Fundamental analysis

How to predict forex movements

Predicting the direction of the forex market is not easy but traders have more tools and resources at their disposal than ever before. We look at the tools traders can use to try to predict forex movements and exchange rates.

Best position trading strategies

Position trading can be a great way to take up long-term positions on stocks and other assets. However, occupying a position for a long time, while having a greater potential for profit, also increases the inherent risk.

Pattern day trading rule explained

Many traders repeatedly buy and sell assets that could offer same-day profits. These people are called pattern day traders (PDTs). Here, we explore the basics of the pattern day trading rule and explain what it means to be a PDT.

How to buy, sell and short AstraZeneca shares

AstraZeneca is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Here, we explain how you can buy, sell and short AstraZeneca shares – and we give a company history and tell you how to analyse its fundamentals.

How to buy, sell and short Aston Martin shares

Luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is one of the most desirable brands in the world. Learn how to analyse Aston Martin’s business and buy, sell and short its shares with IG.

How to buy, sell and short Alibaba shares

Alibaba has only been around since 1999, but it's one of the world’s most respected companies. You can buy, sell and short its shares with IG. This guide will show you how to analyse it and get exposure to its shares.

How to buy, sell and short Twitter shares

Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms today – with more than 320 million active users. Get an in-depth view of the company and find out how you can get exposure to its shares with IG.

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