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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

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The most popular and up-and-rising shares.

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About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

Microsoft has become a household name, but the company's history dates back to 1975 when its founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a partnership. By 1980, Microsoft had developed its popular operating system, MS-DOS, and went public in 1986 with an initial public offering price of $21 per share. As Microsoft continued to create software for both consumer and business markets, its stock price soared, reaching over $50 per share by the 1990s.

In the 2000s and beyond, Microsoft expanded into new industries such as video game consoles and cloud computing services. Its shares now trade at over $125 each, making Gates one of the richest individuals in the world. Despite facing legal challenges along the way, Microsoft remains a dominant force in technology thanks to its longstanding commitment to innovation and creativity.

The history of Microsoft is long and storied. The company was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, and went public in 1986 with its initial public offering of shares. In the early years, the company focused mainly on computer language and operating systems, releasing MS-DOS in 1981. However, over the years it expanded into various other areas including productivity software, video game consoles, and even mobile phones.

In recent years, the company has seen shifts in leadership as well as increasing competition in the tech industry. Despite these challenges, Microsoft remains a major player in the tech world with a market cap currently standing at over $1 trillion dollars. Its history is one of ambition and adaptation as it continues to evolve with the changing demands of the industry.

When it comes to buying and selling Microsoft shares, there are two main avenues for trading - investing and CFDs (Contracts for Difference). The primary difference is the use of leverage. When investing, an individual buys and holds a set number of share contracts, meaning their investment is limited to the actual funds they have available.

With CFD trading, however, traders can open larger positions with the use of leverage, essentially borrowing funds from their broker to increase their potential profits (though this also increases the risk). Another key difference is that investors typically hold on to their shares for longer periods of time, while CFD traders frequently make shorter-term trades. Both options have their advantages and drawbacks, so it's important to carefully consider which approach is best suited for your own trading strategy.

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* The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though Skilling attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.

The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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Why Trade [[data.name]]

Make the most of price fluctuations - no matter what direction the price swings and without capital restrictions that come with buying the underlying asset.

CFDs
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Capitalise on rising prices (go long)

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Capitalise on falling prices (go short)

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Trade with leverage
Hold larger positions than the cash you have at your disposal

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Trade on volatility
No need to own the asset

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No commissions
Just low spreads

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Manage risk with in-platform tools
Ability to set take profit and stop loss levels

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By continuing you acknowledge to view the content provided by Skilling (Seychelles) Limited, which is authorised and regulated by Seychelles Financial Supervisory Authority, and that your decision was made independently and at your exclusive initiative and no solicitation or recommendation has been made by Skilling or any other entity within the group.

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