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  • Are you prepared to begin trading CFDs?
  • If you want to start trading contracts for difference (CFDs), it's vital you do all the groundwork first so you know you're ready. So how do you know if you're ready to start trading CFDs? Read on to find out… Do you understand the risks of trading CFDs? Trading CFDs is much higher risk than investing in shares. Due to the gearing aspect you gain from trading on margin, you can lo... ››› more
  • [09 September 2015]
  • Weighing up the pros and cons of trading CFDs
  • If you're looking for a trading instrument, you have a number to choose from. One widely available instrument is contracts for difference (CFDs). So why should you consider trading CFDs? And what are the downsides of trading CFDs? Let's take a closer look… Four reasons to trade CFDs #1: Low costs to trade As you trade CFDs on margin, you don’t have to pay for the full value of ... ››› more
  • [08 September 2015]
  • Trading with CFDs: Demystifying gearing
  • If you want to trade contracts for difference (CFDs), one thing you need to understand is gearing. Gearing is what boosts your profits when you get a trade right. But it also boosts your losses. This is why it's essential you understand exactly how it works. Let's take a closer look… Where gearing comes in when you trade CFDs Like other financial derivatives like single stock futu... ››› more
  • [07 September 2015]
  • Forex CFDs: A new way to trade the forex market
  • Until recently, you only had two ways to trade currencies in South Africa. You could use currency futures to trade the rand against major currencies or you could spread trade international currencies. But now, forex CFDs (contracts for difference) are available through some trading companies. So what exactly are forex CFDs? Let's take a closer look… What are CFDs? Before we loo... ››› more
  • [13 August 2015]
  • Three reasons why you should trade CFDs instead of buying shares
  • If you want to invest in shares for the short-term, have you considered trading contracts for difference (CFDs) instead? Yes, CFDs come with higher risks as you're trading a geared instrument. But by opting to trade CFDs instead of buying shares, there are several benefits. Read on to find out more… CFDs versus shares Here are three reasons why you should opt to trade CFDs instead... ››› more
  • [25 June 2015]
  • Four things you need to know about CFDs
  • If you want to trade shares and indices, one option you have is to use contracts for difference (CFDs). To trade CFDs, it's important you understand the basic principles that apply to this trading instrument. Read on to find out what these are and how they apply to trading CFDs… CFD factor #1: The value of CFDs As CFDs are derivative instruments, this means they derive their value... ››› more
  • [24 June 2015]
  • How to profit from the market's moves with CFDs
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) aren't just for trading shares. You can also use CFDs to trade exchange traded funds (ETFs). This means you're not relying on the performance of a specific share with your CFD trade. You can potentially profit from the performance of a particular market, index or sector. So how does this work? Read on to find out… The benefits of using CFDs to trade... ››› more
  • [23 June 2015]
  • Confused by gearing and trading on margin with CFDs? Here's everything you need to know…
  • When you decide to trade a derivative instrument like contracts for difference (CFDs), you need to get to grips with gearing and trading on margin. It's these aspects that give CFDs their money multiplier effect, which boosts your potential profits (and losses). And it's vital you understand how they work before you start trading. Read on to uncover what you need to know about gearing and tr... ››› more
  • [22 June 2015]
  • CFD trading uncovered: Understanding the risks of trading on margin
  • Trading contracts for difference (CFDs) has a number of benefits. One of these key benefits is the money multiplier effect at work because you trade on margin. But it's this aspect of CFD trading that also makes them risky. If a trade doesn't work out, your losses can quickly mount up. So how can the margin work against you when you trade CFDs? Read on to find out… The downside of... ››› more
  • [19 June 2015]
  • How to make money from falling share prices with CFDs
  • One of the benefits of trading contracts for difference (CFDs) is you can put short trades on. This means if you think the price of a share is going to fall in value, you can potentially profit from this move by selling CFDs instead of buying them. But short selling has its risks. So how can you improve your chances of success? Read on to find out… Follow these six rules to impro... ››› more
  • [15 June 2015]
  • Why you must respect gearing when you trade CFDs
  • The gearing aspect of trading contracts for difference (CFDs) is one of the reasons traders find them attractive. But gearing can work against you. And that's why you must understand the risks you take on when trading CFDs and take steps to control this risk. So what is the effect of gearing on you as a CFD trader? And how can you control the risks of trading CFDs? Read on to find out… ... ››› more
  • [12 June 2015]
  • How trading CFDs differs from investing in shares
  • If you're thinking about trading contracts for difference (CFDs), you may be wondering how they differ from investing in shares. There are a number of differences. And it's vital you understand these differences before trading CFDs. Let's take a closer look at what these differences are… CFDs versus shares difference #1: Risk The risk of trading CFDs is much greater than investing... ››› more
  • [10 June 2015]
  • CFD trading uncovered: How a small rise in price can make ample profits
  • By trading contracts for difference (CFD) you can take advantage of trading on margin. This translates into gearing. Get a trade right and gearing multiplies your profits. Let's take a closer look at how this works when you trade… How CFD trading works when you go long Let’s say you’ve been analysing Company ABC and you’re sure the share price is going to rise. Instead of go... ››› more
  • [08 June 2015]
  • Trading CFDs: How gearing works
  • Contracts for difference (CFDs) are geared products. This means there's a money multiplier effect at work. Gearing is both an advantage and a disadvantage. Whilst it multiplies your gains, it also multiplies your losses. So what is gearing when trading CFDs? Read on to find out more… How gearing works when you trade CFDs When you trade CFDs, gearing comes from only putting down... ››› more
  • [04 June 2015]
  • How to open an account to trade CFDs
  • 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
  • [03 June 2015]
  • 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]
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