Browse trading-related articles aimed at all levels of experience, covering trading basics through to more technical and strategic topics.
Losses can exceed deposits
Learn about different trading strategies, how they can help your trading and how to develop them.
Learn to trade the US non-farm payrolls data
Learn how to trade one of the most important data releases of the month.
Considerations when defining trading goals
Setting precise trading goals can help to enhance one's profit potential when trading the financial markets.
Trading Smart series
The articles in this series provide concise guides on some of the key trading concepts and analysis techniques.
5 powerful forex trading strategies
There are numerous trading strategies, including technical and fundamental analysis, that you could use to improve your forex trading potential.
Tracking the world: which markets can I trade?
In this brief introduction to the global markets, we take a look at some of the key markets you can trade and outline a few factors you should consider before making your choice.
How to swing-trade stocks
Learn swing trading basics and gain valuable insights into five of the most popular swing trading techniques and strategies.
Learn stop loss trading
Learn how leverage magnifies risk, and that while it can increase your potential profit, it can also increase potential losses.
What to do with big wins
It's important to know how to handle these wins in a way that won't negatively affect your trading strategy and future trades.
These articles cover trading basics, from risk management to common mistakes and tips from experiened industry analysts.
Top 3 trading mistakes & how to avoid them
Learn about the three most common mistakes new traders make and how to avoid them.
Top tips from successful traders
See top trading tips from some of the world's best traders.
1-Click Trading guide
Our 1-Click Trading feature allows you to open or close a trade with just one click.
Learn about Countdowns, our fixed-odds product which offers access to popular forex, indices and commodities markets over timeframes from just 30 seconds.
Trading from charts
Trade directly from the charts
Trading review: learning from your mistakes
When it comes to evaluating your trading performance, it's useful to review past trades to identify possible areas of improvement.
Module linking explained
The majority of modules within the Next Generation web platform can be linked together to make navigating the platform features easier and more efficient.
Fundamental analysis is often considered to be the cornerstone of trading and investing, and focuses more on economic wellbeing than pricing and charting.
Trading on news & economic announcements
Learn how news events and economic announcements can affect the markets and how to trade on the accompanying volatility.
How to trade non-farm payrolls
Learn about how this eagerly-awaited key economic indicator impacts the financial markets and how to trade it.
What's the difference between technical & fundamental analysis?
Discover the differences between fundamental and technical analysis so you can pick the technique best suited to your trading personality.
Real-time market calendar
Our live market calendar, powered by Thomson Reuters, displays real-time information.
Learn how you can incorporate technical analysis into your trading to identify trading opportunites on charts.
5 key technical analysis techniques
Learn how to incorporate these five technical analysis techniques into your strategy to help you identify trading opportunities.
How to choose the right chart timeframes
Choosing the right chart timeframe for the instruments you want to trade is an important part of the trading process.
5 influential stock chart patterns
Chart patterns are used by traders and analysts to identify potential entry and exit points in the markets.
What is Fibonacci trading?
Fibonacci retracements are a popular form of technical analysis used to predict future potential price support and resistance levels.
What is MACD?
The MACD is a simple, yet effective indicator. This article will explain how to interpret and use the MACD for technical trading.
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Losses can exceed deposits