Archive for May, 2010

Spread Co Challenges You To Beat Their Trader!

May 26, 2010Peter No Comments »

Spread Co has launched a challenge to all traders – beat its Head Trader in a head-to-head challenge and claim up to £150! to celebrate the release of their new, improved trading platform.

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Spreadex launches Sports Fixed-Odds

May 22, 2010Andy No Comments »

UK spread betting provider Spreadex has expanded their betting service to include sports fixed odds betting.

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IG Index Ad questions Conservative-Liberal Democrats coalition

May 15, 2010Peter No Comments »

Financial spread betting provider IG Index has launched a national and regional print ad campaign around the consequences of the United Kingdom’s General Election result

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WorldSpreads Ireland to change its name

May 15, 2010Andy No Comments »

Spread betting provider, WorldSpreads (Ireland) is to change its name to MarketSpreads.ie from next Monday. The name change follows the management buyout of the company last year.

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CVC Capital Cashing its Chips: Selling $90 mln stake in IG Group

May 11, 2010Janice No Comments »

Private equity firm CVC Capital has sold half of its shareholdings in UK spread betting firm IG Group, worth about 58 million pounds ($89.7 million), dealers reported on Tuesday.

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Full Tilt Professional Takes Rabbi to Court over Spread Betting

May 11, 2010Peter 1 Comment »

Professional poker player Andrew Feldman was in the tabloids this weekend concerning a strange court case involving financial spread betting and a rabbi.

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PaddyPowerTrader’s Market Briefing: Elections

May 6, 2010Andy No Comments »

As the Greek tragedy of the European debt crisis continues in mainland Europe, PaddyPowerTrader, has seen a lot of interest into election related bets by savvy UK based traders.

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Spread Betting Provider ODL Markets Acquired by FXCM

May 5, 2010Peter No Comments »

ODL Group which operates spread betting division ODL Markets and is one of the UK’s largest retail foreign exchange players is to be taken over by rival FXCM in a deal…

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London Broker lost £6m Betting on Markets

May 4, 2010Andy No Comments »

Geoffrey Conway-Henderson lost £5.8m spread betting on AIM energy stocks with City Index, the spread betting company owned by his close friend and former business colleague Michael Spencer, who is also the founder of ICAP.

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Spread Betting Markets: Liberal Democrats Seats

May 3, 2010Janice No Comments »

With the spread betting price on the Liberal Democrats edging up, a bet on the party to win 100 or more seats is looking promising.

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