Risk management

How to short commodities

If you have a keen interest in trading commodities, you’ll know that markets are easily affected by unpredictable events. That’s when many traders look for short-selling opportunities. Read on to learn about shorting commodities.

Top 100 bank stocks to watch

Your ultimate guide to bank stocks. We give you the ins and outs of the industry, explain how to invest and trade in bank shares, and outline the 100 largest banks in the world.

How to pick stocks

Picking the right stocks is essential to any share trader or investor’s success. We’ve put together a complete, step-by-step guide to help you choose the best stocks in your chosen market.

A trader’s guide to high-risk investments

High-risk investments have a greater chance of losing money, but they also sometimes have a greater potential for large profits. Here we explain what high-risk investments are and highlight a few popular high-risk investments.

Best bitcoin trading strategies and tips

A bitcoin strategy is a methodology for trading the market that covers the price points you’d enter and exit at. Discover the best bitcoin trading strategies and some top tips for getting started.

Trend trading strategies: a beginners’ guide

Trend trading is a popular strategy as it enables traders to identify and take advantage of market momentum. Discover how to get started trend trading, including how to use three trend-following indicators.

How to short the housing market and REITs

Shorting the housing market and real estate investment trusts (REITs) are common methods used to take advantage of declining real estate prices. Discover what it means to short the housing market and how you can get started.

Overtrading: everything you need to know

Traders have to think on their feet when buying and selling assets. But if they don’t stick to their trading plan, it can lead to unsound practices such as financial overtrading. Let’s explore the risks and effects of overtrading.

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% 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.