Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Fidelity National Financial Inc (Ticker – FNF.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 37.9 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N)
Margin Requirement 10%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Fidelity National Financial Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel FNF.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 38 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £100.00 a point ***
Margin required 10%
Margin deposited  £379.00

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  FNF.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 41. Fidelity National Financial Inc has moved up 3 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 41
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 3 points
Percent in points 3 points
Trade size £100.00 a point
Profit or loss  £303.20

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £100.00 (your stake)  x  + 3 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£100.00 (your stake)  x  + 3 = + £303.20

The loss – If instead Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 34.87, the loss would be calculated for FNF.N on a downmovement of – 3 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£100.00 (your stake)  x  – 3 = – £303.20

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (10% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Fidelity National Financial Inc FNF.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (10%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Fidelity National Financial Inc at £100.00 (your stake) a point. The price of FNF.N on New York Stock Exchange is 37.9. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 37.9) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£3,790.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£100.00 (your stake) x 37.9 = £3,790.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 10% on FNF.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £379.00 (10% of the full value £3,790.00 ) and gained £303.20 . The reward made was 80% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£303.20 (profit)  /  £379.00(deposit)   = 80% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£303.20 / £3,790.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£303.20 profit  /  £3,790.00 (cost to buy FNF.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Fidelity National Financial Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Fidelity National Financial Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker FNF.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF.N), FNF.N , is quoted in spread betting as 38 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Fidelity National Financial Inc Address

Fidelity National Financial Inc

601 Riverside Ave
JACKSONVILLE   FL   32204-2901
P: +1904.8548100
F: +1302.6555049

Company Web Links

Fidelity National Financial Inc Profile

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF) is a holding company. The Company is a provider of title insurance, technology and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The Company’s segments include Title, Black Knight, FNF Core Corporate and Other, Restaurant Group, and FNFV Corporate and Other. Its business is organized into groups, including FNF Core Operations and FNF Ventures (FNFV). The Company offers title insurance through its title insurance underwriters: Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Alamo Title Insurance and National Title Insurance of New York Inc., which collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, ServiceLink Holdings, LLC (ServiceLink), provides mortgage transaction services, including title-related services and facilitation of production and management of mortgage loans.

Updated prices on reuters: here

Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Signet Jewelers Limited (Ticker – SIG.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 64.58 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N)
Margin Requirement 5%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Signet Jewelers Ltd listed on NYSE in USD and you feel SIG.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 65 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £50.00 a point ***
Margin required 5%
Margin deposited  £161.45

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  SIG.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 70. Signet Jewelers Ltd has moved up 5 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 70
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 5 points
Percent in points 5 points
Trade size £50.00 a point
Profit or loss  £258.32

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £50.00 (your stake)  x  + 5 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£50.00 (your stake)  x  + 5 = + £258.32

The loss – If instead Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 59.41, the loss would be calculated for SIG.N on a downmovement of – 5 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£50.00 (your stake)  x  – 5 = – £258.32

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (5% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Signet Jewelers Limited SIG.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (5%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Signet Jewelers Ltd at £50.00 (your stake) a point. The price of SIG.N on New York Stock Exchange is 64.58. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 64.58) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£3,229.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£50.00 (your stake) x 64.58 = £3,229.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 5% on SIG.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £161.45 (5% of the full value £3,229.00 ) and gained £258.32 . The reward made was 160% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£258.32 (profit)  /  £161.45(deposit)   = 160% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£258.32 / £3,229.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£258.32 profit  /  £3,229.00 (cost to buy SIG.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Signet Jewelers Ltd over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Signet Jewelers Limited, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker SIG.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG.N), SIG.N , is quoted in spread betting as 65 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Signet Jewelers Ltd Address

Signet Jewelers Ltd

Clarendon House, 2 Church Street
HAMILTON     HM11
P: +1441.2965872

Company Web Links

Signet Jewelers Ltd Profile

Signet Jewelers Limited, incorporated on June 25, 2008, is a retailer of jewelry, watches and associated services in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company’s segments are the Sterling Jewelers division, the UK Jewelry division, the Zale division, which consists of Zale Jewelry and Piercing Pagoda, and the Other segment. The Other segment includes subsidiaries involved in purchasing and conversion of rough diamonds to polished stones. The Company operates retail jewelry stores in various real estate formats, including mall-based, free-standing, strip center and outlet store locations. The Company operates approximately 3,620 stores and kiosks across over five million square feet of retail space.

Sterling Jewelers

The Sterling Jewelers division operates approximately 1,540 stores. Its stores operate nationally in malls and off-mall locations as Kay Jewelers, and regionally under various mall-based brands. Destination superstores operate around the nation as Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry. The regional brands include JB Robinson Jewelers, Marks & Morgan Jewelers and Belden Jewelers. Its regional nameplates include Goodman Jewelers, LeRoy’s Jewelers, Osterman Jewelers, Rogers Jewelers, Shaw’s Jewelers and Weisfield Jewelers.

UK Jewelry

The UK Jewelry division operates stores in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Channel Islands. Its stores operate in regional shopping malls and shopping thoroughfares, as H.Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis.

Zale

Zale Jewelry operates jewelry stores located primarily in shopping malls in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Piercing Pagoda operates through mall-based kiosks throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Zale Jewelry consists of national brands, including Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet and Peoples Jewellers, and regional brands, including Gordon’s Jewelers and Mappins Jewellers. These brands offer jewelry and watches. Zales Jewelers brand offers bridal, diamond solitaire and fashion jewelry. Zales Outlet operates in outlet malls and neighborhood power centers. Peoples Jewellers brand operates stores that offer gold jewelry, gemstone jewelry and watches.

