If you want to give trading a go, you'll find that there are a wide number of different derivatives you can use.
Contracts for difference (CFDs) are a popular derivative. So what makes CFDs different from some of the other derivatives out there?
Let's take a closer look…
CFD difference #1: Expiry date
CFDs have no date of expiry. This makes them different from the likes of single ... ››› more
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If you're looking for a way to gear up your potential profits, then trading contracts for difference (CFDs) may be just for you. So how does trading CFDs work? And how does the gearing element of CFD trading boost your profits? Let's take a closer look…
Putting a long CFD trade on
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My colleague, Francios Joubert often says that one of the greatest benefits of investing in property is that you get to use other people's money to do it.
Think about it. When you want to buy a million rand house, you can put down R100,000 and get the bank to put down the other R900,000. The benefit of this is, if the house goes up 10% in value and you sell it for R1.1 million, you can pay back... ››› more
Contracts for difference, or CFDs, are a popular trading tool. If you're eager to trade them, but you don't know where to start, you might want to know: How CFDs work, how you trade CFDs and how can you reduce your risks trading CFDs? Read on to find out the answers so you can start trading CFDs…
Are you a beginner CFD trader desperate to get started?
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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
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.
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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
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
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…
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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
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
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…
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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
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…
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