May 13, 2020

CFD Trading: Approaches for Both Rising and Falling Markets

CFD Trading: Approaches for Both Rising and Falling Markets

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact not only on public health but also on the global financial markets. Since the coronavirus-inspired storm that began in February 2020, we’ve seen the market react with large drops, often followed by large increases, which together have created high levels of market movement…

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January 14, 2020

Indices Trading Strategies and Why We Love Them

Indices Trading Strategies and Why We Love Them

Offering lesser risk than individual stocks alongside a more diverse portfolio with smoother price movements, stock market indices around the world are powerful indicators for both global and country-specific economies. Read on to learn more about some of the most popular indices trading strategies.

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December 11, 2019

So, What’s the Deal with Stock Indices?

So, What’s the Deal with Stock Indices?

We all have our favourite assets. But ask 50 traders what their top 5 assets are, and there’s a good chance that the S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, DAX 30 or FTSE 100 won’t make the shortlist. After all, trading oil is “explosive”, gold is “sexy”, EUR/USD is “dependable” and trading Amazon, well, that’s simply…

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April 11, 2019

What Types of Traders Are There?

What Types of Traders Are There?

The multifaceted world of financial markets offers numerous opportunities to make money by buying or selling financial assets online. Different traders use diverse strategies to pick out lucrative opportunities in the market. It is important to understand the various trading styles to determine which strategy is best suited for your trading goals.

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January 22, 2019

What is Slippage, Why it Happens and How to Avoid It

What is Slippage, Why it Happens and How to Avoid It

In financial trading, slippage is a term that refers to the difference between a trade’s expected price and the actual price at which the trade is executed. It is a phenomenon that occurs when market orders are placed during periods of elevated volatility, as well as when large orders are placed at a time when…

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