Updated prices on reuters: here

KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade KKR & Co. LP (Ticker – KKR.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 18.09 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument KKR & Co LP (KKR.N)
Margin Requirement 10%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for KKR & Co LP listed on NYSE in USD and you feel KKR.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 1809 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £10.00 a point ***
Margin required 10%
Margin deposited  £1,809.00

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  KKR.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 4% to a new price of 1810. KKR & Co LP has moved up 1 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 1810
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 1 points
Percent in points 1 points
Trade size £10.00 a point
Profit or loss  £7.24

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £10.00 (your stake)  x  + 1 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£10.00 (your stake)  x  + 1 = + £7.24

The loss – If instead KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) moved down 4% to a new price of 1808.28, the loss would be calculated for KKR.N on a downmovement of – 1 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£10.00 (your stake)  x  – 1 = – £7.24

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (10% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in KKR & Co. LP KKR.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (10%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded KKR & Co LP at £10.00 (your stake) a point. The price of KKR.N on New York Stock Exchange is 18.09. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 18.09) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£18,090.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£10.00 (your stake) x 18.09 = £18,090.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 10% on KKR.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £1,809.00 (10% of the full value £18,090.00 ) and gained £7.24 . The reward made was 0% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£7.24 (profit)  /  £1,809.00(deposit)   = 0% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (KKR & Co LP (KKR.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 4% (£7.24 / £18,090.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£7.24 profit  /  £18,090.00 (cost to buy KKR.N ) = 4% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in KKR & Co LP over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in KKR & Co. LP, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker KKR.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

KKR & Co LP (KKR.N), KKR.N , is quoted in spread betting as 1809 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

KKR & Co LP Address

KKR & Co LP

9 W 57th St Ste 4200
NEW YORK   NY   10019-2707
P: +1212.7508300
F: +1302.6555049

Company Web Links

KKR & Co LP Profile

KKR & CO. L.P. (KKR), incorporated on June 25, 2007, is a global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. The Company’s business offers a range of investment management services to its fund investors, and provides capital markets services to its firm, its portfolio companies and third parties. The Company conducts its business with offices across the world, providing it with a global platform for sourcing transactions, raising capital and carrying out capital markets activities. The Company operates through four segments: Private Markets, Public Markets, Capital Markets and Principal Activities.

Private Markets

Through the Company’s Private Markets segment, KKR manages and sponsors a group of private equity funds and co-investment vehicles that invest capital for long-term appreciation, either through controlling ownership of a company or strategic minority positions. It also manages and sponsors a group of funds and co-investment vehicles that invest capital in real assets, such as infrastructure, energy and real estate. These funds, vehicles and accounts are managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. The Company has approximately 20 funds. The Company’s private equity portfolio consists of over 110 companies, which operates in approximately 20 general industries.

Public Markets

The Company operates and reports its combined credit and hedge funds businesses through the Public Markets segment. Its credit business advises funds, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), separately managed accounts, and investment companies, which invest capital in leveraged credit strategies, such as leveraged loans, high yield bonds and opportunistic credit, and alternative credit strategies, such as mezzanine investments, direct lending investments, special situations investments and long/short credit investment strategies. The funds, accounts, registered investment companies and CLOs in the Company’s leveraged credit and alternative credit strategies are managed by KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC.

The Public Markets segment also includes its hedge funds business that offers a variety of investment strategies, including customized hedge fund portfolios and hedge fund-of-fund solutions. The funds and accounts in its hedge fund business are managed by Prisma Capital Partners LP (KKR Prisma or Prisma). The Company’s subsidiary, KKR Financial Holdings LLC (KFN) is a specialty finance company, which has range of asset classes in which it invests, consisting primarily of corporate loans (leveraged loans), high yield debt securities, interests in joint ventures and partnerships, and interests in oil and gas properties.

Capital Markets

The Company’s Capital Markets segment consists primarily of the Company’s global capital markets business. The Company’s capital markets business supports its firm, its private equity and other portfolio companies and third-party clients by developing and implementing both traditional and non-traditional capital solutions for investments or companies seeking financing. These services include arranging debt and equity financing for transactions, placing and underwriting securities offerings and providing other types of capital markets services. KKR Capital Markets LLC is a broker-dealer is also registered or authorized to carry out certain broker-dealer activities in various countries in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Its third party capital markets activities are generally carried out through Merchant Capital Solutions LLC, a joint venture with two other unaffiliated partners, and non-bank financial companies (NBFCs), in India.

Principal Activities

Through its Principal Activities segment, the Company manages the firm’s assets and deploys capital. The Company uses its Principal Activities assets to support its investment management and capital markets businesses. It also deploys Principal Activities assets in order to help establish a track record for fundraising purposes in new strategies. The Company’s Principal Activities assets also provide the required capital to fund its Capital Markets business when underwriting or syndicating securities, or when providing term loan commitments for transactions involving its portfolio companies and for third parties. It also makes investments through the Company’s Principal Activities segment, which include co-investments alongside its Private Markets and Public Markets funds, as well as make Principal Activities investments that do not involve its Private Markets or Public Markets funds.

Updated prices on reuters: here

American Tower Corp (AMT.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade American Tower Corporation (Ticker – AMT.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 115.67 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument American Tower Corp (AMT.N)
Margin Requirement 5%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for American Tower Corp listed on NYSE in USD and you feel AMT.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 116 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £50.00 a point ***
Margin required 5%
Margin deposited  £289.18

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  AMT.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 125. American Tower Corp has moved up 9 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 125
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 9 points
Percent in points 9 points
Trade size £50.00 a point
Profit or loss  £462.68

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £50.00 (your stake)  x  + 9 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£50.00 (your stake)  x  + 9 = + £462.68

The loss – If instead American Tower Corp (AMT.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 106.42, the loss would be calculated for AMT.N on a downmovement of – 9 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£50.00 (your stake)  x  – 9 = – £462.68

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (5% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in American Tower Corporation AMT.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (5%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded American Tower Corp at £50.00 (your stake) a point. The price of AMT.N on New York Stock Exchange is 115.67. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 115.67) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£5,783.50), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£50.00 (your stake) x 115.67 = £5,783.50(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 5% on AMT.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £289.18 (5% of the full value £5,783.50 ) and gained £462.68 . The reward made was 160% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£462.68 (profit)  /  £289.18(deposit)   = 160% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (American Tower Corp (AMT.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£462.68 / £5,783.50)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£462.68 profit  /  £5,783.50 (cost to buy AMT.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in American Tower Corp over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in American Tower Corporation, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

American Tower Corp (AMT.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

American Tower Corp (AMT.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker AMT.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

American Tower Corp (AMT.N), AMT.N , is quoted in spread betting as 116 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

American Tower Corp Address

American Tower Corp

116 Huntington Ave
BOSTON   MA   02116
P: +1617.3757500
F: +1617.3757575

Company Web Links

American Tower Corp Profile

American Tower Corporation (ATC), incorporated on October 24, 1996, is a holding company. The Company operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT), which owns, operates and develops multitenant communications real estate. Its segments include U.S. property, Asia property, EMEA property, Latin America property, Services and Other. Its primary business is property operations, which include the leasing of space on communications sites to wireless service providers, radio and television broadcast companies, wireless data providers, government agencies and municipalities, and tenants in various other industries. Its U.S. property segment includes operations in the United States. Its Asia property segment includes operations in India. The EMEA property segment includes operations in Germany, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda. The Latin America property segment includes operations in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru. Its services segment includes tower-related services in the United States, including site acquisition, zoning and permitting and structural analysis, which primarily supports its site leasing business, including the addition of tenants and equipment on its sites.

