3 Easy Steps to Start Online Trading

For those veteran investors, online trading is almost second nature, but for beginners who are just starting out, it can be a mysterious and daunting place. Now that online trading is more accessible and more affordable than ever before, executing a buy or sell trade can be completed via an online trading platform in just…

The Australia 200 Trading Day

The SPI Futures Index for futures traders and the Australia 200 continuous contract for CFD traders gives us the opportunity to trade the Index that contains the top 200 shares on the ASX.  The Australia 200 Index Trading Day The Australia 200 index trading day starts at 9:50 am Sydney time which is 10 minutes…

Is Santos ASX Oil Stock, Santos, Worth $0?

According to an article in the Australian Financial Review, a theoretical exercise by Credit Suisse equity analysts has made the startling finding that Santos’s equity is worthless when current oil prices and foreign exchange rates are assumed to persist forever. The article assumes oil prices at $US 55.20 a barrel and the Aussie dollar at US…

Trade the S&P 500 (US 500) Index CFD

If you’re living in Australia and would like to gain some exposure to the US markets, then you should consider trading contracts for difference on the S&P 500 Index. With major advancements in technology over the past 10-20 years, trading the world’s financial markets has never been easier. Today, we have far more choice and…