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Browse our education content to learn how CFDs work and how to develop your own CFD trading strategy.
What are CFDs?
The differences between CFDs and share trading
Advantages of CFDs
Risks of CFDs
Demo trading checklist
Advanced demo features
Trading in 3 minutes
Trading CFDs with CMC Markets
Live account benefits
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Tell-tale trading patterns
Support & resistance
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View, download and print our CFD platform quick guide. This concise guide shows you where to find all the products, features and tools you might need while trading CFDs on our platform.
CFD quick guide
See how to place a trade, set risk management and monitor positions on our easy-to-use CFD platform.
Finding a strategy that suits you is important and we have over 80 technical indicators, an inbuilt Pattern Recognition Scanner, comparison charts and drawing tools that could help you.
On any chart, on most time intervals, our pattern tools function can highlight the most popular technical pattern types including triangles, channels, double tops & more.
Easily accessible via the Product Overview, the Client Sentiment feature shows you what percentage of our clients are long and what percentage are short, on a particular product.
Find out more about our award-winning CFD trading platform provides access to over 9,500 global products, at competitive spreads and margin rates.
In order to open a CFD position on your account you will need to deposit an amount of money known as margin. Learn more here.
At the end of each trading day (17:00 New York time), positions held in your account may be subject to a charge called a 'holding cost'. Find out more details here.
Learn more about guaranteed stop-loss orders (GSLO), available for most products, they work in the same way as a stop-loss order except that it guarantees to close you out of a trade at the price specified