Learn to Trade

Whether you’re new to the markets or just looking to brush up on your skills, we offer a range of resources to help you find opportunities – and take your trading to the next level.

Call 1 844 IG USA FX or email newaccounts.us@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account.

We’re here 24 hours a day, from 3am Saturday to 5pm Friday (EST).

Contact us: 1 312 981 0498

Develop your trading skills with IG

Experienced trader?

Build on your analysis skills with insights, views and tips from our experts.

New to trading?

Develop your trading knowledge and skills with our educational offering.

News and analysis

News and trade ideas

Follow how major news and events are impacting the markets, and get tips on how you can turn them into opportunities.

Trading strategy

Discover how to use advanced strategies in your trading, including options, hedging, arbitrage, and more.

Financial events

Keep an eye on the impact of financial meetings, political events and IPOs and be ready to react to opportunity.

Trade analytics tool

Get a personal insight into what makes your trading successful, and what holds you back, with our trade analytics tool.

Subscriptions and downloads

Sign up to get market updates and industry insights sent directly to your inbox, plus download our trading guides.

Special reports

Get in-depth insights into trading and the wider economy. Gain a detailed understanding of the markets and what influences them.

Podcasts

Hear our in-house experts and special guests discuss a range of trading topics from forex to the psychology of trading.

Economic calendar

Be ready for company earnings announcements, dividend payments and macroeconomic event figures.

Learn to trade

IG Academy

Develop your trading skills – discover online courses for every skill level and join live sessions with our experts.

Managing your risk

Protect yourself against losses with our risk management tools. Learn how to limit risk and secure yourself against trading debt.

Maximising trading success

Find out how you can avoid common trading mistakes, and increase your chances of trading successfully.

Trading strategy

Learn how to look at markets, use trading tools, and understand technical trading language with our library of strategy articles.

Webinars and seminars

Build your trading confidence with our educational events, covering topics from platform walk-throughs to upcoming trade opportunities.

Glossary

Keep on top of trading terminology with our extensive glossary. Find comprehensive definitions and explanations of financial terms.

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 80 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years' experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 80 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years' experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

You might be interested in…

Learn about spread betting and how it works.

Discover the main features of trading with CFDs.

See how we’ve been leading the trading industry for over 45 years.

Develop Your Skills with IG Academy

IG Academy is a free resource designed to help you develop your trading skills and knowledge. Choose from our wide variety of courses and webinars.

An Interactive Education

Get to grips with the essentials of trading, with infographics, video explainers and end-of-course quizzes.

Webinars and Seminars

Put your questions to market experts, as they cover everything from spotting opportunity to using our platform.

Practice Risk-Free

Use your IG Academy login to access a demo account, and trade on live markets with $10,000 of virtual funds.

Learn On the Move

Keep the momentum going even when you’re away from your desk: download the IG Academy app for free, and log in using your details to pick up where you left off.

You'll be able to access all our interactive courses and quizzes as normal, as well as join webinars and watch our video explainers.

Discover the Latest News, Views and Events

News and Analysis

Stay up to date with the latest news affecting the markets, and read our expert analysis on their movements.

Trading Strategy

Get specialist insight into the trading techniques and strategies that can help you capitalize on global markets.

Financial Events

Explore the upcoming economic and political events you should be adding to your trading calendar.

More About Leveraged Trading

Managing Your Risk

Risk is an inherent part of leveraged trading, but you can reduce your exposure with our wide range of tools and features.

Explore Our Glossary

Come across a term you’ve never heard before? Visit our extensive glossary to clear up any tricky jargon related to trading.

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 80 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

You Might Be Interested In…

Learn more about forex trading here, too.

Take a closer look at the benefits of forex trading.

Find out why we’re able to offer help and insight.