Trading Platforms & Books

There are a multitude of platforms that can be used to trade on, each better for certain things. Some allow execution only, some have great charts and ones like etoro social trading allow you to automatically copy other traders.

 

IC Markets

ICMarkets has grown to become one of the largest providers in the world by giving traders what they really want and provide traders with the lowest spreads possible during all market conditions.

ICMarkets offers its clients cutting edge trading platforms, low latency connectivity and superior liquidity. Traders are now able to gain access to pricing previously only available to investment banks and high net worth individuals.

ICMarkets is one of the most renowned Forex CFD provider, offering trading solutions for active day traders and scalpers as well as traders that are new to the forex market.

Highly rated 5* on TrustPilot as well here

IC Markets

GoMarkets

GoMarkets – If the increase in margin requirements means you need more liquidity you can trade offshore with one of the leading brokers outside of the EU. At the moment GoMarkets is allowing sign ups from the UK.

GoMarkets offer over 350 tradable CFD instruments including Forex, Shares, Indices and Commodities. Widely recognised as Australia’s first MT4 broker, they’ve since added MT5, mobile trading and a web-based version to the trading platform suite. GO Markets offers spread-based and commission-based accounts.

IC Markets

Books I recommend

Synergistic Trading: Strategy combinations for profitable trading
How to Make Money Trading
Come into My Trading Room: A Complete Guide to Trading
A Beginner’s Guide to Short Term Trading: Maximize Your Profits in 3 Days to 3 Weeks (Mommy Rescue Guide)
Trading for Dummies
The Market Maker’s Edge: A Wall Street Insider Reveals How to: Time Entry and Exit Points for Minimum Risk, Maximum Profit; Combine Fundamental and … Trading Tactics from a Wall Street Insider
Trading for a Living: Psychology, Trading Tactics, Money Management (Wiley Finance)
The Naked Trader’s Guide to Spread Betting: A guide to making money from shares in up or down markets
The Financial Spread Betting Handbook: A Guide to Making Money Trading Spread Bets
The Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes
Trading in the Zone
Hedge Fund Market Wizards (Part of Set 9781118582978)
The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America’s Top Traders
Trade Like a Shark: The Naked Trader on how to eat and not get eaten in the stock market
Zero to £1 Million: My Stock Market Lessons And Techniques