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The Financial Spread Betting Handbook: The definitive guide to making money trading spread bets by Malcolm Pryor

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Preface to the 2011 Edition

Major changes in the spread betting arena

It is four years since the first edition of this book was published and there have been some major changes in the spread betting arena.

Here are some of them:

  1. The number of firms offering spread betting services has increased significantly to well over 50, partly due to the proliferation of white label services where an established firm licenses its technology to another firm which then repackages the services under their own brand name.
  2. The customer base has become more sophisticated, being much more ready to jump ship to another firm if they see tighter spreads or better products.
  3. There has been downward pressure on the size of spreads. A decade ago I had to ...

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