LONDON, August 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
It was revealed recently that US retail sales grew by 0.5% in July, the country's biggest monthly gain since March this year and a catalyst to push the Dow Jones higher during early August. With the financial markets likely to remain choppy this month, traders may find the free trading demo account from City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) a beneficial way to test the water.
Through its demo account, award-winning spread betting and CFD trading broker City Index enables you to practice trading the real markets with a virtual cash balance of £2,500. The account is valid for a two-week period and you do not have to be a City Index account holder to sign up.
City Index also offers free weekly trading seminars designed to help you improve your trading skills no matter what your level of experience. Topics rangefrom the basics of spread betting and CFD trading to technical analysis, candlestick patterns and more.
For more on the seminars and demo account offered by City Index, visit http://www.cityindex.co.uk/learn-to-trade/
Spread betting and CFD trading are leveraged products which can result in losses greater than your initial deposit. Ensure you fully understand the risks.
About City Index:
Today more and more individual traders are discovering the benefits of derivatives, and many of them are discovering them through a City Index trading platform.
As a group, we transact in excess of 1.5 million trades every month in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide access to a wide range of instruments including margined foreign exchange, CFD trading and, in the UK, spread betting.
We constantly look to improve the performance of our platforms and expand our range of services. The result is that our customers benefit from innovative trading tools with transparent pricing, competitive spreads, and a high standard of customer support. Open a live spread betting account with City Index at http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting/start-spread-betting.aspx
SOURCE City Index