Robinhood vs FXCM

Robinhood vs FXCM Comparison Table 2021
Robinhood FXCM
Robinshood have pioneered mobile trading in the US. Their offer attempts to provide the cheapest share trading anywhere.
We do not recommend trading with Robinhood. Their business practices have harmed traders and their "free" trading offer has been criticized for actually costing their traders millions of dollars.
FXCM are an FCA regulated, London based broker. Companies under the FXCM umbrella are also regulated in Australia and South Africa.
United States Flag Traders from US accepted
United States Flag Traders from US not accepted
Bonus
None None
Instruments
Stocks, Options, CFD, Binary Options, ETFs CFD, Forex, Crypto
Demo Account
No Yes
Minimum Deposit
$0 £300
Payment Methods
ACH Transfer, Apple Pay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Google Pay Credit Card, Debit Card, POLi
Minimum Trade
$10 Varies by asset
Regulator
SEC FCA, CySEC, ASIC.
Margin Trading
No Yes
Margin Rate
2.5%
MetaTrader 4
No Yes
MetaTrader 5
No No
cTrader
No No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
No No
MAM Account
No Yes
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
- No
Robo Advisor
- No
Negative Balance Protection
- Yes
Market Maker
No Yes
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
No No
Mobile Apps
iOS, Android and Windows iOS and Android
Auto Trading
- -
Trade Signals
- -
VPS Hosting
- No
Tournaments
- No
Demo Competitions
- No
Ethical Investing
- No
Social Trading
No Yes
Copy Trading
No Yes
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
- USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, ZAR, CHF
CFD
Leverage
1:2 1:30
FTSE Spread
N/A 1.18 pts var*
GBPUSD Spread
N/A 0.5 pips*
Oil Spread
0.05 (var)*
Stocks Spread
0.3% Var 0.2% Var*
Forex
Forex trading not offered
GBPUSD Spread
0.5 pips var*
EURUSD Spread
0.2 pips var*
EURGBP Spread
0.5 pips var*
Assets
40
Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered
Spread
Coins
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
Binary Options
Binary options trading not offered
Payout