Betting on the Margins: Financial Spread Betting

05/04/2008 Marcus Killick OBE

Marcus Killick considers the world of financial spread betting, a unique blend of gaming and finance that took the investment arena by storm. Originating in the USA and gaining popularity in the UK, this high-stakes form of gambling lets you bet on share and index movements, offering the potential for substantial gains – but also significant losses. Killick elucidates the flexibility, tax advantages, and risk management tools of spread betting, and why it’s not for the faint-hearted.

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(Article first published in The Gibraltar Magazine, 2008.)

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