The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiaries and joint ventures. ATC’s subsidiaries include American Towers LLC and SpectraSite Communications, LLC. ATC conducts its international operations primarily through its subsidiary, American Tower International, Inc., which in turn conducts operations through its various international holding and operating subsidiaries and joint ventures. Its portfolio primarily consists of towers that it owns and towers that it operates pursuant to long-term lease arrangements, as well as distributed antenna system (DAS) networks, which provide coverage solutions in certain in-building and outdoor wireless environments. In addition to the communications sites in its portfolio, it manages rooftop and tower sites for property owners under various contractual arrangements. It also holds property interests that it leases to communications service providers and third-party tower operators. Its communications real estate portfolio of over 100,615 communications sites includes approximately 40,430 communications sites in the United States, over 15,070 communications sites in Asia, approximately 12,180 communications sites in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and over 32,940 communications sites in Latin America.

The Company’s tenants lease space on its communications site real estate, where the tenants install and maintain individual communications network equipment. Its property business includes the operation of communications sites, managed networks, the leasing of property interests and the provision of backup power through shared generators. It leases space on its communications sites to tenants providing a range of communications services, including cellular voice and data, broadcasting, mobile video and a number of other applications. In addition to its communications sites, it also owns and operates various types of managed network solutions; provides communications site management services to third parties; manages and leases property interests under carrier or other third-party communications sites, and provides back-up power sources to tenants at its sites.

The Company competes with Crown Castle International Corp., SBA Communications Corporation, Telesites S.A.B. de C.V., GTL Infrastructure Limited and Indus Towers Limited.

Updated prices on reuters: here

Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Provident Financial Services Inc (Ticker – PFS) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 26.65 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS)
Margin Requirement 15%
Long positions Yes
Short positions No*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Provident Financial Services Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel PFS will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 27 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £100.00 a point ***
Margin required 15%
Margin deposited  £399.75

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  PFS on New York Consolidated has moved up 9% to a new price of 29. Provident Financial Services Inc has moved up 2 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 29
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 2 points
Percent in points 2 points
Trade size £100.00 a point
Profit or loss  £239.85

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £100.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£100.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 = + £239.85

The loss – If instead Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS) moved down 9% to a new price of 24.25, the loss would be calculated for PFS on a downmovement of – 2 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£100.00 (your stake)  x  – 2 = – £239.85

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (15% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Provident Financial Services Inc PFS on New York Consolidated (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (15%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Provident Financial Services Inc at £100.00 (your stake) a point. The price of PFS on New York Consolidated is 26.65. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 26.65) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£2,665.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£100.00 (your stake) x 26.65 = £2,665.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 15% on PFS .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £399.75 (15% of the full value £2,665.00 ) and gained £239.85 . The reward made was 60% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£239.85 (profit)  /  £399.75(deposit)   = 60% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 9% (£239.85 / £2,665.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£239.85 profit  /  £2,665.00 (cost to buy PFS ) = 9% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Provident Financial Services Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Provident Financial Services Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker PFS both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS), PFS , is quoted in spread betting as 27 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Provident Financial Services Inc Address

Provident Financial Services Inc

830 Bergen Ave
JERSEY CITY   NJ   07306-4507
P: +1201.3331000

Company Web Links

Provident Financial Services Inc Profile

Provident Financial Services Inc., incorporated on August 13, 2002, is a holding company for The Provident Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a New Jersey-chartered capital stock savings bank. As a community and customer-oriented institution, the Bank provides personal service and customer convenience in serving the financial needs of the individuals, families and businesses residing in its primary markets areas. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and businesses in the areas surrounding its banking offices and uses those funds, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, to originate commercial real estate loans, residential mortgage loans, commercial business loans and consumer loans. The Bank also invests in mortgage-backed securities and other permissible investments. It operates approximately 90 service branch offices in the New Jersey counties of Hudson, Bergen, Essex, Mercer, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren, as well as in Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania.

The Bank’s primary market area includes a mix of urban and suburban communities, and has a mix of industries, including pharmaceutical, manufacturing companies, network communications, insurance and financial services, healthcare and retail. The Company’s subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company (Beacon) is engaged in providing wealth management and asset management services. In addition to its trust and estate administrative services, Beacon is also a provider of asset management services. Beacon offers a range of asset management services to individuals, municipalities, non-profits, corporations and pension funds. These services include investment management, asset allocation, trust and fiduciary services, financial planning, family office services, estate settlement services and custody.

Lending Activities

The Bank originates commercial real estate loans, commercial business loans, fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans collateralized by one- to four- family residential real estate and other consumer loans, for borrowers located within its primary market area. Residential mortgage loans are underwritten to standards that allow the sale of the loans to the secondary markets, primarily to the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC or Freddie Mac), the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY). The Bank originates commercial real estate loans that are secured by income-producing properties, such as multi-family apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail and industrial properties.

The Bank provides construction loans for both single family and condominium projects intended for sale and commercial projects, including residential for rent projects. The Bank originates consumer loans that are secured by a borrower’s assets. Home equity loans and home equity lines of credit that are secured by a first or second mortgage lien on the borrower’s residence comprise the category of the Bank’s consumer loan portfolio. Commercial loans are made to businesses of varying size and type within the Bank’s market. The Bank lends to established businesses, and the loans are secured by business assets, such as equipment, receivables, inventory, real estate or marketable securities. The Bank makes unsecured commercial loans.

The Bank originates residential mortgage loans secured by first mortgages on one- to four- family residences located in the State of New Jersey. The Bank originates residential mortgages through commissioned mortgage representatives and through the Internet. The Bank originates both fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages. The Bank’s total residential real estate loans amounted to approximately $1.26 billion.

