Spread Betting Seminars vs. Spread Betting Webinars

LONDON, ENGLAND–(Marketwire – Dec. 8, 2010) – One offers spread betting enthusiasts the opportunity to sharpen their skills from the comfort of their own home or office, while the other gives financial traders invaluable face-to-face interaction with financial spread betting experts. Here, spread bet provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk) looks at the differences between spread betting seminars and webinars.


Financial spread betting webinars represent a level of convenience that cannot be matched by in-house seminars. Wherever you are, as long as you have a computer and a broadband connection, you can access a spread betting webinar. This is in sharp contrast to spread betting seminars, which can constitute a relatively lengthy journey for some traders – particularly if they live outside of London.


Spread betting webinars and seminars offer different forms of interaction to traders. Seminars give spread bettors ample opportunity to ask questions and call on the knowledge of the spread betting expert leading their workshop, allowing them to tailor the seminar experience to their own specific spread betting needs. Webinars, however, allow traders to learn spread betting at their own pace, letting them play, pause, rewind and fast forward the online video as they see fit.

Your spread betting demo account can also be employed during both seminars and webinars, giving traders the chance to practice what they learn on a real-time trading platform with a virtual cash balance.


Unlike webinars, spread betting seminars will also be attended by other traders, and the different perspectives, questions and levels of experience that they bring can sometimes help to enhance your own knowledge.


Whereas spread betting seminars can last anything from one and a half to three hours, the animated webinars on offer at City Index are a lot shorter, sometimes no longer than eight minutes in duration. This compactness means that it is not particularly time-consuming to watch the same spread betting webinars two or three times to reinforce the information. 

Ultimately, the best way forward for your spread betting education might be a combination of seminars and webinars. City Index offers animated webinars and a range of seminars covering everything from the basics of financial spread betting to technical analysis, candlestick patterns and more. For more details, visit http://www.cityindex.co.uk/learn-to-trade/.

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