Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. CFDs are complex instruments. You can lose your money rapidly due to leverage. Please ensure you understand how this product works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing money.


James Stanley

James Stanley is Trading Instructor at IG’s partner site DailyFX, which offers leading advice on forex, indices and commodities.

James began his own trading journey in 1999 during the famous bull market, seeing tech boom turn to tech bust. In response to the swings, James diversified from short-term trading to swing trading. A graduate of Hankamer School of Business, James has worked for some of the largest banks and brokerage houses in the US.