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Currency or foreign exchange trading – often known as forex, or simply FX – is the buying and selling of international currencies with the objective of making a profit.

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Buying and selling company shares listed on a stock exchange. They are one of the most popular financial instruments traded.

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Margin trading is when you pay only a certain percentage, or margin, of your investment cost, while borrowing the rest of the money you need from your broker.

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Contracts for difference (CFD) are a popular way of trading on the price of stocks and indices, commodities and forex without owning the underlying assets. Derivatives are time-limited contracts that ‘derive’ their value from the market performance of an asset.

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Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are baskets of stocks, commodities or other assets that pool investors’ money and track a benchmark to measure their performance. They are among the most popular financial instruments that investors add to their portfolios for exposure and diversification.

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Trading psychology and discipline are among the most important skills that every successful trader must possess. Master the psychology of trading today with our guide.

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Trading Glossary

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Shareholder

Looking for a shareholder definition? Anyone who owns at least one share in a business or company is a shareholder. A controlling shareholder owns more than half of a company's shares, while a minority shareholder owns fewer than half....

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Bias

Bias in trading is a psychological phenomenon, in which an investor makes a decision based on their pre-conceived ideas of what will or won't work without considering the evidence. Bias may also manifest itself in retaining an asset for too...

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