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Getting Started with GAIN Capital/Forex.com

  1. To use NinjaTrader to trade forex at GAIN Capital/FOREX.com you must have a live funded account:
    • I need to open an account - Fill out one of the online application form below:
    • I already have an account at GAIN Capital/FOREX.com - You must rebrand your account for use with NinjaTrader by completing the following account transfer form. You will need to write in a note on the form that says you want to change your platform to NinjaTrader. You can send this form
  2. You will receive an email from Gain Capital (forex.com) confirming your account has been approved. This email will contain a User ID which will be used as the username when creating your live connection in NinjaTrader. During the application process you will create your own password which will also be used when creating your live connection.
  3. Purchase a live trading license for GAIN Capital/FOREX.com.
  4. After you complete your purchase you will receive a live trading license key. Start the NinjaTrader application and enter this license key via the Help > License Key menu.
  5. Review the Connection Guide for establishing a live connection. Final Note: You will be able to access your GAIN (FOREX.com) account statements by clicking on the following link and entering your user ID and password in the IB reports section: View my account statements