Frequently Asked Questions
You are responsible for monitoring your account and maintaining 100% of required margin at all times to support your open positions.
While our 100% margin requirement and real-time margin system is designed to limit your trading losses and help ensure that total losses never exceed your total account balance, you do risk incurring losses greater than your account balance, especially during periods of extreme market volatility. While FOREX.com does not typically hold clients responsible for modest negative balances, we do reserve the right to hold clients responsible for debit balances. For this reason, we strongly encourage you to manage your use of leverage carefully. Increasing leverage increases risk.
There are several proactive measures that you can employ to prevent liquidation and manage risk:
Learn more about managing risk.