The big advantage of Financial Spread Betting, Contracts For Differences (CFDs) or Option trading is the ability to profit from down moves as well as up. At any time in a financial market you will always get those that believe a share or market is overpriced (the Bears) and those that think a market will go up (The Bulls).
Right now the great minds at Goldman Sachs are forecasting that the US broad index the S&P500 will end 2012 near the 1250 level, that’s a step fall of about 14% from the currently levels. They then see the price rebound and are looking for the S&P500 to make new highs in 2013.
As I stated in my previous update I prefer to “trade with what I see rather than not what I think.” To learn more about how to profit from up and down moves in financial markets, shares, commodities and currencies please go to www.winonmarkets.net