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The Naked Trader’s Guide to Spread Betting

How to make money from shares in up or down markets

By Robbie Burns

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The Naked Trader’s Guide to Spread Betting

How to make money from shares in up or down markets

By Robbie Burns

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Have you dabbled in shares or the stock market? And wondered what spread betting was all about and whether you should be doing it? Perhaps you thought it all looked a bit complex or was just for City boys? The no. 1 bestselling beginner’s guide that explains – in plain English – how to do it, and how to make money from it, is back and better than ever!

Spread betting shares can be dangerous: most people lose – some even lose their shirts. But it’s not a world populated by pinstriped men waiting to rob you, steal your savings and do nasty things to small kittens. You can win. (And you never have to pay a penny in tax!) This book shows you how.

Robbie Burns, bestselling author of The Naked Trader and Trade Like a Shark, has been spread betting for years. He explains why it’s an indispensable tool to use alongside normal investing or trading. Especially as you can make money even if the market goes down.

Robbie takes you through everything from how it works, to managing your risk, working out exposure, and how, often, doing nothing is the best move!

He explains the ins and outs of successfully betting on shares in his trademark down-to-earth style, covering all you need to know. From the simple stuff through to proven strategies, including those that can be used in different markets – it’s all here. There are also tons of real-life trading examples from his own account.

But it’s a big, bad old world out there, and there are a whole heap of mistakes you can make, an awful lot of money you can lose. Rounding up spine-chilling traders’ tales of spread bets gone wrong, and using all he has learnt from making silly mistakes himself, Robbie also helps you learn what NOT to do.

This is the ultimate guide to spread betting – how to do it, have fun and hopefully make a few quid. You can’t afford to spread bet without it!

About the author

Robbie quit his job at Sky TV in 2001 when he was earning more from trading than his salary and has traded full-time from home ever since. He’s made more than £3 million just using his ISA allowance every year and some spread betting. He trades long and short. Robbie teaches how to invest at seminars and at retreats in Spain, and has written numerous bestselling books. He enjoys writing drama and comedy, and drinking Yorkshire Tea and eating toast all day.


About the Author
Welcome to the World of Spread Betting

Part I – Learning It
1. What it is – and Whether it's For You
2. The Knowledge (I of II)
3. The Knowledge (II of II)
4. What Markets Should You Trade?

Part II – Doing It
5. Strategies I Use
6. Stop Losses
7. Trading Examples
8. Most Common Mistakes Made By New Spread Bettors
9. Spread Betting Traders' Tales
10. It's All in the Mind
11. Inside the Spread Betting Firms
12. My Spread Betting Rules
13. Jargon Buster and Useful Resources


Published: 25/06/2018
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 250
Formats: paperback - ISBN 9780857197054
ebook - ISBN 9780857197061
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