Cyclical Shares

Trading Basics

Cyclical Shares

Equities that follow the economic cycle. For example banking shares typically rise and fall with a cycle.

Other Trading Basics

Cash or Spot Market

Also known as a spot market, cash markets are different to futures contracts, as commodities are traded immediately for cash at the current market price.

Read More »

Backwardation

Backwardation occurs when a bid price exceeds the ask price.

This usually occurs when stock is suspended or under a share repurchase scheme.

It can also mean that a futures contract will trade at a higher price when it is coming close to expiring.

The opposite of backwardation is known as contango.

Read More »

Start learning

Learn the skills needed to trade the markets on our Trading for Beginners course.

Register

Webinar registration

Register Now

Choose your workshop *

Request a Free Broker Consultation

Simply answer a few questions about your trading preferences and one of Forest Park FX’s expert brokerage advisers will get in touch to discuss your options.

Broker tool

Information you provide via this form will be shared with Forest Park FX only as per our Privacy Policy.