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  • CFD trading for beginners: The ins and outs of the initial margin
  • Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) gives you an opportunity to profit from the movements of share prices. Not only can you make money from shares rising in value, you can also profit when they fall in value. To do this, you trade on margin. To open a trade, you need to put down an initial margin. So what exactly is the initial margin? And how does it work in practise? Read on to f... ››› more
  • [02 June 2015]
  • The pros and cons of trading CFDs vs investing in shares
  • If you want to gain exposure to the underlying movements of shares, you have two options. You can trade shares using instruments like contracts for difference (CFDs) or you can buy shares. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of trading CFDs against buying shares? Read on to find out… The gearing aspect of CFDs When you trade CFDs, you’re trading a geared instrument. Thi... ››› more
  • [01 June 2015]
  • How to manage your CFD account to cope with inevitable losses
  • When you first begin trading contracts for difference (CFDs), you're likely to be very excited about the profitable journey that lies ahead. But as soon as you have your first losing trade, this feeling evaporates. All traders have losses. It comes with the territory. The key is managing your trades in an effective way so losing trades don't wipe you out. So how can you do it? Read on ... ››› more
  • [25 May 2015]
  • What difference going long and going short makes to your CFD positions
  • When you enter a contracts for difference (CFDs) trade, you enter an agreement to exchange the difference between the closing price of a contract and the opening price of a contract. So how does this work in practice? And what other factors do you need to consider when you trade CFDs? Read on to find out… The different outcomes of trading CFDs As with other derivatives, when you t... ››› more
  • [22 May 2015]
  • An easy way to trade international indices
  • If you want to broaden your trading horizons to include international indices, you don't have to worry about opening an offshore trading account. You can trade these indices using contracts for difference (CFDs). Let's take a closer look at how it works… Trading indices using CFDs CFDs aren’t just for trading stocks. You can also use them to trade indices. The advantage of tr... ››› more
  • [20 May 2015]
  • How to use CFDs to protect your portfolio
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) aren't just for speculative trading. You can also use them to protect your portfolio. So how does this work? Read on to find out… What are CFDs? CFDs are arrangements between two parties to exchange the difference between the opening price and the closing price of a contract. For example, the buyer of CFDs receives the difference in the value of ... ››› more
  • [19 May 2015]
  • CFDs uncovered: The pros and cons of gearing
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs), like other financial derivatives, are geared products. So what is gearing? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of trading geared products? Read on to find out… Gearing explained CFDs are geared products. This means you only put down a small proportion of the actual value you have exposure to. You achieve gearing (or leverage) through t... ››› more
  • [18 May 2015]
  • How to prepare and profit from CFD trading
  • Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) gives you an opportunity to profit from the ups and down of shares and indices. But before you begin trading, you need to ensure you're ready. And once you start trading, you need to keep some key things in mind. Read on to uncover the top tips to keep you right when you trade CFDs… Before you trade CFDs, make sure you tick these boxes… Th... ››› more
  • [15 May 2015]
  • How to start trading CFDs
  • If you want to start trading contracts for difference (CFDs), you'll need an account to trade them through. So how can you find companies to trade CFDs through? And how can you open an account? Read on to find out… Finding a company to trade CFDs with There are a selection of different companies offering CFD trading. These include stock brokers, banks and other trading companies. ... ››› more
  • [14 May 2015]
  • What makes CFDs different from other trading instruments?
  • When it comes to trading, you have a number of trading instruments at your disposal. If you decide to trade contracts for difference (CFDs), what makes them different to other derivatives products on the market? Let's take a closer look… CFDs don’t expire, unlike other derivatives CFDs have no date of expiry. This makes them different to other derivatives like single stock futu... ››› more
  • [13 May 2015]
  • How trading CFDs can multiply your profits
  • By trading contracts for difference (CFDs), you have the potential to make a lot more money than if you invested in shares directly. It all comes down to trading on margin. So how does this work? Read on to find out… Where gearing and the margin come in when you trade CFDs The money multiplier effect at work when you trade CFDs is gearing. You gain gearing when trading CFDs by ... ››› more
  • [12 May 2015]
  • The difference between going long and going short CFDs
  • As with other derivative products, when you trade contracts for difference (CFDs) you can go long or you can go short. So what does this actually mean? And what difference does it make when you trade CFDs? Read on to find out… A quick introduction to CFDs When you trade CFDs, you enter an arrangement between two parties to exchange the difference between the closing price of the c... ››› more
  • [11 May 2015]
  • How to take advantage of index moves with CFDs
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) aren't just for trading shares. You can also use them to trade indices (or indexes). This means if you think a particular sector is going to move up or down, you can trade it. Let's take a closer look at how this works… How to trade indices with CFDs To trade indices using CFDs, you can trade exchange traded funds (ETFs). This means if you think a p... ››› more
  • [08 May 2015]
  • Working out the costs of trading CFDs
  • When you trade contracts for difference (CFDs), there's a daily financing charge involved. If you put on a long trade, you pay a daily financing charge. If you put on a short trade, you receive a daily financing charge. But, if you don't hold your position overnight, you don't have to worry about the daily financing charge. So how does it work when you trade? Read on to find out… ... ››› more
  • [07 May 2015]
  • The beginners guide to trading CFDs
  • If you're looking for a way to trade stocks and indexes, contracts for difference (CFDs) could be the trading tool for you. So what are CFDs? What are the key features of CFDs? And why should you think about trading CFDs? Read on to find out… What are CFDs? CFDs are over the counter (OTC) derivatives. This means you don’t trade them through a stock exchange, but through a compan... ››› more
  • [06 May 2015]


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