If you’ve read my articles you should be on your way to understanding spread betting. Spread betting is a relatively simple concept, but of course if it were that simple everyone would be doing it and making lots of money. The key is to start small and practice and practice again using leverage very conservatively [...]
It can seem quite exciting when you first start learning about spread betting. The real time pricing information, the almost instantaneous execution of a trade, and the ability to take a position in the market worth far more than you actually have at your disposal, thus allowing you to make bigger profits quicker can all seem quite seductive.
If you’ve already read What Is Spread Betting?, then you probably already have a good understanding of what spread betting is. Before placing a spread bet, it’s important to understand contract lengths, and how these effect the spread you pay on your bet. Minimising your spreads means maximising your profits or minimising your losses [...]
Spread Betting Explained
Financial spread betting is an increasingly popular way of making money on the financial markets offering the opportunity to trade on which way you believe a chosen market or share-price will go (higher OR lower). This is different from actually purchasing stocks and shares where a larger up front capital is required [...]
Anyone who is new to financial spread betting would be only human if they started to get excited about the possibilities of making money on a regular basis that this form of trading offers them. There are lots of stories out there of successful financial spread bettors who have gone on to make an absolute [...]
New to spread betting and stock markets? – Check these links out.
- Tools You Need to Trade the UK Stock Market
- Are You Cut Out For Spread Betting?
- Spread Betting Secrets
- Successful Spread Trading - It's All In The Mind!
- Podcast: What is Spread Betting?
- Ultimate Guide to Stock Market prices
- Understanding the Risks of Spread Betting UK Shares
- How to Make Money from Stock Markets Going DOWN