If you are interested in learning more about CFD trading and/or how to become a better trader, then you have come to the right place.

This ‘Secrets of CFD Trading’ section contains a range of educational articles on a number of different topics – so no matter what your current level of experience is, we hope these articles will help improve your trading skills. Click on each below to read more.

Trade Crypto Like a Pro – Avoid Costly Mistakes

Trade Crypto Like a Pro – Avoid Costly Mistakes Braden Gardiner and Davin Clarke show how they look for trading opportunities. Cryptocurrencies have emerged over the last ten years and become a common investment for many traders. There are many to choose from but some of the more well known and commonly traded as CFDs…

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Trade the DAX Index CFD – Germany 30 Index

Let’s talk about the mistakes You can make while trading the Dax Index The Dax Index is often extremely volatile and can catch out both private and individual traders if you are unfortunate enough not to avoid making these mistakes. Make sure you know when European announcements are due each week. Use websites such as…

Five Important Tips for Ambitious Traders in 2018

For close to 30 years the financial markets have had my undivided attention. Even after all that time, I still find beauty in a trending chart or a well-executed trade. I’m clearly passionate about the markets and I know you might be too. Are you ready to make 2018 your best trading year so far?…

3 Excuses That Are Blocking You from Becoming a Successful Trader

Out of all the excuses that I hear from traders, the most common one is “I don’t think I can do this, it’s too hard”. They say this even though I can quite clearly see they have everything they need to become a successful trader. It’s simply their own self-doubt and hesitancy getting in the…

Trading Spot Gold – Everything You Need to Know

Royalty, wealth creation and abundance are all visuals strongly associated with the most impressive precious metal of them all, Spot Gold. As a result, trading Gold has a very high appeal among those looking to accumulate wealth and achieve their financial goals. People have fought wars over Gold and speculation on the price of Gold…

Trade the Nikkei 225 Japanese Index CFD

Trading international markets can open up opportunities not readily available in domestic markets. Many traders in Australia, the UK and Europe for example, may want to capture trading opportunities in Asia and other regions. And with advances in technology – internet access, online trading platforms etc. – trading international markets is much easier than ever before.…

Trade the ASX 200 Index / SPI Futures CFD

Trading the ASX 200 index CFD allows you to take advantage of both the rise and fall of the top 200 stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Sudden and unexpected movements in stocks occur every day, especially around ASX 200 index reporting season. Also, news announcements can often cause severe market volatility and catch us,…

How to Choose the Best CFD Trading Platform

Throughout your trading journey, the trading platform you choose to trade on will continue to be a principal foundation in your investment ventures. Given this holds such significant importance, it’s crucial that you choose the best CFD trading platform that provides you with all the necessary features that you need, at an affordable price. If…

CFD Trading Education: 5 Steps to Analyse Company Fundamentals

Whether you’re looking to be a hot shot stock analyst or you simply want to improve your analytical skills and enhance your CFD trading education, you’ve come to the right place! In a trading context, company fundamental analysis is an effective technique that assists investors in determining the value of a financial security. This is…

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5 Steps For Choosing The Best CFD Broker Australia

Often choosing a broker can be confusing to say the least. In fact, knowing even where to start can be a challenge in itself. Fear not, to help you with this conundrum so you can choose the best CFD broker for your trading style, we’ve developed a 5 step guideline. Before we begin though, it is…

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…

5 Things You Need to Know BEFORE You Start Trading CFDs

Unless you’ve traded a CFD before, they might as well stand for “Confusing Financial Doodads” such is the confusion around the subject. However, once you understand what CFDs, or rather, Contracts For Difference are and how they work, trading them is a lot less technical than it may first appear. To gain a more comprehensive…