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5 Events Leading to Potential Trading Opportunities in 2017

Trading Opportunities

In 2016 the currency markets experienced a lot of volatility, as many different geo-political events had an impact on separate currency values. There was the shock Brexit vote in the UK, Donald Trump’s More...

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Using Bollinger Bands with CFD Trading

Ever since John Bollinger developed the Bollinger Bands technical indicator in the 1980s, countless traders around the globe have been using it to guide their trading activities. More...

CFD trading and fundamental analysis

Short term CFD traders are not the most likely candidates to make use of fundamental analysis. One would normally find them glued to their laptops, analysing the latest share, More...

Using the RSI for better CFD Trading

As with the MACD, there are countless CFD traders out there who rely on a momentum indicator such as the RSI to guide their trading decisions. The main aim of the RSI (Relative More...

Greece Tragedy

More Greek trouble ahead?

Well, things are getting to the critical stage now as regards the ongoing Greek tragedy. It’s clear that the country’s prime minister Tsipras has removed his finance More...

Eurozone Implosion ahead?

So, Spanish banks can’t be in quite as bad a shape as the media would like us to believe – Sabadell Bank has just spent about $2bn buying the UK’s TSB Bank. More...

Introduction to Options

As always, we shall start with a definition.  Options are a form of derivative. Options take the form of a contract where More...

Managing an open options position

Introduction Some traders prefer to set up an options position and then forget about it until the expiration date. More...

Silver Poised to Test Higher Levels

Silver ETF prices edged higher on Wednesday continuing the trend which began on Monday.  News from...

Technically speaking, precisely how is gold doing?

Caution is the order of the day when all investors are looking to capitalise, and one...

WTI crude rallies to $100 a barrel

Just as we saw during the Arab Spring of 2011, oil prices are currently rising on...

The Stock Market

The Stock Market

The stock market may seem a mystery to you. All this talk of Bulls and Bears, shorts and longs, not to mention More...

Trading and Investing

Share Prices If you have ever looked at the price charts of shares, then you will have noticed that they are..

Market Sectors and Indices

Market Sectors For ease of reference, stock markets will group together particular types of shares. One way they do this is..

How to read Candlestick Charts

Moving Average Convergence/Divergence Index

Charts display information, and different chart types provide different levels of information. The vast majority More...

Double Bottom and Double Top

Double bottom and double top are a chart reversal pattern. In other words, the pattern displayed will signal a reversal of..

Ascending and Descending Triangle Patterns

Triangles are often used in technical analysis to identify a breakout. A triangle can be ascending, descending and symmetric. However, for..

What is spread betting?

Spread betting is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, as it gives people the chance to bet on a number of..

Fundamental Analysis & Market Sentiment Introduction

Fundamental Analysis, with respect to the FX market is the analysis of macroeconomic data and political events. This may be used..

Three Volume-Based Technical Indicators to use with CFD trading

While most technical indicators study changes in price behaviour in an attempt to predict future price movements of CFDs, there is..

Single Stocks

You can have access to thousands of shares both on the UK and International exchanges with ODL Markets. Also the advantages..

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