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WH SelfInvest number 1 on the "consistently best brokers" list – December 2017
The very respected German consumer report Fuchs Briefe has published its annual broker comparison. WH SelfInvest was once more awarded the Nr. 1 Best Broker award. According to Fuchs Briefe "WH SelfInvest defends the first rank. The broker convinces with perfect client service, professional tradingplatforms and large product offer. WH SelfInvest remains the broker benchmark". In addition Fuchs Briefe published an analysis of its broker comparisons over the last six years. WH SelfInvest has the best average score over six years and was thus awarded the coveted number one spot on the prestigious "consistently best brokers" list. Read the full report.

 
Fuchs Briefe

Amazing new service now in Beta Test – November 2017
SignalsRadar is now being beta tested by clients. The SignalsRadar runs trading strategies on our server. When a strategy opens a position, the SignalsRadar shows the position in real-time in the trading platform. The positions are combined in tables and charts. You can browse through the tables and hook on to interesting trades with a few clicks. Orders can be placed directly from the tables. SignalsRadar is free and available in both NanoTrader Free and NanoTrader Full.

 
SignalsRadar in NanoTrader.

Ever lower spreads – October 2017
As usual WH SelfInvest passes on all advantages to its clients. Due to important volume increases and excellent relationships we have been able to significantly lower the spreads on CFDs on Platinum and Palladium. The new spreads are 0,83 around market spread, which results in an average saving of around 50% for our clients. This is another example of why broker comparisons always consider WH SelfInvest as low-cost.

The interesting Gap Reversal strategy – October 2017
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The Gap Reversal strategy is based on a precisely defined chart pattern, which includes small gaps. This swing trading strategy can be used on most instruments. In addition to this new strategy, a screener, which looks for Gap Reversals, has been added to the ready-to-use screeners. The Gap Reversal pattern has been added to the list of chart patterns, which the trading platform detects automatically. This new strategy brings the number of free trading strategies in the platform to 58. Read more about the Gap Reversal strategy.

 
Free trading strategy: Gap Reversal.

Two new chart patterns from famous traders – October 2017
NanoTrader Free and Full can automatically detect chart patterns. Two new chart patterns have been added to the trading platform. The Hikkake pattern is used by Daniel Chesler. The One Day Reversal pattern was used by the famous trader Jesse Livermore. Read more about the Hikkake and the One Day Reversal patterns.

Stock-box service: another excellent month – October 2017
Sign up for the stock-box service and we will administer your stock portfolio for you.
• All five stock-boxes continue to outperform the MSCI World Index.
• Four out of five stock-boxes delivered a positive performance in September.
• Stock-Box 3 "The DAX 30 Outperformers" is currently the best performing box, outperforming the DAX index with a return of +33,22%.
Read more about our efficient, low cost Stock-box service.

 
DAX performance.

New screener: Volatility and Trend – October 2017
A new screener called ' Volatility and Trend' has been added to the NanoTrader trading platform. The screener is ready to screen indices, forex, metals, U.S. stocks and European stocks. The advantages of this new screener are:
• The screener identifies the most volatile markets.
• The screener determines if a market is in a trend or in a range.
• The screener indicates the strength and direction of the trend.
• Armed with these facts you can decide which trading strategy to use.
Read more about the Volatility and Trend screener.

Futures trading just became even cheaper – October 2017
New futures traders can opt for one of two Starter packages. The Starter packages combine the NanoTrader Free and the NanoTrader Full trading platforms with our respected extended historical market data. Traders can choose historical market data for one future. The price is € 5. Conditions apply and can be read here.

More screeners in NanoTrader – September 2017
The screeners section has been expanded. Besides making your own screeners you can also utilize ready-to-use screeners.
• 18 ready-to-use screeners are now available.
• There are screeners based on chart patterns, today's trend, etc.
• The screeners search for indices, oil, gold, US stocks, EU stocks, etc.
• Making a screener is easy.
Read more about the ready-to-use screeners.

 
Ready to use trading screeners for traders.

Five trading strategies in NanoTrader Free – September 2017
Five of the more than 55 free trading strategies available in NanoTrader Full have been added to the NanoTrader Free. These five strategies are: Break-out Big candle, MAD Rebound, Open Trade, Range Break-out and Range Leader. NanoTrader Free users can now explore some of the many free trading strategies before deciding to switch to the NanoTrader Full. It is possible to switch trading platform every month.

NanoTrader detects chart patterns – August 2017
The NanoTrader trading platform automatically detects a variety of chart patterns.
• The chart patterns are ready-to-use.
• The chart patterns are split into categories (candlesticks, famous traders...).
• The chart patterns can be used in screeners, trading signals and strategies.
• An alarm (mail, pop-up, sound) notifies you when a pattern occurs.
Read more about the ready-to-use chart patterns.

 
Chart patterns detected by NanoTrader.

