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Forex vs stocks: which should you trade?

Forex and stocks are two of the most popular global markets. Before you start trading either, it's vital to know which is best suited for your trading strategy and risk appetite. Look at our comparison and learn the differences.

What is short covering and how does it work?

Short covering is a key part of a short-selling strategy, in which you attempt to profit from stocks or other markets falling in value. Here, we explain the details of short covering with an example of how it works.

What is a short squeeze?

A short squeeze could spell disaster for short sellers unless they act quickly. Discover everything you need to know about a short squeeze, including what causes it and how to identify when one might happen.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.