Archive for the Financial Spread Betting Category


The Life-Cycle of a Spread Betting/CFD Trade

The Basics Spread betting companies quote a two way price known as the spread that consists of a bid and offer price (or sell and buy price). Basically, you can bet on the price going down (known as going short) or up (known as going long). When placing your bet, you need to determine the […]

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What is spreadbetting…and why I like it

Spread betting is an exciting tax free way (in the UK) of earning extra money whether the stock market or the price of a share moves up or down. It involves reading the chart of a share price to identify a chart pattern and then deciding how you think the share price will move. You […]

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Why the media hates Financial Spread Bet Trading

Those looking to start trading would be very wise to begin their trading journey by taking a look at financial spread betting. In many cases, those that have started trading and learning about the financial markets, got their feet wet trading in financial spreads. There are many reasons, why anyone, regardless of whether you are […]

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Financial Spread Betting Course Update Stages Explained – Important

Just a quick note to say that I am starting to push out content for the training part of this blog. For those of you who are new to this blog and to trading, then welcome, you are in for an exciting ride and hopefully a profitable one – more to the point, this website […]

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Where can you spread bet?

Where Can You Trade in Financial Spread Bets? One of the questions I get asked about and it’s somewhat of an odd one, which usually begins with ‘I’ve heard about financial spread betting, but where can I trade it and is it tax free everywhere?’. Now, this is a decent enough question I suppose and […]

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What do financial spread bet traders actually trade?

What Do Traders In Financial Spreads Actually Trade? Over the years, there has been quite a lot of misconception and preconceived ideas as to those trading in financial spread betting actually do and what on earth they actually trade. Many of these half truths and in some respects, down right lies, come from the press, […]

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