FXCM Inc (FXCM) Jumps 13.4% on February 17

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FXCM Inc (FXCM) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 13.4% to $12.19, representing a gain of $1.44 per share. Some 221,413 shares traded hands on 960 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 491,162 shares out of a total float of 5.37 million. The stock opened at $10.75 and traded with an intraday range of $12.48 to $10.75.

After today's gains, FXCM Inc reached a market cap of $65.49 million. FXCM Inc has had a trading range between $27.90 and $5.26 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $11.43 and a 200-day SMA of $11.41.

FXCM Inc is an online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services to retail and institutional customers. It offers its customers the ability to trade contract for differences, spread betting, equities and equity options.

FXCM Inc is based out of New York, NY and has some 850 employees. Its CEO is .

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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