorporate Divergences in Your Trading Strategy

December 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Divergences whether bearish or bullish, often take the market by surprise, but more importantly, they point to the next dramatic movement of a stock. In this Forex Crunch article we provide some important insights to […]

  • trading

Back to Basics: Trading Forex

December 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In this Counting Pips article we walk you through the basics of trading forex, from understanding charts, currency pairs, how the spread is calculated and what leverage does. Login to Sirix Trader and join us […]

  • 2017

2017’s Marketing Matrix

December 24th, 2017|0 Comments

As 2017 becomes the year that was, Adinah Brown, Content Manager at Leverate, considers those marketing trends that took root and continued to bloom over the course of the year within the financial trading industry. […]

  • breakout

How to Counter a Fake Price Breakout

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

A currency movement fakeout, where a currency shoots beyond the parameters of a support or resistance level is hard to manage and even harder to predict. In this FXStreet article we recommend techniques to counter […]

  • beyond-EU

Impact of MiFID II for those outside of the EU

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

While the European financial world is gearing up for MiFID 2, it is still early days and the reverberations of its policy changes are yet to be realized. However in Leap Rate, we consider the […]

  • ethereum

Different Shades of Ether

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Less conspicuous than Bitcoin, it could be argued that Ethereum is still more profitable with a 9, 146% gain year to date, where Bitcoin’s growth was kept to a relative low of 1,600%. In this […]

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The coming of MiFID II: Who will be left out in the cold during the festive season?

December 18th, 2017|0 Comments

MiFID II is expected to result in onerous restrictions for brokers and affiliates. As D-day of January 3rd fast approaches, we take a look at who’s likely to be left out in the cold this […]

  • marketing

The Marketing Battle: Brand Awareness or Media Buying?

December 17th, 2017|0 Comments

At the London Summit last month, two marketing masters battled it out on the heated subject of where do you place your marketing dollars, brand awareness or media buying? In other words, do you go […]

  • exchange

How To Create A Profitable Cryptocurrency Brokerage

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

So dealing in forex just ‘ain’t what it used to be? Well, why don’t you simply switch gears into cryptocurrency. New ICO launches have exceeded the 1,000 mark and there is certainly no shortage in […]

  • crypto

Why are nations choosing to digitize their fiat currencies?

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Australia appears to be the last in a growing list of countries that have already started the process of digitizing their national currency into cryptocurrency. Many are arguing that this move undermines the inherent value […]

  • 2017

What 2017 Had to Say about the Best Marketing Practices?

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 had a lot of contributions to make to the marketing tool kit. In Finance Feeds we look back on the year that was and identify those marketing developments that show the most promise and look […]

  • charts

Candlesticks, Hammers and Shooting Stars: How to Read FX Charts

December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

The ups and downs of trading charts are fairly undecipherable for the many who are trying to pick its future path. In this Counting Pips article, we’ll take you through the basics of trading FX […]

  • ICO

What’s involved in creating a new ICO?

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What’s actually involved in turning a cryptocurrency into an Initial Coin Offering? How is an ICO created and is it as intensive as becoming an IPO? In Forex Crunch, we get into detail in what’s involved […]

  • volatility

How to React to Economic Data – Sit Up or Sell Up?

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The big news release is out and a bullet of uncertainty is triggered, reverberating across the markets throwing everyone’s charts into wild fits of volatility. As a trader what do you do now? In Counting […]

  • ICOs

ICOs: Why Marketing Matters Most

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

At last count the number of individual ICOs on the market was over 1,000, the concept has proven to be so profitable that investors and fundraisers alike are tripping over one another to raise funds […]

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Are Regulatory Authorities Ready for MIFID II?

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Are you MiFID II compliant yet? Well, if you aren’t no need to worry because neither are around half of EU regulators. In Finance Magnates we explain how regulation authorities in Spain, Poland, Belgium and […]

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Go Global, Think Local: 5 Ways to Avoid a Translation Fiasco

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

With translated content it’s a case of “Garbage In, Garbage Out” meaning that if the source text is rubbish the translated text is unlikely to be much better. In this Finance Feeds article we explain […]

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Euro’s Last Hurrah Before It Takes A Tumble

December 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The euro’s recent surge may not last much longer. Following less than expected inflation data, and better than expected US data, we may see a highly encouraging bounce for the USD, off from a higher […]

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“One with it All” How to Select the Right Trading Platform

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The success of your brokerage, no matter how good your marketing and acquisition funnel is, will be pinned to the quality of your trading platform. In this Leap Rate article we discuss the various platforms […]

  • assetbust

What Goes Up Must Eventually Come Down: The Bust of Universally High Asset Prices

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

As we approach a decade since the global financial crisis of 2008, the markets have seldom looked so good. Yes, there is concern regarding a Prime Rate crisis but than again the S&P 500 is […]

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How to Tap into the Wisdom of the Crowd to Direct Your Trading

November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

 “The Trend is Your Friend”. These five simple words can mean the world to anyone who risks their own or their company’s money when trading in the international financial markets. In Counting Pips we explain […]

  • infographic

A Chronology of MiFID

November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Many regulators, banks, brokers, and affiliates are scrambling to ensure that they are MiFID II compliant before the start of the new year. But despite the last minute rush, the development towards final implementation has […]

  • interest-rates

Critical Levels Coming Up for AUD and NZD

November 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

This week Morgan Stanley revealed that it expected the AUD/USD currency pair to drop to 0.67 in 2018 and to even lower levels in 2019, due to expected minimal interest rate rises. Yet with a […]

  • algo

Is There a Proven Algo Trading Method?

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

There are numerous challenges associated with algorithmic or “algo” trading methods, particularly its ability to identify a trend before everyone else does, after all a trend only becomes a trend once a certain number of […]

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The WeChat Power Boost

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

What WeChat can do for your brokerage, is similar to what a protein shake will do for your body; supercharge energy levels and provide extended power. But unlike the protein drink, WeChat does this through […]

  • catalonia

Independence Lost: Catalan’s Plight for Succession

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

In Counting Pips, we review the Catalonian bid for succession and how it all came to a grinding halt on October  27th, 2017. But what has the aftermath entailed? We consider the economic toll on […]

  • signals

Trading Forex Using Extreme Condition Signals

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The most successful traders jump in when they discover the market is overbought or oversold in order to reap the greatest profits, but identifying this is never easy. In this FXStreet article we list those […]

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MIFID II Implications for Brokers, Affiliates, and the FX Industry

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Many brokers and affiliates have lamented that the soon to be imposed MiFID II, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, is just not cricket, claiming that the legal standards favour big banks and financial institutions. In […]

  • WeChat

How to Enhance the Value of Your WeChat Account

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

If you are  expanding your brokerage into China, then utilizing WeChat is an absolute must for raising awareness about your brand. In this Leap Rate article we identify the rules of engagement; the WeChat arena […]

  • ethereum

The Emergence of Ethereum – Its Technology, Blockchain and Brokers

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the cryptocurrencies that has gained greatest traction and is widely believed to have the strongest fundamental value is Ethereum. In this Forex Crunch article, we look at its technology, blockchain and brokers.

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Street Talk: What are the Top Performing Cryptocurrencies?

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

In Counting Pips we take to the “streets” or more accuratly the trading chat sites to ask traders which cryptocurrencies they think show the most promise? While Bitcoin and Ethereum certainly figure there are a […]

  • facebook

How to run a successful contest on Facebook

November 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Ever wondered how you could take your brokerage’s social media marketing to the next level? In this Finance Feeds article we suggest the option of conducting Facebook contests, as a unique and perhaps more effective […]

  • ICOs

Trading ICOs—Are You Ready for It?

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

ICOs have risen in popularity as the wave created by bitcoin and ethereum has swept everything up in its tide. In this Counting Pips article we consider the ease with which profits can be made  […]

  • inbound

Combining the Best of Inbound and Outbound Marketing

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

As a marketer in the retail trading industry, outbound marketing is often prioritized over inbound marketing. However, the truth is both have their pros and cons. In Leap Rate we propose that the answer is […]

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Call Center 1 – Automation 2!

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Smart money is moving away from labor-intensive call centers to marketing automation as brokers are increasingly adopting innovative tactics to support their conversion and retention numbers. In Finance Magnates Leverate’s CMO, Nicc Lewis uses a football […]

  • ICOs

Companies Dabbling in Cryptos and Making Big Bucks

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

As digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are growing exponentially, financial businesses of every stripe are trying to get in on the action. In Forex Crunch we look at how companies have sought to […]

  • PSPs

Choosing the Right PSP – AliPay Vs WeChat Pay Vs Union Pay

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Venturing into the Asian market is not easy, a critical factor in the equation to get right is the selection of your third party payment service provider. In Finance Feeds we have therefore prepared a […]

  • psychology

Nobel Winners explain Behavioral Economics – Part 2

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Following on from last week’s article, we now delve into the behavioral economic concept of prospect theory. What is it? And how can it help you profit from the currency market? This year’s Nobel Prize […]

  • populist

The Concerning Rise of Populist Politics and its Impact of Destabilizing the Euro

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Welcome to the era of the new European order where waves of immigration from Africa and the Middle East have entirely destabilized the political status-quo. In Forex Crunch we consider how the growth and momentum […]

  • fake

Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up: The Fake MT4 in China

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Non genuine, pirate versions of the Meta Trader4 platform are widespread throughout China. While the obvious appeal for the counterfeit product is its heavily reduced price tag, the downsides are many, with the potential of […]

  • wallet

How to Safely Store Your Digital Coins

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

As digital currency trading continues to become more prolific, so too has the concern on how to store your digital tokens securely.  In Counting Pips, we address how to identify a digital currency wallet that […]

  • Q4

How to Play the Financial 4th Quarter

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Like it or loathe it, everyone’s eyes are fixed on a company’s corporate 4th quarter earnings, and just like trading the market it’s all about hitting “expectations”. In this Finance Feeds article we consider strategies […]

  • liquidity

Sourcing Cryptocurrency Liquidity: Exchange or LP?

October 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Not offering cryptocurrencies can serve to be a huge disadvantage for a brokerage, where traders may choose to jump ship to pursue their interest in cryptos. Fortunately, as the industry has developed, so too have […]

  • stocks

How to Rock at Marketing Your Stocks

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Offering stock trading can be very lucrative, but it’s not without its challenges as they tend to be ignored in favor of share trading in larger and more reputable corporations. In this article in Leap […]

  • psychology

Nobel Winners explain Behavioral Economics in Financial Trading – Part 1

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

This year, behavioral economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize. His work in describing how we think about money is monumental and has significant implications for currency traders who are looking for a psychological edge […]

  • forex

10 Reasons Trading Forex is Better than Trading Penny Stocks

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Forex or Stocks? In this article in Counting Pips, we list 10 reasons why trading forex is better than penny stocks. Yet, despite the reasons, it’s always important to play to your strengths, as successful […]

  • northkorea

How the Markets will Rattle if Tensions from North Korea Increase

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Since the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on North Korea, the situation has fortunately mellowed. However, in this article in Forex Crunch we consider what would happen if tensions do escalate again and the rough […]

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Jack Ma and his Vision on Global Trade

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

In a recent interview with a representative from the World Economic Forum Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba, discusses a wide range of topics, from his visit with President Trump, China and USA relations, globalization, credit […]

  • native

Native Advertising and the First Steps to a Successful Campaign

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The New York Times in partnership with Chartbeat conducted a study on the effectiveness of their native advertising platform and found that 50% of paid posts content outperformed in-house editorial content. In this Leap Rate […]

  • FedRes

The Checkered History of the Failing Fed

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The ongoing future of central banks appears to be in jeopardy . Massive systemic failures like the GFC, Eurozone debt troubles and the underbelly growth of cryptocurrencies, have all prompted many to call for an […]

  • AI

The Interlacing Between Humans and AI

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Google, Microsoft and IBM are all well and truly knee-deep in their respective AI development projects. Whether it is deep learning, digital reasoning, machine learning, or any other variation of the human-like cognitive activity, in […]

  • copper

An Inside Look into Trading Copper

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Trading copper sounds like the kind of thing our grandparents would have done, along with investing in industries like the Great Pacific Railway Company. While it sounds like a kind of depression era industrial material […]

  • translation

Lost in Translation: How to Ensure Your Marketing Content is Accurately Translated

October 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In our globalized market place where brokers are targeting traders in different countries and in different languages, there is the clear need to have marketing material translated. However a professional translation goes well beyond the […]

  • SEC

SEC’s Warning Shots Over ICOs

October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The recent spike of initial coin offerings (ICO’s) has drawn the attention of the US financial industry’s regulatory body FINRA, who have since released a warning against the potential risk of ICOs. In Finance Magnates […]

  • phoenix

Trading off the Phoenix Economy

October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

A Phoenix economy are those nations that have been known to rise from the ashes, proudly growing where no growth looked possible. In the developed world’s command over global commerce, the search for value is […]

  • immutable

The All-Powerful and Immutable Financial Market

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

So far this week we have seen some fairly horrific incidents from North Korea tensions rising, the revolt in Catalonia and of course the massacre in Las Vegas. And the fall out on the markets? […]

  • germany

The Toll of the “Nightmare Elections” on the Euro

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Angela Merkel’s election win for the CDU/CSU party in Germany, has since been coined the “nightmare election” for precipitating a wave of political uncertainty and a falling euro. In Counting Pips, we anticipate what Merkel’s […]

  • facebook

How To Trade off the Performance of Facebook

October 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In FinanceFeeds we consider the value of trading off the performance of Facebook. By all accounts Facebook is a financially healthy company with an ever growing revenue, but does its glowing performance record still make […]

  • cryptos

Cryptography and the Reduced Need for a Centralized Authority

October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Perhaps those most threatened by the growth of cryptocurrency are the established banks, who perhaps for the first time ever face being made redundant. Trading cryptocurrencies has the ability to process international money transfers far […]

  • NZD

Now the Election’s Over Where’s the NZD Headed?

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The  recent New Zealand elections saw the National party come out on top once again and re-instated back into government, but the election which should have resulted in business confidence was followed by a distinct […]

  • trading

What is the Best Trade to Hold on to for 20 years?

September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Join us in Counting Pips as we look into our crystal ball to decide on the best trade to hold for the next 20 years…

  • bitcoin

Infographic – A Brief History of Bitcoin

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

When did Bitcoin all of a sudden get so big? In this infographic we go back to Bitcoin’s genisis to identify how it all happened?

  • engagement

The Engagement Economy

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Our contemporary economy is characterized, perhaps more so than anything else, by its connectivity. Yet despite marketers being able to engage with customers more frequently and in more substantial ways, consumers still feel that their […]

  • calendar

How to Maximize the Value of your Economic Calendar

September 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Both fundamental and technical traders will use an economic calendar as part of their respective trading strategies, but how they use it is different. In this article in Counting Pips, we discuss two various strategies […]

  • australia-india

Partners in a Climb: the Aussie and the Rupee

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Both the Australian dollar and the Indian rupee have experienced substantial gains in the last few days against the USD. In Investing.com we analyze the recent gains of these currencies to determine whether they will […]

  • customer

Success in Customer Service

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Studies show that acquiring a new customer can cost a company up to 25% more than retaining one and that increasing customer retention by 5% can increase profitability by as much as 95%. In this […]

  • ico

Top 4 Most Evolutionary ICO Campaigns

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Following the lead of Ethereum that successfully managed to address shortcoming of legal transactions, new cryptocurrency projects are sprouting up providing a range of innovative solutions to a whole raft of transaction problems. In this […]

  • MA

Infographic: 5 Superpowers of Marketing Automation

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

This week on Finance Feeds we provide an infographic that visually breaks down the numerous benefits of marketing automation; how it enhances your brokerage’s customer conversion rates whilst simultaneously increasing revenue.

  • bitcoin

The Real Value of Bitcoin?

