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New CFDs vs Stocks: What is the Difference?

Beginners8 min
Learn the differences between CFD & stock trading. We break down how each strategy works and their unique risks & opportunities.
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The Risks of CFD Trading

Beginners6 min
CFDs are complex instruments that pose a high level of risk. Get to grips with the risks and the experience you need to begin CFD trading.
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Leverage and Margin for CFD Trading

Beginners8 min
Leverage and Margin are key in all successful trading decisions; in this article we explain how Margin and Leverage can be applied and used in CFD trading.
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CFD Trading for Beginners: Course Summary

Beginners5 min
Review the core elements of CFD Trading. Remind yourself of the basics, key terminology, the asset classes involved and how leverage and margin work.
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Understanding CFD Trading Terminology

Beginners7 min
 In this article we explain the key terminology investors need to know when trading CFDs as well as the basic terms and terminology of CFDs.
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Understanding CFD Asset Groups

Beginners8 min
What are the main CFD Asset groups? We explain the key asset groups for CFD trading and how CFD investors can identify opportunities in these asset groups.
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Discover Commodities: Course Summary

Advanced4 min
Use our course summary to remind yourself about investing in commodities, futures trading and the impact of macroeconomics on commodity prices.
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Understanding the macro effect on commodities

Advanced8 min
Which external macro factors can influence commodity prices? We explore the commodity supercycle and the key macroeconomic impacts on commodities trading.
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Most Traded Commodities in the World

Advanced8 min
What are the world’s top traded commodities? Learn about the different types of commodities that are traded, as well as the factors that impact their prices.
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Futures Trading vs Commodities Trading 

Advanced8 min
What is futures trading and how does it compare to commodities trading? Learn about the key differences between commodities and futures trading.  
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Creating a Commodities Trading Strategy

Advanced8 min
A good commodities trading strategy can go a long way. Learn more about the top commodity trading strategies and how they can be used to improve your trading.
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Trading Strategies and Technical Analysis

Advanced8 min
Technical analysis is a powerful tool for traders and investors, but should be utilised within a well thought-out trading strategy.
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The Trading Process

Advanced7 min
Technical analysis is used throughout the trading process. Learn how to create a fundamental and technical analysis trading strategy.
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Technical Analysis and Asset Classes

Advanced7 min
Understanding the characteristics of different asset classes can help to maximise returns. Learn how to use technical analysis to analyse classes and markets.
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Understanding Charting and Candlestick Patterns

Advanced7 min
Candlestick patterns are a popular chart type for displaying price movements, but what do the different chart patterns mean and how do investors use them?
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Technical Analysis: Course Summary

Advanced4 min
Review the elements of technical analysis. Remind yourself how charts work and how technical analysis impacts trading strategies and risk management.
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Managing Trades with Technical Analysis

Advanced7 min
Careful trade management is important for traders and investors looking for long-term success. Learn how technical analysis can help trade planning.
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Understanding and Using Charts in Technical Analysis

Advanced7 min
Learn how you can use technical analysis to understand charts of trading data including support, resistance and trends.
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Indicators and Tools for Technical Analysis

Advanced7 min
There are a wide range of technical indicators and tools associated with trading. We explain which indicators work best as part of technical analysis.
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Technical Analysis for Risk Management

Advanced8 min
Risk management is an important aspect of trading. Learn how to use technical analysis and key indicators to improve your risk management.
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Understanding Valuation Methods

Advanced8 min
What are stock valuation methods? Learn how to apply key stock valuation methods, including the discounted cash flow (DCF) model, to your trading strategy.
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The Anatomy of a Trading System

If you want to optimise your trading, this is for you. Discover 7 principles that will help you to become a better trader.
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The Anatomy of a Trading System

The Anatomy of a Trading System

If you want to optimise your trading, this is for you. Discover 7 principles that will help you to become a better trader.

Trading Approaches

3 min
Discover different kinds of trading approaches and find out which suits you best.
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Trading Approaches

Trading Approaches

Discover different kinds of trading approaches and find out which suits you best.

Trading orders

5 min
Market orders, stop-losses, trailing stops and limit orders. Discover 4 trading orders that can help you to trade better.
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Trading orders

Trading orders

Market orders, stop-losses, trailing stops and limit orders. Discover 4 trading orders that can help you to trade better.

