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Stock market for beginners: everything you need to know

Have you ever been interested in stock trading but didn’t know how and where to start? Are you tired of all these “stock market for dummies” articles? We’ve got your back: here is the ultimate guide to the stock market for beginners that will help you to stay on top of today’s financial world.

Valerie Medleva
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Looking for new indices? Try the US Dollar (DXI) or Volatility (VIX) index

Learn how to use volatility as a tradable asset and diversify your portfolio with two popular global indices: the US dollar (DXI) and Volatility (VIX) index.

Alexandra Pankratyeva
Bitcoin vs Ripple: from founders to pump and dump schemes

Bitcoin vs Ripple. We take a look at these two major cryptocurrencies and explore why Ripple is so controversial within the crypto community.

Drew McConville
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The top 6 soft commodities, their uses and how to trade them

Soft commodity trading has been gaining more interest among traders who are looking to diversify their typical portfolio of stocks and bonds. Commodity markets influence almost every aspect of our daily lives: from car fuel to grocery stores, commodities prices impact the global economy at every level.

Valerie Medleva
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Coffee: learning to trade the world’s leading hot beverage

If commodities in general tend to un-nerve novice traders, agricultural commodities can be particularly off-putting with uncertainties about harvests and the weather. But if you are properly prepared, then trading coffee should be no more stressful than making your morning cup.

Dan Atkinson
4 tips on how to spot a market trend before it gets obvious

Learn how to spot a market trend and use different trend indicators to form your own trend trading strategy.

Alexandra Pankratyeva


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Why trade Ethereum in 2019?

Find out more about the Ethereum price prediction and the ETH evolution. Follow ETH performance in real-time and dig deeper into Ethereum’s price history to make thoughtful cryptocurrency investment decisions.

Alexandra Pankratyeva
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Risk and volatility: the same, quite different – or a bit of each?

A sure-fire method for annoying a veteran trader is to mix up volatility and risk, treating big swings in securities prices as identical with the danger of loss. But nor can they be entirely separated, and the key to trading success is a firm grasp of how these different but overlapping concepts fit together.

Dan Atkinson
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3 reasons to invest in the Netherlands

Enter the leading European stock market with Capital.com. Find out why you should invest in the Netherlands and trade Dutch leading stocks in one platform.

Alexandra Pankratyeva
What is leveraged trading?

Leveraged trading has been in vogue for over a decade now. Those interested in online trading have come to see leverage as a quintessential financial tool, which offers traders bigger market exposure with a much smaller initial expenditure. Here, we ask what is leveraged trading, and how is it incorporated into the trading environment?

Valerie Medleva
Who’s afraid of short selling? Everything you need to know about “going short”

The practice of “shorting” a stock or any other security – selling at today’s price in the expectation that its value will fall – has long been seen by many as disreputable. But it is simply another way of expressing a market view, no different from any other.

Dan Atkinson
Your guide to the Swiss stock exchange: everything you need to know

Learn about the Swiss stock exchange: from the way it works to trading opportunities.

Valerie Medleva
What is the Volatility Index (VIX)?
What is the Volatility Index (VIX)?

Usually, when thinking about indices, the first thing that often comes to mind is the DAX, Dow Jones or NASDAQ 100. However, the Volatility Index is quite different.

Valerie Medleva
What is derivative trading?

What exactly is derivative trading? Let’s dive in and figure out what derivatives are, where they came from and how to trade them.

Valerie Medleva
Forex trading – what are the best currencies to trade?

Currencies are priced in other currencies, and all major denominations are quoted in “cross rates” against each other. Traders may choose a fairly predictable “pair”, such as the US dollar and the euro, or something more exotic, but in all cases good research is essential in deciding the best currencies to trade.

Dan Atkinson