CFTC releases August 2011 financial data – total US forex deposits up $19 million

Every month or so CFTC releases financial data for its members. In the past year or so CFTC also releases

Every month or so CFTC releases financial data for its members. In the past year or so CFTC also releases the total amount of retail forex obligations for retail forex brokers (under FCMRFD and RFED statuses) which shows us how much ‘retail money’ is held by US forex brokers.

Although in the past few months total amount wasn’t growing it did grew quite a lot between July and August 2011 – in fact it rose by almost $20 million.

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Biggest gain was by FXCM which grew by over $11 million, far behind are OANDA with $5 million and surprisingly ILQ with $4 million.

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Aug-11Jul-11Change
ADVANCED MARKETS LLC1,527,7821,675,783(148,001)
ALPARI (US) LLC10,829,3209,656,5901,172,730
FOREX CAPITAL MARKETS LLC145,264,186134,040,01611,224,170
FOREX CLUB LLC3,097,7492,997,656100,093
FX SOLUTIONS LLC17,325,49017,225,89599,595
FXDIRECTDEALER LLC33,756,98236,619,513(2,862,531)
GAIN CAPITAL GROUP LLC97,819,89098,085,796(265,906)
GLOBAL FUTURES & FOREX LTD91,754,56193,689,526(1,934,965)
INSTITUTIONAL LIQUIDITY LLC5,207,8381,170,6014,037,237
INTERBANK FX LLC31,623,75931,516,768106,991
MB TRADING FUTURES INC32,828,20832,935,057(106,849)
OANDA CORPORATION161,477,887155,761,7065,716,181
TRADESTATION FOREX INC37,336,60435,719,8001,616,804
XPRESSTRADE LLC578,28917,720560,569
    
Total670,428,545651,112,42719,316,118

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