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.

What Stock Market Trading Really Is and What it Isn’t

Stock market trading is the buying and selling of various financial instruments. These instruments can be shares of a company, currency pairs, commodities, and bonds. An investor engaging in stock market trading buys a share of a company for the market price listed on the stock exchange and then sells the same share in the […]

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Why Forex Day Trading is Open 24 Hours a Day

The forex day trading market is open 24 hours a day because it is the most sought after market. The fact that the currencies are also of an international scope make them highly traded. Forex day trading markets are opened from 5:00 pm. (EST) Sunday through 4:00 p.m. (EST) Friday.

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What one Looks for in the Odds of Financial Betting

Financial betting involves a trader making a bet based on given odds of a financial instrument. These odds are crucial in financial betting as these odds determine potential risks and profits. Since these odds are so important, it is best to educate traders on what to look for in odds from bookmakers.

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Why Spread Betting is Gaining Popularity

A financial boom began in the early 2000s and continued through 2006. Prices everywhere increased from the housing market to prices on the stock exchanges. These increases were not isolated to one geographical region, but were felt worldwide. Suddenly, the economy began a sharp decline.

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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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What is Financial Betting and How it is Beneficial to Traders

Financial betting is the wagering on a certain financial instrument regarding the price movement from the current price to a future price. The future price may be later the same day or could be 3 months into the future. Financial betting is also called a binary bet meaning the outcome of the bet will either […]

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Binary Betting as a type of Financial Betting

There are different kinds of financial betting opportunities available to investors one of which is binary betting. Binary betting is quickly becoming the most popular type of financial betting because of its simplicity. This type of financial betting is simple because of the outcomes and ways profits and losses are determined.

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Are Spread Betting Companies Reliable

The reliability of spread betting companies varies between firms. Many companies are fair and competent whilst others may not be as honest nor have the trader’s best interest in mind. There are many ways to ensure one is investing with reliable spread betting companies.

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A Simple Strategy for FTSE Spread Betting

The FTSE is a major index on the London Stock Exchange which is comprised of shares from the top 100 companies. Trading is not the only way to invest on the FTSE as FTSE spread betting is permitted. A simple strategy for FTSE spread betting is presented.

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A New and Easy Way to Make Money is to Spread Bet UK

A spread bet UK means to make a wager on the price movement of a financial instrument or on a sporting event. This is a fairly new way to make money in the United Kingdom, having only been around for about the last 20 years.

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