CFD on stocks: nine new markets available – August 2017
Nine markets have been added to our CFD on stocks offer. These markets give you even more access to the continents of America, Europe, Australia and Asia. In total we now offer CFDs on no less than 17 stock markets. This is probably the widest CFD product range available. These are all markets available.

 
CFDs on stocks: best broker product range.

Stock-box service: good performance continues – August 2017
All five stock-boxes continue to put in a good performance over the last months. Every stock-box outperforms the MSCI World Index. The NASDAQ 100 Outperformers is currently the strongest stock-box with a gross return of +23,21% over 9 months. Sign up for the stock-box service and we will administer your stock portfolio for you. Read more about the Stock-box service.

 
Which stocks to buy in May according to the stock-box service.

1 New risk management tool – August 2017
A new trading tool has been added to the NanoTrader platform. Trader Kroum 'Koko' Petkov places a lot of emphasis on managing open positions correctly. His free risk management tool for NanoTrader displays pop-up messages providing instant suggestions on how to manage open positions according to his trading approach. Read more about the Koko risk management tool.

€uro am Sonntag: WHS is the "Overall Winner" – July 2017
The reputed finance magazine "€uro am Sonntag" extensively tested 11 CFD brokers on 758 criteria. In this test, the most extensive test of the brokerage sector, WH SelfInvest was reconfirmed as being the best broker. In important categories such as order execution, trading platform and education materials, WH SelfInvest took first place. In addition, the testers judge our offer has being low-priced! The full article (German only) can be read here.

 
€uro am Sonntag

Investment Trends: WHS has the "Highest Overall Client Satisfaction" – July 2017
"WH SelfInvest leads in overall client satisfaction and takes top spot in the majority of service elements measured in the study." The 2017 Investment Trends CFD-Forex Report, based on the opinion of more than 7.000 traders, indicates that WH SelfInvest has the highest overall client satisfaction and the No. 1 ranking in 9 important categories: Quality of order execution – Client service – Trading platform functionalities – Range of instruments and forex pairs – Risk management tools – Trading platform stability – Trading ideas and strategies – Educational programmes – Charting.

 
Investment Trend

New futures orders – July 2017
Contingent orders for futures are now available directly via the order ticket. The NanoTrader platform will automatically place your target and stop loss orders when your position has been opened. Easy and simple. This new functionality is in addition to the TradeGuard function which allows you to automatically place target and stop loss orders. More than 15 types of stop orders are now available. For example: trailing stop, time stop, periods high-low stop, break-even stop etc.

1 new client proposal: Inventory Retracement Bar – July 2017
A new tool has been added to the trading platform. Trader Rob Hoffman designed the Inventory Retracement Bar (IRB) in order to exploit the market behaviour of institutions with large positions. The IRB can be used for signals or as a complete trading strategy by adding Rob Hoffman's stop loss order criteria. Read more about the Inventory Retracement Bar.

 
The WL Bars in the NanoTrader trading platform (Wim Lievens).

1 new client proposal: WL Bars – July 2017
A new chart type has been added to the trading platform. The WL Bars exclude time. Time is not relevant for traders, only movement. The WL Bars combine all the advantages of other 'pure movement' bars such as renko and Heikin Ashi. Besides being clear, the WL Bars allow for more precise stop loss management and, according to their creator, they give good reversal signals. These bars are an interesting innovation. Read more about the WL Bars.

 
The WL Bars in the NanoTrader trading platform (Wim Lievens).

1 new free trading strategy: LW Volatility Break-out – July 2017
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The LW Volatility Break-out strategy is a day trading strategy. The strategy is based on a daily break-out range designed by trader-author Larry Williams. Traders can use the strategy for all instruments on 5-minute charts. This new strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies in the platform to 56. Read more about the LW Volatility Break-out strategy.

 
Trader Larry Williams' trading strategy Volatility break-out.

Even more order flexibility – July 2017
NanoTrader is already well-known for its many different order types and the ways in which these orders can be easily managed and combined. Yet more flexibility is added by two new order validity choices: 'Good after' and 'Good between'. 'Good after' launches an order of your choice at a particular hour. 'Good between' does the same and also cancels the order, if it is still open, at a particular hour.

Mini CFDs – July 2017
The CFD offer has been expanded with mini CFDs on the DAX and the DOW. The mini CFDs have a value of 10 cents per point. This is 1/10 the size of the standard CFD. You can place more precise orders with the Mini CFDs by, for example, buying 5,2 DAX or 6,5 DOW. You can, for example, be long on the mini CFD and be short on the standard CFD at the same time. Finally, you can run, in parallel, different strategies on the mini CFD and the standard CFD.

 
Mini CFD on DAX and DOW offered by WH SelfInvest.

