Archive | July, 2010

Spread betting strategies for trading the news

Tweet Today we are going to discuss spread betting strategies that can be used ahead of a major news item. Later today the second quarter US GDP numbers come out and we get asked frequently about which spread betting strategies we use ahead of such major news announcements. The answer is actually quite simple. Since […]

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Spread Betting Strategies | Bearish Patterns

Tweet Today we are looking at bearish price patterns and spread betting strategies. We will base this primarily on the S&P 500 as that is the primary stock index that we focus on. The reason we do this is that the S&P 500 is the real stock market and the other indexes tend to take […]

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Spread Betting Strategies For Gold

Tweet In our last post of spread betting strategies for Gold, posted Friday morning, we wrote that Gold was in a trading range between $1200 and $1175. Later on that day Gold actually pierced $1200 resistance intra day but was unable to stay above that level and proceeded lower. On Monday the market was lower […]

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Financial Spread Betting Weekly Update

Tweet This week’s LS Trader financial spread betting update is now available and can be read by clicking here. During the past week we saw weakness in the stock markets followed by renewed strength in to Friday’s close. The S&P 500 closed right on a key level and the coming week promises to be an […]

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Spread betting strategies

Tweet Today we are continuing our focus on gold and the S&P 500 and looking at spread betting strategies that can be applied to these markets. In our last post 2 days ago on gold we wrote that the market was continuing to reject the lows and that if the market was going to move […]

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