easyMarket’s vanilla options platform gives users a clean and easy interface to place orders and review open positions. From the open position’s page you can analyse profits and close posi... read more
The web-based easyMarkets vanilla options platform has three trading modes: New to Options, Basic and Advanced. You choose a mode depending on your experience.
Trading in New mode
In the New mode, y... read more
This lesson will teach you how to buy options to trade a trend.
You should be familiar with the method of selling or buying in the underlying market to trade a downtrend or uptrend, respectively. You... read more
On the trading platform, options are cash-settled. This means the actual physical delivery of assets (currency or commodity) is not required. Instead, at the option’s expiry, cash is credited to... read more
The power of options lies in their versatility. They can be used to speculate market moves or to protect a position. In this lesson, we will focus on how a speculator can make use of easyMarkets vanil... read more
If you are wondering if you can just simply buy and sell options to make money, the answer is yes you can! These easyMarkets lessons start by teaching you the most simple ‘buy’ strategies ... read more
Congratulations! You have decided to learn about options and our goal at easyMarkets is to make learning about options both interesting and easy.
Did you know options are another way to trade the mar... read more
When you use leverage to buy or sell you may be exposed to a large risk (and you may also be exposed to a large profit!). In other words, the use of leverage will amplify the risk you are taking as yo... read more
Leverage is the practice of putting a small amount of money down (as a deposit) to trade a much larger amount. For example you could put down £1000 to trade a £100,000 deal. The ... read more
Not all investors require the physical delivery of a product. Instead, they buy a product with the expectation that its value will increase and they will be able to sell it for a profit. These investo... read more
Welcome to the financial markets! This article will provide you with a brief introduction to trading products such as gold, oil and currency pairs.
Imagine, you lived in the 1900s and you had to trav... read more