1 new client proposal – June 2017
A new client proposal has been added to the trading platform. The Heikin Ashi Histogram converts the popular Heikin Ashi candles into a an easy-to-interpret histogram. You can use the histogram to spot overbought and oversold market situations which may be trading signals. Changes from red to green or green to red around the zero-line also have the potential of being used as trading signals if in the direction of the trend. Read more about the Heikin Ashi Histogram indicator.

 
The Heikin Ashi Histogram in NanoTarder.

1 new client proposal – June 2017
A new client proposal has been added to the trading platform. The Day Comparer allows you to compare and understand trading days. You can compare either the full trading day or parts of the trading day. In one quick view you can see gaps, the evolution of volatility and the relative evolution of the market. A very useful tool worth exploring. Read more about the Day Comparer tool.

 
Compare daily market performance.

WH SelfInvest "5 stars" and "Overall Winner" – June 2017
In an detailed broker test performed by the prestigious German Consumer Institute broker WH SelfInvest was awarded 5 stars. In addition WH SelfInvest was declared the "Overall Winner" of the test. The German Consumer Institure praises the competitive rates, the legendary service, the excellent trading platform and the impeccable order execution. Everything the active investors needs, united in one broker!

 
Recommended best broker, satisfied clients.

Trading store: Heikin Ashi Morning Trend strategy – May 2017
The trading store contains tools, strategies, videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. The Heikin Ashi Morning Trend strategy is a so-called market open or morning strategy used to trade the DAX and the DOW. Trrading signals only occur in the morning during a precise ‘window of opportunity’. The strategy and its tools were designed by Dr. Jürgen Abel. Read more about the Heikin Ashi Morning Trend strategy.

Stock-box service update – May 2017
All five stock-boxes delivered a positive performance in April. The weakest performance was +1,13% (Box 3: DAX outperformers). The strongest performance was +3,77% (Box 1: Stocks recommended by analysts). Each stock-box currently outperforms the MSCI world index. The 'momentum' logic as described by Nobel prize winner E. Fama and which is used to administer the stock-boxes is holding up. In May we say goodbye to some well-known stocks such as Facebook and Amazon. Read more about the Stock-box service.

 
Which stocks to buy in May according to the stock-box service.

1 new free trading strategy: 1-Minute Breaks – May 2017
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The 1-Minute Breaks strategy is a high-tempo trading strategy which gives numerous signals. This is typical for a strategy in a 1-minute time frame. The signals are filtered using the Supertrend indicator and volatility. Nevertheless the trader must use a degree of discretion to judge which signals to use. This new strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies in the platform to 55. Read more about the 1-Minute Breaks strategy.

 
Free trading strategy: 1-Minute Breaks in NanoTrader.

Superior price feed for CFD on stocks – April 2017
The price feed for CFD on German stocks has been upgraded to the superior Deutsche Börse price feed. This price feed is the most liquid for German stocks. Charting and technical analysis on stocks is hereby significantly improved. The cost for this extra service is covered by WH Selfinvest, all clients benefit from this new superior price feed free of charge.

Traders in Germany, Austria and Switzerland choose WH SelfInvest – April 2017
In one of the main German language broker comparisons active investors voted WH SelfInvest "Nr. 1 Futures Broker" and "Nr. 3 CFD Broker". For five years in a row now WH SelfInvest is the only broker who has consistently achieved a Top 3 position in both these major broker disciplines. There is no cheaper broker for futures offering the same high-speed technology and order execution. There is no CFD broker with a lower spread on the DAX and on the DOW. Thank you everybody who voted for WH SelfInvest.

 
Broker comparison: the best broker for futures and CFD.

Stock-box service – April 2017
You do not have the time or the discipline to keep your stock portfolio up-to-date? You are not so it interested in expensive asset management or investment funds with an opaque cost structure? You still like to be involved and to keep an eye on your portfolio? The Stock-box service is designed with you in mind. The Stock-box service is a low cost solution to build a solid stock portfolio and to keep it constantly up-to-date. This service is cheap, simple, transparent, well-organized and concentrates on big stocks in important markets. Read more about the Stock-box service.

 
Which stocks to buy according to the stock-box service.

Technical Analysis Fair: Best Futures Broker – April 2017
During the prestigious 2017 Technical Analysis Fair a jury of professional traders awarded WH SelfInvest the "Grand Prix de l'Excellence : Meilleur Courtier Futures". By awarding WH SelfInvest this professional accolade the jury confirms the legendary service, low commissions, high-speed order execution and the quality of the unbeatable NanoTrader trading platform. More about the futures offer.

 
Best futures broker award WH SelfInvest, technical analysis fair.
Trading store: Longlife stops – March 2017
The trading store contains tools, strategies, trader videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. Traders often wonder "how do I avoid being stopped out too early, so I do not miss the main market move" and "how can I buy two lots, sell one with a small profit and keep one to profit as much as possible from a big market move". The Longlife stop solves the first question. The Longlife Multitarget stop solves both questions. Read more about the Longlife stops.

