Spread Betting Guides: Capital Spreads Review
Published: 9 June 2011 By MoneyhighStreet Staff 1 Comment
Capital Spreads are the current holders of the EGR “Financial Betting Operator of the Year” award, and operate a comprehensively detailed website that specialises in financial spread betting. Live and demonstration accounts are available and an excellent range of learning and trading tools are integrated into accounts to provide an all-in-one spread betting solution.
Spread Betting Accounts
Account applications can be made online and the registration process follows a simple 3-srep process that can completed in minutes. Capital Spreads accept all non-US applicants over the age of 18, and ask for basic information regarding income and previous trading experience.
The demonstration account gives applicants a virtual £10,000 of trading money, and is supplemented by a detailed user manual that allows newcomers the chance to find a firm footing in the spread betting marketplace.
Capital Spreads, a trading name of the London Capital Group, offer a wide range of different markets for spread betting activity. The website quotes on shares, indices, commodities, interest rates, bonds and currencies. Unlike many competitor websites, Capital Spreads do not quote on markets operating outside of their normal opening hours, which begin at 11pm on Sunday evenings and finish at 9.15pm on Friday evenings.
Rolling contracts are available for short to mid-term trading, while future contracts are derived from live underlying futures that trade at different fair values because of their potential to expire.
Spread Betting Learn Centre
The Spread Betting Learn Centre is a remarkably detailed resource that offers practical and informative advice on all aspects of financial spread betting. Benefits and risks are comprehensively analysed, and educational videos are available to give beginners a valuable insight into spread betting basics.
An interactive tour is available to show account applicants the wide range of features available on the website, and valuable experience can be gained from using the spread betting tutorial feature. Additional product and service information can be found through scheduled webinars and seminars.
Capital Spreads provide a range of helpful trading tools that help investors gather vital information on market moves and trends. The tools are supplied for research purposes only, and are sourced from third-party contributors with a strong reputation for delivering expert spread betting advice.
The website also offer a detailed trading plan and diary that can be downloaded as a PDF document or a spreadsheet.
Capital Training is a personal guide that thoroughly explains the ins-and-out of the financial spread betting marketplace. Packed with eight chapters of essential information, Capital Training equips newcomers with the tools and strategies to make a sizeable ripple in the growing spread betting pool. Available to all new account holders, the guide also serves as an introduction to fundamental and technical analysis.
Capital Spreads employ a user-friendly online platform that is fully supported by Android and iPhone mobile applications. The website offers lower margin requirements and tighter spreads to add increased value to their platforms and to satisfy a growing customer base.
Trading risks are minimised with stop-losses that are automatically applied after every trade, and potential problems with accounts are dealt with efficiently by an excellent customer support team.