Administrator » 11am - Nov 1, 2011
Spread Betting: To Buy or to Sell. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/ Amazingly the bulk of spread betting trades are buy positions. What could be the reason for this? As we've frequently told one of the key advantages of spread betting is that you can bet on the direction of the market, irrespective if this is moving up or down.
Most traders are not comfortable being short. Shorting is not a natural psyche per se and most beginner aren't comfortable selling something they don't own.