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Supply and Demand and the Effect on Price Activity

by Richard Cox In order to successfully trade in the spread betting markets, traders must be able to have a strong understanding of where specific asset prices are likely to head in the future.  So here we will strong down market behavior to its essential elements in order to understand how price activity moves over time and how these prices are influenced More...

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By Marcus Holland On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Managing Risk: Establishing Trading Parameters

While this article will deal with some of the less “glamorous” aspects of trading in the spread betting markets, it can actually be argued that some of the points made here will be the most important elements More...

By Marcus Holland On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
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Fundamental Analysis: GDP, Inflation, Interest Rates

By Richard Cox When traders are looking to conduct fundamental analysis on an asset (whether it be a stock, an index, a commodity or a currency), there are many pieces of economic data that can be analyzed.  Some More...

By Marcus Holland On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
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Spread Betting Tutorial

In this spread betting tutorial we plan to show you an example of a trade in practice.  Although spread betting allows you to bet on a wide variety of different markets, stocks and shares are some of the most popular More...

By Marcus Holland On Thursday, November 8th, 2012
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Pros and Cons of Spread Betting

Spread betting is a popular investment tool that differs from traditional investment accounts by not allowing the investor to take physical possession of the stocks and shares they wish to invest in. Instead, the More...

By Marcus Holland On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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How to Choose a Spread Betting Company

  There are an ever increasing number of spread betting firms on the market that are looking to attract your business.  Due to this high competition, you will find that pretty much all the brokers out there More...

By Marcus Holland On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Spread Betting Leverage

One of the most attractive features of spread betting over share dealing and other forms of asset purchases is the minimal margin that companies require when opening trades.  Trading on leverage gives the trader More...

By Marcus Holland On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Spread Betting Companies

These days there are a large number of spread betting companies on the market fighting for your business.  You will find that they all advertise having the best spreads, trading platform and market choice.  If More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Spread Betting

Spread Betting is one of the most popular forms of trading in the world.  It was first created by IG Group in 1972 and has since become the derivative of choice for many, especially in the United Kingdom where More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, November 20th, 2010
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Combining Strategies When Spread Betting

In this series of tutorials, we have outlined most of the critical aspects of spread betting trading.  Perhaps surprisingly, many of these factors are psychological and mathematical (rather than purely financial) More...