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warrants vs futures vs share installments

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Who prefers which and why? Obviously people have different stratagies and what not but keen to see what responses are.
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Super Contributor
People have different risk styles strategies...I don't look at the computer all the time so I prefer less risky instruments. Let me give u a hint...If u can't sleep at night u most probably play the wrong type of derivative!
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haha sleeping patterns are fine but that is actaully an indicator i would use. I'm in futures only because I don't know as much as I'd like to about warrants, still need to get to the STB warrant seminar.
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key differences .. instalment low gearing/risk (as a rule, not when busted) an they pay dividends .. warrants, downside capped at 100% but more complicated product .. futures, unlimited risk, higher gearing (which is higher risk) an simplier product ..
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Playing futures for short term 20-30% profits. Just love the gearing effect but admit having almost been caught out a few times with unexpected cash depletions and no stopp losses. Recently bought into a few infrastructure shares looking cheap for the longer term.
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