In this chapter we look at ten common and expensive errors people make spread betting and at ways to avoid them.
An easy way to lose money fast is to spread bet without an edge.
What’s your edge?
Don’t know? If you don’t know what your edge is then it is highly probable you haven’t got one. And if you haven’t got one you probably aren’t going to win.
An edge at spread betting is a methodology which if repeated over time can be expected to net you a profit. For example by generating either a high frequency of wins, or a high ratio of average win size to average loss size, or a combination of the two.
We look at a range of strategies which can give you an edge during ...