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Understanding the World of Binary Options

     A new way of trading the global markets is proving popular with those people who are looking for a simple to understand way of increasing the value of their investments. It is known as binary options trading and provides the opportunity to earn fast profits from the constant movements in financial markets without the need to ever actually own the asset.

These digital contracts involve short term speculation on the movement of an assets price and can see a trader up and running in just a matter of minutes. For this reason many people, both new to the world of financial trading and those who have already cut their teeth, are looking towards binary options as a viable way in which to make big money from the financial markets.

The whole premise of binary options works on the basis of short term contracts. These can be placed on a wide range of financial assets with a specialized binary options broker. The contracts are set to run for a predefined period. This is most commonly one hour or at the end of the trading day. All the trader needs to do is predict if the price of the asset will rise or fall by the time the contract is set to expire. If he is correct he receives a prearranged return for his prediction.

Binary contracts are so named because of the all or nothing nature of the contract s that are involved. When the contact expiries it can only finish in one of two states: it is either profitable or not. This makes this form of trading easy to understand. Furthermore it also limits the risks that are often associated with many forms of trading. There is no obligation to the broker if the contract if the market that you are speculating on moves strongly against your prior analysis. You are only liable for the initial price that you paid for the contract. This is unlike for example, Forex trading where you will be liable for all losses that are incurred until a position is closed in your account.

The wide range of financial markets that can be traded with binary options means that most traders will be able to add binary options to their trading toolbox. It is possible to open contracts on all of the major markets including individual stocks and foreign exchange. This makes it a highly flexible trading medium which can be used to generate profits from a wide range of market conditions. It also means that you can trade with options contracts around the clock.

As mentioned earlier you get a known fixed pay out for a binary options contract that expires 'in the money.' This is paid no matter how far the market has moved, making it possible to earn high returns for small movements in the price of the asset traded. Not only will you not need to worry about identify the big market.

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