SOURCE: FXCM

November 11, 2008 11:23 ET

Learn to Trade Currencies This Fall

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) - FXCM (http://www.fxcm.com?CMP=PR-TradeCurrencies) joins CNBC.com for the second time as the exclusive currency trading sponsor in the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge is back! The contest officially begins on November 17th and registration will continue throughout the contest.

Sign up now and receive a free $25 Micro account (real money) from FXCM to trade on the Micro Forex Trading Station. This is a special offer for CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge contestants.

Additionally, you can practice currency trading for up to three weeks prior to the start of the live competition to perfect your trading strategy. The practice currency trading session is now available on the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge platform.

If you didn't feel like you had the knack on currency trading in the last CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, there are many opportunities to learn. Take advantage of all the tools offered to help you turn your $100,000 currency allotted CNBC Bucks into a winning part of your portfolio.

Learn to Trade Currencies:

Video Tutorials: http://contests.cnbc.com/milliondollar/curredu.do

E-mail Lessons: http://www.forexmicrolot.com/cnbc-signup.jsp

Free $25 Micro Account from FXCM: http://contests.cnbc.com/milliondollar/main.do

Practice Currency Trading: http://contests.cnbc.com/milliondollar/main.do

Hot Currency Trade of the Day: http://www.cnbc.com/id/22618039

For a complete set of contest rules, and to register for the CNBC.com Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, please visit: http://contests.cnbc.com/milliondollar/main.do

FXCM Facts

--  Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the largest Forex Dealer Members
--  More than 100,000 live accounts trade on platforms offered by FXCM
--  An average of $350 billion in notional volume is traded each month on
    platforms offered by FXCM
--  In excess of $700 million in customer funds trade on platforms offered
    by FXCM
--  FXCM provides customer support with native speakers in more than a
    dozen languages in 6 offices around the world
    

Leveraged foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose.

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