The Bank originates loans secured by mortgages on various commercial income producing properties, including multi-family apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail and industrial properties. The Bank’s commercial mortgage loan is approximately $27.4 million loan secured by a first mortgage lien on over 380 room, full service hotel and approximately 420 car parking garage located in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The Bank underwrites loans secured by apartment buildings. The Bank considers multi-family lending a component of the commercial real estate lending portfolio. The Bank’s multi-family loan is approximately $41.0 million loan secured by a first lease-hold mortgage lien on a newly renovated approximately 190-unit, over six story class A luxury rental apartment building with approximately 12,000 square feet of office/retail space located in Morristown, New Jersey.

The Bank originates commercial construction loans. Commercial construction lending includes both new construction of residential and commercial real estate projects and the reconstruction of existing structures. The Bank’s commercial construction financing includes projects constructed for investment purposes (rental property), projects for sale (single family/condominiums) and owner-occupied business properties. The Bank’s construction loan is approximately $23.8 million loan secured by a first mortgage lien on over 138,600 square foot freezer warehouse.

The Bank underwrites commercial loans to corporations, partnerships and other businesses. The Bank primarily offers commercial loans for equipment purchases, lines of credit for working capital purposes, letters of credit, asset-based lines of credit and real estate loans. The Bank also underwrites Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed loans and guaranteed or assisted loans through various state, county and municipal programs. The Bank’s commercial loan is approximately $38.0 million line of credit to a general contracting company specializing in bridge and highway construction.

The Bank offers a range of consumer loans to individuals. Home equity loans and home equity lines of credit constituted approximately 93.7% of the consumer loan portfolio and indirect marine loans constituted over 3.3% of the consumer loan portfolio. The remaining 3% of the consumer loan portfolio includes personal loans and unsecured lines of credit, direct auto loans and recreational vehicle loans. The Bank’s total loans amounted to approximately $6.54 billion.

Investment Activities

The Bank’s securities in the investment portfolio are classified as held to maturity, available for sale or held for trading. Securities that are classified as held to maturity are securities that the Bank or the Company has the intent and ability to hold until their contractual maturity date and are reported at cost. Securities that are classified as available for sale are reported at fair value. Available for sale securities include the United States Treasury and Agency obligations, the United States Agency and privately-issued collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), corporate debt obligations and equities. The Bank holds approximately $3.7 million in privately-issued CMOs in the investment portfolio. The Bank’s total held to maturity with fair value amounted to approximately $488.33 million and total available for sale with fair value amounted to approximately $964.53 million.

Sources of Funds

The Bank’s primary sources of funds consist of principal and interest cash flows received from loans and mortgage-backed securities, contractual maturities on investments, deposits, FHLBNY advances and proceeds from sales of loans and investments. These sources of funds are used for lending, investing and general corporate purposes, including acquisitions and common stock repurchases. The Bank offers a range of deposits for retail and business accounts. Deposit products include savings accounts, checking accounts, interest-bearing checking accounts, money market deposit accounts and certificate of deposit accounts. The Bank also offers individual retirement account (IRA) and KEOGH accounts. Business customers are offered various checking account and savings plans, cash management services, remote deposit capture services, payroll origination services, escrow account management and business credit cards. The Bank’s total deposits amounted to approximately $5.92 billion.

The Bank has approximately $1.71 billion of borrowed funds. Borrowed funds consist of FHLBNY advances and repurchase agreements. The Bank uses wholesale repurchase agreements, as well as retail repurchase agreements as an investment vehicle for its commercial sweep checking product.

Subsidiary Activities

The Bank’s subsidiaries include PFS Insurance Services, Inc., Dudley Investment Corporation, Bergen Avenue Realty, LLC, Bergen Avenue Realty PA, LLC and Beacon Trust Company. The Company’s other subsidiaries include Team Capital Service Co., LLC and Team Capital NJ Investment Co. PFS Insurance Services, Inc. is a New Jersey licensed insurance producer that sells insurance and investment products, including annuities to customers through a third-party networking arrangement. Dudley Investment Corporation operates as a New Jersey Investment Company. Gregory Investment Corporation is a subsidiary of Dudley Investment Corporation. Gregory Investment Corporation operates as a Delaware Investment Company. PSB Funding Corporation is a subsidiary of Gregory Investment Corporation. PSB Funding Corporation is engaged in the business of a real estate investment trust.

Bergen Avenue Realty, LLC manages and sells real estate acquired through foreclosure. Bergen Avenue Realty PA, LLC manages and sells real estate acquired through foreclosure located in Pennsylvania. Beacon Investment Advisory Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Beacon Trust Company, which is a registered investment advisor. Acertus Capital Management, LLC, is a subsidiary of Beacon Trust Company and is a registered investment advisor that manages over two private funds and serves as a sub-advisor to a mutual fund.

Company Address

Provident Financial Services Inc

830 Bergen Ave
JERSEY CITY   NJ   07306-4507
P: +1201.3331000

Company Web Links

H & R Block Inc (HRB.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade H&R Block Inc (Ticker – HRB.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 20.98 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument H & R Block Inc (HRB.N)
Margin Requirement 10%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for H & R Block Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel HRB.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 21 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £150.00 a point ***
Margin required 10%
Margin deposited  £314.70

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  HRB.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 23. H & R Block Inc has moved up 2 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 23
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 2 points
Percent in points 2 points
Trade size £150.00 a point
Profit or loss  £251.76

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £150.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£150.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 = + £251.76

The loss – If instead H & R Block Inc (HRB.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 19.3, the loss would be calculated for HRB.N on a downmovement of – 2 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£150.00 (your stake)  x  – 2 = – £251.76

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (10% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in H&R Block Inc HRB.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (10%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded H & R Block Inc at £150.00 (your stake) a point. The price of HRB.N on New York Stock Exchange is 20.98. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 20.98) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£3,147.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£150.00 (your stake) x 20.98 = £3,147.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 10% on HRB.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £314.70 (10% of the full value £3,147.00 ) and gained £251.76 . The reward made was 80% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£251.76 (profit)  /  £314.70(deposit)   = 80% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (H & R Block Inc (HRB.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£251.76 / £3,147.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£251.76 profit  /  £3,147.00 (cost to buy HRB.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in H & R Block Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in H&R Block Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

H & R Block Inc (HRB.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

H & R Block Inc (HRB.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker HRB.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

H & R Block Inc (HRB.N), HRB.N , is quoted in spread betting as 21 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

H & R Block Inc Address

H & R Block Inc

1 H And R Block Way
KANSAS CITY   MO   64105-1905
P: +1816.8543000

Company Web Links

H & R Block Inc Profile

H&R Block, Inc. (H&R Block), incorporated on July 27, 1955, through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services. The Company provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia and their respective territories. Assisted income tax return preparation and related services are provided by tax professionals through a system of retail offices operated directly by the Company or its franchisees. It offers tax support, planning, and business accounting and advisory services to its clients. The Company offers a range of online tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, error checking and electronic filing.

