High-conviction traders select a small number of assets and back them with meaningful stakes. But they fly in the face of diversification and take bigger risks in search of higher returns.
Two days of meetings in Brussels on Thursday and Friday will see EU finance ministers tackle an agenda headed by latest estimates for growth prospects. But they will also be looking at each other’s budget plans and discuss measures to fine-tune VAT.
Behavioural trading is much talked about, a way of spotting and benefiting from behavioural finance biases. But what are these biases and how do they manifest themselves?
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.
British statisticians have given the economy a health check and found sluggish economic growth per capita. But household income figures were the best for more than two years.
Commodities present a wide variety of trading opportunities, with platforms offering CFDs in energy markets such as crude oil and a variety of precious metals, from gold to palladium. The interaction of supply and demand is key to price discovery in the key commodity markets.