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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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11. Practical Issues

In this chapter we deal with some practical issues in running a spread betting account, under the headings of

  • order placement,
  • automated stop losses,
  • dispute resolution, and
  • account funding.

If you are very new to spread betting you may want to skim through this chapter noting what issues are covered, read the ones which are currently relevant to you, and then return to the chapter at a later time.

Order placement

Placing orders online

If you are a beginner, write down all the bets you are planning to make before you place them, and then also write them down as you place them. Make sure you have written down the instrument, the bet size and whether you are a buyer or a seller.

Why?

Writing them down ...

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