As well as trading the major Financial Indices such as the Dow Jones, S&P500, Dax and FTSE100 it is also possible to profit from sectors and Exchange Traded Funds. With Financial Spread Betting you can also look to short an ETF and profit from a down move.
As you can see Biotech has been a very strong sector so far in 2013 and Gold miners have been the laggards. Another strong market – region this year has been Japan which is trying to stimulate its economy after years of little growth.
An example of the Biotech ETF (BBH) using IG Index
Here are the top ten holdings in the BBH
The aim of this update is for you to get thinking about more than just the headline indices and look below the surface for profitable trading opportunities and it’s not a case of always betting on stocks to go up, even with the Dow Jones, Dax and S&P500 at new all times highs you can see there have been plenty weak sectors as well.
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