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

As Bitcoin scratched the $5,000 ceiling recently and then preceded to subsequently fall, we question the real value of Bitcoin. Read our article in Leap Rate as we ask whether anyone can determine what each […]

  • crypto

Should Brokers be Cashing in on the Cryptocurrency Craze?

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

While the temptation to open a cryptocurrency brokerage is very strong, there are a number of challenges that need to be overcome in order to be successful. In Finance Magnates we address many of these […]

  • school

Back to School: What to expect from the markets this September

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

With the summer holidays over and the financial year back into full throttle, in this article in Counting Pips we take a quick overview of economic events likely to affect the global markets this September.

  • harvey

The Economic Toll of Hurricane Harvey

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

As Texans have begun the task of rebuilding their devastated homes and businesses, the narrative will gradually turn from the human cost to the rebuilding cost. With most of the damage caused by the torrential […]

  • QE

Recent Greenback Weakness is The Eye of The Storm

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

The FOMC met late last week and consequently announced their decision to start tapering back their Qualitative Easing program along with terminating the practice of reinvesting proceeds of the qualitative easing bond purchasing program. In […]

  • linkedin

How to Generate Leads on LinkedIn

September 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Adopted in more than 200 countries around the world, there are more than 433 million registered users on LinkedIn, making it far and wide the largest business networking working space in the world.  In our […]

  • nkorea

North Korea’s Nuclear Gambit: Should we be concerned?

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Ramping up regional tensions even further, North Korea detonated its sixth international ballistic missile across the Sea of Japan. In our article on FXStreet we ask what is North Korea’s gambit? And what are they […]

  • crowdfunding

Democratized Finance and the Rise of Investment Crowd Funding

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Investment crowdfunding can be a highly effective method of sourcing much needed seed money to launch a start-up or project, with benefits to both entrepreneurs and investors alike. In this article in Finance Magnates we […]

  • hedge

10 of the Most Unusual Hedging Strategies

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Hedging plays a vital part in the risk management strategy of many forex and commodity traders. In this article in Leap Rate we look at some of the more obscure and interesting techniques that hedge […]

  • copy-trading

The Pervasive Appeal of Copy Trading

September 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Copy trading is becoming an increasingly popular investment method as it enables novice traders to successfully enter the exciting but complex world of trading. In Counting Pips we identify a number of benefits, for both […]

  • regulation

Are Cryptos Ready for their Coming of Age into Regulation?

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Bitcoin appears to have become the next financial tidal wave, that is picking up the value of all other cryptocurrencies that lie in this wake, but as consumer demand for cryptocurrencies increase, so does the […]

  • cryptos

The Weirdest Alternatives in Cryptocurrencies

September 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Cryptocurrency appears like the new kid on the financial block, with an almost unicorn-like aura surrounding it. In Finance Feeds, we look at some of the weirder cryptocurrencies that are still destined to pull in […]

  • automate or die blog

5 Reasons for Brokers to Automate or Die

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced marketing tools can help generate more and better leads. While in-house sales and marketing teams can nurture those leads in an optimized and efficient manner, the use of advanced tools means that there is […]

  • raining ROI blog

Financial Brokers: It’s Raining ROI! Hallelujah Automation!

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced marketing tools can help generate more and better leads. While in-house sales and marketing teams can nurture those leads in an optimized and efficient manner, the use of advanced tools means that there is […]

  • celebs

So, Who’s trading Cryptos?

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

When celebrities are starting to boast about their latest Bitcoin purchase, throw out all the charts and analytical homework you may have spent hours on, now you have a reason to jump on the Bitcoin […]

  • quantum

Quantum Computing and Financial Trading

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

With a growing interest around quantum computing, are there any potential benefits to the financial trading industry? In our article in Leap Rate, we mention a number of possible outcomes which if taken to their […]

  • global

Are we Going to See a Global Currency Reset?

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

 A global currency reset is where all the nations of the world, or at least a majority, unanimously agree to one currency standard. In modern history this has only ever happened once, after the global […]

  • trends

Getting in on Trend Trading

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

In the case of the market trend, it’s about getting in on the bend.

Although rhyming doesn’t necessarily make statements true, in this case it happens to be quite accurate. A trader’s success in analyzing market […]

  • wechat

How the FX Trading Industry has Embraced WeChat

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The envy of social media giants such as Facebook and WhatsApp, WeChat has become the one-stop-digital-shop in China, enabling all sorts of activities, from purchasing groceries, to broadening your social network, as a remote monitoring […]

  • account

Tips to Funding your Forex Trading Account

August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

So you achieved a 1000% return on your demo account and you’re finally ready to take the plunge and deposit some real cash into a trading account. In this Forex Crunch article we provide some […]

  • china

Hitting it Big as an FX broker in China and APAC

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

In the midst of an Asian golden era in financial trading, an eastward expansion is becoming an increasingly appealing option for many financial brokers. However a move into China and APAC is not without its […]

  • millionaires

Bitcoin Millionaires

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

In this Counting Pips article we look into who are the people that have become the almost mythical legends behind the sky-rocketing value of Bitcoin.

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How to Profit Like Soros

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

$1,000 invested with George Soros in 1969 would supposedly now be worth in excess of $4 million, indeed his money management strategies have been the stuff of legends. But of course the  million dollar question […]

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Is Bitcoin A Safe-Haven Asset?

August 20th, 2017|0 Comments

In a financial world of low investor returns and considerable economic and geopolitical upheaval, we consider whether Bitcoin is replacing gold as the preferred safe haven asset. Read the arguments for and against in Investing.com .

  • ico

The Weird and Wonderful World of ICOs

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Smart or just plain stupid, in this article on Counting Pips we provide a list of the more obscure or at least eye-brow-raising ICOs out there that are swelling the list of cryptocurrencies.

  • speculative

What was the riskiest investment you made that paid off?

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Many traders are keen to share their stories of the most risky investments that they’ve ever made, with a rapture and enthusiasm that is perhaps only second to the stories of war-torn soldiers. In this […]

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What Does a Successful Trader do Every Morning Before the Markets Open?

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

While each trading plan will largely determine the specifics of a trader’s morning preparation, in Forex Crunch we review those few essential tasks that all successful traders do before opening bell.

  • wave

What is the Next Investment Wave to Ride On?

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

As technology continues to evolve, we consider what the next investment wave might be. Bill Gates speculated three industries of clean energy, artificial intelligence and biotechnology as being the most promising. In Finance Feeds, we […]

  • GFC

From 2009 to 2017: The Best and Worst of Trading

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The ten year anniversary of the GFC fast approaches. While many share markets are still climbing the ascent to regain their once highest positions, in CountingPips we reflect on the best and worst trades that […]

  • usd

Recent Currency Trading Points to a Stronger US dollar

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The EUR/USD currency pair has reached its highest level in 2.5 years. Though recent developments buffeted against this trend, in FXStreet we analyze the perception that this trend is short lived, and an overall trend […]

  • management

Technology Elements of a Successful FX Brokerage

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

As many Forex brokerages pop up every month, an equally astonishing number drop out. For a new broker to be successful, it is critical that it establishes a clear and defined business plan and that […]

  • content

Is Digital Content Suffering from a Bad Reputation?

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

As online recommendation sites are providing more and more recommendations to readers every month, brands are shying away from promoting their online content, fearful that it will be perceived as annoying clickbait. In Finance Magnates, […]

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A Future Prediction on Cryptocurrencies

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

When Bitcoin took off in 2013, Cryptos suddenly appeared, with the emboldened ‘B’ representing the possible future of financial exchange. Indeed, it all looked so new and exciting with so much trading activity and volatility. […]

  • interest rates

How do Interest Rates Affect Stock Prices?

August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Traders are often discussing the ins and outs of Central Bank changes to interest rates. In this article in Finance Feeds we address the relationship between interest rate changes and stock prices to understand the […]

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Best Practices for B2B Social Media Marketing

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The great strength of social media is that practically everyone is on it. Yet therein lies its challenge, because your competitors are on social media too, competing for your voice time. In Leap Rate, we […]

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Don’t Have Pity for Stubborn US Dollar Bulls

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In the past few months the Euro has been relentlessly marching higher against the USD, even despite the fact that the ECB has not indicated any deviation from its loose monetary policy, nor has the […]

  • thoughts

Inside-Out: The racing thoughts of today’s trader

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

If you’re trading the AUD/USD, NZD/USD, EUR/USD or the EUR/GBP we send our condolences. Be assured we’ve all been there before and it’s moments like these that will test your mettle as a long term […]

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Britain’s Toxic Trading Environment

July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Britain might be in the middle of its summer holidays, but there is hardly a ray of sunshine for the locals to enjoy, with May significantly weakened as she approaches her Brexit negotiations, the British […]

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Trading on the Election Polls

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever considered basing your trading strategy on the results of election polls? After a series of elections around the globe, where the polls could not have been more wrong, it seems like this […]

  • MA

6 Critical Features when Selecting a Marketing Automation Tool for your Brokerage

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Marketing automation is a powerful tool, but it’s also only as  good as its implementation. In this Leap Rate article we address those critical features of a marketing automation tool so that your marketing team […]

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What Qualifies for a Good Social Trading Platform?

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

For a broker shopping around for a top performing social trading platform, we have identified those features that need to be at the top of your criteria list. Check out our illustrated article in Finance Feeds.

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10 Trading Affirmations to Start Off your Day

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

There is no underestimating the importance of trader psychology, you can talk about plans, and charts ’til the cows come home, but any tactic is bound to fail, if the trader maintains a self-sabotaging mindset. […]

  • crypto

So, Who’s Going to Rob the Crypto Bank?

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The value of crypto-currencies appear to be on a path of climbing higher, and then higher still. Yet the cynic in us feels that someone will eventually come in to rob the crypto-bank. In this […]

  • secret

Shh! The 4 Things Your Broker Doesn’t Want You to Know

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

We all have our little white lies, the full truths that we keep to ourselves. The bad news is that your forex broker is no exception. The good news though is that we’re here to […]

  • banks

The High Street Banks that have Moved into Forex Retail Trading

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

As the forex trading market has undergone a rapid evolution, the unexpected beneficiaries have been high street banks who have seized a prime opportunity to extend their array of financial offerings. In Finance Magnates we […]

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The Myth of Diversification

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

You know the myth that we’re referring to, the one that has all the eggs in one basket. Well, we counter this myth head on and question whether diversification is a principle that should really […]

  • pharma

Investing in Bio-tech Vs Pharma

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you considered investing in bio-tech and pharma? Well one thing you should know before you do, is that they’re as different as chalk and cheese. In investing.com we explain why

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The AUD/USD at 0.78? Well, that Escalated Quickly!

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The Australian dollar has been flung well past the previouse resistance line of 0.774 to hit 0.7834, a level which has not been seen since 2015.  With the cause largely due to a weakening US […]

  • nicc

Nicc Lewis CMO at Leverate to Participate at Frost & Sullivan Event

July 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Press Release: Frost & Sullivan an internationally renowned business consultancy firm has invited Nicc Lewis, CMO at Leverate, to participate as a guest panelist in their conference on ‘Strategic Marketing Priorities’. Finance Feeds reports.

  • missile

The Rise of Gold is Leaving a Trail of Smoke

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Gold prices inched up this last week amid fears of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile testing that took place, none too ironically, on America’s Independance Day. In Forex Crunch we look at the developments that […]

  • leverage, risk, margin

Technical Levels for this Week – JPY, CHF and NZD

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

This week in FXStreet we take a brief review of technical levels; the JPY, CHF and NZD. All of which are responding to a risk-on sentiment which is likely to last well in to August.

  • trump

How Would Markets React to a Trump Impeachment?

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

If the American President is found guilty of obstruction of justice, we look at how the markets are likely to react in a probable impeachment. One thing you can be sure of is that you […]

  • plan

5 Steps to Ensure Marketing Success

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

“People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan”. The marketing activity of many small brokers is often ad-hoc and inconsistent, where they simply throw themselves on a good idea and hope that it works. […]

  • powers blog

Financial Brokers: The 5 Superpowers of Automation

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced marketing tools can help generate more and better leads. While in-house sales and marketing teams can nurture those leads in an optimized and efficient manner, the use of advanced tools means that there is […]

  • love

5 Ways that Marketing Automation Will Make You a Better Lover

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Surprised? Well so was I when this title was first suggested to me. But in the interest of comedic relief, let’s get out of our gray suits for a moment, slip into something more comfortable, […]

  • oil

Undervalued Oil Stocks

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

With oil being that critical ingredient that keeps the world’s roads perpetually flowing, its value is of great importance to both investors and non-investors alike. In this article in Counting Pips, we address the International […]

  • fire

We Didn’t Start the Fire: Trading in an Evolving Economy

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Instability in the European Union, terrorism, North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Munroe… Sorry, could help myself, but Billy Joel gets to the point. How do you pick one segment to trade in a rapidly changing […]

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Monogamous or Polygamous: What’s Best for Trading the Market?

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

While there are many advantages to being a polygamous trader, of jumping on to every market that shows signs of promise, there are also advantages to being a monogamous trader where you’re committed to a […]

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What is Agile Marketing and How do you Use it?

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

As the financial trading industry continues to evolve and re-define itself, Agile marketing may well be the critical piece that is missing from many brokerages’ marketing scheme. In our article in Leap Rate we explain […]

  • toxic

How to Identify Toxic Clients Before They Start Trading with You

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

High frequency algorithmic trading combined with the proliferation of technology in every corner of the financial trading industry, has entailed that there are multiple smokescreens to conceal abusive behavior of traders. In Finance Magnates we identify […]

  • ICE

Integration, Confirmation and Education: Critical Factors of a Trading Platform

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

If you’re a broker about to venture into the financial trading industry, the sooner you realize the critical importance of your trading platform and its ability to keep traders engaged, the more you are predisposing […]

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Doom And Gloom Forecasted For An Australian Dollar Plunge In 2018

July 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Whilst the Australian economy has every indication of looking dynamic, a report released by the Swiss Bank of International Settlements, says it’s actually closer to dynamite. Future expectations of global markets to raise interest rates, […]

  • game

The Great Game of Global Trade

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

If global trade could be compared to a board game which would it be? Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly, Risk or perhaps Solitaire? In this article in FX Street we describe how the shifting patterns of […]

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Trading the Fakey Pattern

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

What is it about the Fakey pattern that attracts so much attention? And if you’re asking “what even is the Fakey Pattern anyway?” then join us at Counting Pips where we discuss this market occurrence […]

  • trump

What Would the Stock Markets do if Trump Moved Out of Office?

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be all too ironic if Trump’s own maxim of “You’re Fired!” was thrown back at him? Well, with all the recent scandals of the sacking of James Comey, the release of state secrets […]

  • forbes

The Age of Mobile Trading is Here

June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Better late than never, the age of mobile trading has finally arrived on the investment scene. And from the looks of things it’s here to stay with traders opting for their phones over their PC […]

  • social-media

Are you Using Social Media to its Full Potential?

