Contracts for Difference (CFD) allow investors to trade on price fluctuations of an asset market without actually having to purchase the underlying asset. Trading CFDs is basically attempting to predict future movements in the price of an asset. Here, you can profit, irrespective of the direction that the price of an asset move.
Investors will have a choice of a wide variety of underlying assets for CFD trading. Some of these available assets include various commodities, such as oil, silver, and gold. You can also trade Forex pairs, such as the EUR/USD or JPY/USD pairs, the stocks of major companies, such as Apple and Facebook as well as popular indices, such as the Dow Jones and the NASDAQ.