We discussed this few weeks ago with Sameer Bhopale FXCM’s CMO. FXCM’s app store intends to provide traders with the most useful and popular applications as well as allowing and helping developers create their own apps and distribute them. The model is not new – Apple’s success is attributed to its apps store, among other things, and if successful for FXCM will considerably boost its quality of service and increase its appeal for traders.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 16, 2012– FXCM Inc., (NYSE: FXCM) announced today that is has fully launched its forex trading app store—FXCM Apps. A unique offering in the retail forex industry, FXCM presents custom applications for the FXCM Trading Station and MT4 platforms.
FXCM Apps opens the door for traders to choose from dozens of plug-and-play apps for all types of traders. “It is about customizing the user experience,” said Sameer Bhopale, chief marketing officer of FXCM. “Trading is a large part of our audiences’ lives. Why not provide them a medium to customize their experience, whether it is through providing indicators, strategies, or custom tools. Every trader has different needs and uses different methods to analyze and trade the market. FXCM Apps is meant to cater to that need.”
FXCM Apps is a new online marketplace where traders can download apps to customize their trading experience. There are apps for all types of traders, whether they trade the news, are a range trader, or a trend trader. There are apps that add new charting functionality, apps that make it easier to analyze the market, apps that provide enhanced reporting tools and enhanced trading functionality, and apps that just make trading simpler.
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Most Popular Apps:
- DailyFX News Notifier: Traders can stay on top of economic news announcements by having them displayed right on their charts.
- Trade With Friends: An app that allows you, the end user, to share your trades on popular social networks. Show off your trading skills to your friends.
- Automatic Trend Lines: Make charting analysis easier by having trend lines automatically appear on a chart allowing you to quickly analyze a currency and make informed trading decisions.
For a complete list of apps currently available, please visit: http://www.fxcmapps.com.
Calling All Developers
Over the years FXCM has built a strong community of developers in forex. Join the FXCM developer community and submit your app ideas here: http://www.fxcmapps.com/forex-app-developers/.
For more information, or if you have any questions, visit www.fxcmapps.com, or contact one of our specialists, who are available 24 hours a day, by live chat, by calling 1-888-503-6739, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.