June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Utilizing social media to its full potential means actively engaging with clients to create a stronger relationship with your brokerage. But like most things that are easier said than done, how do you actually do […]

  • oil

Oil’s Risk to the Russian Ruble

June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

As one of the world’s largest producers of petroleum, the changing value of oil has dramatic impact on the Russian ruble, to the extent that every dollar decrease in oil prices entails a loss of […]

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Your 2nd chance: How to get on board a trade you initially missed

June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Second chances don’t always come around. When it comes to trading, second chances are only there if you know how to identify them. In Leap Rate we help you to identify that second chance opportunity […]

  • turkey

Turkey is Running Low on Friends and Down on its Currency

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Turkey’s newly appointed President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spent the large part of his campaigning efforts ridiculing his NATO allies. Yet, since then he’s had a rather hard time patching things back up. In Counting Pips […]

  • data

The Economy of Data

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The world’s biggest companies, those internet giants of Google and Facebook, have monetized almost exclusively through the use of data, the modern world’s digital gold. In this article in Finance Magnates we consider the impact […]

  • usdchf

Trading The Unbreakable USD/CHF Support

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

After bottoming out at about 0.9620, the Swiss franc against the US dollar has predictably bounced up yet again with buyers coming in without fail at around 0.96. In investing.com we look at what’s holding […]

  • trades

Stop Chasing the Trades

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s easy to get addicted to the adrenalin  that comes with trading the market. In this article in Finance Feeds we approach trading far more systematically with tips on how to let those perfect trades […]

  • Feds

The Fed Decision to Roll the Dice on the EUR/USD

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

A serious round of volatility that hit the EUR/USD currency pair in December of last year, had many a trader on the edge of their seat when the US Fed came out with their new […]

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How to Exit Your Trades Successfully

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

While half the challenge to investment trading is knowing when to buy, the other half is knowing when to sell. In this article in Counting Pips we give you some tips on when to exit […]

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Enhance the Performance of your Website Using Google Adwords

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Investing marketing dollars on Google Adwords can drive large amounts of high quality traffic to your brokerage, but saying that, it’s not simple business. In this article in Leap Rate, we provide you with tips […]

  • AMF

Revisiting France’s FX, Binary Options Regulations, Will Others Follow?

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

As France’s AMF has implemented a requirement for brokers to set in place guaranteed stop loss and negative balance protection tools, is this likely to be a policy that’s implemented by other regulators around the […]

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On the Bitcoin Block: 8 Myths about Trading Crypto-currencies – Part 2

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Following on from last week, we continue to bust some of the most prolific myths surrounding the emergence of cryptocurrencies. With conspiracy theories floating through the hallways of some of the most prestigious brokerage firms, […]

  • french

The Fall Out From the French Elections

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The recent French presidential elections showed that France’s political climate is at boiling point with the very real potential of causing the break up of the EU. In Finance Feeds we discuss the impact of […]

  • terrorism

How do Currencies Immediately React to Terrorist Attacks?

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

A common assumption held by many traders is that terrorist attacks have the impact of devaluing a local domestic currency. We investigate in Investing.com to see if this hypothesis holds any truth.

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Incorporating Fibonacci Retracement in your Existing Trading Strategy

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

In an unpredictable trading market, such as our own, one method that can help you bring order to the chaos is by incorporating a practical Fibonacci retracement strategy in conjunction with other widely used technical […]

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On the Bitcoin Block: 8 Myths about Trading Crypto-currencies – Part 1

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

There is a lot of hype surrounding cryptocurrencies in financial news and with its basis in cyber reality, it’s the stuff that conspiracy theorists thrive off. So, while the myths abound on cryptocurrencies, in Forex […]

  • technical

Technical trading: Much ado about nothing or the secret is in the science?

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Is technical trading spoof or smarts? Essentially it involves trading based on market patterns. The technical trader analyzes historical charts to identify patterns and movements in the market to determine how the market will continue […]

  • events

How to Take Advantage of Important Economic Events Through Your TradingPplan

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Your trading plan should be the template on which you base your every trading decision. However, while most plans will effectively address everyday trading opportunities, is it dynamic enough to profit off unusual events that […]

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What the S&P 500 Can Tell Us About the Markets

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The S&P 500 is a mixed bag and has a cross sectional approach to the market, making it a great analyzer of overall market movements. In this article in Finance Magnates we consider what dictates […]

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How to Trade Like Warren Buffett

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, the Oracle of Omaha. There is only ever one Warren Buffett and while you may not ever be able to be Warren Buffett, that doesn’t mean you’re not able to trade […]

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The Secret Power of Marketing Automation

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

If you’re hoping that the secret power of marketing automation is transforming into Dr Strange, then you’re going to be sorrily disappointed. Its secret power might not be as cool, but it will perform wonders […]

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Britain’s Elections a Radar on Coming to Terms with Brexit

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Britain’s relationship with the EU, if nothing else, is turning out to be the most speculated break-up of the 21st century. While those on the isle seem to have come to terms with Brexit, those […]

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How to Use the Forex Fibonacci

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The apparent mystic qualities of the Fibonacci principle can be found in a wide range of natural phenomena and with its universal applicability, traders have eagerly applied the mathematical sequence to predicting movements in the […]

  • hedge

Basic Hedging Principles

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

A common technique used by traders to minimize the level of risk they take on in their trading is to hedge. In Counting Pips, we explain what it means to hedge and to hedge well.

  • usd

Trump Trading: Two Terrific and Timely Trades to Tell the Team

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

As volatility increases it helps to pay some attention to technical analysis, which can bring some order to the chaos. In investing.com we look at two specific pairs that appear to have reached the limit […]

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Live from iFX EXPO International 2017: The Move East

May 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Andrew Sacks-McLeod from Finance Feeds interviews Nicc Lewis, CMO at Leverate, at the iFX International Expo in Cyprus about operational pressures affecting retail brokers and the possible solution of skipping over all these pressures by […]

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5 Challenges Retail Brokers Are Dealing With and How to Solve Them

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

There is no denying that there are numerous challenges facing the financial trading industry at the moment. In this article published in the official iFX Expo magazine and Finance Magnates, Sami Mana explains that it […]

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What can discretionary traders learn from system traders?

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

What is the difference between discretionary trading and system trading? If system trading is about following a strategy, does that mean that discretionary trading is just a freestyle plunge into the markets? In Forex Crunch […]

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Press Release: Leverate set to shine at the 2017 IFX EXPO in Cyprus

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

This year Leverate will be holding an interactive booth that will be showcasing their latest brokerage solutions of Activ8 and Optim8, two premium solutions that can either be used stand alone or in combination with […]

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4 must have features for your forex brokerage’s CRM

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Whilst there are basic critical features that every CRM must have in order to get by. In this article published in LeapRate we list those CRM features that will take your brokerage to the next […]

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Do interest rates even matter anymore?

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The rise of populists politics is making life rather stressful for derivative traders, where its becoming almost impossible to predict the rapid movements of the market. In Investing.com we look into how the increased volatility has […]

  • banks

The importance of trust when choosing a broker

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The growing prevalence of specialized brokers which has made trading the markets open to everyone has brought down the elite enterprise of high street banks, as access to investments are become increasingly democratized. Yet, the […]

  • bitcoin

Risk free trading with cryptocurrencies – Can it be done?

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever heard of triangular arbitrage? It’s a type of trading that takes advantage of the market by buying and selling trades in the short time where markets are out of equilibrium, and are […]

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Trader’s perspective on trading in the aftermath of Brexit

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

10 months have passed since Britain’s referundum and its conclusive results to remove itself from the EU. In its aftermath the pound took a staggering hit and while it has regained around 5% from its […]

  • banks

Is Fintech a disruptor or an enabler for the big banks?

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

With Fintech start-ups sprouting up like daffodils all over the globe, are they set to be a disruptor or enabler for established banks? To their advantage start-ups are smaller and thereby a lot more nimble, […]

  • anniversary

Leverate marks two years of operation in China

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Leverate marked its two year presence in China with an evening ceremony at Naked Hub with approximately 50 people in attendance. Read the Press Release published in Finance Feeds and see our Shanghai office for […]

  • P&L

How to calculate the profit and loss of your trades

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

As complicated as it can all look, you actually don’t need an economics degree to be able to calculate the profit and loss of your trades. While many platforms will automatically do it for you, […]

  • leadtheft

Forex broker lead theft and tools to prevent it

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Leads are expensive and yet represent the life blood of the forex industry. In the growing threat of cyber hacking, online companies especially forex brokerages, need to invest a lot more of their time and […]

  • traders

What do traders really want?

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Positions closed on a margin or due to a slippage, roll-over costs, failing technical issues or deposits not being released – we address the many critical concerns of traders and how they can be addressed […]

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Dealing desk or no dealing desk

May 14th, 2017|0 Comments

That is not the question, it’s what you need to know. When you select a brokerage one of the main things to keep in mind is whether the broker operates with a dealing desk or […]

  • newsshock

The impact of news shocks on the market

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Big events on the scale of Hurricane Katrina and the attack of 9/11 have established a precedent of causing significant disruption to the financial markets. In Forex Crunch we take a look at the ripple effect of […]

  • trader

A Trader’s Perspective on the Changes in FX and CFD Regulation

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

So what do the traders think? As regulation authorities across the globe add to their stringencies on what brokers can offer, we ask those on the ground what they think of these policy developments in […]

  • affiliates

Managing your Forex IB and Affiliate Partners

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Affiliates and IB’s represent a critical element in the wider forex trading monolith. In this Leap Rate article we provide tips on how brokers can square up their contracts to ensure that they have the negotiation […]

  • automation

The Art and Science of Automation

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In this article pulished in Huffington Post, Kobi Gur, CEO of Leverate expands on the necessity of having an automated marketing funnel that synthesizes both technology and creativity in order for a company to maximize […]

  • multinational

Are we seeing the end of the multinational company?

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Since the multinational expansion of the East India Tea Company, economic theories and technology certainly makes a gloabl expansion far more achievable in our own times. However that’s not to say that it’s without its challenges. […]

  • launch-app

How to launch your mobile app successfully

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

With 2.8M apps on the Google Play store and 2.2M on the Apple App store, if you want to have an app for your brokerage, it won’t be your job to design it, but rather […]

  • techanalysis

Important Technical Levels For The Yen And Euro

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Think you might place a trade on the Euro or the Yen? In this technical analysis published on Investing.com we analyze how each of the currencies have been performing over the past week to provide […]

  • chinesetrends

Hottest trends in the Chinese Forex market in 2017-2018

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Some of the hottest trends to come out of China have included Kung-Fu masters and Yao Ming, but as China’s trading industry continues to develop we take a look at the hottest trends in the […]

  • turkey

What’s going on in Turkey?

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

With their national refurendum decided, all signs indicate that Turkey is gradually becoming a closed off autocracy and this is no less apparent in their changes to trading regulation. In Forex Crunch we review these […]

  • mobile

Critical elements of your brokerage’s mobile trading app

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Read our article in Leap Rate as we break down the critical elements of a mobile trading app, so that you can ensure that the mobile offering you have for your traders is of great […]

  • cyber

How secure is your data?

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The nature of many forex brokerages being an online business means that their operations are susceptible to cyber security breaches. In Finance Magnates we review the growing threat of cyber security and  how brokers have […]

  • China

From the Frontline: Vital steps to localizing in the Chinese market

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Executives from Leverate, the leading investment trading technology company, talk about their experience of entering and adapting into the Chinese market – the lessons learnt and the experiences gained. In Finance Feeds they share the […]

  • global-risk

Calm Prevails Over Europe, But Cloaked Uncertainty Remains

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The last few years saw enormous levels of liquidity injected into the financial system, to the point where we now see extremely high asset valuations. In investing.com we analyze the possible threats to be faced […]

  • brexit

Britain after Brexit

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Whoever thought all Britain had to do to leave the European Union was pack up its bags and head out, could probably outdo Sesame Street’s Big Bird as the eternal optimist. And the reason why […]

  • Europe

How political instability in Europe is affecting trading sentiment

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

As political instability ricochets across the European continent, in Finance Magnates we take a look at how investor behavior is responding, moving bonds out of individual European countries and re-orienting their focus should an EU […]

  • marijuana

Why have all those Yanks gone crazy over marijuana?

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

The fact that prior to legalization there was a significant marijuana market which existed despite the possibility of being prosecuted, is an indication to an investor how strong the interest is from existing clientele. In […]

  • video

How to harness the power of video for your content strategy

April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

If an image is worth a thousand words than a video is worth a thousand images. In the emergence of online digital content, researches have found that video content is critical for engaging clients with […]

  • podcasts

Podcasts to Press Play

April 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Podcasts are a far more entertaining and engaging way for traders to get their latest updates in the world of Forex. As posts vary widely in their ability to offer the latest in news, education, […]

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Buyer Beware: NZD/USD Upwards Pressure Is Limited

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

If you are considering to trade the NZD off the USD, trader beware, you may well be buying off the rebound. Read our article in investing.com as we explain how the current bullish drive is […]

  • fake-news

The impact of fake news on the markets

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The web and particularly social media has become the perfect arena for the proliferation of fake news. While much of it is easily spotted as fake, it’s the more convincing, but still entirely false news […]

  • logos

Press Release: Leverate’s SAAS tools refined for improved UX

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

FX brokerage technology provider, Leverate, makes important refinements to its SAAS tools for refined user experience and in order for brokers to tailor their instruments more comprehensively. For more details see the press release in […]

  • googlenews

Using Google News to build your thought leader image

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Developing an internal media marketing strategy through thought leadership is key to building your brokerage’s success. A great way to develop your thought leadership image is via Google’s news feed. In Leap Rate we discuss […]

  • mobile

How traders can get the most out of their mobile application?

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

While traders will quite happily order their next ride via uber or book their next holiday, while on their holiday, as of yet trading on a mobile application is still at a dismal low. In […]

  • forbes

New Fintech platforms herald the rise of mobile trading

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Simplicity and affordability – the 2 draw cards bringing Millennials to invest via their phones. Read in Forbes how Leverate has contributed to shaping this development in the financial trading industry.

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Do your clients believe you based on your landing page?

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Did you know that the landing page of your brokerage’s website holds a direct correlation between its perceived level of trust and your client conversion rate. You may have spent considerable time and resources designing […]

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‘Adjacents’ moving into retail trading

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Many businesses in the financial industry are looking into retail trading as a new revenue line. Retail trading lends itself as an ideal adjacent as it requires much of the same infrastructure and becomes an […]

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Securing Trader’s Funds: It’s Plain Good Business

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Whether you are an IB or an affiliate wishing to preserve your reputation or an independant trader wanting to secure your funds, we provide a list in Leap Rate of what you should be looking […]

  • analyses

The basics of technical analysis explained in under 5 minutes

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

We cut straight to the point on Forex Crunch as we explain technical analysis in under five minutes. If it takes longer, we bear no responsibility, you need to read faster.

  • banking

The unintended consequence of over-regulated banking

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Fintech firms have disrupted several subsectors of the financial industry, particularly in the area of online mobile payments. This has prompted regulators across the globe to incorporate resolutions that help protect consumers, whithout hindering the […]

  • CFD

What is a CFD?

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

What is a CFD? Potentially referring to everything from corn to gold and fx pairs. In Counting Pips we pin down exactly what a CFD actually means, and in the process provide some useful insights […]

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The USD/JPY Can Now Push Higher From A Convincing Base

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

While USD/JPY appears to be in a pattern of settling and trending downwards, a possible dramatic move in either direction has significant implications . In this article in Investing.com we look at the main drivers […]

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Should you use Snapchat for your business? And how?

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Snapchat is a valuable marketing tool that your brokerage cannot afford to ignore. In Finance Feeds we discuss how its unique value is in the casual atmosphere that makes it a savvy tool to reach […]

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How can social traders identify a good master to copy?

April 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

How do you decide on a social trading master to follow? Do you prefer a trading master that looks like a wild risk taking bad boy or a trader who looks like a nerdy health […]

  • fintech

5 Hottest Trends in FinTech

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Join us as we take a look at the top 5 hottest Fintech trends that are showing the greatest promise and appear destined to break with the status-quo. Read more in Forex Crunch.

  • blackswan

Managing Risk during Black Swan Type of Events

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

If the Black Swan event taught us anything, it was to manage risk. Not just by ticking the ” risk management box”, but by building risk management into the entirety of your trading strategy. With […]

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Your traders are on Linkedin, Why isn’t your brokerage?

