Start Spread Betting It is easy to start spread betting with Finspreads. In no time at all, you could be taking a position on thousands of markets across our browser-based Advantage Web platform and iPhone™ App, enabling you to trade on the move from wherever you are and at a time that suits you. We Help You to Start Spread Betting At Finspreads, we have one distinct goal which is to help you to maximise your trading potential and get the most out of the markets. We do this through dedicated support, training and education from the moment you open an account, to when you place your first trade – and throughout your spread betting experience with us. What it is How to The Risks Apply What is Spread Betting Spread betting is the act of speculating on the future price movement of a financial market, be it a share like Marks and Spencer, a stock index like the FTSE 100 or a forex pair like GBP/USD. How to Spread Bet Spread betting is a tax-free* alternative to conventional trading, offering the added advantage of profiting from rising or falling markets. What are the Risks? As a margined product, the exposure of your spread bet position is considerably greater than your initial deposit amount, meaning that you could lose more than your initial deposit amount if the trade moves against you. How to Apply You could start spread betting with Finspreads in three easy steps. All you need to do is apply for an account and deposit funds in order to start trading across thousands of markets via our Advantage Web platform or iPhone App. Some of the Benefits What We Offer We support you by offering a range of online spread betting tools and resources as well as an iPhone App that enables full account access from virtually anywhere, plus a dedicated Client Management Team who are on hand at the touch of a button. A member of our team will guide you through every aspect of your account, including trading the financial markets, with the aim of helping you to enjoy the best possible spread betting experience. Start Spread Betting At Finspreads, we understand that each of our clients are different – and as such, have different levels of trading experience, goals and risk personas. That’s why we offer three different types of accounts so you can pick one that best suits your specific needs as a trader. You can view our range of spread betting accounts and read about the benefits of each in our Account Types section. Learn About Spread Betting To find out more about spread betting – what it is, how to spread bet and to see a spread betting example – choose from the options in the left hand menu. Once you have familiarised yourself with how spread betting works – you will be able to find more in-depth tools and resources on the main menu above, so you can broaden your knowledge and know us better as a leading spread betting provider.