This series of articles starts with an essential guide on the basics of foreign currency trading. Readers are then introduced to the comparisons between forex and stocks, before we explore the importance of the news cycle as it relates to forex, and also look at some different trading strategies.
What is forex trading and why does it appeal to retail traders?
If you’re interested in trading, and have perhaps already started creating a portfolio, it might be the right time to consider the opportunities available in forex trading.More on forex and retail traders
Forex versus stocks: How do these two trading instruments compare?
Trading currencies and trading on a company’s share price involve very different tactics. Which suits you? Read on to find out.More on stocks and forex
Currency pair correlation: How does FX align with other assets?
How do forex pairs interact with each other – and with other asset classes such as commodities and equities? Find out in this in-depth article.Read More
How GDP data helps forex traders consider the bigger picture
Gross Domestic Product data is important for economists. That means it’s important for the financial markets, particularly so for forex currency pairs involving the dollar.More on GDP Data
How to use NFP data to help your forex trading
Read our guide to understand why NFP data releases are such important “signposts” for forex traders and discover some of the ways in which traders react to the news.More on NFP data
How CPI impacts forex trading
The Consumer Price Index or CPI is a critical inflation measure and an essential economic indicator for forex traders to follow. Here’s more on what it is and how it’s applied.More on CPI and forex
How to day trade forex: Introduction and strategy
Day trading is a short-term trading strategy and involves making trades over the course of a few minutes to a few hours. Here, we look at what day trading is and how it can be applied to forex.How to day trade forex
What is swing trading and how does it work in forex?
Swing trading suits agile forex traders looking for trading opportunities from favorable chart patterns. It’s about reacting to daily price action and taking a view on the short-term direction of a particular market.More on swing trading
Forex scalping strategy: What to know about scalp trading forex
Scalping is the shortest-term trading strategy, involving many quick trades to try and secure small profits – but it comes with a significant degree of risk. Here, we dive into what scalping is and how it can be applied to forex.Read More
What to know about forex interest rate trading
Interest rates are crucial to follow for forex traders. Here, discover more about how rates impact currency markets and how they can be incorporated into a strategy.More on forex interest rate trading
10 Questions on stock CFDs
We took note of the most common questions we hear about stock CFDs, and present here a list of detailed answers to help you feel comfortable and confident about your trades.More on stock CFDs
CFD Leverage and Margin
Leverage is a key feature of contract for difference (CFD) trading – enabling you to open positions by paying a fraction of their full value, known as your margin. Let’s take a look at how leverage works in CFDs.More on CFD leverage and margin
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CFD Trading Costs
Learn about CFD costs here. Including when you’ll pay CFD commission, which markets are free of commission, how overnight financing works and more.More on getting started with CFD trading
CFD Trading Examples
See how CFD trading works in practice with our step-by-step CFD examples on Wall Street and Twitter.More on CFD trading examples
How to Trade CFDs
Interested in CFD trading? Follow this step-by-step guide and get started today. Learn what contracts for difference (CFDs) are, how to trade CFDs and more.More on how to trade CFDs
The ins and outs of stock CFDs: What you need to know before trading CFDs
Stock or equity CFDs are trading instruments that allow you to speculate on the direction a particular company’s shares will move. We explain exactly how they work.More on stock CFDs
Top 10 tips for CFD traders
Do you want to get started as a CFD trader? It really pays to prepare fully, set yourself goals and learn exactly how the markets work. Read our guidance to build your knowledge.More on tips for CFD traders
What are CFDs and why should you trade them?
We explain how CFD trading works, so you can decide whether you want to start buying and selling contracts for difference today, or in the near future.More on why you should trade CFDs
What is CFD Trading and How Does it Work?
Learn how to go long or short on thousands of global financial markets with CFDs in this comprehensive guide. Starting at the very beginning – what CFD trading is, and how it works.More on how CFD trading works