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

There is every probability that your clients are already on LinkedIn, busy clicking away and forming connections. This article in Leap Rate addresses whether you are using your LinkedIn account to its full advantage, by […]

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The Australian dollar yo-yo effect

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Read our debut article in Investing.com where we analyze AUD/USD currency movements. Frequently touching on its resistance point of 0.77 AUD/USD in the past year, we see why that resistance point hasn’t been breached, but […]

  • apps

5 apps a successful broker must have

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

While there are countless apps that help to make your life easier, deciding which ones are the best can be time consuming. We’ve therefore done the leg work for you, on Finance Feeds we have […]

  • industry

The new era dawning on the financial trading Industry

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The times are a changin’ in the financial trading world and many are anticipating that the industry will experience wide scale consolidation. Small brokerages that don’t have the resources to compete will be swept away, […]

  • mobile

Why has mobile adoption failed in financial trading?

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Is trading just too complex for mobile? In Leap Rate Nicc Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer at Leverate, explains why mobile adoption rate is far less in financial trading than in other industries, what are the barriers that […]

  • social-media

How social media can help your trading

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Social media has many uses, but have you ever considered social media as a means to improve your forex trading? It might not have the power to predict the market (yet), but in Forex Crunch […]

  • journal

How to keep a trading journal

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Nothing teaches like hindsight, and for that reason entirely we encourage traders to keep a trading journal. A journal serves as a great way to monitor how your trading strategy is performing as well as […]

  • competition

Why you should leave positive comments on your competitor’s blog posts

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

There is no denying that forex trading is a competitive market. To address it, you first have to acknowledge it and then squeeze your presence in front of your competitor’s target audience. However, there are […]

  • automation

4 reasons to automate your brokerage conversion process

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Is your brokerage in the process of assessing the cost/benefit of incorporating automation tools into their conversion processes? If so, then this article in Finance Magnates is a must read as we analyze the often unrecognized […]

  • sales

Why you should compensate your sales people based on customer satisfaction and not just sales

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

As regulators have started to crack down on offering bonuses and enormous leverage rates, the model of compensating employees has been greatly impacted, particularly for those critical first time deposits or FTDs. In this article […]

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The ultimate song playlist for traders

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Sometimes all you need is a little music to put you in the mood, the right head space to get your trading groove on. For this reason we have compiled a play list on Counting […]

  • traders

Why small brokerages should appeal to the long tail of traders

March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

With an ever increasing array of competitors, the challenges faced by small brokerages can seem stacked against them. In this article in Finanace Feeds we consider how a solution may actually be found in the […]

  • bo-to-fx

Is it true that binary option brokers are moving into forex?

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments


Transitiong to Forex appeared like the last option left on the table for most Binary Option brokers, yet the road to Forex has not been paved with gold. Read more about the Binary Option brokers […]

  • smartinvestor

10 words that will make you sound like a smart investor

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Want to sound like a smart investor? We’ve prepared the ultimate lexicon cheat sheet on Forex Crunch. Just pepper a few conversations with these and it will undoubtedly earn you an impressive nod of approval […]

  • mobile

Does it Pay to Have a Mobile Platform?

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Does a Forex broker need to have a mobile platform? Well the answer is not as straight forward as you would expect. Mobile adoption for fx trading is well below the general norm, bringing into […]

  • leverage, risk, margin

What is the Difference Between Leverage, Margin and Risk in Currency Trading?

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

There is so much terminology that is thrown around in currency trading, that it’s often hard to make heads and tails of it all. In Forex Crunch we define and differentiate between leverage, margin and […]

  • podcasts

5 Best Podcasts About Trading FX

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

With trading no longer tied to desks because of the heaps of mobile apps available, forex traders can also get their education whilst they’re on the go. In Counting Pips we recommend our top 5 […]

  • KPIs

Marketing KPIs worth pursuing

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Establishing, tracking and measuring relevant KPIs helps to focus your marketing and sales efforts. In this article in Leap Rate we analyze what the focus of those KPI’s needs to be and how to measure […]

  • sales-agent

The anatomy of a successful FX sales agent

March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Forex sales agents are tasked with helping their clients to navigate the monetary jungle of the trading industry. In this article in Finance Feeds we take a look at the inherent qualities of a successful […]

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How new FCA regulations are going to affect retail brokers

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Following in the footsteps of CySEC, Britain’s FCA published its policy proposals that if implemented in its current state has the potential to entirely change the face of the fx trading industry as we know […]

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3 myths about owning a Forex brokerage busted

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Always a trader and never a broker? Read our article in Leap Rate because it might surprise you to know that you too can be the proud and successful owner of your own forex brokerage.

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4 things that you won’t hear in a trading course

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

There is heaps of information on the web about trading, but in Forex Crunch we provide you with 4 sneaky techniques that you will never find in any trading course!

  • worst-invest-1000x500

The 5 worst investments in history

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Although you may wish your trades were performing better, check out these stories of trading nightmares in Counting Pips. These investments were so bad they made it on to our list of “worst investments in […]

  • brokerage1000x500

The things I wish I had known about opening an FX brokerage before I did

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

In the last decade forex brokerages have opened up left and right across the globe. While many grow to enjoy great success, many more close their doors shortly afterwards. In this article in Finance Feeds, […]

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A day in the life of a successful sales person

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

What does the successful sales person do, that the unsuccessful ones don’t? Our article in LeapRate reveals the mentality of motivated forex sales agents.

  • regulation

The most trusted jurisdictions for FX regulations

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

In this article in Finance Magnates we take a look at the jurisdictions which have the most trusted FX regulation.

  • social trading

5 unexpected uses for social trading platforms

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

From more easily tracking your activities, getting skilled trading suggestions to bench marking yourself against the market, in Forex Crunch we consider a few of the lesser known benefits of using social trading platforms

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Best YouTube videos to get regular trading tips

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

On Counting Pips we’ve developed a list of the best YouTube videos, so that you can start developing your trading skills or be on the receiving end of advanced trading insights! Ready, set, GO!

  • competition

7 things you don’t want to miss that your competitors are already doing

February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

To stay afloat brokerages must have an operational framework that is lean and agile. In this article in Finance Feeds, we present you with the  industry practices that are used by top performing brokerages.

  • lose-1000x500

Why do traders lose money?

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

There are really only two rules when it comes to trading. Rule #1: Never lose money. Rule #2: Never forget rule number #1. Simple as it is, we uncover why it is so rarely followed […]

  • broker-1000x500

Psychology of successful brokers

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

It may come as surprising that being a successful broker is not so much about smarts and experience, but rather about character. With psychological studies coming out all the time about the traits of entrepeneurs, […]

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How CySEC’s restrictions have affected retail brokers

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Time has passed since CySEC, the accommodating regulator, astonished the trading industry when it put out a circular last November detailing a hardened stance on leverage and bonuses. In our article in Finance Magnates we […]

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The 1 secret to a successful re-marketing campaign

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A successful B2B remarketing campaign has 5 components, that in truth, can really be boiled down to just 1 secret. Read our article in Leap Rate to discover what that secret is.

  • yuan-1000x500

What do you do with a Renminbi bounty? How China has responded to volatility of the Yuan

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

As an emerging player in the international trading game, we take a look at the issues affecting the Chinese financial markets and how a brokerage could potentially make the most of the ripe opportunities that […]

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Are financial markets moving into an era of de-globalization?

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

At the dawn of globalisation the world was a different place, with money starting to flow from everywhere, economic needs were consistantly trumping priorities, driving business interests and creating a compelling push towards deregulation and […]

  • newbies-1000x500

Best forex trading hacks for newbies

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Trying to understand the forex market can often feel like trying to fathom the end of the universe, it’s a mammoth enity with inherent complexity. Therefore to make it much easier for you, we’ve compiled […]

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Discipline habits when trading from home

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Finding the time and the space to trade at home is not always so easy with heaps of distractions and competing demands. This article in Counting Pips offers some tips on how you can develop […]

  • analytics-1000x500

How to use Google Analytics to design a better customer experience

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Financial  trading is a particularly competitive and crowded industry where brokerages must prioritize customer experience to stay ahead of the game. Read our article in Leap Rate to learn how Google Analytics can optimize your […]

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5 ways to become a thought leader in the forex industry

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The ability to demonstrate yourself as a thought leader, puts you ahead of your game and a step in front of your brokerage’s competition. Read our article in Finance Feeds on how to put the […]

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If you do one thing in 2017 (for your trading), let it be this…

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Great! Your New Years’ trading resolution was to make more money. Of course that’s always much more easily said than done. In Forex Crunch we discuss the mentality that you need, to achieve your trading […]

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Best forex bloggers to keep an eye on in 2017

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

As the digital era has been witness to the phenomenon that is blogging, the world of forex is no exception. Many writers willingly share their wisdom on how to successfully trade a pip or few. […]

  • social-media-1000x500

How Social Media Affects the Markets

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever considered if the widespread use of social media is impacting investment markets? Read this article in Finance Magnates, as we demonstrate the extent to which it does.

  • ebooks1000x500

4 top tips to writing ebooks that convert

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

With bonuses no long an available bait to bring in clients, we discuss the value of educational materials, particularly E-books, as an effective and empowering tool for converting prospects. Read these tips to make sure your […]

  • sales-1000x500

The experts on how to make 2017 your best-selling year yet

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Wisdom abounds, your job is merely to search for it. In this article in Finance Feeds, we take snippets of guidance from marketing coaches to media moguls, to help make 2017 your best selling year […]

  • charts-1000x500

Choose your trading chart wisely

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Trading charts often look complex, but once you know what you are looking at, then it makes the task of following the market much easier. Comprised of two main elements, being chart type and periodicity, […]

  • fx-sales-1000x500

Most persuasive techniques for closing a sale

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Regulatory entities all over the world have been coming down hard on forex and binary option call centers to put a stop on aggressive sales techniques. We suggest these five techniques that are not only […]

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How to increase your visitor’s page views

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

With users’ attention being pulled in ten different directions and their attention span, being less than that of a goldfish (honestly, its 9 seconds as opposed to 8),  fighting for page views is no easy […]

  • leverage-1000x500

How to make leverage work in your favor?

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Leverage has the potential to turbocharge your profits, but by the same token it also has the means to turbocharge your losses. Ofcourse, the aim is to pick the right direction that the market is […]

  • marketing1000x500

B2B marketing techniques that are scaring off your customers

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Without a strategized approach, marketing teams are taking all the digital marketing resources available to them, just tying a bow on and throwing them out there, without giving much thought as to whether their approach […]

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Most fertile grounds to break into the APAC region

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The Asia Pacific region holds a number of attractive locations that make it appealing to brokers who are considering a geo-expansion, but with entirely different structural and policy settings in place, the region has significant […]

  • seo-sem-1000x500

Balancing SEO with SEM

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Whilst SEO and SEM are both aimed at the same target of bringing potential clients to your web page, the reality is they work very differently, complimentarily, but differently. Read our article in Finance Feeds […]

  • evaluatebroker1000x500

How to evaluate an FX broker?

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

With lots of brokers out there all with flashy websites, it’s hard to read between the marketing jargon to identify what makes a quality brokerage stand out. On Counting Pips we provide you with some […]

  • strategy1000x500

Elements of a winning trading strategy

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Trading is all about the strategy. A good strategy is the key that opens the door to the limitless riches in trading. Our article in Forex Crunch takes a look at the elements of a […]

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How to use reviews and testimonials to enhance your website’s SEO

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

As Google algorithms are becoming increasingly sophisticated they’re not just analyzing what you have to say about yourself, but what others have to say about your brokerage as well. Read our article in Leap Rate […]

  • naughtyandnice1000x500

Have you been naughty or nice as a forex broker?

January 15th, 2017|0 Comments

This past holiday season we decided to take a look at which brokerages have been naughty or nice. Read our article at GBO to see if your brokerage found a nice prim gift from Santa sitting under […]

  • google1000x500

7 tips to get your forex brokerage to rang higher

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Driving traffic to your brokerage’s website organically is one of the most critical factors towards developing the growth of your brokerage.  However, ranking amongst the first few places and keeping a hold of that “hot […]

  • sleepwalk1000x500

Are you a sleep walking trader?

January 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Forex has moved from a coterie of banks trading currencies to a 24/5 monolith that comes straight into our homes. Penetrating into the inner recesses of our lives through the magic of technology, almost coming […]

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Breaking: TRADOLOGIC to Partner with Leverate

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Leverate and Tradologic, two industry leaders in technology solutions for the financial investment industry, have welcomed the New Year by announcing their partnership. See the Press Release in Finance Feeds.


  • risk-1000x500

How to reduce risk when trading

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Too many times there have there been traders who have performed really well, to the extent of holding 90% profitable positions, only to see it all become undone because they have not had a resolute […]

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Designing landing pages that will land you clients Part 2

January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Continued on from the last Sunday’s article, we present more factors that should be incorporated to enhance the performance of your brokerage’s landing pages. Read more in Finance Feeds.


  • sales-1000x500

Will the regulator ban on bonuses affect your sales?

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Cysec’s decision to rule out bonuses could have the beneficial effect of leveling the trading playing field, whilst forcing brokerages to take the long, hard and honest road to attract new clients. The short term […]

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8 questions you should ask your broker before you sign up with them

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

The financial trading industry is a buyer’s market. There are plenty of brokerages out there from which traders can choose from, all with varying conditions, fee schedules and offerings. It certainly pays to compare a […]

  • uselections1000x500

Who made money on the US election and who lost?

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Donald Trump may have won the Presidency on election day and Hilary Clinton may have lost, but the aftermath of the elections saw many other winners and losers, who either took advantage or were knocked […]

  • videos-1000x500

5 ways to make sure your videos get watched

January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Video is an incredible tool to show your audience who you are, what your product does, explain difficult-to-grasp concepts, and ultimately build that much needed trust with your traders. Read our article on Finance Magnates […]

  • destressed

De-stress your trading

January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Trading at its best should not be stressful, and for that matter should not be undertaken when stressed. Read our article in Forex Crunch as we take a look at some of the best trading […]

  • landingpage1000x500

Designing landing pages that will land you clients Part I

January 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Your landing pages is the revenue lifeline of your financial brokerage. There is a lot of information out there on landing page design, much of it conflicting. To help you navigate through it all, read […]

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How to use e-mail marketing to nurture your PPC-generated leads

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you ever considered email marketing as a means of nurturing those PPC generated client leads? Email might be one of the oldest methods of online marketing, but it is also one of the most […]

  • bo-forex

Can Binary Options traders be successful Forex traders and the other way around?

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The tide is turning for Binary Options, those who prefer to trade the instrument may be forced to consider other forms of trading as BO brokerages close shop and will no longer be able to […]

  • spreads1

Should you take your Forex spread fixed or variable?

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments


Fixed or floating, how do you prefer to take your  forex spread? The answer in short is, it depends. The long answer is it really does depend on the volatility of the market and the […]

  • brain

The chemical effects of trading

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments


Both winning and losing can produce a chemical effect in your brain, that makes it hard to control your stamina and sense of calm. Read our article in LeapRate to learn how this happens and […]

  • 1000x500

Avoid a binary options’ kiss of death

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

If you are a financial trading broker and you are not yet changing your tactics and adapting to the recent changes in regulatory measures, I am sorry to tell you that you have sentenced your […]

  • unbanked

Forex trading for the unbanked

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

There are approximately 2.5 million people who do not have a formal account at a financial institution, this may leave many a forex trader wannabe out of forex brokerage’s reach.

Read our article in Forex Crunch […]

  • bo-to-fx

Four Ways to Shift Your Marketing Strategy from Binary to Forex

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

With the days of many binary options brokerages counted thanks to the increasing pressure from regulators and the bad press the industry has received in recent months, brokers are looking at ways in which to […]

  • trading

How to become a professional and profitable trader while working a full time job?

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The idea of trading whilst working in a full time job can be very appealing as a highly lucrative way to top-up your income. Yet putting this ideal into practice can be a significant challenge.

