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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 69% 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.

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Trade of the week: long S&P 500

Since strength begets strength, the S&P 500’s rally to a new all-time record high may be seen as a buying opportunity on any minor retracement lower. We would thus like to go long the S&P 500 index.

2024-01-22T13:19:19+0000

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Trade idea 4/1/24: Copper in a three-wave correction?

Copper has completed a five-wave impulse bull run and now appears to be in the corrective phase. IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor looks at the wave structures and suggests the path from where price action is currently.

2024-01-04T09:27:32+0000

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Trade of the week: How did we do in 2023?

Having closed out our last hypothetical trade of the year, we are up over 22% for the year. Let’s have a look at our monthly profit distribution, reward/risk ratio and how we manage risk.

2023-12-18T16:09:26+0000

IG Spread betting and CFD Trading

Trade of the week: short S&P 500

After six consecutive weeks of rising prices and a near 12% gain in little over a month, the S&P 500 might be over-extended, at least in the short-term.

2023-12-11T13:35:39+0000

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Trade of the week: short soybeans

Since the daily soybeans front month futures chart is showing negative divergence on the Relative Strength Index, we would like to sell soybeans.

2023-11-20T13:50:40+0000

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Trading the Trend: long copper

Since we believe that recent downtrend in the front month copper futures contract has probably ended within a major support zone, we would like to go long with a stop loss at 7,849 and an upside target around the 8,500 mark.

2023-10-18T13:53:59+0100

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Trade of the Week: short US natural gas

Since front-month, US natural gas futures seem to be topping out, we would like to short these at around $3.40 with a downside target around the $3.00 mark and a stop-loss above last week’s high at $3.59.

2023-10-16T13:45:45+0100