1 new free trading strategy – March 2017
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The Forex Gap Close strategy identifies price gaps between the closing price on Friday and the opening price on Sunday. When a price gap occurs the strategy attempts to profit from the closing of the gap. The strategy uses multiple price targets in an attempt to get the most out of a closing gap. An automatically updating table shows the size of the gaps, if any. The table also indicates if it is an up-wards or a downwards gap. This new specialised forex strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies integrated in the NanoTrader platform to 54. Read more about the Forex Gap Close strategy.

 
Free forex trading gap close (Friday to Sunday) trading strategy in NanoTrader.

1 new free trading strategy – March 2017
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The Range Break-out strategy detects when the market is in a range. Once a range has been detected the strategy will give a signal if the market breaks out of the range. The trader can opt, for example, for break-outs in the direction of the trend or break-outs against the trend. This interesting new strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies integrated in the NanoTrader platform to 53. Read more about the Range Break-out strategy.

 
Free range break-out trading strategy in the NanoTrader trading platform.

3 new futures – February 2017
Three new futures have been added to the Eurex product range. The VSTOXX future is the European equivalent of the US future based on the popular VIX 'fear index'. The index measures the mood of the market participants. A high value indicates that market participants are nervous and volatility is likely to be high. The two other new futures are futures on respectively Italian (Euro-BTP) and the French (Euro-OAT) government bonds. Trading volume on these futures appears to be significant. All three futures can be traded by via WH SelfInvest at our usual low order commissions.

Trading store: Heikin Ashi tools – February 2017
The trading store contains tools, strategies, trader videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. These tools based on Heikin Ashi candles have been programmed by German trader Helmut Schmidt. The Heikin Ashi tools package consists of 5 tools: 1 indicator, 1 filter, 1 trendchart and 2 stops. Read more about these Heikin Ashi tools.

 
Heikin Ashi trading tools for the NanoTrader trading platform.

Trading store: the M2W – TSS strategy – January 2017
The trading store contains tools, strategies, trader videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. The M2W – TSS strategy has been programmed by Dutch trader Aloys Mattijssen. Aloys Mattijssen uses his proprietary day trading strategy since many years. The strategy, which trades the DAX and forex pairs, trades on strong momentum in the direction of the trend. M2W – TSS is easy to master. More about the M2W – TSS strategy.

 
The M2W TSS trading strategy for DAX and forex designed by Dutch Trader Aloys Mattijssen for NanoTrader by WH SelfInvest.

1 new client proposal – January 2017
A new client proposal has been added to the trading platform. The Commodities Forecast indicator allows traders to calculate a price channel for every commodity. These price channels are based on forecasts provided by the famous Worldbank. Traders will usually trade a combination of commodities using this tool. Read more about the Commodities Forecast tool.

1 new free trading strategy - December 2016
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The Commodities Forecast strategy focuses on commodities such as oil, gold and gas. The strategy is usually applied on a selection of commodities and bases itself on price forecasts from the reputed World Bank. It is mainly a swing trading strategy but days with several trades can occur. Traders who have been thinking about adding commodities to their trading activities, should consider this uncomplicated strategy. This new strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies integrated in the NanoTrader platform to 52. Read more about the Commodities Forecast strategy.

 
Commodities trading strategy for futures and CFD based on World Bank forecasts.

Trading store: free automated Fibonacci package - December 2016
The trading store contains tools, strategies, trader videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. The automated Fibonacci drawing package draws both the Fibonacci levels and the Fibonacci extensions. The package contains both a traditional option which draws the Fibonacci levels based on a trend which just ended and a more free-style option which draws the Fibonacci levels based on time. Four choices are provided for determining the trend on which the Fibonacci levels are based: the SuperTrend indicator, the Univers-Bourse trend detector, crossing moving averages and market price versus exponential moving average. This package is free. Read more about the automated Fibonacci levels and extensions.

 

Trading store: the WL 0800 Range Break-out strategy - December 2016
The trading store contains tools, strategies, trader videos and historic data. Many of the strategies have been programmed by well-known traders. Some are free, some are paying. The WL 0800 Range Break-out strategy has been programmed by trader Wim Lievens. The strategy only uses charts based on price movements. It does not use charts based on time. Traders also get 1 hour of personal coaching by Wim Lievens. This strategy is easy to understand, easy to use and trades at a particular point in time. More about the WL 0800 Range Break-out strategy.

 
Trading strategy WL 0800 Range Break-out in the NanoTrader platform.

Lower account minimum for futures - November 2016
The minimum required to open a futures trading account has been reduced to € 5.000. This reduction fits in with the trend of the exchanges launching smaller futures contracts such as the Mini-DAX and the mini EUR/USD.