CFDs — Test Your Skills

Beginners5 min
What are contracts for difference? Learn more about CFDs and how they work. Test your understanding of CFDs with our CFD quiz questions.
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Building your portfolio

5 min
Learn how to build your portfolio, what types of portfolios there are and what to consider when building your own.
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Building your portfolio

Building your portfolio

Learn how to build your portfolio, what types of portfolios there are and what to consider when building your own.

Currencies: An overview

With more than a $5T daily trading volume, the FX market is a go-to place for many traders. Time to learn why.
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Currencies: An overview

Currencies: An overview

With more than a $5T daily trading volume, the FX market is a go-to place for many traders. Time to learn why.

Indices: An overview

2 min
Much more than S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100: Discover why many traders worldwide turn to indices trading
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Indices: An overview

Indices: An overview

Much more than S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100: Discover why many traders worldwide turn to indices trading

Guide to Using TradingView

All Levels9 min
TradingView is an exceptionally popular site for conducting trade analysis. Learn how to use TradingView and discover how TradingView’s tools can help to develop and improve investment strategies.
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Advanced Trading Strategies: Course Summary

Advanced3 min
Highlights and review of eToro’s free online course in CFD Trading for intermediate to advanced level
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Forex trading: course summary

All Levels3 min
What is forex and how do you trade it? What forex trading strategies are available and what is forex volatility? Review the forex course below.
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Technical, Fundamental & Quantitative Analysis

Advanced8 min
Technical, fundamental and quantitative analysis are the most commonly used method of analysing financial markets, but how should you be using them?
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What is Technical Analysis?

Advanced7 min
Technical analysis is a key aspect of trading and investing, but how and where can technical analysis be used? We explain all you need to know.
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A Guide to Candlestick Charts & Patterns

All Levels9 min
Candlestick patterns are helpful charts that investors use to determine an asset’s potential based on past performance. Here’s how they can help you invest.
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A Guide to Day Trading

Beginners7 min
Are you looking to start day trading? Our guide explains the concept of day trading, the available markets and the tips you need to know to get started.
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An Introduction to Trend Trading

All Levels6 min
Understand how trend trading works using moving averages, RSI and directional index. Learn how these strategies can help your investment & trading strategy.
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Understanding Forex Volatility

All Levels7 min
Forex volatility is key to the FX market, but what is it? We explain how to calculate forex volatility & the best indicators to monitor FX changes.
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Introduction to Currency Pairs

All Levels6 min
What are currency pairs and how do they drive the forex market? This guide explains the most traded forex pairs and the differences between them.
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What is Forex Trading

Beginners6 min
Looking to get started in Forex Trading? We explain what forex trading is, and how you can get started in the forex market
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What Is CFD Trading and How Does It Work?

Beginners7 min
Want to know how CFD trading works? Check out our beginner’s guide to learn about the risks associated with CFD trading on eToro and how to navigate them.
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What is Pairs Trading

Advanced10 min
Pairs trading is a strategy that seeks to generate profits while attempting to minimise market risk by buying one security and selling another.
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Choosing An Approach To Suit The Market

Advanced10 min
Learn about trending and sideways markets, and how this affects trend- following and countertrading strategies.
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Using Orders to Aid Your Trading

Advanced6 min
Learn about different order types in CFD trading and how they can complement your trading strategy, including limit, stop-loss and trailing stop.
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Essentials of CFDs

Advanced10 min
Get to grips with how CFD trading works and discover the advantages of trading a variety of financial markets through one CFD broker.
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Anatomy of a Trading System

Advanced10 min
A mechanical trading system implements your strategy of choice. Learn about all of the building blocks a system needs before you can call it complete.
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How to manage the risk in your investments

Beginners2 min
Investing, like life, can be full of risks. Discover the risk factors and how to manage them in your investments.
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How to manage the risk in your investments

How to manage the risk in your investments

Investing, like life, can be full of risks. Discover the risk factors and how to manage them in your investments.

How to build your portfolio step-by-step

Beginners2 min
Cash balance, asset allocation, constant diversification… Discover everything you need to build a well-rounded portfolio
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How to build your portfolio step-by-step

How to build your portfolio step-by-step

Cash balance, asset allocation, constant diversification… Discover everything you need to build a well-rounded portfolio

CFDs and Leverage

Beginners4 min
Get to know what stands behind leverage and CFDs and why millions of traders worldwide use them in their trading.
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CFDs and Leverage

CFDs and Leverage

Get to know what stands behind leverage and CFDs and why millions of traders worldwide use them in their trading.

