Trading & Technical Analysis

Do I get dividends from CFDs? And how does the process work?

Question:  Do I get dividends from CFDs? And how does the process work? Answer:  One of the attractive things about CFD share trading is that, by holding a CFD, you are eligible for many of the benefits that you would receive if you held the shares outright through a traditional means of trading.  This includes…

Silver’s Rally Could Be Ending

Since emerging out of the usual summer doldrums, silver’s performance has been dazzling.  Buyers are returning to this hyper-speculative metal en masse, driving some fast-and-furious gains.  And the Fed poured rocket fuel on silver’s hot rally last week when it announced its newest inflationary campaign. The broad commodities rally the Fed sparked helped catapult silver…

Top 5 technical indicators to trade commodities

What are the most popular technical indicators used to trade commodities over the short term (1-3 months), and do they differ depending upon the commodity traded? Response: The technical analyst will use a number of methods when reviewing commodity markets. These methods typically include such things as Price Action (pattern recognition, candle stick charts, Elliott…

Can support and resistance levels tell you where a share price is heading?

Understanding support and resistance levels can greatly assist both traders and investors. It’s all about understanding how prices tend to move. There are usually psychological barriers to prices moving beyond key levels. Support and resistance is all about understanding where those levels are and how prices are likely to move from that level. Think of…