Trading and Investing Strategies
For investors and traders looking for tips or techniques to underpin their own strategies, or those starting out looking for a solid base, we have a collection of pointers on everything from value investing to CFD trading to keep you on the right track.
Word of the Day
The contractual right, but not obligation, to buy or sell an investment for a specified price within a set period of time in the future. The right to buy is called a 'call option' and the right to sell is called a 'put' option. Options are derivatives that can be bought and sold in a futures market. If you don't exercise the right within the agreed period, the option lapses. This is different to a future, which has to be honoured come what May (unless you sell it before the contract comes into force).