Read […]

  • click

Clicking your way to conversion

December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Increasing the click-through-rate from search results, banners, social media posts and other digital marketing pieces is what will ultimately generate you more conversions.

Read our article in FinanceFeeds and learn how to provide an environment […]

  • retention

How to improve customer retention

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

A lot of new Forex brokerages put their focus on sales conversions because of the quick profit potential there is in new customers, however, the long term success of a brokerage lies in its ability […]

  • robot

Advances and Concerns in Algo-Trading

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Some say trading robots are the panacea of trading, while others regard them with rather a suspicious approach.

In our article for Counting Pips, we consider their actual pros and cons, analyze what they offer […]

  • mobile

How to Create Engaging Content for Mobile Users

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

With the growing trend to consume digital content on mobile devices rather than a computer, knowing how to capture your reader’s attention on mobile is becoming increasingly important.

Check out our article in Finance Magnates for […]

  • star

Trading on Your Lucky Stars

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Forex psychology plays a huge role in the achievement of trading success and often times, feeling overconfident following a lucky streak can be a recipe for disaster.

Read our post in Forex Crunch and learn […]

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How to Use Facebook Marketing Effectively for the Trading Industry

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

As with any marketing endeavor, a Facebook marketing campaign requires your brokerage to plan carefully in advance so as to ensure that you have a structured approach. Read our article in Finance Feeds for some […]

  • mobile

Mobile Marketing is the New Heavyweight

December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Content plays a crucial role in today’s marketing strategies across every industry as one of the most effective ways in which to engage with your audience, build loyalty and lengthen life time value. A critical […]

  • hung

Is CySEC once again punishing the wrong people?

December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

After hearing the news regarding CySec’s new guidelines, many brokerages are scrambling trying to figure out how to stay afloat and adapt to a business model that can no longer rely on bonuses as a […]

  • socialmedia

What are the right social media channels for forex brokerages, and why

December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

With a lexicon of its own, the world of social media can be difficult to navigate if you want to promote your forex brokerage. Far more than selecting an ultimatum between alternatives, your options can […]

  • education

What to look for in trading education

December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Learning to trade can be an expensive endeavor, but acquiring the right education is most certainly a good driver of returns. A lot of investment firms and platform providers offer free trading guides which are […]

  • brexit

Will London remain the fintech capital of Europe after Brexit?

December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

For years, financial technology is the fastest growing area within the financial industry and the UK has been at the forefront of the fintech revolution. Nonetheless, with the EU referendum in June resulting in a […]

  • fb

Are you wasting your marketing dollars on Facebook?

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Facebook is an incredible tool. It gives you the opportunity to reach an enormous audience, speak to your potential customers and it provides you the tools to measure the effectiveness of your marketing efforts. Despite […]

  • landingpages

5 tips for designing landing pages that convert

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations, you’ve opened a Forex brokerage! But before you pop open the champagne, let’s give a thought to what your landing page, the front door to your service, will look like and how you can design […]

  • fintech

Wealth Management and Banking in the Digital Age – Are you taking Advantage of the Tools Available?

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

From online shopping to booking holidays, the digital age has changed the way we live our lives. In the banking and wealth management sectors, the revolution is also making a big impact, and in financial […]

  • budgetdrain

4 ways in which to avoid wasting your marketing dollars

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

When a client lands on your website, you need to highlight something that will really hold value in the eyes of the consumer, so that your brokerage doesn’t become confused with the competition or you get your advertising […]

  • women

Women in the World of Trading: Where are They?

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Women in today’s world are active in boardrooms around the world, making multi-billion dollar decisions on a daily basis, however, the world of trading is yet to show a willingness to move in the same direction, […]

  • affiliate

The 4 Biggest Misconceptions Binary Forex Brokers Have about Affiliate Marketing

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s undoubtedly true that a number of misconceptions exist amongst forex brokers when discussing affiliate marketing. With even the most conservative estimates putting the amount of brokerage traffic generated by affiliates at around 70%, these […]

  • fintech

How FinTech is changing banking and how we use our money

November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Remember the good old days of going into the bank to make a transaction? Waiting in line with a deposit slip. Receiving a stamp on your deposit book. The pens attached to the desk by chains? […]

  • facebook

Don’t Waste your Money Boosting Facebook Posts

November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Using Facebook to generate leads is one aspect of Facebook that fascinates marketers  across many industries and that can prove incredibly fruitful for FX brokerages. In order to make sure you are not throwing your […]

  • profit

How treating FX trading as a business can skyrocket your profits

November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Trading Forex is an investment of time, energy and money. It is about strategizing, analyzing, growing and trading. Recognizing this reality is actually a necessary step in improving your profits.

Read our article in Forex Crunch […]

  • reviews

How to deal with bad online reviews

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments


If you own a business in today’s digitally-lead world, chances are, whether you like it or not, that you will at some point end up with a bad review or negative comment online. Getting a […]

  • learn

Learning and Losing

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

It is often said that you learn from your mistakes, but do you have to lose money to learn?

As children we all had to learn things that can only be learnt through trial and error. […]

  • cv

Top 6 things to look for when reading a CV

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Hiring the best talent is one of the most important factors when determining the success of your brokerage, but doing so isn’t always easy. People write in their CVs what they know the company wants […]

  • super

8 Secrets Top Brokers don’t Want their Competition to Know

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

As much as the market has become overcrowded and competition has become fierce, some companies have managed to stand out from the rest and become what most would refer as “great”.

Check out our article in […]

  • fear

Does fear paralyze you?

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s been well documented that the irrational behavior based on fear that investors may undertake can move the market further than where it should go fundamentally.

Read our article in Counting Pips to find out how fear […]

  • globalization

Does the Success of Brexit and Trump Mean the End of Globalization?

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments


Despite free trade and immigration having for years been the hallmark of world growth, the International Monetary Fund has reported a slowdown in economic growth and world trade in the last half a decade. With events such […]

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Putting a face to your brokerage

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Sales are challenging, and for Forex brokerages, who are trying to sell an intangible product, the challenge is even greater. Because of the great deal of skepticism from the part of clients in regards to […]

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The Battlegrounds of Binary Options – Part 3

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

In recent months, regulators in the European Union have had binary options brokerages firmly in their cross-hairs. Following on from the CySEC April circular which sent shock waves through the binary options industry, ESMA has […]

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The Battlegrounds of Binary Options – Part 2

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

In recent months, regulators in the European Union have had binary options brokerages firmly in their cross-hairs. Following on from the CySEC April circular which sent shock waves through the binary options industry, ESMA has […]

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The Battlegrounds of Binary Options – Part 1

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

In recent months, regulators in the European Union have had binary options brokerages firmly in their cross-hairs. Following on from the CySEC April circular which sent shock waves through the binary options industry, ESMA has […]

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How to put a face to your online business

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Operating a brokerage online has proven to be more efficient and cost effective than a traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage, however, a significant drawback is that it is hard to imbue the human touch into your trading services, […]

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Communication Tips for Brokers to Increase Conversion

November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

In an online-driven world in which purchases are no longer based on face-to-face interactions with products (touch, smell, feel, test), good communication from the part of the company is crucial. How a business explains the […]

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Trading other people’s money

November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Increasing wealth amongst the different social strata has enabled money management to become increasingly more common and sophisticated. For the Forex industry, this comes in the shape of IBs and social trading.
Read our post in […]

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How to make the most of your trading mobile app

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

With most of the forex industry now offering trading apps, the trick for customers is to familiarize themselves with the technology available so as to ensure that they are able to utilize the app to […]

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Best 3 strategies for building your own lists

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Buying leads from affiliates and media companies has been the lifeblood of the Forex business for years, but as the cost of acquisition rises and the quality of the leads falls, it would be a savvy […]

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Why your website sucks

November 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Your brokerage’s website has tremendous power. It is the first impression your traders will have of your company and if it sucks, well, your business will suffer.

Read our article in LeapRate and learn some tips […]

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8 Reasons to Focus on Content Marketing and Improve your Google Ranking

November 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

In today’s digital era, being found on online when a user types in a keyword in a search engine, can determine the success or failure of your company. Read our article in Finance Magnates and […]

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Is Trading an Art or a Science?

November 1st, 2016|0 Comments


Trading is a little bit of art and a little bit of science and to develop a successful strategy, your trading style should have a little bit of both. But how should you balance trading […]

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Balancing Trading and Losing

October 31st, 2016|0 Comments

For traders of any type, one of the most important skills is to adapt to a losing investment, ensuring that it doesn’t affect any future trades. This is of course a lot easier said than […]

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Philosophy on Success – Executives’ opinion

October 31st, 2016|0 Comments

The ability to succeed is the result of a combination of skills and mindset, taken through a journey that will often evolve along the way. It is through these skills and mindset, that the executives […]

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The 8 Meanings of 8

October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Golden arches, a bitten apple, a letter f inside a blue square… we see them and we know what they mean. Choosing a logo is one of a company’s most important and crucial decisions. Logos […]

  • loyalty

8 ways to turn your audience into a loyal herd

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

With heightened competition, Forex traders often jump from one company to another as soon as they are offered a higher bonus. Building loyalty among traders is a challenge for brokerages, but it is crucial to […]

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How often should you trade?

October 26th, 2016|0 Comments

There are many different beliefs about how often to trade. The frequency at which you trade is entirely dependent on what works for you and your trading plan, style, strategy and objectives.

Read our article in […]

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It’s not a sales process anymore. It’s a purchasing process

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

With the advent of the internet, customers no longer depend on a company to obtain the necessary information for them to make an educated decision. Today, customers are able to research everything there is to know about […]

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8 Things your Kids can Teach you about Trading Forex

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Although I spend my days teaching my kids to act correctly in social situations, to not point at people or to not call me a liar when I shed years off my age, I have […]

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We are quoted in Forbes…How FinTech Automation is Changing The Face of Business & Finance

October 19th, 2016|0 Comments


Automation is changing the way in which business is conducted all around the world, making processes more efficient across every industry. In an interesting article published by Forbes, Leverate CEO Kobi Gur and Leverate CMO […]

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The ins and outs of Customer Feedback

October 13th, 2016|0 Comments

In business, customer feedback is your bread and butter. It is the way in which you know whether you are doing things right or you need to adjust to improve your business, products or customer […]

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How do millennials invest?

October 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Millennials, the latest financially active generation and a great opportunity for the trading industry. But to take full advantage of the millennials’ disposable income, we must serve them in their own terms.

Read our article in […]

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Most famous FX investors of all time

October 10th, 2016|0 Comments


In an article for Counting Pips, we gather the bunch who has made it big trading currencies. If you want to achieve success at trading Forex, then there’s a thing or two to be learnt from […]

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Rocking your Next Trade Show Using Content

October 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Trade show season is upon us and if you are an industry maven, connoisseur and expert, you are now getting ready to show off what you’ve been working on for months. The great products that […]

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Leading ladies in FX

October 9th, 2016|0 Comments

In its relative infancy compared to the hierarchical, wood-paneled institutions of traditional banking, FX represents all that is urbane and fast moving, hence the lack of a metaphorical ‘glass ceiling’. With this dynamism comes the […]

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4 ways to enhance the success of your e-mail marketing campaigns

September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

E-mail marketing is a powerful tool. It allows you to contact hundreds – if not thousands- of members of your audience, it is immediate, cost-effective and it allows you to transmit content using a multitude […]

  • mobile

Should you trade on mobile?

September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Mobile technology is taking over every facet of our lives, enabling remote activities in almost every sphere and activity, including financial trading. Before you jump in though, read our article in Counting Pips to find […]

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Why E-mail marketing should be at the top of your brokerage’s marketing campaign

September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

E-mail marketing plays a huge role in businesses’ digital marketing campaigns and can lower your brokerage’s acquisition cost significantly.

Read our article in FinanceFeeds and find out why so many companies are relying on e-mail marketing […]

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FX lessons we can learn from celebs

September 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Celebrities… we love them, we hate them and we love to hate them, but no matter what, we can’t keep our eyes off of them. Thanks to magazines and tv shows, we don’t miss any […]

  • mobilemarketing

Top 7 Mobile Marketing Strategies for Online Brokers

September 27th, 2016|0 Comments

As the number of new Forex brokerages multiplies and the industry becomes crowded, brokers ask themselves how they can differentiate their offerings from those of their competitors. One way in which to do so is to […]

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A televised discussion on regulation-compliant social trading

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

As social trading platforms evolve, regulators around the world strive to play catch-up in order to continue to protect traders’ interests in this dynamic form of trading.

Watch a video of the roundtable held by FinanceFeeds […]

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Celebrity Investors

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Behind their glamorous appearance on red carpets and magazine covers, some celebs hide a savvy investor’s mind looking to put their hard earned cash to work for them.  I got curious about what celebs invest in […]

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Reflections of Gaming

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Having worked for over a decade in the online gaming industry, an industry that is often used as benchmark for the financial trading sector, Leverate’s CMO, Nicc Lewis, takes a stab at predicting, in an […]

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Ideas to increase customer engagement

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

With a great wave of new technology now available to the Forex industry, brokerages are looking for ways and ideas to increase their customer’s engagement. From using social media and e-mail communication, to mobile marketing, […]

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Don’t be scammed – things to be aware of when selecting an FX broker

September 20th, 2016|0 Comments


Trading Forex can be an incredibly profitable endeavor, however, it can also be a risky one, not only because of the risks inherent to trading, but because as in any endeavor in which money is […]

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IB: Are you ready to start your own brokerage?

September 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The Forex market moves volumes in excess of $5 trillion, more than any other market in the world, making it an incredibly attractive business endeavor. The tremendous growth of the market in the last decade […]

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The 3 secrets to boosting your brokerage’s performance

September 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The forex industry is a little bit of a cookie-cutter industry. With the proliferation of white label FX solutions, it is easy for every single broker out there to offer the exact same thing to […]

  • regulation

Being Caught without Forex Regulation can be your Worst Nightmare

September 20th, 2016|0 Comments


Regulation has become a hot topic of discussion in the Forex industry. The unprecedented growth of the sector has prompted regulators around the world to tighten the reigns over financial trading firms in order to […]

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Content Marketing: 10 Common Mistakes

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

With content marketing becoming such a vital component in businesses’ marketing strategies, making sure that your brokerage designs, develops and implements a successful content marketing campaign is of utmost importance.

Read our article in Finance Magnates to learn […]

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The flaws in social trading…and how to overcome them

September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Social trading is the guy you take home to meet your parents. Good on paper, but ultimately, a risky endeavor. Social trading offers a multitude of benefits, including a shorter learning curve for new traders […]

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How to Get to Know Your Traders Better

September 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The bread and butter of a Forex brokerage is outbound call conversion and retention and the better you connect with your customers, the more effective you will be at it.  Knowing and understanding your customer, […]

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How to create your own trading strategy

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Whether it’s a friend who drags you over to show you his trading moves or a video you clicked on whilst procrastinating at work, traders often first get into trading after seeing a strategy in […]

  • risk

How to manage your risk

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

While you may think of risk management as your grandparents’ bland, unexciting, punching in at the same job for thirty years kind of life, for a Forex trader, risk management is not just for the risk averse. […]

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How to motivate your sales team

September 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Forex sales agents face tremendous amounts of pressure to meet sales quotas and conversion numbers, not to mention keeping abreast with market changes and evolving international standards and requirements. A good sales manager is a […]

  • comments

Get the Conversation Started: How to Handle Comments on your Posts

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Content marketing has become a key component in marketing strategies across companies in every industry. If your brokerage has presence on social media, if you are writing articles in industry publications and you have a […]

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What Should You Expect to Get for Free from Your Broker?

