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CFDs: The Definitive Guide to Contracts for Difference by David James Norman

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4: CFD Trading Strategies

In this chapter we look at some of the main trading strategies used by CFD traders, why they are used, how the strategies are structured and what risks they assume. Once the CFD trader has a thorough knowledge of the trading strategies to deploy during certain market conditions, the intra- and inter-day market movements become more recognisable and strategies can be viewed as part of a trading plan rather than as a reaction to isolated events.

Wide use of a mature product

The product characteristics of CFDs mean that they are suitable for a number of trading strategies and have, over the last ten years, become mainstream trading instruments. Their strength lies in their versatility, with uses ranging from speculation ...

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