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Trade Crude Oil Online

Trade Crude Oil through FXTRADING.com platforms

Crude Oil has been very volatile in recent times. Not just the sharp rise and fall over the last fews, but also the intra-day price can be very volatile creating large trading ranges, providing traders with significant opportunities. FXTRADING.com offers WTI (USA Crude Oil) and Brent Crude (UK Oil) with up to 200 to 1 leverage.

What is Oil Trading & How it Works?

Oil is an essential commodity for all industrialized economies of the world and the demand for oil is soaring as industrialization is picking up pace. In keeping up with the demand, the price of crude oil has risen over 10 times in the last decade alone.

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How it Works?

Learning how to trade oil is a pursuit of many private commodity traders. Oil is one of the market’s most frequently traded commodities. It is an essential commodity globally, required across multiple industries. Yet, the same elements that make demand for oil high also make knowing market prices problematic. Knowing how to trade oil can be challenging, but potentially very rewarding. The diversity of forms, companies, and regions that oil originates from make determining winning trades a coveted skill. In fact, everything from weather patterns to war can impact oil prices, making gathering and understanding a variety of information crucial when learning how to trade oil.

Oil can be traded using several different types of financial instruments. Determining the best product and strategy for how to trade oil can be very difficult given the number of methods available. Trading, of course, is a very individualistic endeavor. CFDs are the most popular instrument used to trade oil.

 

Why Trade Oil?

Oil has been very volatile in recent times. Not just the sharp rise and fall over the last fews, but also the intra-day price can be very volatile creating large  trading ranges, providing traders with significant opportunities.

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Popularity

As oil is very widely traded, and has been is covered by the financial press a great deal, there is plenty of information available, including weekly oil inventory reports and analyst forecast, that allow traders to make more informed decisions.

Liquidity and price transparency

Although it is to a lesser extent than currencies, oil and energies are widely traded electronically and so there is good liquidity to allow traders to enter and exit trades with ease. 

Lower Spreads, Margings & Transaction Costs

Tight spreads and low commisison and swaps on Pro accounts, no exchange fees, & no clearing fees. 

Trading in the futures market requires large contracts – $4000 margin to maintain a 100-ounce position is common. In the futures market leverage is usually limited to 25 to 1. With CFDs a trader can trade with 100 to 1 or even 200 to 1.

 

Learn More About Oil Trading

Crude oil and its distilled products are essential parts of our modern world. From transportation and agriculture to heating and cooling, petroleum fuels industry and so much of the way we live. Learn more about OIL here (coming soon)