Archive for November, 2008

ETX’s battle of wits

November 30, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Battling for a chance to scoop a £20,000 top prize, spread bettors and contract for difference (CFD) traders from across the UK last week pitted their skills against ETX Capital…

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Spreadex moves to St Albans

November 28, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Spreadex has been reported to have moved with nearly 100 workers to St Albans earlier this year.

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TradeSports/TradeBetx Closing Down

November 22, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Tradesports is closing their doors. They claim it is because U.S. citizens have a difficult time depositing funds.

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IG slumps as bad debt soars

November 20, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Shares in spredbetting firm IG Group tumbled 27 percent as it sees a surge in bad debt…

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Beat the Broker, and win £20,000

November 15, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

ETX Capital invites players to beat their top trader and win £20,000…

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Delta launches its CFD portfolio

November 15, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Delta Index, the Dublin-based financial spread company, has launched its CFDs product for investors who want to take long or short positions on the financial markets.

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Betting firm says Limerick man was credited with €1.8m in error

November 11, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

A London-based spread-betting company is suing Limerick businessman Pat Mulcair for €1.8 million which was allegedly overpaid to him by mistake last June but has not been returned.

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McAnaney runs for enterprise!

November 11, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

They say running your own enterprise is a competitive business, so too is running a marathon. A bit of public relations but still a noble deed from Paddy Power…

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Spreadex client wins £100,000 on interest rate prediction

November 8, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Thursday’s big Bank of England interest rate cut took many people by surprise – but not one speculator, who won more than £100,000 by accurately predicting the move in a spread bet.

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WorldSpreads pretax profits soar on volatility

November 4, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Dublin-based financial spread betting group WorldSpreads has reported a 137 per cent rise in pretax profits to €3.1 million for the six month period to the end of September.

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Spreadex Launches ShortsandLongs.com

November 4, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

Spreadex Launches ShortsandLongs.com; the first spread betting firm offering free guaranteed stop loss orders…

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IG Index stresses Margin Requirements

November 4, 2008guidfarr No Comments »

IG Index circulated the following letter regarding maintenance of margin requirements…

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