XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

Pros

Cons

  • User-friendly
  • Interactive charts
  • Lacks fundamental data
  • It’s hard to find the right trading ideas

XTB or X-trade Broker is one of the best forex and CFD brokers with more than 250,000 users around the world. It was founded in Poland, in 2002 and regulated by different financial authorities including the top-tier UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Research Tools

When it comes to research and tools, XTB provides very useful charting in a user-friendly manner with the main fundamental data.

Sources

There are 2 sources for the information in the research part:

1- Using xStation 5 trading platform which is a customized platform for XTB

2- Using the XTB website in the ‘market analysis’ section.

The research tools are available in a number of languages like English and Arabic with the ability to show news commentary in our language if we set the language to English.

Trading ideas

You can find short-term trading ideas in the news flow, but when you try to search for a specific term, you will spend more time to find your term as the trading ideas are not well-structured.

Fundamental data

When you try to view the fundamental data, you’ll find it very limited and you can not access neither the financial statements nor the operational metrics.

XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

XTB – Fundamental data

Charting

XTB provides great charting tools that allow you to use 35 technical indicators with the ability to save charts.

XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

XTB – Charting

Newsfeed

The news feed here is a mix of recommendations, market, and data releases from the economic calendar.

In the economic calendar, you can see upcoming events with a short summary per each along with its historical data.

XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

XTB – Newsfeed

Other tools

  1. Market sentiment analysis

This shows the percentage of long and short positions among clients for each asset

  1. Heatmap

This tool shows a visualization of winners and losers.

XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

XTB – Heatmap and Market sentiment analysis

  1. Stock scanner

This filters the stocks you may trade on using 15 different factors like market capitalization, P/E, beta, and debt-to-equity ratio.

XTB Research Tools | Trade Smart and Easy

XTB – Stock scanner

  1. ETF Scanner

This tool is like the stock scanner and provides 10 different factors to filter the ETFs like cumulative return and the total value of assets.

 



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