The Company develops and offers applications for mobile devices, which provide tax return preparation and related services and products to clients, including online tax preparation and tools that complement its other tax preparation services and products. The Company develops and markets DIY desktop income tax preparation software. Its desktop software offers a step-by-step tax preparation interview, data imports from money management software, calculations, completion of the appropriate tax forms, error checking and electronic filing. The Company’s desktop software may be purchased online, through third-party retail stores or through direct mail. In addition to its tax services and products, the Company also offers clients a number of additional services, including refund transfers that include a fee deduction feature Refund Transfers (RTs), H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit (EAs), H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard, Peace of Mind Extended Service Plan (POM), Tax Identity Shield (TIS), and, for its Canadian clients, a refund discount (Cash Back) program.

The Company’s RTs allow clients to receive tax refunds by their chosen method of disbursement and include a feature allowing clients to deduct tax preparation and service fees from their tax refunds. EAs are unsecured lines of credit offered to clients in the Company’s offices, typically from late November through mid-January. The H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard allows clients to receive their tax refunds from the internal revenue service (IRS) directly on a prepaid debit card, or to direct RT proceeds to the card. The card can be used for everyday purchases, bill payments and automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals anywhere MasterCard is accepted. Additional funds can be added to the card year-round through direct deposit or at participating retail locations. The Company offers POM to the United States clients. The Company’s TIS is a service program, which offers clients assistance obtaining an IRS Identity Protection, when eligible, to protect against unauthorized third parties filing a fraudulent tax return with their information. TIS also includes a pre-tax season identity theft risk assessment, notification if their information is detected on a tax return filed through H&R Block and access to services to help restore their tax identity if necessary.

The Company competes with Intuit, Inc.

Updated prices on reuters: here

CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade CNOOC Limited (Ticker – CEO.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 118.26 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N)
Margin Requirement 10%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for CNOOC Ltd listed on NYSE in USD and you feel CEO.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 118 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £50.00 a point ***
Margin required 10%
Margin deposited  £591.30

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  CEO.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 128. CNOOC Ltd has moved up 9 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 128
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 9 points
Percent in points 9 points
Trade size £50.00 a point
Profit or loss  £473.04

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £50.00 (your stake)  x  + 9 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£50.00 (your stake)  x  + 9 = + £473.04

The loss – If instead CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 108.8, the loss would be calculated for CEO.N on a downmovement of – 9 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£50.00 (your stake)  x  – 9 = – £473.04

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (10% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in CNOOC Limited CEO.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (10%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded CNOOC Ltd at £50.00 (your stake) a point. The price of CEO.N on New York Stock Exchange is 118.26. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 118.26) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£5,913.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£50.00 (your stake) x 118.26 = £5,913.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 10% on CEO.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £591.30 (10% of the full value £5,913.00 ) and gained £473.04 . The reward made was 80% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£473.04 (profit)  /  £591.30(deposit)   = 80% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£473.04 / £5,913.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£473.04 profit  /  £5,913.00 (cost to buy CEO.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in CNOOC Ltd over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in CNOOC Limited, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker CEO.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

CNOOC Ltd (CEO.N), CEO.N , is quoted in spread betting as 118 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

CNOOC Ltd Address

CNOOC Ltd

No. 25, Chaoyangmen North Street
BEIJING   BEJ   100010
P: +8610.84522973
F: +8610.84521441

Company Web Links

CNOOC Ltd Profile

CNOOC Limited, incorporated on August 20, 1999, is a holding company. The Company is an upstream company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The Company operates through three segments: exploration and production, trading business and corporate. The Company is engaged in the upstream operating activities of the conventional oil and gas, shale oil and gas, oil sands and other unconventional oil and gas business. In offshore China, the Company engages in oil and natural gas exploration, development and production in Bohai, Western South China Sea, Eastern South China Sea and East China Sea, either independently or in cooperation with foreign partners through production sharing contracts (PSCs). The Company also holds interests in oil and natural gas blocks in Indonesia, Australia, Nigeria, Uganda, Argentina, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Brazil and various other countries.

The Company has a net oil and gas production of approximately 1,358,022 barrels-of-oil equivalent (BOE) per day, including net oil and gas production of over 50,357 BOE per day in its equity method investees. The Company has proved reserves of approximately 4,315.5 million BOE, including over 2,215.0 million barrels of crude oil, approximately 815.3 million barrels of synthetic oil and over 7,569.8 billion cubic feet (bcf) of natural gas. It has proved undeveloped reserves of approximately 2,374.3 million BOE, including over 1,017.7 million barrels of crude oil, approximately 618.6 million barrels of synthetic oil and over 4,389.0 bcf of natural gas.

The Company’s asset portfolio in Indonesia consists of approximately three development and production blocks and a block under construction, among which, the Company acts as the operator for the Southeast Sumatra block. In addition, the Company, as a non-operator, also holds working interests in the production sharing contracts in Malacca PSC. The Company holds an interest in the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia. The Company also holds participating interest in the technical service contract of Missan oilfields in Iraq and acts as the contractor of these oilfields. The Company’s oil and gas assets in Oceania are mainly located in Australia and Papua New Guinea. The Company holds interest in the Australian North West Shelf LNG Project. The Company also owns an exploration block in Australia.

The Company owns interests in approximately four blocks, which are under exploration in Papua New Guinea and a joint research block in New Zealand. The Company’s assets in Africa are primarily located in Nigeria and Uganda. It holds interest in the OML130 block in Nigeria. OML130 is a deep-water project consisting of four oilfields: Akpo, Egina, Egina South and Preowei. The Company holds interest in each of EA 1, EA 2 and EA 3A in Uganda. EA 1, EA 2 and EA 3A are located at Lake Albert Basin in Uganda. Apart from Nigeria and Uganda, the Company also owns interests in approximately several blocks in Equatorial Guinea, the Republic of the Congo, Algeria and the Gabonese Republic.

