CFDs

  • Two ways to minimise your losses when you trade CFDs
  • When you trade contracts for difference (CFDs), or any other financial product, it's crucial you manage your losses. No-one enters a trade thinking it's going to turn against them, but it's something you have to be prepared for. Otherwise you're not going to survive very long as a trader. So what can you do to minimise your losses? You can opt for a stop loss or a trailing stop loss. Let's take a ... ››› more
  • [15 May 2014]
  • Finally, you can trade the world! And it's all thanks to the JSE's new eCFDs
  • For months, traders have been patiently waiting for JSE to list some international exchange traded Contracts for Difference (eCFDs). And boy have they come to the party. Because I'm passionate about index trading, I've often envied the offshore managers who can choose from thousands of ETFs to trader. Not anymore! Your trading universe has just gotten a little bigger, in fact, it's gone... ››› more
  • [13 May 2014]
  • An introduction into exchange traded contracts for difference (eCFDs)
  • Up until last year, the contracts for difference (CFD) market was completely over the counter in South Africa. This meant that companies became ‘market makers' to facilitate the trading of CFDs. And they provided liquidity. But last year, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange introduced exchange traded contracts for difference (eCFD). So what are these? What's the difference between an eCFD and a CFD ... ››› more
  • [08 May 2014]
  • Trading CFDs: How the funding of your CFD trading account works
  • One of the core differences about contracts for difference (CFDs) compared with some other financial products is that there is no expiry date. Single stock futures, for instance, expire every quarter. So with no expiry date, when you trade CFDs, you pay a daily financing charge. So how is this funding calculated? Let's take a closer look… What is funding when you trade CFDs? When you trade... ››› more
  • [06 May 2014]
  • Trading uncovered: Four benefits of trading contracts for difference
  • Contracts for difference, or CFDs, are over the counter derivatives. They trade through a bank or company providing CFD trading rather than an exchange. By trading CFDs you agree to exchange the difference between the open price and the close price of the contract with the bank or company providing CFD trading. So why should you think about trading CFDs? Let's take a closer look… Benefit #1: ... ››› more
  • [05 May 2014]
  • Trading instruments revealed: What are CFDs?
  • Contracts for difference (or CFDs) fall into the derivatives category. This simply means they derive their value from something else. For example, a Sasol CFD ‘derives' its value from a Sasol share. So what exactly is a CFD? And what can you trade with CFDs? Let's delve a little deeper… What is a CFD? Firstly, CFDs are over the counter (OTC) derivatives. This means they don’t trade on an... ››› more
  • [02 May 2014]
  • Are you ready to trade CFDs? Ask yourself these three questions first
  • If you want to try trading contracts for difference (CFD), you need to find out if it's for you or not. Trading CFDs is risky. It takes up time. And you need to be very disciplined to increase your chances of success. So is CFD trading for you? Read on to discover if trading CFDs is for you… What is a CFD? Contracts for difference are over the counter (OTC) derivative products, the team at ... ››› more
  • [12 March 2014]
  • Revealed: A winning CFD trading strategy that could leave you 411.25% better off in 10 days
  • Can you imagine banking profits of over 411% in just ten days? Making gains like 105%, 72.46% and 101.04% regularly. With this simple CFD trading strategy, gains like this are within your grasp. And this trading strategy makes bagging potential gains incredibly easy. There's no frantic trading involved and you don't have to constantly check your email… Identifying market “sparks” that’ll... ››› more
  • [03 March 2014]
  • Discover a CFD trading strategy that could pay you a salary every ten days
  • What if there was a way to earn a substantial extra income with just ten minutes of your time each week. And what if you didn't have to go out to work to earn this pay cheque. Well the good news is, there is. This contracts for difference (CFDs) trading strategy can help you earn an extra income from the comfort of your own home… By following a few simple moves, you have the potential to doubl... ››› more
  • [17 February 2014]
  • How you can profit from a trading system with a win rate of over 84%
  • Since the beginning of October last year, this trading system hasn't had a single losing trading. And over the past 12 months, the rate of winners over losers is a staggering 84.2%. So how can you get your slice of gains like 105%, 144.93% and 101.04%? Read on to discover the secret… The real beauty of short-term trading is that it's perfect for making profits in any market. That's bec... ››› more
  • [13 February 2014]
  • CFD trading revealed: How the margin gears your trade up
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) are geared products. And you achieve that gearing effect because you trade on margin. By only putting down a fraction of your exposure, you gain or lose depending on the performance of the underlying. Let's take a closer look at how the margin works when you trade CFDs… As contracts for difference (CFDs) are geared products, it means you gain exposure to much mo... ››› more
  • [27 January 2014]
  • How gearing works when you trade contracts for difference (CFDs)
  • When you trade contracts for difference (CFDs), one of the major motivating factors for this is the money multiplier effect that's at work. This money multiplier effect is gearing. But how can you calculate the gearing of your trade? Let's take a closer look at how gearing works with CFD trading… Contracts for difference (CFDs) are geared products, the research team at FSP Invest in The Ultima... ››› more
  • [22 January 2014]
  • Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) come with many of the benefits of owning shares
  • When you trade CFDs, you benefit from a number of advantages. And you can also benefit from what happens to the share itself and that's not just a movement in the share price. You can gain from dividend payments amongst a whole host of other things. Let's take a closer look at these additional benefits when you trade CFDs… Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) have a number of benefits, the ... ››› more
  • [20 January 2014]
  • How you can start trading contracts for difference (CFDs)
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) give you the opportunity to make big gains on small rises and falls in a share price. If you fancy trading CFDs, then the first thing you need to do is find yourself someone to trade them through. Read on to find out how you can get started trading CFDs… Contracts for difference (CFDs) are over the counter (OTC) derivatives, the team at FSP Invest in The Ultimat... ››› more
  • [17 January 2014]
  • Trading CFDs comes with many advantages, but there are risks too…
  • When it comes to trading contracts for difference (CFDs), there are many advantages. These include low trading costs, no expiry date and hedging your portfolio. But like anything, there are some risks too. And before you embark on trading CFDs, you need to be aware of these. So read on to uncover the disadvantages of trading CFDs… Some of the advantages of trading CFDs also work against you if... ››› more
  • [14 January 2014]


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