1 new free trading strategy - November 2016
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The MAD Rebound is a day trading strategy which can be used for trading forex, indices and oil. Interestingly this trading strategy seems to perform at its best when the market is moving up and down in a sideways range. MAD stands for moving average distances. This new strategy brings the total number of free trading strategies integrated in the NanoTrader platform to 51. Read more about the MAD Rebound strategy.

 
Free trading strategies: the MAD Rebound strategy is based on moving averages.

On-line account application - October 2016
Account applications can now be submitted on-line. The procedure is easy and quick. It is possible to submit an account application for every WH SelfInvest office: Germany, France, Luxemburg and Belgium. On-line applications are processed efficiently in order of arrival on working days. This is the fastest process to open a new account. Open an account on-line.

1 new client proposal - October 2016
A new client proposal has been added to the trading platform. The heatmap visualizes the strength and the size of market movements. The tool makes it easy to compare the performance of different markets or of the same market on different days. The heatmap also solves a classic trader 'problem' ... read more about the heatmap.

 
A market heatmap for traders on indices, forex, commodities etc.

Extensive historic data for CFD-Forex - October 2016
Free extensive historic data is now available for all the main markets. The extensive historical data is available in ticks (4 days), 1 minute (45 days) and 5 minutes (223 days). Activation of the data in the platform is done via the trading store. Imply select all markets you are interested in. The NanoTrader is a backtesting and trading strategies power house.

Trading store: VWAP and TWAP - October 2016
A new trading strategy/tool has been added to the store. VWAP stands for volume weighted average price. Meaning, prices at which a lot of orders were executed weigh more heavily in the calculation of the average price. The VWAP is very popular with day traders as it indicates key trading levels around which many trading strategies can be designed. The TWAP or time weighted average price is a related concept. Read more about the excellent VWAP and TWAP.

 
VWAP and TWAP in the NanoTrader trading platform for futures, cfd, forex and stocks.

50 free trading strategies - September 2016
A new day trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader trading platform. This brings the total of complete, free trading strategies integrated in the platform to ... 50. Many of these strategies have been designed by famous traders. This new strategy combines the well-known Keltner channels with the concept of trend pullbacks. Chester Keltner was a grain trader in Chicago from the 1920s to the 1960s. Read more about the Keltner Trend Pullback strategy.

 
Free trading strategies integrated in NanoTrader: Chester Keltner Trend Pullback strategy for futures, forex, CFD and stocks.

Trading store: Pullback Scalper strategy - September 2016
A new day trading strategy has been added to the store. The strategy is called Pullback Scalper and has been programmed by trader Edin Babajic. Mr. Babajic is a long-term NanoTrader user and one of a growing number of traders which start to send in strategies, codes and templates. One of the great strenghts of the Pullback Scalper strategy is its simplicity. Both novice and experienced traders can easily use this strategy specialised in U.S. market indices. Read more about the Pullback Scalper strategy.

 
Trading strategy based on trend pullbacks for US market indices such as DOW, SP500 and Nasdaq.

WH SelfInvest number 1 on the "consistently best brokers" list - September 2016
The very respected German consumer report Fuchs Briefe has published its annual broker comparison. WH SelfInvest was once more awarded the Nr. 1 Best Broker award. According to Fuchs Briefe "It is nearly unbelievable but WH SelfInvest again succeeded in improving itself. The product offer has expanded even more, the prices are very good and the service of this broker is simply top!". In addition Fuchs Briefe published an analysis of its broker comparisons over the last five years. WH SelfInvest has the best average score over five years and was thus awarded the coveted number one spot on the prestigious "consistently best brokers" list. Read the full report.

 
Broker comparison Fuchs Briefe: best brokers CFD, Forex, Futures, Stocks.

Free professional trader videos - September 2016
WH SelfInvest clients now have access to the educational trading videos of popular German trader coach Erdal Cene. Over 30 hours of education, explanation, advice, tips and trades by this professional trader are available for free. These German language videos can be viewed directly in the NanoTrader platform after you activate them via the trading store.

WH SelfInvest highly recommended - August 2016
The active investors of the website Brokerdeal have awarded WH SelfInvest two extremely high recommendation scores. Recommendation scores of a staggering 93% and 88% were measured for the futures offer and the CFD-Forex and stocks offer respectively. These results tie in with the conclusions of the latest Investment Trends study which have shown that WH SelfInvest is the broker which is most recommended by its clients.

 

3 new indicators proposed by clients - August 2016
Three new indicators proposed by clients have been added to the trading platform. The Rainbow GMMA indicator, also called Guppy's Rainbow, was designed to visualise the short term and the long term trend. The second indicator is called the Rainbow MA indicator and is derived from Guppy's Rainbow. The Elliot Oscillator was designed by trader Linda Raschke. This interesting day trading indicator detects situations where new price highs/lows and new momentum highs/lows coincide. As usual all clients can use these proposals for free. An overview of all client proposals can be found here.