The Company holds interests in oil and gas assets in the United States, Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago. It holds interest in approximately two shale oil and gas projects in the United States, namely the Eagle Ford and Niobrara shale oil and gas projects. In addition, the Company owns interest in two deep-water developments, Stampede and Appomattox. The Company also owns interests in several exploration blocks in offshore Alaska. In Canada, the Company owns interest in the oil sands project located at the Long Lake, as well as approximately three other oil sands leases in the Athabasca region in northeastern Alberta.

In South America, the Company holds interest in Bridas Corporation (Bridas) and an interest in the PSC of the Libra oilfield in Brazil. Bridas is engaged in upstream oil and gas exploration and production activities, as well as downstream refining activities in Argentina and other countries. The Company holds an interest in the Libra PSC, a deep-water pre-salt project in Brazil. The Company also holds interests in several exploration and production blocks in Colombia.

The Company holds interests in several oil and gas fields, such as Buzzard and Golden Eagle in the North Sea. The Company’s asset portfolio in the North Sea consists of projects under production, development and exploration, including an interest in the Buzzard oilfield and the Golden Eagle oilfield. The Company holds a license issued by the government of Iceland for carrying out oil exploration operations in the Norwegian Sea, Northeast Iceland.

The Company competes with PetroChina and Sinopec.

Updated prices on reuters: here

Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Newpark Resources Inc (Ticker – NR.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 7.5 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N)
Margin Requirement 15%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Newpark Resources Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel NR.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 750 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £20.00 a point ***
Margin required 15%
Margin deposited  £2,250.00

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  NR.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 4% to a new price of 780. Newpark Resources Inc has moved up 30 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 780
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 30 points
Percent in points 30 points
Trade size £20.00 a point
Profit or loss  £600.00

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £20.00 (your stake)  x  + 30 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£20.00 (your stake)  x  + 30 = + £600.00

The loss – If instead Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N) moved down 4% to a new price of 720, the loss would be calculated for NR.N on a downmovement of – 30 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£20.00 (your stake)  x  – 30 = – £600.00

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (15% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Newpark Resources Inc NR.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (15%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Newpark Resources Inc at £20.00 (your stake) a point. The price of NR.N on New York Stock Exchange is 7.5. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 7.5) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£15,000.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£20.00 (your stake) x 7.5 = £15,000.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 15% on NR.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £2,250.00 (15% of the full value £15,000.00 ) and gained £600.00 . The reward made was 27% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£600.00 (profit)  /  £2,250.00(deposit)   = 27% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 4% (£600.00 / £15,000.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£600.00 profit  /  £15,000.00 (cost to buy NR.N ) = 4% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Newpark Resources Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Newpark Resources Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker NR.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N), NR.N , is quoted in spread betting as 750 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Newpark Resources Inc Address

Newpark Resources Inc

9320 Lakeside Blvd Ste 100
THE WOODLANDS   TX   77381-1200
P: +1281.3626800
F: +1504.8339506

Company Web Links

Newpark Resources Inc Profile

Newpark Resources, Inc., incorporated on June 3, 1988, is an oil and gas supplier. The Company provides products and services to the oil and gas exploration (E&P) industry. The Company operates its business through two segments: Fluids Systems, and Mats and Integrated Services. Fluids Systems segment provides customized drilling fluids solutions to E&P customers in North America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin America, and Asia Pacific. The Mats and Integrated Services segment provides composite mat rentals, well site construction and related site services to oil and gas customers at well, production, transportation and refinery locations in the United States.

Fluids Systems

The Company’s Fluids Systems segment offers customized solutions, including technical drilling projects involving subsurface conditions, such as horizontal, directional, geologically deep or deep water drilling. The Company provides drilling fluids products and technical services to markets in North America, EMEA, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific regions. The Company also has industrial mineral grinding operations for barite, a raw material in drilling fluids products, which serve to support the Company’s activity in the North American drilling fluids market. It grinds barite and other industrial minerals at approximately four facilities, including locations in Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee. The Company uses the resulting products in its drilling fluids business, and also sells them to third-party users, including other drilling fluids companies. The Company also sells a range of other minerals, principally to third-party industrial (non-oil and gas) markets. The Company owns the rights of water-based fluids systems, which it markets as Evolution, DeepDrill and FlexDrill systems.

Mats and Integrated Services

The Company manufactures DURA-BASE Advanced Composite Mats for use in its rental operations, as well as for third-party sales. The Company’s mats provide environmental protection and ensure all-weather access to sites with various soil conditions. The Company sells composite mats directly to customers in areas across the world where it does not maintain an infrastructure for its mat rental activities. In addition, the Company provides mat rentals to E&P customers in the Northeast Unites States, onshore United States Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain Regions, and to non-E&P customers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company also offers location construction and related well site services to E&P customers in the Gulf Coast Region. The Company offers the Defender spill containment system and the EPZ Grounding System.

The Company competes with Signature Systems Group, Schlumberger, Halliburton and Baker Hughes.

Updated prices on reuters: here

Rayonier Inc (RYN.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Rayonier Inc (Ticker – RYN.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 29.38 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Rayonier Inc (RYN.N)
Margin Requirement 10%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Rayonier Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel RYN.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 29 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £100.00 a point ***
Margin required 10%
Margin deposited  £293.80

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  RYN.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 8% to a new price of 32. Rayonier Inc has moved up 2 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 32
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 2 points
Percent in points 2 points
Trade size £100.00 a point
Profit or loss  £235.04

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £100.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£100.00 (your stake)  x  + 2 = + £235.04

The loss – If instead Rayonier Inc (RYN.N) moved down 8% to a new price of 27.03, the loss would be calculated for RYN.N on a downmovement of – 2 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£100.00 (your stake)  x  – 2 = – £235.04

