Q. “Hi Timon, with the gemors going on in South Africa, I really want to just be able to trade overseas. Could you please tell me how I can open an offshore trading account, how much money I'll need and which brokers are the easiest to trade with?”
A. I fully understand where you’re coming from.
It’s not safe anymore to keep your money in just one place – especiall... ››› more
There are literally thousands of technical trading strategies.
They range from complex, signal-generating algorithms to dirt simple “Day Trading Breakout Strategies”.
In fact, a “Day Trading Breakout Strategy” is so simple I can explain it fully in a single sentence:
Here is the strategy in just one sentence!
A “Day Trading Breakout Strategy” tells you to ride daily momen... ››› more
If you feel you're up to speed with the workings of contracts for difference (CFDs), understand the risks involved and have a strategy to follow, you're ready to start trading CFDs.
So what do you need to do to start trading CFDs?
Read on to find out…
Find someone to trade CFDs with
You can’t trade CFDs until you open up a trading account to do it. This is the first thing you ne... ››› more
If you want to trade contracts for difference (CFDs), one vital step is opening a trading account. Without one of these, you won't be able to trade.
So where do you start?
Read on to find out what you need to do…
Where to open you CFD trading account?
If you’re serious about trading CFDs, you need to find a company to trade them through.
You have two options:
Open a... ››› more
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.
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If you've decided to trade contracts for difference (CFDs), before you can start trading, you need to open up a trading account.
So what do you need to do?
Read on to find out…
You need to pick a CFD broker
The first step to opening a CFD trading account is to find a broker.
If you already have a stockbroking account, check if your broker offers CFD trading accounts. If they do... ››› more
If you decide to trade contracts for difference (CFDs), before you even think about putting your first trade on, you need to work out how you're going to manage your funds.
You'll never be 100% accurate with your trades, so it's vital you have a strategy in place to limit your losses.
As CFDs are geared financial products, with the potential to make healthy profits from small moves in share ... ››› 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?
If trading CFDs is something that you wa... ››› 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 (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
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