CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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20+ Day Trading Stats and Trends

For those researching day trading and looking for some interesting data on the market, check out the statistics, charts, facts and trends below. What is Day Trading? Day trading is a trading style that involves buying and selling a tradeable asset within the time span of a single trading day. In short, this means that
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30+ Stock Market Stats and Trends

For those interested in the world’s stock markets and looking for some useful data, be sure to check out the statistics, charts, facts, trends and history below.  We’ve split the stock market information into the following sections: Global Stock Market Size, Stats and Trends Stock Market Stats by Country and Continent Individual Stock Stats Returns
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30+ Cryptocurrency Market Stats

The cryptocurrency industry is becoming more popular, and more innovative, than ever before. To help give you an insight into this up and coming sector, we’ve put together more than 30 interesting facts, statistics, tables and charts covering the latest trends from the cryptocurrency market.  To help make sense of what is an extremely fast-changing
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How Big is the Forex Market?

The global forex market has an average daily turnover of approximately US $5 trillion The US dollar accounts for approximately 87.8% of total daily forex trading The UK was the most popular country for Forex trading in 2016, with US $2.4 trillion traded on average each day  The foreign exchange, or forex market, is without
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MT4 Vs JForex: Which Forex Trading Platform is Better?

Online brokerages provide their customers with electronic platforms that they use for executing trades and performing other trading related activities. The popularity of a broker depends upon the functionalities, user-friendliness, and reliability of their trading platform. Most of these platforms are available on PCs and handheld devices. Trading platforms can either be proprietary or can
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MT4 vs cTrader: Which Forex Trading Platform is Better?

Today’s advanced technology has enabled the creation of many new trading platforms, allowing users to execute trades, evaluate markets, copy portfolios of more experienced traders, and much more. How popular a broker’s platform becomes will depend on its usability and functionality. Drawing comparisons between the trading features available on the platforms will allow a trader
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A Map of Forex Traders: Where Are the 9.6 Million Online Traders?

The Forex market has been particularly active since the 1970s. It has become the world’s largest financial market, with the average daily trading volume growing from around 1.2 trillion in 1995, to 5.1 trillion in 2016, according to figures from the Bank of International Settlements1. Although large financial institutions and banks are responsible for a
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How Much Money do Traders Make?

In the trading boom days of the 1980s, marketing for Forex, CFDs and similar financial instruments was purely aimed at financially sophisticated investors with serious amounts of money to spare. Brokerage services were generally conducted over the telephone by suited professionals carrying Filofaxes and oversized mobile phones. However, electronic trading has all but eclipsed telephone
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Women Traders: 5 Stats on the Rise of Women in Forex

Trading conjures up images of sharply dressed men, shouting at each other on the trading floor and then driving home in their luxury cars to be greeted by bikini-clad wives, sipping Pina Coladas by the pool. However, times have changed. Open outcry and over the phone trading have been swept aside by electronic trading, and
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The Modern Trader: A Report on the 13.9 Million Online Traders

In the original Modern Trader report, we challenged the common assumption that traders live luxurious city lifestyles when we uncovered that the majority of traders earn a modest household income of less than £35k per year. In 2018, the stereotype continues to fall further from reality. In the last 12 months, the average household income
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