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (10% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Rayonier Inc RYN.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (10%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Rayonier Inc at £100.00 (your stake) a point. The price of RYN.N on New York Stock Exchange is 29.38. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 29.38) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£2,938.00), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£100.00 (your stake) x 29.38 = £2,938.00(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 10% on RYN.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £293.80 (10% of the full value £2,938.00 ) and gained £235.04 . The reward made was 80% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£235.04 (profit)  /  £293.80(deposit)   = 80% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Rayonier Inc (RYN.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 8% (£235.04 / £2,938.00)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£235.04 profit  /  £2,938.00 (cost to buy RYN.N ) = 8% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Rayonier Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Rayonier Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Rayonier Inc (RYN.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Rayonier Inc (RYN.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker RYN.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Rayonier Inc (RYN.N), RYN.N , is quoted in spread betting as 29 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Rayonier Inc Address

Rayonier Inc

225 Water St Ste 1400
JACKSONVILLE   FL   32202-5175
P: +1904.3579100

Company Web Links

Rayonier Inc Profile

Rayonier Inc. (Rayonier), incorporated on December 3, 1993, is a timberland real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets located in some of the timber growing regions in the United States and New Zealand. The Company operates through five segments: Southern Timber, Pacific Northwest Timber, New Zealand Timber, Real Estate and Trading. The Company’s Southern Timber, Pacific Northwest Timber and New Zealand Timber segments reflect all activities related to the harvesting of timber and other activities, such as recreational leases, within each respective geography. Its New Zealand Timber segment reflects land sales that occur within its New Zealand portfolio. Its Real Estate segment reflects the United States land sales. Its Trading segment reflects the log trading activities that support its New Zealand operations. The Company owns, leases and manages approximately 2.7 million acres of timberlands located in the United States South (over 1.9 million acres), the United States Pacific Northwest (over 372,000 acres) and New Zealand (over 439,000 gross acres). In addition, the Company is engaged in the trading of logs from New Zealand and Australia to Pacific Rim markets, primarily to support its New Zealand export operations.

Southern Timber

The Company’s Southern timberlands acreage consists of approximately 1.9 million acres (including approximately 242,000 acres of leased lands) located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Approximately two-thirds of this land supports managed plantations of primarily loblolly and slash pine. In the Southern region, rotation ages range from 21 to 28 years for pine plantations and from 35 to 60 years for natural stands. The Company’s consumers for timber include pulp, paper, wood products and biomass facilities.

Pacific Northwest Timber

The Company’s Pacific Northwest timberlands consist of approximately 372,000 acres located in Oregon and Washington, of which approximately 285,000 acres are designated as productive acres. These timberlands primarily include second and third rotation western hemlock and Douglas-fir, as well as a small amount of other softwood species, such as western red cedar. A small percentage also consists of natural hardwood stands of primarily red alder. In the Pacific Northwest, rotation ages range from 35 to 50 years. The Company’s product mix in the Pacific Northwest is weighted to sawtimber, which is sold to domestic wood products facilities, as well as into exports markets primarily serving the Pacific Rim.

New Zealand Timber

The Company’s New Zealand timberlands consist of approximately 439,000 acres (including approximately 254,000 acres of leased lands), of which approximately 299,000 acres (including approximately 164,000 acres of leased lands) are designated as productive or plantation acres. The Company owns interest in Matariki Forestry Group, a joint venture (New Zealand JV) that owns or leases approximately 0.4 million gross acres of New Zealand timberlands. Rayonier’s wholly owned subsidiary, Rayonier New Zealand Limited (RNZ) serves as the manager of the New Zealand JV timberlands. The Company’s New Zealand timberlands serve a domestic sawmilling market and export logs to Pacific Rim markets.

Real Estate

The Company’s Real Estate segment includes the United States land sales, including higher and better use (HBU) and non-HBU. The Company’s Real Estate sales include over five categories: Improved Development, Unimproved Development, Rural, Non-Strategic / Timberlands and Large Dispositions. The Improved Development category consists of properties sold for development for which Rayonier, through a taxable REIT subsidiary, has invested in site improvements, such as infrastructure, roadways, utilities, amenities and/or other improvements. The Unimproved Development category consists of properties sold for development, which Rayonier has not invested in site improvements, such as infrastructure. The Rural category consists of properties sold in rural markets to buyers interested in the property for rural residential or recreational use. The Non-Strategic / Timberland category includes sales of non-core timberlands, sales of core timberlands, and sales of properties to conservation interests that preserve the land for habitat, public recreation, natural growth, buffer zones or other environmental purposes. The Large Dispositions category includes sales of timberland that exceed over $20 million in size and do not have any identified HBU premium relative to timberland value.

Trading

The Company’s trading activities are categorized as either managed export services or procured logs. For managed export services, the New Zealand JV does not take title to the log cargo but arranges sales, shipping and export documentation services for other forest owners for an agreed commission. For procured logs, the New Zealand JV buys logs directly from other forest owners at New Zealand ports and exports them in its own name. The Company’s trading volume is approximately 1.3 million cubic meters of logs.

The Company competes with Weyerhaeuser Company, CatchMark Timber Trust, Hancock Timber Resource Group, Resource Management Service, Forest Investment Associates, Campbell Global, Green Diamond Resource Company, Port Blakely Tree Farms, Pope Resources, the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Kaingaroa Timberlands and Ernslaw One.

Updated prices on reuters: here

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N) -Spread betting example

Spread betting allows you to trade both long(price movement up) and short(price movement down) on thousands of financial markets from indices, shares, currencies, commodities and more.

Here is a spread betting example showing how to trade Rockwell Automation Inc (Ticker – ROK.N) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE ). The price on reuters.com as of the 7 March 2017 is 153.01 USD – US Dollar

 

  • Broker requirements for our trade example

IG.group is our broker of choice, offering more than 10,000 financial instruments around the world to trade from. Let’s look at their requirements to open our egsample trade.

Broker IG.group
Instrument Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N)
Margin Requirement 5%
Long positions Yes
Short positions Yes*

*Be aware that a short position depends if the product can be borrowed, as you need to initially borrow in order to go short.



Spread bet example

There has been recent positive news for Rockwell Automation Inc listed on NYSE in USD and you feel ROK.N will continue rising. You decide to trade a long position (bet the price to rise) on IG.group.

