Yes, forex brokers can make huge profits. Forex is the largest market in the world with more than 6 trillion transactions per day. Forex brokerage firm is the key to enter into the market to make trades. Since you're an access authority, you have the great opportunity to make millions. However, it is not as easy as most people think. It is a challenging business and needs a lot of things to be managed and promote properly. It is not just a website, a sign-up form and a trading platform. There is a lot more behind the scene.
Forex Brokers are classified into two Market Maker and ECN/STP
The income of these two kinds of brokers are completely different from each other. Both can make a lot of money the numbers depends on the total transaction through the firm. Roughly, brokers can gain 30-40% of profits. So if the trader loses trade through a market maker broker, indeed you are losing to the broker and the money you lose belongs to him. If you win, it is the broker who has to pay the profit you have made.
Therefore, traders losses are the main source of income for a market maker broker, because over 95% of the retail traders always lose and wipe out their accounts at least a few times before they give up or become profitable finally. So, a market maker broker makes a lot of money through the clients' losses.
Moreover, the spread and swap are the additional income source for Brokers.
Although it's clear forex brokers can make solid profits.
Who are all can start? Who knows how to start how to start and promote it, and those have enough money to survive and promote the company as long as they have not become able to cover their expenses yet.
Overall its look like challenging, Joyful business seekers can succeed easily.