NEW YORK, LONDON and SYDNEY, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- New Program Focused on the Global Currency Market Debuts February 25, 2011
GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a global provider of online trading services, announced today that its retail division, FOREX.com(R), will be co-sponsoring a new 30-minute CNBC program focusing on the global currency market.
Premiering February 25, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. ET, "Money in Motion Currency Trading" will be hosted by CNBC's Melissa Lee, also host of CNBC's "Fast Money" and "Options Action." The weekly half-hour program will feature professional currency traders and analysts as they share insights and trading opportunities in the $4 trillion per day forex market. The show will be recorded live from the NASDAQ's MarketSite and will air on CNBC in the U.S. as well as on CNBC Europe, Middle East and Africa and CNBC Australia. Beginning Friday, February 25th, the program will air in the U.S. on Fridays at 5:30 p.m. ET (in EMEA at 23:30 CET) and re-air on Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. ET.
"We are proud to partner with CNBC on the first TV program exclusively developed to educate self-directed traders about the forex market and to provide them with actionable trading strategies," said Glenn Stevens, CEO, GAIN Capital. "Forex trading is one of the fastest growing markets for retail investors and the fact that the program will have a simultaneous global launch on CNBC in the U.S., CNBC Europe, Middle East and Africa and CNBC Australia demonstrates the global appeal of this market."
"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."
For more information on "Money in Motion Currency Trading," including contributor bios and a daily currency blog, go to http://moneyinmotion.cnbc.com.
For additional information on FOREX.com and GAIN Capital visit http://www.forex.com and http://www.gaincapital.com.
About GAIN Capital
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) is a global provider of online trading services. GAIN's innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange (forex or FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products, to a diverse client base of retail and institutional investors.
A pioneer in online forex trading, GAIN Capital operates FOREX.com(R), one of the largest and best-known brands in the retail forex industry. GAIN's other businesses include GAIN GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds and institutions, and GAIN Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed U.S. broker-dealer.
With offices in New York City; Bedminster, New Jersey; London; Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo; and Seoul, GAIN Capital and its affiliates are regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the National Futures Association (NFA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the United States; the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United Kingdom; the Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan; the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong; and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia.
For company information, visit http://www.gaincapital.com or http://www.forex.com.
SOURCE GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.