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Darren Sinden

Darren is a veteran of the financial markets with almost 36 years of experience under his belt. He has worked in trading, sales, analytical, and research roles, he has been a regular guest & commentator on financial television channels and publications. During his career, Darren has been fortunate to act for and advise major hedge funds and investment banks as well as HNWI. Darren analyses the markets using a blend of technical and fundamental analysis

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Interactive Brokers IBUSOPT keeps its options open

Interactive Brokers the US-based online trading business with operations in Europe and Asia has announced the launch of new features designed to improve their US option execution prices. What is IBUSOPT? IBUSOPT as the new feature is known is actually a new order-routing destination or execution venue, that will enable option order executions at prices, …

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Insider Trading Explained

Carol Vordeman called into question the ethics of some potential investment vehicles held by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on This Morning. Even at one point, saying that “are we now talking about insider trading?“. Insider trading is different from a conflict or interest We explain what insider trading is and highlight some major cases What …

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Leveraged Shares Explained: What are they and where can you buy them?

What are Leveraged Shares? Financial markets are full of innovation and are always evolving as a result, and that evolution often means the introduction of new products and ways of trading. Which these days are usually available to private clients straight off of the bat. Recent innovations include commission-free dealing, fractional share ownership, and most …

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Spreadex offers its clients a new TradingView

Spreadex the St Albans-based Spread Betting and CFD broker has given its customers an early Christmas present. Spreadex adds TradingView trading Spreadex has entered a partnership with one of the world’s biggest charting and social trading platforms, TradingView. Established in 2011 TradingView now has more than 30 million users globally who use its state-of-the-art charting …

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How to trade CFDs

How to trade CFDs with some basic CFD trading strategies explained

Before you can learn to trade CFDs, it’s important to understand what they are and what they are not. CFDs, have been around since the early 90’s and were primarily used by hedge funds and institutions to trade stocks and shares on margin. However, over recent years, with the rise of online trading platforms, retail …

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Is it still worth buying AJ Bell shares (LON:AJB) as free investing apps increase competition in the sector?

AJ Bell (LON:AJB) shares are up nearly 30% over the last six months as the direct-to-consumer or D2C investment market is growing but so is the number of competitors, all of whom are keen to grab market share. So is it worth investing in AJ Bell, as well as investing with AJ Bell? Is AJ …

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CMC Invest Plus launches with a Flexi-ISA, USD wallet, ESG ratings and more stocks

CMC Invest customers can now upgrade their accounts to CMC Invest Plus and gain access to a host of new features, including flexible stocks and shares ISA, ESG ratings, more stocks and a USD wallet. Flexi-ISA for tax-free investing Unlike some ISAs CMC Invest’s offering allows for withdrawals and redeposits within the same tax year, …

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FCA warns CFD brokers about insider trading and sending clients offshore

The FCA, the UK regulator that oversees the provision of domestic retail financial services and markets, has flexed its muscles this week in the direction of online trading platforms about insider trading and sending their customers offshore. FCA warns regulated brokers about sending their customers offshore Firstly the FCA warns firms about client churn or …

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