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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. The discussion that follows will highlight the strengths and weaknesses of this indicator in relation to CFD trading. Remember: no technical indicator is a crystal ball. It More...

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By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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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, commodity or currency prices and accompanying More...

By Marcus Holland On Monday, December 31st, 2012
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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 Strength Index) is to calculate the More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, December 29th, 2012
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Different order types when trading CFDs

Novice traders sometimes find the variety of order types available with CFD trading confusing – and this confusion can lead to the trader buying a CFD when he or she actually means to sell it or going short when More...

Head and Shoulders Chart
By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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Head and shoulders chart patterns and CFD trading

The head and shoulders chart pattern has become a stalwart in the arsenal of many traders over the last few decades. The reason is not difficult to find: it has proven itself to be a remarkably reliable indicator More...

By Marcus Holland On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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The dangers of overtrading in CFD Trading

There is a good reason why casinos often provide both losers and winners with complementary services or goods: both groups usually continue to gamble more than the average man or woman. While professional CFD trading More...

By Marcus Holland On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
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Top CFD Trading Mistakes

If one should study the habits of losing CFD traders, a pattern would no doubt emerge. There are a couple of vital mistakes these traders make over and over that prevent them from joining the small circle of success. Random More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, November 24th, 2012
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Combining CFDs and options to make money in a stagnant market

Readers who are only familiar with stock trading and not with the world of CFDs and options might be under the mistaken impression that it’s only possible to make money if the market goes up. This is of course More...

By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
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The Different Types of Charts you can use with CFD Trading

It is probably fair to say that only a genius would be able to trade CFDs successfully without having access to charts. We are indeed fortunate at the beginning of the 21st century to have computers at our disposal More...

By Marcus Holland On Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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How to use the MACD

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is no doubt one of the most popular and best liked indicators in the field of technical analysis. The indicator basically consists of two exponential moving averages, More...