James has been involved with online FX and CFDs for more than a decade. He started writing technical analysis articles and broker reviews back in 2005, and with a handful of small breaks, he’s been doing it since.

He’s also crypto enthusiast and a BTC owner (bag holder :)). Despite that, he’s managed to observe a remarkable level of objectivity regarding the crypto space.

BDSwiss Forex Broker Review

Launched in 2012, BDSwiss may not be an industry veteran yet. But over its relatively brief existence, it has registered massive growth, becoming one of Europe’s most trusted, and popular online brokerages. It has not all been smooth sailing for BDSwiss though…Its growth from some 130,000 processed transactions in 2012, to more than 9 million … Continued

EverFX Review

EverFX’s current global corporate model seems to be confusing for many. There are two websites out there, both pushing the same online FX/CFD deals and the same EverFX brand: everfx.com and everfxglobal.com. Some people seem to think that everfx.com is where the broker used to operate, before it moved to everfxglobal.com. Here’s what is really … Continued

AxiTrader Forex Broker Review

Launched in 2007 in Australia, AxiTrader is one of the oldest actors of the online Fx/CFD trading scene. AxiTrader is well regulated and it seems to enjoy a decent reputation among actual users. In addition to its Australian headquarters (located at Level 10, 90 Arthur Street, North Sydney, 2060, Australia), the broker maintains regional offices … Continued

ThinkMarkets Forex Broker Review

Established in 2010, ThinkMarkets has its act together in regards to regulation and pretty much every other operational aspect too. ThinkMarkets is based in Australia, but it maintains offices in other parts of the world as well. Its second headquarters are located in London. In addition to that, the company is present in Europe, the … Continued

HYCM Fx/CFD Broker Review

Regulation is usually a sensitive issue with online FX/CFD providers. Many such operators seem to try to avoid the matter altogether when advertising their products. Not so HYCM. Launched in 1977 in the UK and still headquartered there, HYCM has made regulation its focus apparently. The broker does not accept traders from the US. Outside … Continued

Vantage FX Review

VantageFX used to be known as one of Australia’s top Forex/CFD brokers, regulated by ASIC. That is obviously no longer the case. The operation is currently based in the Cayman Islands. Its exact address is: 4th Floor The Harbour Centre, 42 N Church St, George Town, Cayman Islands. While the reasons behind the move are not … Continued

Finq.com Review 2019

Finq is an FX/CFD brokerage that’s regulated in the Seychelles. Finq.com targets traders in Asia, India and South Africa. Finq offers a high leverage, a very good selection of tradable assets, a minimum deposit of $100 and an extremely nice welcome bonus of up to $4000. Launched in 2017, Finq.com is not just a relatively … Continued


Founded in 2009, Trade.com is an online Forex/CFD brokerage based, regulated and licensed in Cyprus. While at first glance the brokerage seems to be a fair and honest operation, digging up some user feedback on it will unearth some unsettling details. There was apparently at least one person, who took advantage of a slip-up on … Continued

NordFX Review

NordFX is, at first glance, a fairly run-of-the-mill online FX/CFD broker. NordFX is regulated in a rather impressive number of jurisdictions and it offers a fair selection of tradable assets. NordFX also has some special tricks up its sleeves. Its RAMM account option takes trading to an entirely new level. It allows investors to trade … Continued

FXGiants Review

FXGiants is another major regulated Forex and CFD brokerage, which ended up with a nasty reputation after a 2015 series of debacles. To this day, there are many user complaints online about the operation, most focused on how FXGiants make it difficult for their clients to withdraw funds, while making it extremely easy for them … Continued

AvaTrade Review

AvaTrade operates as a multi-national corporation, and it has regional offices and sales centers in Dublin, Paris, Tokyo, Milan and Sydney. The company bases its administrative headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Its official website is located at www.avatrade.com and a screenshot of its home page appears below. From a regulatory perspective, AVA Trade EU Ltd is … Continued