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

With the rapid growth of the Forex industry and the increased pressures of competition, it has become almost standard practice for brokers to offer their customers free items in return for their business. Certain items are now […]

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The reason traders will stay at your Forex brokerage

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

For most Forex brokers, the biggest cost is client acquisition. In fact, acquiring a new client can cost as much as five times the cost of retaining an existing one, so once you have a client’s […]

  • personality

Trade the Market or the News – Which are You?

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Whether you are slightly impatient and need action in your life, or you can find joy in watching water boil, your style of trading and your strategy should match your personality in order to make […]

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How to keep traders happy – without bonuses. Part 2

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Even though it costs five times as much to acquire a new client than  it does to retain an existing one, companies often treat customers like a lover that they’re just stringing along, ignoring them until […]

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How to keep traders happy – without bonuses. Part 1

September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Even though it costs five times as much to acquire a new client than  it does to retain an existing one, companies often treat customers like a lover that they’re just stringing along, ignoring them until […]

  • traderstyles

What is your trading style?

August 31st, 2016|0 Comments

With so many different assets and formats available to Forex traders, each individual will find a particular style which appeals to them.

Read our article in Forex Crunch and see where you fit?

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Are Binary Options brokers running out of options?

August 31st, 2016|0 Comments

The terrible reputation that has been cast upon the binary options industry is by now a well known one. It only takes a quick Google search of the term to come up with warning after […]

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When falling in love with Forex, read the small print

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Both when falling in love with trading and falling in love with someone, the excitement of it all often tends to cloud our judgement. Although there is no small print when dating someone, there is […]

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How Technology Can Advance your FX Brokerage Part 2

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

As technology evolves and connectivity deepens, the Forex industry has been able to bring trading to the masses, requiring brokerages to implement tools to increase user engagement and profitability. Divided over a two- part series, we […]

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How Technology Can Advance your FX Brokerage Part 1

August 29th, 2016|0 Comments

As technology evolves and connectivity deepens, the Forex industry has been able to bring trading to the masses, requiring brokerages to implement tools to increase user engagement and profitability. Divided over a two- part series, in […]

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Retail Forex Brokers: Where to expand?

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

With the FX market becoming more and more crowded, Forex brokerages are looking at geo-expansion as a way to increase their opportunities for growth.

Read our article in LeapRate for a glance at the areas brokers […]

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Without Digital Advertising, What is Left for Brokerages in France?

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

French companies are no strangers to restrictive advertising laws and now, the turn has arrived for forex and binary options brokerages, who are being banned by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) from doing any digital […]

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How We Did It: Insights on Successfully Entering the Chinese Market

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Entering the Asian market is a lot more challenging than translating your marketing materials into Chinese. Cultural gaps, technological difficulties and a vast difference between the ways in which East and West conduct business have proven to […]

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Changes in BO regulation intended to clean up the market for traders

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

After reviewing the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission’s latest circular on the new guidelines and regulations covering binary options, we can say with certainty that the days of the “boiler” room binary options brokerage are coming […]

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Traders and Cocktails

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

In a far-fetched theory conceived upon reaching the bottom of a drink, I’ve determined that at the heart of every trader, there is a cocktail that matches his or her personality. Nuts? well, let’s see […]

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I, Broker

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence is hardly a new concept. Asimov wrote about it in 1950 in his book I, Robot and various books and movies have spun the subject since. Although AI and the effects on human life aren’t a […]

  • focus

Priorities of a highly-focused manager

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Great managers must focus on certain priorities in order to help move your brokerage forward. It is important for the brokerage to understand what the role of the manager is as to allow complete focus […]

  • parttime

How can you Become a Part-Time Trader?

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Some of you wanting to become Forex investors may be put off by the fact that the Forex market is open 24 hours a day, thinking “how in the world could I keep up with […]

  • challenger

Is there finally a rival for MT4?

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Although the MT4 platform is as popular as ever, MT5 may be gaining traction, becoming the first real MT4 challenger.

Read more in our article in Finance Magnates

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Should you Trade Forex for a Living?

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

If you are one of those individuals who find themselves thinking about trading whilst doing your day job and wishing you could trade for a living, I’ve got news for you: you can! but with […]

  • foxes

Foxes Abandon Golden State for Portugal

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

What does soccer, the NBA and fintech have in common? This sounds like the beginning of a joke, and while the answer isn’t necessarily funny, the common factors have served as platform for an entertaining article […]

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How do you take your disaster: Natural or Financial?

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

From financial disasters in the West to natural ones in the East, what does a geopolitical event and a typhoon have in common?

Read more in our article in FinanceFeeds

  • mobile

Mobile Marketing for Retail Forex Brokerages

August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

With unprecedented advances available in mobile technology, the Forex industry would be well advised to turn its attention to developing technology conducive to performing trades on mobile devices.

Read our article in LeapRate about what FX […]

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Is 24/7 FX trading ruining your vacation? – Part 2

August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

We know your love of Forex knows no bounds, and when you cross the border to get some well deserved R&R, finding a balance between enjoying your holiday and keeping tabs on your investments isn’t […]

  • vacation

Is 24/7 FX trading ruining your vacation? – Part 1

August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

We know your love of Forex knows no bounds, and when you cross the border to get some well deserved R&R, finding a balance between enjoying your holiday and keeping tabs on your investments isn’t […]

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How to Get Instant EU Regulation

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Regulation has become a hot topic of discussion in the Forex industry. The unprecedented growth of the sector has prompted regulators around the world to tighten the reigns over financial trading firms in order to […]

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What Is the Future of the Financial Trading Market?

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Regulatory changes in jurisdiction around the world are significantly changing the financial trading industry’s entire landscape and pressing brokers to adapt their business structures. As the market continues to evolve, the role of tech providers becomes […]

  • secrets

The 3 secrets to boosting your brokerage’s performance

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The forex industry is a little bit of a cookie-cutter industry. With the proliferation of white label FX solutions, it is easy for every single broker out there to offer the exact same thing to […]

  • regulation

The High Price Brokers Pay for Regulation

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

In a thoroughly covered article published in Forex Crunch, we give you a complete rundown of how the Forex and Binary Options markets throughout the European Union are changing as they face stricter and wider supervision […]

  • time

Time Management Tips for Productive Sales People

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Time is a precious commodity. One that we can’t make more of. As sales reps, the saying “time is money” could not be any truer. Read our article in LeapRate and learn some of the […]

  • exit

How & When to Exit a Trade

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

While exiting a trade is based simply on the very basic principle of selling your asset, the technique behind it is not quite as simple and doing it right can make the difference between making […]

  • size

Size Matters: Finding the Right Trade Size for you

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Risk is subjective and the amount of money one person deems acceptable to put at risk on a certain trade, may be very different from the amount of money another person deems acceptable to put […]

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CySEC’s Proposed Changes to FX and Binary Options Sales Departments

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The time for the sales and marketing side of Investment Firms to face challenges presented by regulation seems to have come. Leverate’s Compliance and AML Officer in Cyprus, Constantina Economidou comments on the proposed changes included in […]

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Who are the best sales managers?

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

We have seen it time and time again, when a successful sales person is promoted to sales manager, only to fail at it miserably. Why is that? well, the skills required to be a top […]

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Who’s Really the King, Sales or Marketing?

July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Who brings in the dough? is it sales or is it marketing?  Check out our article in Finance Magnates and learn how these two rival siblings can learn to work well together in the interest of […]

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4 Things Your FX Broker Doesn’t Want You to Know

July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

We all keep our little secrets, but because of regulations, Forex brokers can’t really keep secrets from you, the trader. Regulated Fx brokers are bound by high standards of practice which prevent them from doing […]

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Who would you copy?

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Social trading‬ is one of the fastest growing tools in the ‎Forex‬ industry, lowering barriers of entry and reducing the learning curve of new traders and increasing conversion, engagement and loyalty. If you were able […]

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Choosing the EA That’s Right for you – 4 Factors to Consider

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the biggest changes to the trading world has been caused by the advent of automatic trading systems. If you are you looking to take advantage of this system, here are 4 factors to consider:

Check them […]

  • mobile

How Mobile is the Forex Market?

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

The use of mobile technology is changing the way in which consumers go about their every day activities and the way in which businesses serve consumer needs. Forex trading often lags behind when it comes to the […]

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LPs, Market Makers and CySEC

July 24th, 2016|0 Comments

In an article published by Finance Magnates, Leverate’s compliance officer and regulation guru, Constantina Economidou, goes over the new requirements outlined in CySEC’s most recently issued consultation paper and analyzes how this new wave of regulation will […]

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Social trading compliance in the EU

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

What are some of the social trading platform features we can expect to see in the near future from regulation compliant social trading providers? Yael Warman, Content Manager at Leverate, takes a look in a […]

  • education

Knowledge is Power: Which are the Top 3 Free Online FX Trading Schools?

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Along with a plethora of online trading platforms, new traders can also access a number of online trading schools.

Read our article in CountingPips with our review of three of the most popular free online trading schools, giving you the pros and cons of each.

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Cypriot Regulator is Far from Done

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

In its dedication to significantly improving the transparency of the financial industry and the protection of customers, and its voraciousness and over-reaching aspirations of becoming a reputable and respected financial regulatory entity in Europe, CySEC seems to […]

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Top 4 Tips for Making the Most of Your Demo Account

July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

With most online brokers offering demo accounts to new customers funded with large amounts of money, the temptation is to treat the demo account as a game in an attempt to make the most amount of […]

  • regulation

CySEC has binary options in its sights

July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

As Binary Options brokerages find themselves facing stronger and fiercer competition, higher acquisition costs and stricter regulation and enforcement, businesses are looking to evolve in order to stay afloat. Read our articles in FinanceFeeds and find […]

  • engagement

Social engagement and loyalty: Set course and engage

July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

In an industry that is being led by a rise in competition leading to higher marketing costs and the growing popularity of Multi Account Managers (MAMs), Nicc Lewis, CMO at Leverate, discusses how smart brokers are […]

  • predictions

What’s next? top industry CEOs weigh in on Brexit repercussions

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Kobi Gur, CEO of Leverate, and other top industry CEOs, share their predictions on how the Fx industry will change post Brexit, in an article published in Finance Magnates.
Read more

  • tools

Best Online FX Trading Tools

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

You are cordially invited to come on a journey of discovery. To discover the finest and the best online trading tools that can be found. Over the course of this article we will search the […]

  • demo

Taking the training wheels off your Forex demo account

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

For traders, having access to a demo account can have great benefits, but eventually, there is nothing like the real thing. Here’s a great guide to getting the most of your demo account so you […]

  • mobile

Mobile platform A/B testing – Art or wizardry?

July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

In an article published by FinanceFeeds, mobile trading platform development expert Alon Shmueli explains how critical cross-border testing is, from how to satisfy traders in markets where several operating systems are prominent, to ensuring the […]

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Social Trading Regulation: Benefits for Traders

July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Having shown tremendous growth in the past few years, social trading platforms are adapting to become regulation compliant and in the process, everybody wins. Read our article in Forex Crunch and see what traders can […]

  • automation

Marketing automation: How FX brokers can make sales teams more productive

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Broker automation is a very hot topic in the Forex world. It is about a lot more than cutting out on staffing costs however. Done right, automation is about making processes more productive. Read our […]

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Marketing Personalization – Does your Marketing Material Have a Split Personality?

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Putting a customer’s name at the top of an e-mail is not enough of an effort in the marketing personalization realm anymore. We are standing now on the verge of a new revolution in terms […]

  • emotional trader

The Words of an Emotional Trader

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Becoming a successful Forex trader goes well beyond reading charts, having access to the right technology or negotiating the best broker fees. It requires you to detach yourself emotionally form your financial decisions. It is […]

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Leverate CEO: the Age of the Startup Brokerage is Coming to an End

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

In an interview with Finance Magnates, Leverate CEO, Kobi Gur, and Leverate CMO, Nicc Lewis, explain how the Forex market is shifting in a way similar to how gaming did in the past and what […]

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Regulation and Brexit – Traders Beware

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

This was June 24th’s edition of The Guardian (pictured). You ought to know it is a wild week in European and UK politics when a Prime Minister resigning is only the 4th story of the […]

  • trust

Building trust at first sight

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Take a close look at first impressions and how they matter when approaching clients for the first time in our FinanceFeeds article.

  • reg

Regulation 101. What’s in it for traders?

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Our article for GBO explores what regulation means for traders and why it is so important for them to choose a regulated brokerage to do business with.

Read more

  • sirixpay

Exclusive: Leverate launches payment service as integrated or stand-alone solution

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate launches a payment solutions service uniquely for the brokerage business – FinanceFeeds reports

  • brexit aftermath

Coping with Brexit – How Did Forex Brokers Fare?

June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Last Thursday’s UK referendum on EU membership led to the most significant political and economic event in the UK – and by implication Europe and the wider world – for decades. Read our article in […]

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Leverate and Leverate Clients Unscathed after Brexit Outcome

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

As reported in Finance Feeds, despite experiencing a volume 277% higher than usual during the hours immediately following the Brexit outcome, Leverate’s platforms remained running smoothly, allowing traders the freedom to open and close positions as deemed necessary. […]

  • license

Life After Brexit: What Will Your Financial Trading License Be Worth?

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The effects of Brexit go well beyond currency fluctuation and even well beyond the financial market. Will your Forex license be at stake?

Read our article in Finance Magnates and find out

  • brexit

How Should Traders Get Ready for Brexit?

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

With the Brexit polls showing that the decision of Britain to remain or exit the European Union rests on a knife’s edge, traders are well advised to be managing potential risks.

Read our article in Forex […]

  • choose

How to choose a Retail Forex broker

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Going with a Forex broker properly licensed and regulated in your particular jurisdiction is always important. But there’s a lot more to selecting your broker than that.

Let’s take a look at what factors traders should consider […]

  • social

Where is Regulation Taking Social Trading?

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

As FX regulatory entities become stricter and social trading continues to grow in huge strides, the need for a cross-community regulated social platform is becoming essential for brokers to remain competitive.

Read our article in Finance […]

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To Brexit or to Bremain? That is still the question

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Large FX brokerage firms around the world are preparing themselves for when Britain casts its vote on its future membership of the European Union in just three days. But if you are a small brokerage, what should […]

  • millennials

What do the Millennials want from their FX broker?

June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate weighs in on an interesting article in FinanceFeeds about how millennials view their trading environments and what they want from their brokerages.

Read the full article

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Under 30: Meet the industry’s future leaders

June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Our very own Sami Mana featured in Finance Feeds’ “Industry’s Future Leaders” series

Read what Sami and other under 30, up-and-coming, hard-working FX execs have to say about how they got started and where they see […]

  • trends

iFX Predictions Come True: 3 Key Principles for Real Trends

June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

As we approach levels of competition never before seen in our industry, we can learn much from basic marketing principles that have been adopted in other similar sectors like gaming. Read Leverate’s CMO, Nicc Lewis’ […]

  • mobile

How Mobile is the Forex Market?

June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Mobile technology is changing the way in which we live our lives and as it changes the way in which we do our financial trading, check out what are the main features you should look […]

  • brexit

Brexit: time to engage

June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The Brexit speculation, polls and the debate give brokers an amazing tool in retention marketing. Here are a few tips from Leverate’s CMO, Nicc Lewis,  to get your customers on board.

Read the full article in […]

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Should’ve, Would’ve, Could’ve

June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Missing trades can hurt your ego and mess with your head. See why traders miss trades so you can avoid it in our article published in Forex Crunch

  • mistakes

Top 10 Forex Trading Mistakes

June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

It is often said that we learn from our mistakes. I believe that to be true. I believe that making a mistake isn’t necessarily a mistake. Repeating the same mistake however, that is a mistake. […]

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Jordana’s Headhunting Tips for Hiring the Best

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In any business, but in particular customer facing service businesses such as Retail Forex, who you hire for different roles can make all the difference between failure and success. Jordana Barkats, HR Manager at Leverate has some words […]

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The Thrill can Kill your Wallet

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

If you are looking for excitement and thrill, a Las Vegas casino or a Universal Studio’s roller coaster may be a much better fit for you than Forex trading. If you want to be a […]

  • different

Think the future of retail FX is completely unsustainable? Meet Jack!