 
Free trading indicators and strategies: Daryl Guppy, Rainbow, Elliot Oscillator.

Trading store: WL Day Trading System package - July 2016
Active investors using the NanoTrader platform can buy or rent via the store tools and strategies programmed by well-known traders. A new package has been added to the store. The package is called the WL Day Trading System and has been programmed by trader Wim Lievens. The package contains 3 day trading strategies plus 1 hour of personal coaching. Interestingly the strategies are all traded from the same chart. Traders do not need to change charts or parameters. Also included is Wim's Strategy Selector tool, which informs users which strategy to use depending on market conditions. More about this day trading system.

 
Trader Wim Lievens launches his WL Day Trading System.

1 new free trading strategy - June 2016
A new trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader platform. The Momentum Pinball strategy designed by Linda Raschke and Larry Connors is an easy to use strategy for positions which are kept either one or two days. This interesting strategy can be used for market indices and stocks. The name comes from the unique Pinball technical indicator. In total there are now 48 complete strategies available for free in the NanoTrader Full platform.

 

2 new client proposals - June 2016
Two new client proposals have been added to the trading platform. Both proposals are patterns to detect market reversal points. The first pattern is the One Day Reversal pattern defined by well-known trader Jesse Livermore. The second pattern is a candlestick pattern called the Hikkake pattern. Clients can propose tools and indicators for the NanoTrader platform. An overview of all client proposals can be found here.

 
Trading patterns: One Day Reversal (Jesse Livermore) and Hikkake (Daniel Chesler).

2 new free trading strategies - May 2016
Two new strategies have been added to the trading platform. Both strategies are scalping strategies. The strategies try to make small profits with a high percentage of winning trades. The Trading Range Index Scalper strategy can be used in the morning and in the afternoon on the major U.S. and European indices. The Trading Range FX Scalper strategy can be used in the afternoon on the major forex pairs. In total there are now 47 complete strategies available for free in the NanoTrader Full platform.

 

Highest client satisfaction - April 2016
The latest Investment Trends CFD-Forex Report, based on the opinion of more than 15.000 traders, indicates that WH SelfInvest has the highest client satisfaction across multiple areas: charting, trading platform features, trading ideas and strategies, educational materials, range of trading tools, range of research tools and customer service. These areas are key to WH SelfInvest which positions itself as the best broker for traders with a serious approach to trading, who want to learn, who want to continually improve themselves and who want the best real trading platform available.

 
Broker with the best customer service, the best platform and the best charting.

Technical Analysis Fair: Best Futures Broker - March 2016
During the prestigious 2016 Technical Analysis Fair a jury of professional traders awarded WH SelfInvest the "Grand Prix de l'Excellence : Meilleur Courtier Futures". By awarding WH SelfInvest this professional accolade the jury confirms the legendary service, low commissions, high-speed order execution and the quality of the unbeatable NanoTrader trading platform. More about the futures offer.

 
Best futures broker award WH SelfInvest, technical analysis fair.

Trading store: Simplified Trading package - March 2016
Active investors using the NanoTrader platform can buy or rent via the store, apps, tools and strategies programmed by well-known traders. A new package has been added to the store. The package is called Simplified Trading and has been programmed by trader Carsten Umland. In the package Carsten Umland offers his trading strategy based on his trademark Reversal Bars and Moving Bars. More about this strategy

 
Trading strategy trader Carsten Umland, Reversal Bar and Moving Bar

1 new free trading signal - March 2016
A new free trading signal has been added to the NanoTrader trading platform. The "Range Break-out" signal detects trading ranges and gives signals when a break-out occurs. The user can select the direction(s) of the break-outs. More about this signal.

 
Trading signal range break out

WH SelfInvest best futures broker - February 2016
In a comparison of online brokers, about 1.000 readers of the website OnlineBroker-Portal voted WH SelfInvest as the best online futures broker. This first place award confirms the quality of WH SelfInvest's futures trading platform, its low commissions, the legendary support and the high speed order execution.

Spread reduction: CFD UK crude oil (Brent) spread 5 points only - February 2016
The spread on the CFD UK crude oil (Brent) has been reduced from 7 points to 5 points.

CFD on stocks: spread better than market spread - February 2016
As usual on our stock CFD, the bid-ask prices on which you can place orders are real market prices. We do not widen spreads. In addition a price improvement mechanism has been implemented. Any order in normal market size will get an execution price which is at least equal, and possibly even better, than the primary underlying exchange as illustrated in the example on the right.

 
CFD stocks price improvement on market spread

New DAY CFD - January 2016
New "Day CFD" have been introduced. These CFD have very low spreads. Positions must be closed at the end of the day. The DAX Day CFD has a spread of 0,8 point from 8h00 to 22h00. The position must be closed by 22h00. The DOW Day CFD has a spread of only 2 points from 8h00 until the US markets open. The spread from the US market open until 22h00 is 1 point. The position must be closed by 22h00.

