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CFDs Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Contracts for Difference Success

CFDs Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Contracts for Difference Success

Jeff Cartridge, Ashley Jessen

ISBN: 978-0-730-37570-8

Feb 2011

208 pages

$27.99

Description

CFDs Made Simple is the essential guide for anyone who wants to make money trading CFDs

Contracts for difference (CFDs) offer an opportunity to make your money work hard for you with the potential for large returns on little outlay. This book includes the information you need to know to get started trading CFDs, and it provides tried-and-true strategies anyone can use.

Inside you'll find information on:

  • types of orders and how to place them
  • using leverage to your advantage
  • managing risk
  • CFD providers (direct market access versus market makers)
  • avoiding the common mistakes many CFD traders make
  • strategies for success

If you're ready to make the move from trading shares to trading CFDs and maximise your success without all the stress, this is the book for you.

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About the authors vii

1 Introduction to CFDs 1

2 Why use CFDs? 29

3 CFD trading costs, dividends and corporate actions 47

4 Getting started in CFDs 65

5 Before you start trading 83

6 Placing your orders 107

7 Core CFD trading skills 123

8 Room for improvement 151

9 Common CFD mistakes 169

10 What makes a successful CFD trader? 189

11 Strategies for success 209

Glossary 241

Index 249