May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

In an interview with Finance Feeds, directly from the floor of iFX International in Cyprus, Nicc Lewis, CMO of Leverate, discusses how brokerages should differentiate themselves from the bunch in order to survive and succeed.
Read the […]

  • content

Best Ways to Promote your Content

May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Generating the right marketing content (blog posts, social media posts, white papers, articles, etc) isn’t an easy task. Studies show that sales reps and marketers spend anywhere between 1 and 2 days per week researching […]

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Understanding Customer’s Needs “Through their Eyes”

May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Nir Shem-Tov, COO at Leverate, details his account of how to view customer requirements through their eyes in order to deliver a better product and service.

Read the article in Finance Feeds

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Human vs Bot

May 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Establishing a perfect balance between automation and human touch is imperative to a business’ success.Read about some of the things a business should automate without sacrificing human touch in our article published in Finance Magnates.

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Flight or Fight – is stress a good thing for traders?

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Despite every scientific study telling us to relax, on occasion, stress can actually be a good thing. See how stress can help you be a better trader.

Read more…

  • expectations

Manage your Expectations

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

What in the world do Italian summer flings have to do with trading? Find out in our article published in Finance Feeds

  • money

The Fuel to get you Started

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

People often ask how much money they need in order to start trading Forex. As a new trader, to get an idea of what you’ll need to get started, read our article in Forex Crunch

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Digital Marketing – to Pay or not to Pay

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Designing a digital marketing campaign can be both an art and a science, and doing so in an industry that relies as heavily on affiliates to bring in traffic as the FX industry does, deciding […]

  • engagement

Proactive Engagement

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Read our article in LeapRate and find out how brokers should implement proactive engagement in order to create lasting relationships with traders.


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Slippery When Set

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you ever been walking at the mall or a hospital or some other public place and come across one of those yellow cautionary cones that say “careful, wet floor”? Those are placed there so […]

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Get The Most Out of your Email Campaigns

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

We have come long a way since the early days of the internet, however, in today’s day and age, e-mail still holds a prominent place in our hearts and in our screens. Each day, we are inundated with e-mails, […]

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Foxes in the Golden State

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

The world of sport is in a state of revolution! There are many lessons the financial trading industry can learn from the world of sport, according to Chief Marketing Officer at Leverate, Nicc Lewis.

Read the […]

  • floaty

A Floaty or Dive Right in?

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Just like swimming floaties, some times demo accounts can give new traders a false sense of safety. In an article for Forex Crunch, we explore the pros and cons of demo accounts

Read more

  • creative

Look Outside the Box

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

With the widespread availability of “out of the box” solutions, it is getting increasingly difficult for brokerages in the Forex industry to differentiate themselves. The Marketing team at Leverate however, has some creative marketing tips […]

  • cpa

The Expensive Reality of Cost per Acquisition

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

As part of an in-depth research article about the increasing cost of customer acquisition in the FX brokerage industry,  FinanceFeeds spoke to Itai Damti, Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Leverate.

Read the full article 

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Behind the Scenes at a Tech Provider

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a technology company when developing, providing and supporting an entire end-to-end solution for FX brokerages?

Watch FinanceFeeds CEO Andrew Saks-McLeod in an exclusive tour of FX brokerage software company Leverate’s […]

  • data

About Collecting Data

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Data collection has become almost a buzzword across every industry and while collecting data may not be the all-telling, omnipotent power to guarantee your business’ success, information gathering does hold great power. As they say, […]

  • kpi

KPIs – The Why, How and What to Do With Them? Part III

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Nothing can bring more growth to your organization then the proper use of KPIs. Learn about the whats, whys and hows of KPIs from Leverate’s Senior Product Manager, Erez Shilon, in an article published in […]

  • kpi

KPIs – The Why, How and What to Do With Them? Part II

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Nothing can bring more growth to your organization then the proper use of KPIs. Learn about the whats, whys and hows of KPIs from Leverate’s Senior Product Manager, Erez Shilon, in an article published in […]

  • kpi

KPIs – The Why, How and What to Do With Them? Part I

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Nothing can bring more growth to your organization then the proper use of KPIs. Learn about the whats, whys and hows of KPIs from Leverate’s Senior Product Manager, Erez Shilon, in an article published in […]

  • fb vs snap

Snapchat Vs Facebook

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Media claims that the self-destructing messaging app Snapchat is killing social media giant Facebook, but is it?

Read all about the heavyweight fight in our article published by Finance Magnates

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What’s with FX in Asia?

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Asian market, and in particular China, offers outstanding opportunities for brokers looking to expand their FX and binary options brand. Where does the Chinese market stand today and where is it going from here?

Read […]

  • leverage

Leverage me not

April 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Most newbie traders are dazzled by the insane levels of leverage available in Forex, but as in all-you-can-eat restaurants, the fact that we can eat all we can eat certainly doesn’t mean we should.

Read our […]

  • china

Challenges in Entering the Chinese Market

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

With growing competition and stricter regulation across the European Union, Forex brokerages have started to turn to China for expansion. China presents an outstanding opportunity for growth, but it comes with its challenges.

Read our article […]

  • social

Has Social Trading Profitability Disrupted the FX Market?

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Read our article in Finance Magnates for an overview of exactly what kind of impact social trading has had on the industry and how it has disrupted traditional trading since its early days more than […]

  • gift

How to Present an Irresistible Offer

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Rewards and loyalty programs help a brokerage acquire new traders, increase their deposits, increase the frequency of deposits and improve the natural attrition rate. They have become so common in the industry however, that clients […]

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Get Yourself Heard!

April 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Content writing has gotten a seat front and center in many company’s marketing efforts, but in a market so crowded with information, assuming you use the correct channels and the correct frequency, how do you get […]

  • bigdata

Of Belgian Hens and Big Data

April 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Big Data is the rage and making decisions based on data and trends can yield optimized and better performance. Leverate’s CMO, Nicc Lewis, offers an entertaining take on trade lines and their correlation to external forces […]

  • gambling

Is it Gambling or is it Trading?

April 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Although some may think they are worlds apart, gambling and trading have more things in common than they have differences. They both involve a certain level of risk that can be either reduced by solid […]

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Man Vs Market

April 4th, 2016|0 Comments

When entering a trade, a trader is always optimistic, certain that the market will prove them right and there is no doubt in their mind that their analysis is correct. If or when the market turns […]

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Leverate Qualifies as a Finalist for the 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate, the leading-edge technology solutions provider for the Forex and Binary Options industry, is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist for the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious […]

  • oldnew

Out with the Old, in with Disruptive Innovation

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

The financial services industry has traditionally employed a highly traditional business model. It is only in recent years that we have begun to see significant changes in impactful innovation within the sector, which has impacted […]

  • ib

IB: Taking the next step

March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ben Richter, Head of Institutional Sales at Leverate, talks about IBs taking the next step to grow their business and what considerations they should make when opening up a Forex brokerage

Read the full article in […]

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5 Tips for Training your Sales Personnel

March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

A good sales team is the bread and butter of your brokerage and great salespeople need to work on developing and improving their skills every single day. Here are a few tips to help you, as […]

  • trend

Can Trends Trading Be the Next Big Trend?

March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Whether you are a sophisticated daily trader, an investment house senior analyst, or merely making your baby steps in the trading arena, learning to analyze instruments and markets is the cornerstone of your investment success.

Take […]

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How to Thank your Traders

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Forex brokers are experts at rewarding traders. Rewards, bonuses and freebies are standard practice, but sometimes, a personalized and sincere show of gratitude goes a long way. What are some unique ideas in which you can […]

  • credo

An Account Manager’s Credo

March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Regardless of whether your business model is business to business or business to client, it is always human to human. Senior Success Manager, Nir Oren Giladi shares the principles and values that guide him in helping his […]

  • gendergap

Is there an investment gender gap?

March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Women have a money problem and it goes well beyond us spending money on shoes or earning 78 cents for every dollar a man earns in the same position. Our problem is the not-so-talked-about gender […]

  • rewards

Redefining Loyalty

March 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Rewarding traders for their business is a key element in a brokerage’s marketing strategy, but what happens when every brokerage out there offers the same signing bonus and loyalty reward program? How do you differentiate […]

  • chinamobile

Going into China with Mobile

March 20th, 2016|0 Comments

With nearly half of China’s population using mobile phones to access the web, FX brokerages must ready themselves to offer killer apps as well as China-friendly mobile sites. Partnering with a tech provider that specializes in doing business […]

  • sales

7 attributes of successful salespeople

March 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Forex sales can be an extremely lucrative profession. It can also be one of the most challenging, competitive and difficult ones. In order to strive as a sales agent in the Forex industry, there are […]

  • hunchback

A Hunch or a hunchback?

March 15th, 2016|0 Comments

New traders will often get these hunches, gut feelings about their trades. This can be a great thing, but also a very dangerous path towards emotional trading. Read our tips to follow your gut without risking […]

  • mix

5 Tips for Brokers to Show Off What they Have

March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Having helped hundreds of brokers worldwide get established, our marketing team wants to share with you some tools you can use to mix your marketing up a bit.

Read our article on Forex Crunch for a […]

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C7 launches new LXSuite brand

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate, the leading-edge technology solutions provider for the Forex and Binary Options industry, is excited to announce a new client relationship with C7, a new generation broker that has been growing in leaps and bounds […]

  • hub

How Social Can Become the Hub for MAMs, Hedge Funds, EAs and Portfolio Managers

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Sami Mana, Chief of Staff at Leverate, discusses how using a social trading powerhouse can exponentially open up greater trading volumes.
Read the full article on Finance Magnates and listen to the audio file where Sami shares his thoughts […]

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Five Types of Communication in Tech Companies – and What Tools You Should Use for Them

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

In a follow-up post to his ‘On Internal Communication Tools for Start-ups’, Itai Damti, Leverate’s Founding Partner and Managing Director of APAC, discusses what types of communication exist in a tech company, highlighting cross-department communication, and shares […]

  • comm

On Internal Communication Tools for Start-ups

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Internal communication is a key element in a company’s agility and performance, and establishing the right tools for efficient and effective communication is a task not to be taken lightly. Iati Damti, Leverate’s Founding Partner […]

  • automation

Why your Forex Brokerage Needs to Automate Onboarding

March 7th, 2016|0 Comments

When I was growing up, the only person whose job involved any sort of automation was George Jetson. Today however, automation makes part of the development of products we use in our everyday life and […]

  • lead

How Can Social Assist Conversion

March 7th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the biggest conversion hurdles a brokerage faces is a trader’s fear of the unknown. A newbie trader who has zero knowledge of the Forex trading market may be hesitant to make a first […]

  • demo

Demo Accounts – The Holy Grail for Brokerages?

March 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Forex and Binary Options Demo accounts are a great way for traders to become familiar with a new platform and/or the market, test their trading strategies and practice their trading skills. As a broker, you […]

  • 7sins

7 Deadly Sins of Product Managers

March 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In a delightful metaphor between product management and the 1995 thriller Se7en, Leverate’s Senior Product Manager, Erez Shilon, talks about the 7 sins Product Managers often make

Read the 7 sins as published in Finance Magnates 

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“An FX platform vendor is as much a people business as it is a technology business” says Jordana Barkats

March 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate’s HR Manager, Jordana Barkats, shares the company’s vision and strategy involved in hiring and keeping the most talented professionals in the FinTech industry and the challenges in managing the ever-changing demands of a high-tech […]

  • lessons

5 Things You Should Know About Becoming a Forex Trader

March 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Trading Forex, or any other financial instrument for that matter, requires learning. A lot. You need to acquire new skills, continually research market conditions, learn how to analyze trends, evaluate your trades, etc. There are […]

  • ltv

How Adding Social Trading Increases Client Lifetime Value

February 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Should you put all your eggs into the “let’s acquire new customers” basket, or the “let’s retain the ones we already have” one. More often than not, loyal customers can generate far greater revenues than a […]

  • agile

Boosting Team Productivity with Shorter, Testable User Stories

February 29th, 2016|0 Comments

For one of the most innovative technology companies in the financial sector, implementing a good, streamlined process of development is key to ensure innovation does not hinder our advancement or our client’s day-to-day operation. VP […]

  • pie

Who Ate All the Pie?

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

When the market was young, and so were the brokers, you could consume from your acquisition pie without any worries. As the market matures, brokers require a more balanced diet of acquisition channels to remain lean, […]

  • mobile

Why your Forex Trading Platform Needs to be More Mobile Friendly

February 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

“The world is going mobile and you can either get on board or get left behind”, says Yael Warman, Content Manager at Leverate, in an article published in LeapRate

Read the full article

  • new brokerage

How to Start your Own Brokerage

February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve decided to start your own brokerage.

As an expert in the field of brokerage start-ups and having assisted brokerages across the globe in successfully launching their own Forex brokerage, we’ve summarized the steps you’ll […]

  • hr

5 Things We’ve Done Right in HR

February 21st, 2016|0 Comments

In  a recent article for Finance Feeds, Chief HR Officer at Leverate, Li Carmel, shares her thoughts about things her department has done right in order to make Leverate an HR-oriented company.

Read the full article […]

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Mobile Application Development – Back to the Future

February 21st, 2016|0 Comments

I want to start off with some numbers – everyone loves numbers, right?

80% of internet users have a smartphone. 1 billion cellphones will be sold in 2016 – double the number of PCs. $28.7 Billion […]

  • app

Developing an App for FinTech

February 16th, 2016|0 Comments

The developing of mobile trading apps is growing in leaps and bounds and there is a lot of factors that come into play when developing an app.

Read here the three things that must be considered […]

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Are you Cut Out for This or is it Beginner’s Luck?

February 15th, 2016|0 Comments

As a new trader, you should be cautions of feeling overconfident after experiencing some beginner’s luck and treat Forex trading as a professional endeavor, one that requires learning and commitment. Beware of some of the most […]

  • web traffic

5 Tips to get the most out of your existing web traffic

February 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Your company has made a large investment to attract visitors to your site and the efforts have paid off, now, how do you make the most of this web traffic and get these visitors to become […]

  • kukes

Exclusive Interview with Oil Magnate Simon Kukes Following his Investment in Leverate

February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Dr. Simon Kukes, the international oil magnate and one of the most well-known figures in the Russian petroleum industry shares his vision on the FinTech industry in an exclusive interview with Finance Magnates, following his purchase of 12.5% […]

  • cysec

Paradise No More: CySEC Gets Tough

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The significant rise in fines issued by CySEC to many CIFs during 2015 was a clear indicator of the increase in regulatory measures in the region and it seems that it was only the first […]

  • maayan

7 Challenges of a Product Manager

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Senior Product Manager at Leverate, Maayan Gottlieb, shares her opinions about what is most challenging in product development.

Read her article in Finance Feeds

  • mobile

6 Tips on How to Develop A Mobile Trading Strategy

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

As the use of mobile devices to access the internet is booming all around the world, brokers must become more ‘mobile friendly’. Learn the top 6 tips for developing your brokerage’s brand on mobile in […]

  • enemy

Fight Your Worst Enemy

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

When it comes to trading, you may very well be your worst enemy at times. In an article published by Forex Crunch, we talk about trader’s letting their feelings get the best of them and how […]

  • content

Stop selling to people!

