TD Ameritrade vs FXCM

TD Ameritrade vs FXCM Comparison Table 2021
TD Ameritrade FXCM
One of the largest discount brokers in the US, with a fixed trading commission and access to a large array of trading products and securities 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
60 days free trades when depositing $3k None
Instruments
Stocks, Futures, E-minis, Forex CFD, Forex, Crypto
Demo Account
Yes Yes
Minimum Deposit
$0 £300
Payment Methods
Apple Pay Credit Card, POLi
Minimum Trade
None Varies by asset
Regulator
SEC FCA, CySEC, ASIC.
Margin Trading
No Yes
Margin Rate
MetaTrader 4
No Yes
MetaTrader 5
No No
cTrader
No No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
Yes No
Mobile Apps
iOS and Android iOS and Android
Auto Trading
No No
Trade Signals
No No
Social Trading
No Yes
Copy Trading
No Yes
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
- USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, ZAR, CHF
CFD
CFD trading not offered
Leverage
1:30 [CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.]
FTSE Spread
1.18 pts var*
GBPUSD Spread
0.5 pips*
Oil Spread
0.05 (var)*
Stocks Spread
0.2% Var*
Forex
GBPUSD Spread
Variable 0.5 pips var*
EURUSD Spread
Variable 0.2 pips var*
EURGBP Spread
Variable 0.5 pips var*
Assets
40
Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered
Spread
Coins