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  1. this was answered oct 7 with a screenshot also......type options into search top right and scroll down the answers...
  2. well they wont have “ real options” as they are not option brokers, but they are a spread bet/cfd provider which is why you can only bet on the price of options....
  3. so you are not happy such products are marketed, but also not happy that you can’t easily deal in them ?!!
  4. Hi Woodland bear, I understand where you are coming from, you are trying to do the equivalent of a “ cash secured put “ in option trading. You could actually do what you want pretty much , as long as the index/ share you want to bet on isn’t too high for you to “ cover” with cash in your account eg say the ftse 100 is 6026, if you had £6026 , this would cover a £1 per point bet .....alternatively, if you wanted to bet on a share that was 85p you would only need £85 in your account to cover a £1 a point bet. However if you don’t use any “leverage “ and your cash covers your bet as described above, you are no better off than just buying the actual share or index tracker Imo it is worth using some leverage to hopefully drive your profits higher....but too much and you risk blowing up your account as you know!
  5. https://www.poundsterlinglive.com/best-exchange-rates/best-us-dollar-to-british-pound-history just looking on google showed this link , shows exchange rate every day for a year.....there may be other similar websites........also many websites will plot a chart of exchange rates over various timescales, which may be of use..
  6. did you get them from your employer? if so you will have to contact them ...You won’t be able to use ig ...
  7. online option dealing for individual shares and stocks (usa)
  8. add the option cost to the stock price, then that will be your breakeven , anything higher will be a profit
  9. stock options by phone only....if this is what you want , maybe an options broker eg firstrade/ saxobank/ Interactive brokers/ tastytrade would be better...
  10. I dont know if its cfd or spread bet but I would guess its both by phone, the same as its both with index/ commodities/ fx options online. Yes, options on oil, gold and silver are available.Why not open a demo acct , then you will see exactly what you can trade...
  11. no, ig options are all cash settled automatically at expiration ( unless you close the position beforehand)
  12. unfortunately , not only do you have to phone to deal, phoning is the only way to get the prices.....the only other way is to open a dealing acct with an options broker eg saxotrader, interactive brokers...firstrade..tastyworks etc
  13. unfortunately individual stock options are dealt by phone only...you can only trade indices online eg us tech 100
  14. have you opened a demo acct, that is the best way to get a feel for the platform. There are only options for usa based on indices of wall st, us 500 and tech 100 , so not much choice. If you want to trade individual stock,options you can only do by phone unfortunately
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