Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Advisory definition

In investing terms, advisory means being in a position to offer advice. An advisor is a person or company responsible for making investment decisions on behalf of investors, usually for a fee.

Advisory definition

In investing terms, advisory means being in a position to offer advice. An advisor is a person or company responsible for making investment decisions on behalf of investors, usually for a fee.

The opposite of this is execution-only, where a provider executes trades or investments but doesn’t provide any advice on trading or investing. They won’t, for example, tell you whether a fund or stock is a good buy, or is right for you. 

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