How to Win at Financial Spread Betting
Investor's Guide

By Charles Vintcent
Financial Times / Pearson Education
December 2002
ISBN: 0-273-65413-6
158 Pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"
$49.50 paper original

Until recently financial spread betting was the sport of professional traders. With the sudden surge in the number of financial bookmakers available, financial spread betting is now taking on mass appeal, establishing itself as the fastest growing sector in the investment field today. There are a number of substantial benefits to be enjoyed by using financial spread betting - the normal profitability of conventional investing can be enhanced substantially - the high gearing provides you with a facility to increase your profits without needing large amounts of capital, your winnings are free from any liability to tax, you can use financial spread betting as a hedge against reducing values in your equity portfolio, it also enables you to make money in a falling market. Financial spread betting is shrouded in mystery and tarnished by horror stories of huge financial losses.

As with all forms of betting there is a risk involved but learn how to use financial spread betting properly and it is no more risky than any other investment in securities, as well as being a lot more profitable over a shorter period. This book will provide you with a shrewd insight into - the characteristics of financial spread betting, the benefits of financial spread betting, how financial spread betting works, techniques for protecting your wealth, how to 'short sell' a share or index, methods of increasing your profits, the advantage of online dealing facilities. This book will provide you with the tools to place your bets securely and successfully.

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