24/10/2018

Leveraged products take advantage of recent volatility in oil
Leveraged products take advantage of recent volatility in oil. Oil is now facing a number of different geopolitical and supply factors, which is increasing volatility in the markets.
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15/10/2018

A wisely-invested SIPP could grow your pension pot more than a normal pension could
Retirement planning is increasingly important for many of us. Sophisticated investors can look to take matters into their own hands...
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02/10/2018

Ready for Brexit related opportunities?
The UK Parliament is nearing the end of its discussions over Brexit, with a deal now appearing some way off. This uncertainty leaves the FTSE 100 open to increased volatility, but with that, opportunities
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18/09/2018

European stocks – a bumpy road ahead?
The European stock market has been behind US equities over the past few years and, while US equities are considered overvalued, the outlook for European equities remains challenging....
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21/08/2018

Do you think the Dollar is overvalued?
One should remember that currency valuations are an uncertain territory full of mirages and pitfalls for the unwary traveller, but there are opportunities for sophisticated investors to capitalise on...
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07/08/2018

Are you ready for US earnings season?
US earnings season is underway and with it a spotlight on US equities. Earlier this year – the previous quarterly earnings – strong results prompted US equities to be upgraded by most banks and asset managers...
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24/07/2018

Looking for a Golden touch?
In extreme market conditions where certain investments can become hard to sell, the ease of liquidating a gold holding has additional benefits...
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10/07/2018

Time for a change in how you trade leverage?
The CFD market has offered retail investors the ability to gain enormous levels of leverage in their investments. Coupled with the ability to lose more than you invest via margin calls, regulators have finally...
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19/06/2018

Copper - it's elemental
On a bull rally since 2016 the price of copper has been steadily rising and the decline in copper supply combined with recent output issues in India and Chile could push the price of copper up further...
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05/06/2018

Are you sophisticated?
Leverage is a common enough term in the UK housing market, but when it comes to leveraged investing in the stock markets, we take more caution about who such products are appropriate for.
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22/05/2018

The sentiment switch
Prior to the volatility spikes we saw earlier this year, investors were probably convinced that cheap liquidity supplied to the market after the credit crisis would be available for the foreseeable future.
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15/05/2018

Calm on troubled waters
Investors using leverage Exchange-Traded Products to maximise returns on the oil price, are likely proving to be the chief beneficiaries of recent geopolitical events.
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08/05/2018

ISA: How to spice up your tax efficient wrapper
You only have to look at the sheer volume of active retail clients in Contracts for Difference product, to see that there are many investors who seek leverage exposure in their investment portfolio.
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