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Forex   CFDs   Trading Strategy

Price action CFD trading strategy: rejection candles

The basis of this CFD trading strategy is to use a Japanese candlestick pattern to find a price level that has been ‘rejected’ by the market. Learn more…

CFDs   Covid-19   Index

Vaccine trade: Buying indices of where the virus hit worse

A new trade is taking shape this week of buying indices like Spain’s IBEX and Italy’s FTSE MIB following vaccine news from Pfizer/BioNtech and now Moderna

Stocks   CFDs  

Beginners guide to trading stocks CFDs

Trading CFDs is a popular way to trade stocks and shares including popular companies like UBS and Facebook listed on global stock exchanges.

Forex   CFDs  

Stricter COVID rules send stocks tumbling - MARKET WRAP

Things turned distinctly sour across markets on Thursday after France and UK imposed strict new lockdown rules to curb rising virus cases.

CFDs   Technical Analysis

What is a guaranteed stop loss?

A successful trader must know the best time - and best method for exiting a trade. A guaranteed stop loss is a useful method in some circumstances.

Forex   CFDs  

Pros and cons of trading CFDs

Weighing up the use of Contracts for Difference (CFDs) as a means to trade stocks, forex, crypto and commodities markets versus traditional financial instruments.

ETFs   CFDs  

Example trade of using a CFD to go short

What can you do to benefit when stock markets are falling? There are two choices: buy something that rises when other markets fall or go short.

CFDs   Technical Analysis

Breakdowns: A trade entry technique for market declines

Many will be familiar with ‘Breakouts’ a popular trade entry technique during rising markets. Now we address ‘breakdowns’ for use in a market decline.

CFDs   Technical Analysis

What are the different trading styles?

To achieve success as a trader, it is essential to find a trading style that suits you, which starts with deciding from the 4 principal types of trader.

CFDs   Commodities  

Thinking about volatility in directional trading strategies

High volatility can cause anxiety for traders and investors but with a different mind-set and some preparation, volatility can be great for trading opportunities.

Forex   CFDs  

Wall Street returns, Eurozone GDP & Slack earnings

So looking at this day ahead in markets, I’ll be watching the reopening of Wall Street after a 3-day weekend, Germany trade data, Eurozone GDP as well as earnings from Slack and Lululemon.

Forex   CFDs  

What is trading risk management?

Risk management refers to the processes that are put into place when trading to help keep losses under control and keep a good risk/reward ratio.