At Option.Finance we not only provide you with information to enable you to trade, but we also aim to provide trader education. We aim to instil new traders with the curiosity of what makes the markets ticks and the financial world go round.  How different financial instruments work, and financial products behave.

What is spread betting?

If you have £1,000 of savings, and you want to invest in the stock market, what is the best way to do it? Read More

What are the Advantages of Spread Betting?

The process is less complex than that for options, features and Contracts for Difference (CFDs). Read More

What are the Disadvantages of Spread Betting?

Spread betting is not ideal for long-term investing. Read More

How does Spread Betting work?

Using shares as an example, the basics steps are. Read More

What is Margin Call trading?

In spread betting, you do not have to pay the full cost of the bet upfront. Read More

Getting started with Spread Betting

Processing your application form can take 24 hours or more so you cannot start trading immediately. Read More