FXCM Inc. is a holding company. The Company�s sole asset is a controlling interest in FXCM Holdings, LLC. The Company is an online provider of foreign exchange (FX), trading and related services to approximately 136,000 active retail and institutional customers globally. It offers its customers access to over-the-counter (OTC), FX markets through its technology platform. It operates its business through two segments: retail trading and institutional trading. During the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company�s retail trading segment accounted for 88% of its revenue. The Company�s institutional trading segment, FXCM Pro, offers FX trading services to banks, hedge funds and other institutional customers on an agency model basis and accounted for 8% of its revenues during 2010. In October 2011, it announced that its subsidiary, FXCM Japan Securities Co., Ltd, acquired Japanese FX broker Foreland Forex Co., Ltd. (Foreland).