Welcome to the LS Trader spread betting blog. Here you will find lots of spread betting articles as well as our weekly updates showing movements for the financial markets for that week. All blogs are authored by Phil Seaton, creator of the LS Trader System. Phil has more than 15 years experience successfully trading stocks, forex and commodities online. This blog is updated weekly so be sure to check back for all the latest spread betting news & articles.

How is Currency Forex Trading Different from Other Markets?

Currency forex trading is very different from other markets and was mostly traded by financial institutions until technology provided an outlet for the general public to participate in this market. Most markets are traded on a major stock exchange, such as the London Stock Exchange, but currency forex trading does not have a regulated exchange.

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How Risky is Financial Spread Betting

Financial spread betting can be risky, but so are all the other types of financial investing. Although there are risks associated with financial spread betting, these can be managed.

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How Financial Spread Betting is Different from General Spread Betting

Spread betting is the wagering of the movements of different events or instruments. This type of investing can be separated into two parts, financial spread betting and sports spread betting. Sports spread betting is the wagering of the results of games, such as how many points in a game or which team scores the most […]

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How this Simple Forex Strategy Works to Increase Chances of a Winning Trade

Many forex strategies can be found throughout the Internet, but this strategy is easily understood and if followed as suggested can provide solid profits. This forex strategy is a simple and well thought out strategy which involves a combination of indicators.

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Online Betting Makes Trading Easier

Betting once involved a trader contacting a bookmaker to find the odds of a particular event. The bettor would then research the market one was betting on only to contact the bookmaker again to then place the bet. The bookmaker and trader had to come together at some point to make the bet deposit and […]

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Spread Betting Allows More Control than Day Trading

Investors understand that all types of investing have risks, but some are riskier than others. Spread betting is less risky and easier to control than day trading. This is evident when comparing spread betting and day trading.

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Online Betting Combines Entertainment and Risk Taking

Avid sports fans have always enjoyed watching televised sporting events and many have made a small wager on the side either through a bookmaker or a group of friends. The thrill one gets from watching their favourite sporting event whilst having a wager on the game has had an impact on the amount of people […]

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Spread Betting Forums Provide Authentic Spread Betting Information

Forums are online discussion boards where people can blog and post comments to each other. These are often used to share and find information and forums for spread betting exist as well.

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