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CNBC is airing a new show, solely dedicated to forex trading. The new show, starting on February 25th, will be sponsored by US forex broker FXCM, that puts its foot in the mainstream media.

The show on Friday’s will likely summarize the week, as it’s aired in the US afternoon. But Money in Motion will also bring short updates during other times. The show on currency trading will be available on various regional outlets of CNBC. This will sure help forex trading push to the mainstream, and positions FXCM quite well.

For more details, here’s the full press release:

NEW YORK–February 14, 2011–  FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM –  News), a online provider of  forex  trading worldwide, has partnered with CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, to co-sponsor CNBC’s new show “Money in Motion Currency Trading.” Beginning February 25, “Money in Motion Currency Trading” will air on Fridays at  5:30pm  after the popular program CNBC’s “Options Action.” In addition there will be two short business segment updates each week on Wednesdays and Fridays during CNBC’s Business Day programming. The program will air on CNBC in the U.S., CNBC Europe, Middle East and Africa and CNBC Australia.

Forex has become one of the fastest growing and largest markets in the world. “This is a perfect fit for FXCM. With our recent IPO and the growth of retail  forex  trading, our partnership with CNBC to sponsor the new  forex  TV show will bring retail  forex  trading more mainstream, especially in the United States,” said Drew Niv, CEO of FXCM. “As retail traders become more active in currency trading it only makes sense that they will be looking to the top business network to bring them relevant news, education, and research on just that.”

Hosted by CNBC’s Melissa Lee, “Money in Motion Currency Trading” will focus on bringing traders insights and strategies from some of the biggest names in the world of forex. CNBC’s “Money in Motion Currency Trading” is your front row seat to the most  liquid and leveraged market in the  world.

“A program dedicated to currencies has never been more relevant,” said Susan Krakower, CNBC’s Senior Vice President Strategic Programming and Development. “CNBC is an investor-focused network and this program will teach viewers how to harness the power of the $4 trillion currency market.”

As the first broker specialized in retail  forex  trading to go public on the New York Stock Exchange in December 2010,  FXCM  will continue to support initiatives that provide education, news, and research focused on the currency markets.

About  FXCM  Inc.

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM –  News) is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers world-wide.

At the heart of  FXCM’s  client offering is No Dealing Desk  forex  trading. Clients benefit from  FXCM’s  large network of  forex  liquidity providers, enabling  FXCM  to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution, and trading from real-time charts.  FXCM’s  UK subsidiary,  Forex  Capital Markets Limited, also offers  CFD  products with no re-quote trading and allows clients to trade oil, gold, silver, and stock indices along with  forex  on one platform. In addition,  FXCM  offers educational courses on  forex  trading and provides free news and market research through  DailyFX.com.

Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Any opinions, analyses, or other information contained is provided as general market commentary and does not constitute investment advice. Read full  risk disclaimer.

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