CFD Equities Trading Examples

OPENNING TRADE  
Price of YHOO is $13.49 13.49
Number of underlying shares 3,000
Value of total position ($) 40,470
Transaction Fee @ $.10 per share 300
Margin requirement @ 20% ($) 8,094

After 2 days the market has risen and you decide to close your position.

CLOSING TRADE (2 days later)  
Price of Yahoo is $14.01 14.01
Number of underlying shares 3,000
Value of total position ($) 42,030

PROFIT (loss) ON TRADE  
Closing value ($) 42,030
Opening value ($) 40,470
Gain on position ($) 1,560
Total transaction fee ($) (300)
Overall profit on trade ($) 1,260


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