Shares, General

What is an IPO? A complete guide to going public

Ben Weiss, Monday, 20 May 2019

Our complete guide to IPOs including what they are, why companies 'go public' and how to trade around them.

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Shares

Metro Bank: The story of a bank with no money

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

A bank without money is like an ice cream van without ice cream or a trading broker that doesn’t offer trading. It’s a bit redundant. Of course, Metro Bank doesn’t exactly have NO money, but in relative terms, for a bank that prior to 2019 was performing well, it’s in desperate need of some investment. Here’s the story of Metro Bank.

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Cryptocurrencies

Bubble incoming? Bitcoin price up 33% this week

Ben Weiss, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Bitcoin’s price ended trading on Friday at around 6261.9 and opened again on Sunday morning at 7170.9. It has since continued to rise to a ten-month high of 8330.5, a total increase of 33% since market close on Friday evening. But what has caused this latest price escalation, and is another Bitcoin bubble on the way?

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General

What are Guaranteed Stops and how do I use them?

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Guaranteed Stops are valuable tools, and with ETX Capital, we offer them free of charge for all retail clients on specific markets. Find out what they are, how you can use them and just why Guaranteed Stops are so valuable.

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Cryptocurrencies

5 tips for trading Bitcoin

Ben Weiss, Tuesday, 7 May 2019

In an industry that’s notoriously unpredictable, Bitcoin seems to be even more erratic than the usual markets. And yet, the cryptocurrency is still very popular to trade. So here are five tips on trading Bitcoin, despite the uncertainty that surrounds it.

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General

How to set Stops and Limits

Ben Weiss, Friday, 26 April 2019

Stops and limits are basic risk management tools, and yet they can both be very effective in mitigating losses. Here's a simple step-by-step guide on how to place stops and limits on TraderPro.

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