 
Day CFD Spread DAX 0,8 Dow 1 Point

Spread EURO FX future 0,5 pip - January 2016
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently changed the minimum spread on its Euro FX future (CEX) to 0,5 pip. This spread reduction makes the EUR/USD future more competitive versus standard spot forex contracts. With an average daily volume of more than $30 billion this is one of the most liquid places to trade forex.

 
Future EUR USD spread

Interviews with professional traders - January 2016
On the occasion of the World of Trading fair WH SelfInvest interviewed five professional traders: Birger Schäfermeier, Michael Voigt, Rene Wolfram, Thorsten Helbig and Erdal Cene. In addition we interviewed a representative of the Eurex exchange regarding the Eurex's recent launch of the Mini-DAX future. The interviews, which are in German, can be found in this list.

 

30 new technical indicators - December 2015
The range of technical indicators available in the NanoTrader platform has been expanded with 30 new indicators: Adaptive moving average, Aroon oscillator, Aroon oscillator divergence, ATR dynamic bands, BB minimax width, BB Squeeze, BB Width, Coloured MA, DEMA plus, Double stochastics, Dynamic RSI, Dynamic RSI WV, Hull MA, Linear regression, MACD trendmeter, MACD trendmeter signal, Monthly pivot points, My TRIX, Pivot MA, Pivot points, Pivot points monthly, Pivot points weekly, QQE, RAVI, Stochastics RSI, Three crows, TRIXX, VHF, Weekly pivot points, Woody commodity channel. 169 indicators are now available in NanoTrader. In addition there are indicators made by clients.

 

Two new drawing tools - November 2015
The range of drawing tools in the NanoTrader trading platform has been expanded to include Andrews Pitchfork and the ABCD tool.

 

WHS FutureStation Nano now called WHS NanoTrader - November 2015
As part of our transition to a new, superior technological infrastructure our popular, in-house trading platform, WHS FutureStation Nano, has been renamed WHS NanoTrader. As before, the WHS NanoTrader platform allows the trading of options, CFD, forex and futures.

New website - October 2015
Our new website is now available. Besides the new look and feel a particular novelty are the "I want to" buttons. These buttons allow active investors to search for their particular trading interests. They can then see which elements from our offer meet their particular needs.

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest designated TOP BROKER fourth time in a row - September 2015
The editors of the prestigious financial publishing house "Fuchs-Briefe" have reviewed all brokers in Germany. The service level, the overall offer, the quality of advice and the transparency were the main criteria which were analysed. Once again WH SelfInvest was awarded a top broker spot. Over the years WH SelfInvest figures consistently at the top of this prestigious broker award. A performance unrivalled in the brokerage industry. Fuchs-Briefe states "Consistent top performance + first class service and support".

 

New screener and new scalping trading strategy - July 2015
The famous Bread&Butter screener has been added to the platform. This screener designed by Dr. Thomas K. Carr screens for forex pairs, indices and stocks which are in a clear trend but which are currently deviating from their trend. The trading strategies in the platform have been expanded with a strategy for scalpers and daytraders: T-line scalping.

Broker-Test Euro am Sonntag: WH SelfInvest nr. 1 in client service - June 2015
The readers of Germany’s biggest financial press group were asked for their opinions regarding their brokers. WH SelfInvest again took first place in what is arguably the most important category: client service.

CFD, Forex & Futures: TRADING STORE - May 2015
Several new trading tools and strategies have been added to the store. Some of the tools and strategies have been programmed exclusively for WH SelfInvest by well-known traders such as Rene Wolfram (futures trading), Alain Weisrock and Tobias Heitkötter (futures trading). Platform users can rent or buy from the trading store. Visit the store.

 


Traders in Germany, Austria and Switzerland reward WH SelfInvest - March 2015
In one of the main 2015 German language broker comparisons active investors voted WH SelfInvest "Nr. 1 Futures Broker" and "Nr. 3 CFD Broker". Thank you everybody who voted for WH SelfInvest.

 


CFD, Forex & Futures: TRADING STORE - March 2015
Active investors using the WHS FutureStation Nano platform can buy or rent via the store,
apps, tools and strategies programmed by well-known traders such as Michael Voigt,
Birger Schäfermeier or Eric Lefort. The store automatically activates your purchase in your
trading platform. The whole procedure is simple. Visit the store.

 

CFD & Forex: MT4 mobile solutions - January 2015
Our platform offer has been expanded with the mobile solutions for the MT4 trading platform.
The MT4 mobile solution offers traders the possibility to trade Forex and CFD directly from their smartphones. If you would like to test a real-time demo of the MT4 platform please click here.

