Foreign exchange trading (Forex) is offered through Ally Forex. Ally Forex and Ally Invest are separate, but affiliated companies. Forex accounts are offered to self-directed investors and are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC) or Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC).
Ally Forex acts as an introducing broker to GAIN Capital Group, LLC ("GAIN Capital"). Your forex account is held and maintained at GAIN Capital who serves as the clearing agent and counterparty to your trades. GAIN Capital is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) (ID # 0339826). Ally Forex is a member of the National Futures Association (ID # 0408077).
Forex trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Increasing leverage increases risk. Before deciding to trade forex, you should carefully consider your financial objectives, level of investing experience, ability to take financial risk, and any fees associated with any investment product. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice. Read the full disclosure for forex trading (PDF) . Note that spot gold and silver contracts are not subject to regulation under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act.