Why Spread Bet with Paddypowertrader?
Paddypowertrader - Tax Free Spread Betting*
With Paddypowertrader there’s no capital gains tax, no income tax and no stamp duty.
Since you are placing a bet rather than buying a share, it is treated like a bet by the UK and Irish tax authorities which means all your trading is tax free*.
Paddypowertrader – No Fees
With Paddypowertrader there are no broker’s fees, no annual charges and no commissions.
Paddypowertrader - Wide Variety of Markets
You can trade thousands of markets from individual shares and indices around the globe to forex, gold and crude oil.
Profit When Markets Rise or Fall
Prices may go down as well as up and with spread betting you can speculate on the markets to go down as well as up. It doesn't matter which way the markets are moving, you can still back your research either way.
24 Hour Spread Betting
Some investors find it more profitable to trade at night time when the markets are less volatile.
Paddypowertrader lets you spread bet from midnight on Sunday to the market close on Friday. You can trade a range of selected markets including the FTSE 100, the DAX, Gold, Crude Oil and many Forex pairs.
Paddypowertrader – Trading Tools
The trading platform provides you with comprehensive research and data tools. There are:
The Paddypowertrader partnership with Investors Intelligence also gives you access to their research, recommendations and buy & sell signals.
- Interactive Data Event calendars
- Heat maps
- Historical charts
- Sector analysis
Superior Technology / Fast Online Execution
No more trade requests to dealing desks and no more phone calls to brokers.
With Paddypowertrader you have all the markets at your fingertips. The state-of-the-art trading platform ensures that every trade you place is processed within seconds. It also provides you with:
- A complete record of all your trades and orders
- Full account management facilities
- Interactive charting software
- Portfolio management tools
Paddypowertrader - Limit Your Risk
Every time you place a new spread bet, Paddypowertrader will automatically place a Stop Loss for you free of charge.
A Stop Loss is an order to close your trade if the price reaches a certain level. Stop Losses are important because they act as a safety net and can prevent you from making big losses. However, you can change the level of this stop loss whenever and however many times you like.
Please note these Stop Losses are not guaranteed and you may, in certain circumstances, lose more than your deposit.
Paddypowertrader - Free Demo Account
The free Paddypowertrader Demo Account starts you off with £10,000 of virtual funds.
You will be using the exact same trading platform as a real money account holder and have access to most of the markets that are available on the live trading platform.
The Demo Account helps you learn the ins and outs of spread betting in a safe, risk free environment.
Paddypowertrader is regulated by the Financial Service Authority (FSA). Account holders are automatically protected by the FSA's investor compensation programme.
Paddypowertrader ensure further protection by having all funds held in client segregated accounts. All client monies are held separately from Paddypowertrader funds.
With financial spread betting you can lose more than your original stake or investment. Spread betting carries a high level of risk to your capital. Please familiarise yourself with the risks that are involved and before trading, ensure that financial spread betting matches your investment objectives. Seek independent advice where necessary.
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Paddy Power Trader - edited by MJ, 11 October 2010.
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With spread betting you can lose more than your original stake or investment. Spread betting carries a high level of risk to your capital so please familiarise yourself with the risks that are involved and, before trading, ensure that spread betting matches your investment objectives. Seek independent advice where necessary.
* Based on current UK tax law. Tax law may change and can differ depending on your personal circumstances.