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What are CFDs:
CFD stands for Contracts for Difference and are margined products (margin = use borrowed money) to short term trade the stockmarket either long or short.
As the name suggests it's a quick summary to CFDs including all the main points.
CFDs offer traders 3 main advantages
Quick CFD Facts
Long & Short CFD examples
How the deposit works
How financing works
The difference between deposit margin and variation margin
Examples of variation margin
13 advantages
3 disadvantages
95% of trading is done on stocks
But CFDs can be used to trade Indexes, FX and commodities
Limit orders - stop losses - market orders etc
Why it's important to understand the difference
Direct Market Brokers (DMA)
Commission free CFD brokers
How to check out different CFD brokers
Why CFD clients need to be experienced
Long positions receive dividends
But short positions have to pay out dividend income
Lists some of the more common Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) as they relate to CFDs - For the full list click here
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