Finance Feeds: Q&A Sessions with Carolina May, CEO of FXStreet

Our CEO Carolina May has been interviewed by Finance Feeds in a series about Industry Influencers.carol

Carolina explains how she started her journey from the Marketing department to CEO of the company, what she thinks about the role of women in the financial industry and how new tools and new products might improve user’s experience at FXStreet.

When Carolina was asked to confess the biggest challenge at FXStreet, she confessed that “we are still growing, innovating, constantly evolving to suit our customer’s needs. FXStreet will continue to lead from the front. That is mission”.

An enjoyable interview to read if you want to know a bit better our CEO!

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FXStreet, one of the Top 10 Best Forex Calendars

Today we’re happy and proud to announce that we have been selected as one of the best worldwide Forex Calendars in 2016! Earn Forex has decided that FXStreet’s economic data provided on real-time deserves to be at the Top 10 websites that offer a high level of information quality at Economic Calendar.

At FXStreet we offer the latest data of financial markets events on GTM time frame with indicators, historic charts, market impact filters referred as Volatility and links to related news. Another of the features that user might find is the non-scalable Javascript based chart.

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Meet Olga, FXStreet’s Administration Assistant

After talking with our office staff of Marketing, Content, Overseas, IT and Sales departments, the day has arrived to interview one of our Administration members. Assistant at the administration department of the company, Olga is the first person you see when you arrive at the office in the morning because she is also in charge of reception on FXStreet headquarters. She always greets you with a smile and a cheerful attitude.  

Olga at work


How does a day in the life of the Administration Assistant at FXStreet look?

I arrive at the office at eight o‘clock. I take off the answering machine and I open my email’s inbox. Then, I do all the tasks derived from it. After that, and depending of the day, I prepare some invoices, update some documents, claim for payments…

As the main responsible at reception, do you prefer to greet visitors or to answer telephone calls?

There’s not a high volume of visitors or phone calls. My contact with them is very brief because I’m just an intermediate between them and someone at the office. Anyway, I think the personal contact is always the best option to assist clients.  » Read more…

Get ready for the NFP report with Valeria Bednarik

Every first Friday of the month, the US Non-Farm Payrolls is scheduled to release the most important data about the currencies moves where markets are more volatile than any other news event. The US Jobs Report outlines the health of the US economy and central banks, which in consequence it means everyone on the planet is impacted by NFP.

And once again, on Friday the date will arrive to our calendars.

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GBP/USD went down with Brexit and we very much anticipated so!

At FXStreet we’re always looking to offer the best objective information at one click for traders and professionals. For Brexit’s coverage, we provided breaking news, analysis, opinion pieces and more than 15 live coverages. And so we did anticipating Pound Sterling’s fall before the UK referendum was even announced.

Last Christmas, our contributor Omkar Godbole and, Gonçalo Moreira, Forex analyst and Content Advisor at FXStreet, warned us about it at GBP/USD Forecast 2016: BoE liftoff could be delayed, Bears could target 1.45-1.4280.

In words of Godbole, “the Brexit fears in H1, along with the delay in the BOE liftoff is likely to keep Sterling under pressure. We may be in for a serious fall if the markets focus on the worsening UK current account to GDP ratio. Sterling could target 1.3954 in this case”.

But it was Moreira‘s Point and Figure chart that had the best forecast: “The downside risk implied by two horizontal counts resulting from the consolidation formed since Spring 2015 is 1.3400 and well below the early 2009 low, 1.3000. No upside target is valid in this resolution, the reason being the bearish semi-catapult already breaking down on two occasions.”


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Gonçalo Moreira shows you how to avoid trading risks

Tomorroblog trialw is the day. Tomorrow is when the so-called Brexit referendum will let the British citizens decide if they will leave or remain in the European Union.

As a Forex trader, you might wonder: what effect does the referendum have (and will have) on the Pound, the Euro and other currencies?

Gonçalo Moreira, our Content Advisor at FXStreet, explains us in his recent analysis, called “Stop. Read this yesterday“,  how to be cautious with valuable warnings about margin and leverage during the Brexit context. » Read more…

The vote over Brexit is almost here – FXStreet’s coverage

On Thursday an important referendum will take place in the UK to decide if Britain will leave or remain in the European Union. The so-called “Brexit” – a word that combines Britain and exit – is the possible outcome of a referendum where UK citizens will decide what they want to do with their country.

In words of Prime Minister David Cameron: “It is time for the British people to have their say. It is time to settle this European question in British politics.”

Some citizens think that Britain is being held back by the EU, which they say enforces hard rules on business and charges billions of pounds fees. David Cameron defends the idea of staying in the EU. Big business companies stand as well stand up to stay in the European Union because it’s easier to move money and products beyond British borders.

As a Forex trader, you might wonder: what effect does the referendum have (and will have) on the Pound, the Euro and other currencies?


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Meet Marcos, FXStreet’s Sales Executive

After talking with members of the Marketing, Content and Overseas teams, it’s time to interview one of the guys of our Sales department! Marcos is an Argentinian guy with a positive attitude who always makes us laugh with jokes. He’s Product Account Manager of our Sale’s department since April 2015, developing business relations and new clients for FXStreet’s B2B products.  Marcos explains us how working at FXStreet is for him and why he decided to move to Barcelona.

Marcos at work

MarcosHow does a day in the life of a Sales guy at FXStreet look?

Well, I arrive at 8 am at the office. I consider it is the best time to start my day since the office is quiet at that time. So I can set the most important tasks to do and make a list of leads/clients that I should contact within the day. 

It means you wake up quite early… are you a coffee addict who absolutely needs a cup of coffee to get ready for work? We have some of these in the office 😉

I am not such a fan of coffee, but I have to say that I think it is important to finish my “waking up” process!

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Celebrating the New FXStreet launch on the beach and with percussion

Last Monday our staff was invited to a surprise event to celebrate the successful launch of the redesign of FXStreet. We all left the office at 12 pm and took a bus to… we had no idea where! After a bit less than an hour, we arrived at a restaurant on the beach with beautiful terraces. We were welcomed with drinks. Very pleasant moment under the sun. Then we had lunch in the restaurant (with sea view of course!)… whose dessert trolley impressed everyone – have a look at the pics! » Read more…

FXStreet redesign: Our answers to your feedback

Since the launch of the New FXstreet on May 12nd, we’ve open several channels to collect our users feedback: an online survey, a live chat, a special email address… all of them available in many places on FXStreet and around! In total, we’ve received around 900 comments in less than 3 weeks.


We want to thank you all for taking time to tell us what you like or dislike about our redesign.

Here is a summary of the most common feedback and our answers. » Read more…

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