Topic: Derivatives

Trading CFDs Online – The Advantages

What they are Contracts for Differences (CFDs) are a powerful form of derivative that allow traders to take advantage of movements in the price of an underlying asset. The instruments that can be traded through the CFDs can range from stocks (and market indexes) to...

Stocks – Contracts for Difference

In his book Accounting for Investments, Equities and Options R. Venkata Subramani states that “A contract for Difference (CFD) is a contract between two parties – buyer and seller – stipulating that the seller will pay to the buyer the difference between the...

How to Develop a Winning Trading Strategy

Finding a way to put your money to work is important. While there are a variety of different investments out there that can garner you a decent return, none of them are as effective as trading stocks and bonds. Millions of people all over the world use trading to...

The Hidden Costs of White Label Binary Options Brokers

For new traders with an interest in getting into options, binary options are a great place to start. Binary options simplify the variables involved in making an investment. Binary options allow an investor to make a simple prediction: will the price of an asset...

Put Option Payoff

A put option is the right, but not the obligation, to sell an asset at a prespecified price on, or before, a prespecified date in the future. Long Put The payoff diagram of a put option looks like a mirror image of the call option (along the Y axis). Consider a put...

What do Derivative Traders Do?

Earlier a derivative trader may have been found at the stock floor, making estimations and shouting them out. Today, a derivative trader is most likely to be found in front of a computer making his estimates and tinkering with code to make faster and better calls. A...

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