February 1st, 2016|0 Comments

In today’s information era, people don’t want companies pushing products and services down their throats and showing them how flashy and sparkly and awesome their products are. People want to make informed, intelligent decisions and one […]

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Live from iFXEXPO Asia in Hong Kong

January 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Itai Damti, Leverate’s Co-Founder and Managing Director for APAC, addressed some of the industry’s most prominent leaders during a session at iFXEXPO Asia, to discuss how to enter the Asian market and optimize business in the world’s […]

  • fm

Finance Magnates Reports on SIRIXActive’s Upgrade

January 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Finance Magnates reports on Leverate’s efforts to improve communication between brokers and traders through a series of upgrades in its automation system, SIRIXActive.

Read the article

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A Knockoff is a Knockoff is a Knockoff

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Whether it is a fake purse, a fake person or a fake MT4, a knockoff is ultimately just that, a knockoff and its true value shows through no matter how shiny the facade. As fake […]

  • leaprate

Leverate Keeps Getting Bigger and Better for Brokers and Traders

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate upgrades SIRIXActive chat feature, launches native mobile apps. Read the details of the upgrade as published by LeapRate

  • ifx

Live from iFXEXPO Asia 2016

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Itai Damti, Leverate’s Co-Founder and Managing Director for APAC, and other top industry executives, debate the best way of adapting trading solutions to China and how to best navigate the challenges through adaptation of technology, in […]

  • 7 habits

7 Habits of Successful Brokers

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The best of traders need the best of brokers. So what are the 7 habits of a successful broker? We list them all in an article published by Forex Crunch

  • acr

Optimizing ACR – Game Changer or Game Over: Part IV

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Sami Mana, Chief of Staff at Leverate, talks about tools, tips and strategies brokerages can use in order to increase their acquisition, conversion and retention rates, in a four-part series published in Finance Magnates. In […]

  • revolvingdoor

Nine Steps to Stop the Revolving Door of Sales Staff

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

From offering a good working culture, fostering growth, providing proper training and motivating top performance, Leverate’s VP of Sales and Business Development, Avishai Ben-Tovim, talks about the best strategies to slow down employee turnover in […]

  • suitstechies

Can Hong Kong Really Become a FinTech Hub?

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate CO-Founder and Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Itai Damti, discusses how a lack of relevant founders (the important “power couple” of suit+techie) and a lack of friendly regulations are the 2 main issues standing in the way […]

  • mobilemoves

How Mobile Moves

January 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Mobile technology is forever changing the way in which we go about our daily routines and the financial trading industry is playing catch up with tech providers developing mobile platforms to meet the demands of […]

  • apps

Top Apps for Executives in FinTech

January 17th, 2016|0 Comments

“Tell me what apps you have on your smartphone and I’ll tell you who you are.”

In an attempt to get to know the top executives at Leverate better (based on their apps preferences), we take […]

  • acr

Optimizing ACR – Game Changer or Game Over: Part III

January 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Sami Mana, Chief of Staff at Leverate, talks about tools, tips and strategies brokerages can use in order to increase their acquisition, conversion and retention rates, in a four-part series published in Finance Magnates. In […]

  • blackswan

A Black Swan is not an elephant in the room – A year after the SNB ‘Black Thursday’

January 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Exactly one year after the Swiss National Bank’s removal of the cap over the Swiss franc, we look back at what happened, how the industry has changed since and what strategies brokers should implement in […]

  • acr

Optimizing ACR – Game Changer or Game Over: Part II

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Sami Mana, Chief of Staff at Leverate, talks about tools, tips and strategies brokerages can use in order to increase their acquisition, conversion and retention rates, in a four-part series published in Finance Magnates. In […]

  • acr

Optimizing ACR – Game Changer or Game Over: Part I

January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Sami Mana, Chief of Staff at Leverate, talks about tools, tips and strategies brokerages can use in order to increase their acquisition, conversion and retention rates, in a four-part series published in Finance Magnates

Read Part […]

  • geoexpansion


January 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Leverate’s CEO, Kobi Gur, writes about geo-expansion in the Forex world on an article published in FinanceFeeds

Read the full story

  • crm upgrade

The Whys and Hows of Upgrading to Dynamics 2015

January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

In the past month and a half, the LXCRM team has been working really hard here at Leverate making incredible steps towards upgrading from Microsoft Dynamics 2011 to Microsoft Dynamics 2015 version.

As you all know, […]

  • tradingpeople

#TradingPeople interviews Eitan Bar-On, COO of Leverate

January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Finance Magnates’ #TradingPeople meets with Eitan Bar-on, COO of Leverate

“The success of a company doesn’t lie in its technology or the market conditions, but on its human resources.”

Read the interview here


  • moversnshakers

Movers & Shakers

January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

FinanceFeeds met with some of the movers and shakers of the industry for an open and casual discussion on what the industry is likely to look like, with a splash of comedy for those who […]

  • bot

The Bots Awaken: 2016 Promises to Be the Year of the Robot

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Trading robots are a great opportunity to stay a step ahead of the game, but like everything else, there are pros and cons. 
Read a full review in an article published in Finance Magnates

  • highlights 2015

How Leverate Fared in 2015

January 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Metrics for 2015 released by Leverate show a strong trend towards regulation, as well as offline activity growth in China

Read the full story as published by Finance Magnates

  • mistakes

10 Mistakes New Brokers Make

January 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Good entrepreneurs learn from their mistakes. Great entrepreneurs though, learn from the mistakes others have made before them. No matter how shrewd of a business person you might be, every entrepreneurial venture is bound to […]

  • interview financefeeds2

Leverate’s Stability beats the Fed

December 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Leverate’s Product Manager of R&D Or Chubook and VP of Sales Avishai Ben-Tovim talk system stability and the value in Leverate’s services following Fed’s announcement to raise interest rates in an exclusive interview with Finance Feeds […]

  • socialreasons

Top Ten Reasons Why You Must Add Social Trading to Your Brokerage

December 28th, 2015|0 Comments

When implemented correctly, social trading can boost the lifetime of the average trader, increase trading activity, net deposits and more.

Read about the main benefits of implementing a social trading platform in our article in Finance […]

  • fxcrunch

Why I Love Forex (and so should you)

December 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Read about the main reasons why investing in Forex is such a great business in an article published by Forex Crunch

  • simonsays

The Simon Says Effect on Social Trading

December 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Financial technology providers have realized that the combination between the human need to rely on someone else’s perspective in order to make a decision, and the popularity of home trading, presents an incredible opportunity for […]

  • mobile app

So You Have an App… What Now? Part III

December 14th, 2015|0 Comments

This is the third article in a three-part series about mobile marketing.
Everyone’s talking about how mobile is changing the world. No matter who you are you need a mobile app. So now that you have an […]

  • mobile app

So You Have an App… What Now? Part II

December 14th, 2015|0 Comments

This is the second article in a three-part series about mobile marketing.
Everyone’s talking about how mobile is changing the world. No matter who you are you need a mobile app. So now that you have an […]

  • berlin2

Leverate Expands German Sale Capabilities with New Berlin Office

December 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Finance Magnates announces Forex and binary options brokerage technology provider Leverate, opening its newest office in Berlin, Germany, to be headed by Steven Gottfried.

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So You Have an App… What Now? Part I

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

This is the first article in a three-part series about mobile marketing.
Everyone’s talking about how mobile is changing the world. No matter who you are you need a mobile app. So now that you have […]

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How has Mobile Affected the Forex and Binary Options Markets?

December 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Mobile is the fastest-growing channel for online shopping and for the Forex and Binary Options industry in particular, this presents an incredible opportunity for growth.

Read about the changes in mobile trading and how brokers can adapt […]

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Nicc Lewis, VP Marketing at Leverate interviewed by GBO

December 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Nicc Lewis, VP Marketing at Leverate talks with GBO about the direction of the FinTech industry and changes we are seeing in FX and Binary Options .

Read the full interview by clicking on the link […]

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Ho, Ho, Ho! ‘Tis the Season to Be… Ready for the Changing Trends in Holiday Shopping

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

As mobile becomes the fastest-growing channel for online shopping, merchants get ready to face the demand of holiday shopping by implementing mobile-ready sites packed with widgets, tools and gizmos.


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Leverate is Proud to be a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Leverate is proud to have earned the highest standards of Microsoft’s widely-recognized partnership program and become a Microsoft Gold-Certified partner. We know this distinction does not only benefit our company, but also our clients.

Holding a […]

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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

December 6th, 2015|0 Comments

OK, so a product doesn’t get developed in a day, but “a few months in the life of a product manager” doesn’t sound as catchy, so bear with my title above.

When we see a new […]

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Where Is the Chinese Yuan Flying To?

December 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

China’s recent stronger-than-expected economic slowdown may mean more Chinese money will leave the country, presenting a strong opportunity for Forex and Binary Options brokers who prepare themselves to attract Chinese investors.

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Jump on the Social Trading Wagon

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Use your social skills for a lot more than sharing pictures of your lunch. Use social trading as part of your investment strategy. Read the ins and outs of social trading in the article published […]

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Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Crossing over from FX to binary and vice versa is an increasingly viable option for brokers thanks to converging technologies.

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The Great Forex – Binary Convergence

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Nicc Lewis, VP of Marketing at Leverate talks about those crucial moments in time that can define the future of your business.

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How Does Terror Impact You as a Broker?

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Leverate’s Chief of Staff, Sami Mana, shares his views on how to have strategies in place and prepare your brokerage to face unfortunate events  such as terror attacks, so you can focus on the human loss […]

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Leverate’s CEO Talks SIRIXActive with LeapRate

November 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Leverate’s CEO, Kobi Gur, interviewed by LeapRate about the new SIRIXActive and the direction of Leverate.

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Top 3 Reasons why I Want to get Negative Feedback as a Product Manager

November 16th, 2015|0 Comments

As a Product Manager, one of the most important tools for me to work with is customer feedback and many articles have been written about the subject. However, before we continue praising it, it’s important […]

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Trading Strategies for Volatile Markets

August 26th, 2015|0 Comments

As Chief of Staff of a top Forex technology solutions company, I am frequently asked about the long term implications of major market movements. The global financial markets are undergoing the largest downturn since 2008, […]

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Behavioral Convergence, Part IV: Giving your Marketing Super Powers

July 26th, 2015|0 Comments

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts on behavioral convergence. Please visit the first, second , and third blog posts in the series for more information.

Theory is all well and good, but how do we apply […]

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Behavioral Convergence, Part III: Where is the real challenge?

July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

This is the third in a series of blog posts on behavioral convergence. Please visit the first  and second blog posts in the series for more information.

My teacher once instructed me to stand in class and tell […]

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Behavioral Convergence, Part II: The Power of Many

July 19th, 2015|0 Comments

This is the second in a series of blog posts on behavioral convergence. Please click here to visit the first blog post in the series.

What makes social games like Candy Crush so sticky? Why are […]

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Behavioral Convergence: An Introduction to the Force of Marketing

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

My father, who is in his seventies, commented to me that he chose the website he uses to book hotels because it only allows people who stayed at the hotel to give a review. This […]

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Start Your Forex Brokerage Quickly with LXLite

May 25th, 2015|0 Comments

As a leading Forex technology provider, Leverate has been watching with interest as the number of IBs and affiliates looking to open a Forex brokerage skyrockets. Over the past few years, I’ve talked to lots […]

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LXCRM Is Built for Data Security

April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Everything from your CRM leads, to passwords, and even the pictures in your mobile phones is subject to attack by unscrupulous people looking to steal your information. Depending on your point of view, the growing […]

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Keep Your Forex Brokerage One Step Ahead of the Competition

January 8th, 2015|0 Comments

A Forex broker that wants to reach out to as many potential traders as possible is a broker that has a trading platform for any situation – for home, the office, on the road and […]

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Reinventing the Forex Brokerage Trading Platform

January 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Why Leverate chose to modernize the new Sirix Web Forex platform
Earlier this year, Leverate launched the new Sirix Web trading platform based on modern web technologies (HTML5/CSS3), to replace older, Flash based versions of Sirix […]

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Steven Kruger our General Counsel talks about regulation

January 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Proper risk management is vital for a retail brokerage.
In an industry of uncertainty, one must take all steps required to eliminate unnecessary variables. Most of the hedging strategies are based on either “trading room hedging” […]

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Essential Features of a Forex Brokerage Price Feed

January 7th, 2015|0 Comments

In Forex trading, time is money. A powerful data feed is an essential component to any successful Forex brokerage, because even the smallest of delays in the fast-paced Forex market can break the bank. 

However, sometimes […]

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Brokerages Prepare for Increased Forex Social Trading in Asia

January 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Forex Social Trading Helps Asian Brokers

In today’s technology-driven world, a growing number of Forex traders are using the power of social networks to make more shrewd trading decisions. Through social trading, traders can follow the trading […]

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Converting Your Forex Brokerage Website Visitors into Traders

January 7th, 2015|0 Comments

How registration affects your Forex brokerage conversion rate
You might have the latest trading platforms, a slick website and a fat marketing budget, but if you can’t convert your visitors to depositers, it will all be […]

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Finding and Keeping Forex Traders

January 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Any Forex broker knows that the only way they can grow their business is by retaining existing traders and also recruiting new traders.

It seems a simple enough task – capture visitors, show them your spreads […]

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Do You Really Know Your Forex Brokerage’s Total Exposure?

December 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

Risk management and your Forex brokerage
The most important ingredient in a brokerage’s success, besides a healthy dose of good luck, is proper risk management. In order to properly manage risk, in any given moment you […]

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Forex Technology in the Year 2015

November 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Change was everywhere in 2014, both for the Forex industry and for Leverate. Advancements in social trading have helped educate traders, and we’ve seen a definite market shift towards new opportunities in Asia.

While no one […]

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Law, Retail FX, and Kylie Minogue

November 11th, 2014|0 Comments

In a recent guest editorial, Steven Kruger, Leverate General Counsel gave his views on law, Forex, and Kylie Minogue to LeapRate, a prominent site featuring news regarding the Forex industry.

‘Once, while discussing the history of […]

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SMS-LXCRM Integration Works Wonders for Your Retail Forex Brokerage

November 5th, 2014|0 Comments

SMS/text messaging integration is a tool that Leverate clients were eagerly awaiting, and indeed, this feature received the most requests on the clients surveys submitted to Leverate throughout 2014. Thanks to our new relationship with […]

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Is the iPhone 6 Plus a phablet? Is Apple turning into Android?

September 12th, 2014|0 Comments

September 10th – the morning after Apple released the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus and announced the Watch will be released in early 2015. We at Leverate, as a technology company, not only […]

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Doron Gerassi, CFO at Leverate, talks about the challenges involved in his work.

September 7th, 2014|0 Comments

When did you join Leverate?

I came to Leverate in 2013 after spending several years abroad working in a number of financial positions.

How did you feel when you started working for Leverate?

At first, it was a […]

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How Does Your Forex Trading Style Compare to a Football League Manager’s?

September 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

It’s September 2nd, 2014 and the morning after this season’s football league transfer window has closed. How do you rate as a trader compared to the big football clubs, as based on their dealings in […]

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So much trouble with the LVG

August 27th, 2014|0 Comments

August 27, 2014 – Last night, the once mighty Manchester United crashed out of the Capital One Cup, having been thrashed 4-0 by their League One opposition – MK Dons. This was the first time […]

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The Tablet: A product that should never have been?

August 13th, 2014|0 Comments

When Steve Jobs and Apple first launched the iPad in April 2010, they were initially met with a wave of criticism based around the theme of: “Who is the target market for this product, anyway?”
Do […]

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5 Ways LXCRM Works Wonders For Your Brokerage

July 16th, 2014|0 Comments

You need to rely on your CRM
to help manage client interactions, and monitor the performance of your sales and retention teams. Choosing a platform featuring access to real-time activity reports and seamless integration with your […]

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Tracking Forex Brokerage Analytics to Increase Profits

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Sirix Forex brokerages now have access to Google Analytics for free
Google Analytics is available for brokers. In just one month, the Sirix Web platform of a single Leverate client received 1.5 million visits. Also, during that […]