A different kind of contraction

There might not be a Nobel Prize or an offer of the Israeli presidency in it for them, but Tom Hall of Global Trader believes CFDs are worthy of Einstein and can fill the black hole between hedging a portfolio and the capital constraints on doing so

It was Albert Einstein who theorised that rather than travelling from point A to point B in a straight line (the hard way), you could fold the fabric of space and time and travel the distance instantaneously (the smart way). In trading terms, there is a product that folds the traditional trading environment in order to match an investor's requirements to results, without the space in between - contracts for difference (CFDs).

out of the shadows

CFDs are equity derivatives which, for the past 30

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