Image for the post titled as Leverage Trading: The Pros and Cons

Leveraging is one of the most powerful tools traders and investors have in their toolbox to increase returns. But before we discuss what leverage trading is, let me share a quote from Warren Buffett who said: “When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.”

I totally agree with this quote, simply because in the right hands the use ...

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Image for the post titled as Using Leverage to Trade Shares: Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we looked at how using leverage to trade shares works when drawing on the equity in your home. In Part 2 of this article, we will look at how you can use a margin loan to invest in the share market if you don’t have a property to use as collateral. We will also discuss how secure leveraging is, as well as the Rule of 72, which is a concept that helps you ...

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Image for the post titled as Using Leverage to Trade Shares: Part 1

Once you gain the knowledge to confidently invest in the share market and prove to yourself you can be consistently profitable, you can start using leverage to trade shares.

In this two part series, we will consider the various options available to you when it comes to leveraging your investments and how using this strategy correctly can support you to build your long-term ...

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Image for the post titled as Contracts for Difference | CFD Trading

Most, if not all, traders have heard of Contracts for Difference (CFDs) but how many fully understand what they are or the risks involved in trading CFDs? Given that you are trading a leveraged instrument, it is my intention to share with you the benefits and risks of CFD trading, as well as the strategies you can use to confidently trade this instrument, so as to manage your ...

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Image for the post titled as Foreign Exchange Market - Forex Trading

The foreign exchange market, which is also referred to as the FX, Forex or currency market is the largest, most liquid exchange in the world for buying, selling or exchanging currencies. While the main participants in this market are the institutions, it was opened to the retail market in the 1990’s with the introduction of the internet and forex trading platforms. In essence, forex ...

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