Spectra Markets

Spectra Markets is an execution and advisory firm specializing in foreign exchange options for asset managers, family offices, hedge funds, regional banks and proprietary desks. Founded in 2007, Spectra has pioneered the model of agency execution, developing peerless relationships with clients and liquidity providers. The firm offers an unrivaled pool of unique liquidity and anonymous execution capabilities to provide better execution for clients in FX spot, forwards, and options. The firm also offers both quantitative and qualitative analysis, tailored for each individual client. It is where retail and institutional traders and investors go for smart, independent, and original financial markets content.

Here are some of the things that make Spectra Markets unique:

  • Spectra offers a variety of innovative trading tools, such as the Spectra Markets Trade Manager and the Spectra Markets Social Trading platform.

  • The firm is committed to providing their clients with the best possible trading experience. This includes offering excellent customer service and providing a wide range of educational resources.

  • Spectra is led by Brent Donnelly, a highly respected FX trader and analyst in the trading community. He is also a strong advocate for risk management and responsible trading.

The firm offers a variety of services, including:

  • FX trading. Wide range of FX pairs to trade, including majors, minors, and exotics. They also offer competitive spreads and low commissions.

  • CFD trading. Margin trading on all of their products. This means that you can trade with leverage, which can amplify your profits, but also your losses.

  • Social trading. Spectra Markets Social Trading. This platform allows you to copy the trades of other successful traders.

  • Copy trading. Spectra Markets Copy Trading. This service allows you to copy the trades of specific traders that you select.


  • am/FX is Brent Donnelly's must-read daily macro letter.

  • It helps you surf the macro narrative and puts new themes on your radar before they hit the mainstream.

  • You can get actionable analysis, clear directional views, and real trade ideas with specific stop loss and take profit parameters.

  • Brent talks macro, narrative economics, trading strategy, tactics, positioning, technicals, and market psychology as he covers whatever markets are in play.

  • Topics covered include FX, crypto, stocks, fixed income, commodities and macroeconomics.