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A helping hand towards Better Spread Betting…

I know it’s traditional on a trading blog like this one to harp on about a constant string of real or imaginary successes, but how much more satisfying is it to hear that you helped someone else achieve their ambition of making money — or at least no longer losing it — while spread betting? […]

Three Steps to (Trading) Heaven

Today I noticed in one of my model “better spread betting” accounts that three positions in the same stock (Punch Taverns) had stopped out for modest profits, as shown here: Although profitable, I don’t regard this as a good result. Not only because of the small amounts involved, but also because of the fact that […]

Better Spread Betting is like Marmite!

They say that people either like Marmite or hate, and the same seems to be true of my Better Spread Betting book. Some readers really like it, and one thinks it’s a shocker. Well, after that most recent “shocking” review, I was pleased to see some favourable reviews. Maybe it’s the title that divides opinion, […]

New Year Special Offers!

Did you notice that as a New Year treat the prices of the paperback and Kindle editions of my Better Spread Betting and SOUND FX books have been slashed on Amazon? Not forever, though, so if you’ve been thinking of reading either or both of these books… now is the time before they return to […]

Two Lines are Better Than One! (or are they?)

If you’ve used the MetaTrader client terminal to trade foreign exchange currency pairs via a provider such as RPD FX, you will have noticed how the charts that are embedded in order tickets show two price lines rather than one. The lower line shows the bid (selling) price and the upper line shows the ask […]

Fancy a Trip to Las Vegas?

No, I’m not offering a trip to Las Vegas; nor have I taken such a trip recently except in the metaphorical sense that I will allude to shortly. But my attention-grabbing headline is relevant. All financial speculation is a gamble, whether it is the noble art of serious “investing” or the more “risky” (apparently, but […]

Attention Financial Bloggers and Web Site Owners!

Are you a financial trading or investment blogger or web site owner? You can spice up your web site or blog by incorporating the Better Spread Betting “headline animator” using this simple HTML code: <a target=”_blank” href=”″><img src=”” alt=”Better Spread Betting” style=”border:0″ /></a> It looks like this: Subscribe to Better Spread Betting by Email (I […]