Trading VS Investing: What’s the difference?

Beginners2 min
Get to know the difference between these two methods and make sure you’re using the right strategy.
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Trading VS Investing: What’s the difference?

Trading VS Investing: What’s the difference?

Get to know the difference between these two methods and make sure you’re using the right strategy.

Investing terms you should know

Beginners4 min
Starting your journey in the investment world? Take 3 minutes and get to know the basic terms every investor needs to know.
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Investing terms you should know

Investing terms you should know

Starting your journey in the investment world? Take 3 minutes and get to know the basic terms every investor needs to know.

Crude Oil Trading Guide – What is Crude Oil and How to Buy Oil Shares

Beginners13 min
Discover crude oil trading information from eToro. Take a look at how to buy oil shares and understand how this commodity is affected by market forces.
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Stock market indices report Q2 2022

All Levels10 min
When it comes to stock market indices, opportunities are emerging for investors. Here, eToro looks at the indices to check out in Q2 2022.
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What is short selling and how does it work?

Beginners11 min
Understanding what is short selling is essential for traders looking to hedge their bets and diversify. Read eToro's complete guide to short selling explained.
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Trading disruptions

Beginners4 min
There can be several reasons for trading disruptions. Read here about these disruptions, what causes them, how they impact us, and how they are dealt with.
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How to deal with Financial Loss

Beginners5 min
A financial loss can deal a serious blow to both your wallet & your psyche. Learn some practical tips on how to recover from a financial loss
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What Is Leverage and Margin?

Beginners8 min
Leverage means using capital borrowed from a broker when opening a position. Sometimes traders may wish to apply leverage in order to obtain more exposure than the amount deposited, as part of their investment strategy.
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Selling and closing a position: What is the difference?

Beginners3 min
Selling and closing a position can be confusing. When investing on the eToro platform, it is important to understand the difference between the two terms.
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9 Portfolio Strategies to Protect Your Portfolio

Beginners19 min
Do you want to see how to achieve portfolio diversification to protect your investments? Take a look at the modern portfolio theory and other important ideas.
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The complete forex trading strategy guide

Advanced13 min
Wanting to start forex trading? Learn what forex trading strategies are, how to develop your own and some of the most common strategies in use.
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An Introduction to Forex Trading for Beginners

All Levels5 min
Interested in foreign exchange (forex) trading or investment? Get started on your forex journey with this article from eToro. Read on here.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Indices Trading

Beginners7 min
The guide to indices trading will walk you through the basics of stock indices and explain how you can trade them through eToro.
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A Guide to Investing vs. Trading

Beginners7 min
Follow this guide and learn about key differences between trading and investing. What are the investing styles, what is social trading and more.
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How to Setup Stop Loss & Take-Profit Orders

All Levels6 min
A detailed rundown of exit orders & stop losses, how they work & how you can use them to compliment your strategy when trading stocks & other assets.
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A Guide to Trading Currencies

Beginners15 min
Learn everything about Currency Trading. This guide will walk you through the basics of currency trading and will show you how trade the world’s currencies.
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How to Heal with Financial Loss & Bounce Back

Beginners5 min
A financial loss can deal a serious blow to both your wallet & your psyche. Learn some practical tips on how to heal your portfolio & mental health.
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Beginner’s Guide to Commodities Trading

Beginners6 min
Trading commodities on eToro is straightforward. Learn about which commodities to trade, what are futures, which events affect the market, and more.
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Social trading

Beginners5 min
Learn how to benefit from our social trading platform’s unique features, alongside millions of traders on eToro - the world’s leading social trading and investing network.
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Learn the differences between CFD & stock trading. We break down how each strategy works and their unique risks & opportunities.
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CFDs are complex instruments that pose a high level of risk. Get to grips with the risks and the experience you need to begin CFD trading.
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Beginners8 min
Leverage and Margin are key in all successful trading decisions; in this article we explain how Margin and Leverage can be applied and used in CFD trading.
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CFD Trading for Beginners: Course Summary

Beginners5 min
Review the core elements of CFD Trading. Remind yourself of the basics, key terminology, the asset classes involved and how leverage and margin work.
Read more

Understanding CFD Trading Terminology

Beginners7 min
 In this article we explain the key terminology investors need to know when trading CFDs as well as the basic terms and terminology of CFDs.
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