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Trade Spot Energies with Capitalxtend

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Millions of traders choose to trade spot energies and here's why:

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Advantage

Diversification

Spot energies tend to bear lower correlations to returns than other traditional assets. And since, they are individual asset classes, it diversifies the investment portfolio.

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Inflation Safeguard

Spot energies are considered to be a good hedge against inflation as their prices usually rise during high inflation periods. This helps in maintaining their purchasing power parity.

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Hedge Against Event Risk

In case of natural disaster or economic crisis, when there’s supply disruption, Spot energies such as Oil can guard you against loss by placing strategic leverage on price swings.

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High Leverage Facility

Commodity derivatives like options and futures provide a high degree of leverage. By paying only 5% to 10% of contract value, you can control a big position. Even an insignificant move in the commodities’ prices can lead to exponential gains.

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Spreads in Oil

Get an overview of ultra-tight spreads in the Oil market.

SYMBOL FULL NAME CONTRACT SIZE TICK SIZE MARGIN (%) SWAP LONG (POINTS) SWAP SHORT (POINTS)
WTIUSD Oil - US Crude 1000 0.001 2 -16 -1
BRNUSD Oil - Brent Crude 1000 0.001 2 -1 -1
NGCUSD Natural Gas 10000 0.0001 5 -2 -1

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FAQs

To start trading oil CFDs, the first step that you have to take is to learn how CFDs work and find a reliable broker. Before you even consider trading oil CFDs, it is wide to get an in-depth understanding of the market and the technical analysis tools since oil CFDs are high-risk and complex.

Brent Crude and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) are the most important benchmarks for oil trading in the world.

The oil market is global. But the crude oil has several regional grades, each one slightly different in terms of viscosity and Sulphur content. The major oil trading regions have benchmarks for monitoring the prices of oil commodities:

  • WTI (USA)
  • Brent Crude (Europe)
  • Dubai Crude (Middle East)
  • Western Canadian Select (Canada)
  • Bonny Light (Nigeria)
  • OPEC Reference Basket
  • Urals (Russia)
  • Tapis (Singapore)

Yes, oil trading is considered to be less risky than trading stocks. Also, it is a perfect way of hedging your stock portfolio since there is a negative correlation between equities and commodities.

You will need to get acquainted with two oil reports:

  • Department of Energy (DEO) Oil Inventory report
  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Oil Market report
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