Become a Participant

About CX
Become a Participant
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Participant trading member of CX.

Let’s Get Started!


CX offers trading for US residents* in both forex/metals and weather protection. Accounts are kept separate for each type of trading.

Weather Accounts Forex/Metals Accounts
Open a Weather Account Open a Forex/Metals Account

You can open both a forex/metals account and a weather account. If you wish to do so, please use the same email address and password when opening each account.


If you are not an individual applicant, follow these steps to become a trading participant:

  1. Download the Participant Application Packet
  2. Fill out the application form and questionnaire. Sign the form and scan these 2 sheets
  3. Email the scanned documents to:


If you would like assistance with the application process, please contact us.

Background Information

CX is a direct-access market that is open to the public, and trading at CX will not require you to have an account with a broker. Instead, you will need to complete an application that provides us with all the information required by the rules and regulations of the market. There is no cost to become a Participant.

Your completed application is subject to review and approval by CX. Once approved, your user ID will be validated and you will have the opportunity to fund your account and then begin trading. Of course, orders to trade can only be sent by registered and approved Participants and Authorized Traders.

Becoming a Participant means you agree to be subject to the rules of CX and CX Clearinghouse.

* CX is currently accepting  applications from US residents only. If you live outside the US and are interested in opening an account with us, please email your name, country of residence, and contact information to Customer Service at we will notify you if this situation changes.