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U.S. Labor Day Holiday

U.S. markets will be closed today for the Labor Day holiday. Forex markets will be open as normal but will likely be quiet. Other global markets that we trade at LS Trader, such as the Dax and the Nikkei 225 will be open as normal. Trading volume and volatility will likely pick up from tomorrow […]

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How to Use the ‘200 Day Moving Average’

The 200 day moving average is a commonly used tool amongst traders and spread bettors. Since we refer to this quite often in our updates we thought we would expand on its uses so that you can also use it in your own spread betting. Firstly, there are two main different types of moving averages, […]

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Energy Trading – How to Spread bet the Energy Markets

Energy trading is a hot topic at present as people are very focused on energy prices and these markets are among the most popular for commodities trading. Of course it’s a very simple matter to spread bet the energy markets on any spread betting platform. There are five main energy markets that can be traded. […]

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How Market Spread Betting Works

Market spread betting is the speculation on a certain financial market. The financial market can be any instrument found on stock exchanges and offered as a spread quote by a spread betting firm. Market spread betting can normally be found on company shares, such as Vodafone, or on a commodity, such as coffee.

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