Educational articles for all types of traders of all levels. Get a grasp of how CFDs work with our guides and find out more about trading in general.
A beginner's guide to trading cryptocurrency
You may have heard of Bitcoin and Ethereum, but what does it mean to trade cryptocurrency? There are many aspects of cryptocurrency which can make them attractive to investors, but like with any investment, it comes with an element of risk.
What's the difference between Long and Short Positions?
With CFDs and FX trading you can take a view that a market will go up (buying) or go down (selling). When you buy, it is known as ‘going Long’. When you sell, it is called ‘going Short’, as in that you are short of shares.
What is Parabolic SAR and how does it works?
The Parabolic SAR, a technical indicator used by many traders, was developed by Welles Wilder who introduced the system in his book, ‘New concepts in Technical Trading Systems’ in 1978. Let's have a look at what is Parabolic SAR and how does it works...
What is the Commodity Channel Index?
The Commodity Channel Index (or CCI) indicator, is an oscillator that was developed by Donald Lambert in the 1980’s. It compares the current price with an average price, typically over 14 periods. As an oscillator, it is an excellent tool to highlight overbought and oversold areas, and it can also help to identify bottoms and peaks in a trend.
Day trading stocks tips – online trading style guides
How do you day trade stocks? Click here to learn about day trading stocks, how to day trade stocks online, and what the most popular stocks to day trade are.