'Understanding the Risks of Spread betting UK Shares' is a free ebook that will help you become a better trader of UK listed shares with spread betting. I don't want to make you feel bad, but it took me 6 months to complete, simply because I work full time, spread betting takes ages to explain to a respectable level … [Read more...] about Understanding the Risks of Spread Betting UK Shares by Trading Simply
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 in … [Read more...] about Excuse Me! – which platform is that?
Firstly - Trading is not a one size fits all...everyone has their own objectives, time frame, risk profile, profit objectives etc. etc. There is immense benefit in seeing how others trade, but ensure that you establish a trading plan that suits your trading personality. My trading outline - I am predominantly a … [Read more...] about What kind of trader am I?
One of the key characteristics your trading plan definitely needs to have is the ability to match your personality and lifestyle. If you like quick “in-and-out” trades then your trading plan should have rules in place to make sure you scalp safely. If you can only trade certain hours during the day, then the trading … [Read more...] about My New Trading Plan
Technical analysis of the markets and opinions of what stage the markets are in are always available to you. My advice is always to just trade your plan. The plan must have rules that are absolute and can be followed and understood by anyone. When I speak to traders, I always tell them how important it is to wait … [Read more...] about The Advantage of an Indicator and Rules
What is your financial spread betting system? What is your edge? This is possibly the most crucial question for you to answer. You need a system. So what should your trading system be? Well I will be going into what you can use as a trading sytem in later posts but wanted to introduce the idea of having a system … [Read more...] about A Trading System which Works
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 … [Read more...] about Spread Betting Tips
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 … [Read more...] about Understanding Spreads and Contract Lengths
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 … [Read more...] about What Is Spread Betting?
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 fortune and … [Read more...] about Spread Betting Secrets – Start Off Slowly