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Uber and Venmo partner up for easy payments

Uber and Venmo have announced their partnership on 12 July 2018. In the coming weeks, the ‘Pay with Venmo’ option will be available for US clients of the Uber and Uber Eats services.

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Trading CFDs vs Shares: Spot the Difference

Find out the major differences and key advantages of trading CFDs on shares over classic stock trading.

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Trading CFDs on indices: let’s get started

To learn the basics of trading indices, and CFDs on indices in particular, first we should get a clearer idea of what they really are. Generally, an index is usually referred to as a portfolio of stocks of different companies that represent a certain market or its sector.

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Hedging basics: what is a hedge?

Think of hedging like insurance. Insurance doesn’t prevent something bad from happening, but, it does reduce the financial impact if and when it does.

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Inside the mind of a perfect trader

The perfect trader – cool, analytical, disciplined. They navigate the markets with ease, make decisions based on facts, and profit from all the trends and market changes that they come across.

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Safe and sound: how risk-reward ratio can improve your money management strategy and overall trading performance

Learn more about a successful money management strategy, using risk-reward ratio to improve your trading performance. Use RRR like a pro to decide, whether the trade will bring you profit.

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How can I invest in platinum?

Receive updates about the platinum chart and prices. Discover how to invest in platinum. Learn about platinum bullions and coins, ETFs, futures and options and CFDs.

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Smart money management: how to trade with a risk-reward focus?

Explore the essentials of money management in trading. Find out how to use the risk-to-reward ratio together with stop loss orders to improve your trading performance.

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Stemming losses: reasonable approach to setting stop loss orders

Stop loss is a key risk management tool. It closes an unfavourable position when a specified price is reached. However, to make stop loss orders work for you as efficiently as possible, you have to rely on common sense rather than gut instinct. Here are three sensible ways to cap losses in trading.

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Stop-loss efficiency: how to make stops work for you

Explore some basic steps on how to use stop-losses effectively, limit trading risks and cut your losses. Learn more about risk-per-trade, volatility and ATR method. Find out your own strategy and use stops smart.

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A quick guide into the crypto world: cryptocurrencies and blockchain explained

The world has gone crypto, it’s time to keep up with times or risk being left behind. New technology breeds new terminology, so let’s get to grips with the top 27 crypto terms to get you started.

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Breaking down trading biases: sunk cost and house money

Learn more about common trading biases at Capital.com. Find out the mechanics of such psychological effects as sunk cost and house money fallacies. Explore how they relate to risk and decision making.

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House Money & Sunk Cost Effects

One of the main differences between human and artificial intelligence lies in our emotions, which have a great impact on our behaviour. People build their own trading strategies by depending on many factors and characteristics, such as emotional intelligence, risk tolerance and perceptions. Unfortunately, despite behaving rationally in many aspects of their lives, people don’t always see how easily they fall into cognitive biases and logical fallacies.

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Trends: nuts and bolts

Discover the basics of trend trading, as well as types of trends and timeframes. Learn how to determine a trend using technical analysis indicators such as SMA and EMA.

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All in good time. When the best time to sell short?

Explore the mechanics of short selling with Capital.com. Learn what short selling is and find examples of profitable and losing trades. Discover the best time to go short.

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