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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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21. The Right Strategy For You

It takes some spread bettors months or even years to settle down to a style of spread betting which enables them to produce consistent profits. You may have already come across people selling packaged trading systems which are promoted as the key to riches. It is actually very hard to bet successfully using someone else’s system; at critical moments when full commitment is required to the system one’s confidence in the system is likely to flag, producing a half hearted effort which gets nowhere.

But one has to start somewhere. From a personal point of view I have developed an eclectic style over a long period of time. When trying out new strategies I always start small, and build up over time if the strategies ...

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