Stocks Trading

Trading stocks has been one of the most appealing trading paths, fairly considered as the most powerful secondary income creator source. Invest Atlas offers a wide variety of sectors, industries and countries to choose your stocks from. In the past, it was quite difficult to enter the market for non investors. It used to ask for a large amount of capital to invest at first, so usually only powerful investors and institutions were the players who ruled the market.

Nowadays, the introduction of spread betting, CFDs, mobile devices, trading platforms have recreated the concept of trading and shared its power among the usual people also. Once a company comes public by an IPO, its shares are available for the public to be bought, shared or traded. Stocks trading is an outstanding opportunity to create wealth, and we do encourage our traders to diversify the portfolio with stocks.

Updated table of Stocks Prices

When you trade stocks with Invest Atlas, you can choose from a wide range of companies, form more than 20 companies, including the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain and more.

You can trade shares as CFDs or spread bets, allowing you to make profits in both directions, in falling and rising markets.

There is a large range of economic sectors to choose from including mining, banking, tech, pharmaceuticals, retail, communications. Please remember that it is very important for you to have deep knowledge on the sector you choose to invest your capital.

Online Trading Keywords

Leverage

Leverage is the core of trading, you are borrowing extra power to trade. You place a small percentage of the total amount and the leverage will multiply it. Leverage depends on the type of instruments you are trading.

Margin

Margin is known as the amount of investment needed to fund your account, so it is eligible to open any position you wish. If you want to buy 0.1 lots of EUR/USD at 1.13410, with 1:30 leverage. Margins = (1.13410*10,000)/30=$378.3.

Slippage

There are two excellent risk management tools, stop loss and take profits. Combine it with correct position sizing, account sizing and market volatility. If the market should be trading at a different level from the stop-loss level at that precise moment of execution then the stop may be filled at a better or worse price. This is known as slippage.

Spread

Spread is the cost of trading, and it is calculated as a difference between the bid and ask price. Risk management and correct positions are considered core components of any trading experience, the primary goal is to grow capital by buying low and selling high.

Pip

Pip measures the price change that will decide profits and loss. On a 5 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.00010; on a 3 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.010; on a 2 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.10.

Swap

The first cost of a trade is the spread. The second one is the swap. The swap is the interest adjustment calculated over the account each day at 00:00, server time.

Long & Short

To go long is to buy, or to believe that the price will be appreciated in the future, so you buy now, at a lower price. To go short is to sell, or to believe that the price will be depreciated, so you sell the asset to cut the losses.

Technical and fundamental

Technical analysis involves the use of charts to better understand market behaviour and ascertain probability as well as the risk-to-reward trade-off. Fundamental analysis involves the interpretation of news flow and how new information can affect the pricing of markets.