March 7 – Open long trade

 

Instrument Stock Exchange of Singapore
Price 7 March 2017 153 USD**
Trade Status Open long trade
Trade size £50.00 a point ***
Margin required 5%
Margin deposited  £382.53

**Note prices are quoted in 1/100 as you are spread betting per point movement.
*** in these examples we are spread betting in Sterling(GBP). The calculations, and profit/loss will be in GBP. You can trade in the assets local currency or your platform’s currency

A few days later  ROK.N on New York Stock Exchange has moved up 4% to a new price of 159. Rockwell Automation Inc has moved up 6 points (new price -old price)

March 12 – Close long trade

 

Price – 12 March 2017 159
Trade Status Close trade
Percent move 6 points
Percent in points 6 points
Trade size £50.00 a point
Profit or loss  £306.02

Profit and loss calculation

The profit is calculated = £50.00 (your stake)  x  + 6 points (closing price – opening price)

Profit
£50.00 (your stake)  x  + 6 = + £306.02

The loss – If instead Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N) moved down 4% to a new price of 146.89, the loss would be calculated for ROK.N on a downmovement of – 6 points – old price – new price. The loss would have been

Loss
£50.00 (your stake)  x  – 6 = – £306.02

As you can see from the example above, spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given the deposit required is only a fraction of the trade value (5% margin required on IG). In the next section I will go over briefly the ful potential risk of the trade we exampled above in Rockwell Automation Inc ROK.N on New York Stock Exchange (USD).




Other useful information about your trade

  • Risk

As you can see from the example above spread betting can be very profitable or can bring big losses, given that the deposit required (5%) to open a trade is only a fraction of the trade value. Now, let’s do the calculations of the risk reward on the egsample above.

We traded Rockwell Automation Inc at £50.00 (your stake) a point. The price of ROK.N on New York Stock Exchange is 153.01. If we multiply the stake by the price ( 153.01) we get the full value of the asset you are holding(£7,650.50), which could also be the potential loss of the trade, given no stoploss is placed.

£50.00 (your stake) x 153.01 = £7,650.50(max potential risk)

therefore it is important to place your stop loss at the maximum potential loss you are willing to incurr when trading

  • Reward

The rewards on the other hand can be big, given that the deposit required is only 5% on ROK.N .

For egsample, in our trade above we put down a deposit of £382.53 (5% of the full value £7,650.50 ) and gained £306.02 . The reward made was 80% on the funds we used in this example. This is the power of leverage and what makes spread betting so attractive. Furthemore, these profits and losses are not taxed.

Reward Spread betting
£306.02 (profit)  /  £382.53(deposit)   = 80% (return)

If instead you were buying the asset (Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N)) not leveraged on the New York Stock Exchange, your reward would have been 4% (£306.02 / £7,650.50)

Buying the asset non leveraged
£306.02 profit  /  £7,650.50 (cost to buy ROK.N ) = 4% return
  • Slippage

Slippage is when an order is filled at a price that is different than the requested price. This because trading there was no trading at your desired price and the broker gives you the first available price in the market

Another factor to consider is if you hold your trade in Rockwell Automation Inc over night, when the New York Stock Exchange is closed( Trading hours are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM(-6 Hours GMT) in United States ), and there is majour news that will affect the price in Rockwell Automation Inc, you can suffer slippage. Your stoploss or take profit will trade at the first available price when the market opens.

  • Guaranteed Stop Loss

To avoid slippage IG.group guarantees your stoploss level when you opt to use a guaranteed stoploss. The cost of the stoploss on xxx that is a small premium of 0.30% calculated on the value of your trade. It is a little peice of mind offered by  IG.group, like a little insurance.

  • Currency

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in USD – US Dollar. When you open a spread bet you will be able to trade both in the instruments currency , in this case USD, US Dollar, or in the currency of your IG trading account – that could be GBP, USD, EUR etc. Whatever the currency you trade in, will be the currency of your profits. At the end of the trade, you can opt to change the currency immediately or at the end of the day, to you chosen account currency.

  • Trading hours

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) and it trades during exchange trading hours that are 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM (-6 Hours GMT). You can place trades only when the market on the NYSE is open. Out of market hours you can place an order to open a trade on Ticker ROK.N both long or short. The four different order types are limit buy, limit sell, stop buy, stop sell.

  • Pricing

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N), ROK.N , is quoted in spread betting as 153 c (1/100 = Cent) as in spread betting you are trading the point movement . The point refers to the 1/100 of USD – US Dollar)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – More information

Trading hours 09:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Exchange Name New York Stock Exchange
Exchange NYSE
Country United States

Rockwell Automation Inc Address

Rockwell Automation Inc

1201 S 2nd St
MILWAUKEE   WI   53204-2410
P: +1414.3822000
F: +1302.6555049

Company Web Links

Rockwell Automation Inc Profile

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (Rockwell Automation), incorporated on August 29, 1996, is a provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions for manufacturers. The Company operates through two segments: Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. In the United States, Canada and certain other countries the Company sells primarily through the independent distributors. In the remaining countries, the Company sells through a combination of direct sales and sales through distributors. The Company sells large systems and service offerings through its direct sales force.

Architecture & Software

The Architecture & Software segment contains various hardware, software and communication components of the Company’s integrated control and information architecture capable of controlling the customer’s industrial processes and connecting with their manufacturing enterprise. Architecture & Software has a portfolio of products, including Control platforms that perform multiple control disciplines and monitoring of applications, including discrete, batch and continuous process, drives control, motion control and machine safety control. Its platform products include controllers, electronic operator interface devices, electronic input/output devices, communication and networking products, and industrial computers. The information-enabled Logix controllers provide integrated multidiscipline control that is modular and scalable; Software products that include configuration and visualization software used to operate and supervise control platforms, process control software and manufacturing execution software (MES), and Other products, including rotary and linear motion control products, sensors and machine safety components.

Control Products & Solutions

The Control Products & Solutions segment combines a portfolio of intelligent motor control and industrial control products, application expertise and project management capabilities. This portfolio includes low and medium voltage electro-mechanical and electronic motor starters, motor and circuit protection devices, alternate current (AC)/direct current (DC) variable frequency drives, push buttons, signaling devices, termination and protection devices, relays and timers; solutions ranging from packaged solutions, such as configured drives and motor control centers to automation and information solutions where the Company provides design, integration and startup services for custom-engineered hardware and software systems primarily for manufacturing applications, and Services to provide total lifecycle support, including technical support and repair, asset management, training, predictive and preventative maintenance, and safety and network consulting.

The Company competes with Siemens AG, ABB Ltd, Honeywell International Inc. Schneider Electric SA, Emerson Electric Co., Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Honeywell International Inc.

Updated prices on reuters: here