What can you do to protect yourself?

Read your agreement with the CFD Broker carefully before You make a purchase or sales decision.
Make sure you understand the following:
 What costs are associated with CFD trading with the broker?
 If the CFD Broker presents information about the margins on trades.
 How the broker determines the prices for the CFD contract.
 The consequences of keeping your position
open overnight.
 If the CFD Broker can change the price or offer you better pricing before you place an order.
 If the broker does your orders even though it the underlying market is closed.
 If there is a system for investor protection or deposits on counterparty risk issues or customer assets.
Do not trade if you do not understand what is offered.