Firms race for North American retail investors

New Jersey-based Gain Capital, one of the leading FX trading firms, has built its client base in less than five years to achieve monthly volumes in excess of $35 billion. In its latest venture the firm has extended its reach to smaller investors with trading accounts available for deposits of just $250 through its newly launched forex.com website. The website offers trading on smaller deposits and trade sizes complemented by educational materials. The launch follows the growth of the FX mark