 

CFD, Forex & Futures: 15 new tools and indicators - December 2014
15 Useful tools and indicators have been added to the WHS FutureStation Nano trading platform. Each of these 15 tools and indicators were proposed by clients and
programmed by WH SelfInvest. All clients can use them for free. Clear descriptions of each tool and indicator can be found on this webpage.

 
 

Forex: commission-based forex - November 2014
Our commission-based forex offer has been a success from the start. This allows us to reduce the minimum account requirement to € 5.000 only.


CFD & Forex: your wishes have become reality - October 2014
The WHS ProStation trading platform now offers traders the possibilities (A) to be long and short on the same instrument at the same time, and (B) to attach specific orders to specific parts of an open position. The first in - first out principle is now no longer the only possibility. In addition to these two exciting novelties, the drawing tools have been equipped with HotKeys and nice default layouts have been added.

 
 

CFD, Forex & Futures: 8 new screeners and scanners - September 2014
8 Screeners and scanners have been added to the WHS FutureStation trading platform. All
screeners and scanners are free for clients. Signals based on some of the screeners and
scanners are posted in our trading forum (section Trend Trading Tips). If you would like to know more about screeners and scanners in general and these 8 in particular you can
visit this webpage.

 

A revolution ... GROUP TRADING - August 2014
This unique service allows traders to trade together in real-time groups. You can join an existing trading
group or you can start your own. Some groups are animated by famous traders, others unite trader-friends
who trade according to similar philosophies. There are groups without interaction which simply allow
participants to look for interesting orders or positions. Detailed information can be found by visiting the group trading website.

 

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest designated TOP BROKER third time in a row - July 2014
Once again, the editors of the prestigious financial publishing house "Fuchs-Briefe" have reviewed all brokers in Germany. The service level, the overall offer, the quality of advice and the transparency were the main criteria which were analysed. For the first time the important distinction was made between introducing brokers (send clients to licensed brokers but have no license themselves) and licensed brokers such as WH SelfInvest. Out of a total of 23 brokers WH SelfInvest was considered the best choice … for the third consecutive year. According to Fuchs-Briefe, WH SelfInvest is "recommended without reservations" and "again delivers a brilliant performance". Also "Thanks to a wide product range and an excellent service even the highest expectations are met".

CFD: Market data - June 2014
In order to increase their revenues several exchanges have decided to significantly increase their charges to traders using their market prices. Given the limited interest in these markets and in order to avoid passing on these costs to our clients we have decided to halt access to the following markets: Sidney, Hong Kong, Oslo, Stockholm, Milan and Helsinki.

Futures & options: mobile trading platform - May 2014
Futures clients using the WHS FutureStation Nano in conjunction with our CQG datafeed now have a mobile trading platform at their disposal. With their username and password they can log in to the new "CQG M" mobile trading platform. CQG M is free and can be used on PCs, tablets and mobile phones.

 

Futures: more trading platforms - May 2014
Using our new CQG datafeed clients can connect a great variety of trading platforms of their own choice to our order execution. Examples include NinjaTrader, Multicharts, QTrader and SierraCharts.

Options on futures - May 2014
Clients with a futures account can now also trade options on futures. Options and futures are held on the same account and benefit from a combined margin calculation. To keep things simple … the option order commissions are the same as our low futures order commissions. We start by offering options quoted on the Eurex, CME and Euronext. The most important options on futures are those on DAX, CAC, Dow, AEX, S&P, SMI, Bund, gold, oil and the EUR/USD.

Forum: Forex signals - May 2014
Our popular trading forum has been expanded with forex trading signals (subforum: FOREX today). The signals are based on Eric Lefort’s bullish breakout strategy. Each signal is illustrated with a chart. At the end of the day we post a recap of the selected signals and their results. You can find the forum here.

 

CFD, Forex & Futures: 3 new free trading signals - May 2014
Three new free trading signals have been added to the trading platform. The first signal allows you to combine different candlestick patterns. The second signal is based on MACD divergence. The third signal is the popular Bullish Breakout signal. Both the MACD Divergence and the Bullish Breakout signals are created by French author-trader Eric Lefort.
More about these signals



Traders in Germany, Austria and Switzerland reward WH SelfInvest - April 2014
Thousands of consumers participating in one the major German language broker comparisons have rewarded WH SelfInvest with 3 significant results: n° 1 Futures broker, n° 2 CFD broker and n° 4 Forex broker. WH SelfInvest was the only broker which succeeded in scoring a top 5 position in all 3 categories. Thank you to all traders who voted for us.



Unique monthly trading competition - February 2014
Participants can convert their competition profit into an account opening bonus. Registration and participation is free. But ... it is not a traditional competition which can be won with one all-or-nothing trade using unrealistic leverage. Consistent, stable results and demonstrable trading skills on the other hand receive extra rewards. The main prize is 1.000 €. Traders and spectators can follow the competition via the interesting day and overall rankings table.


Forum: Daily analyses CAC, DAX & FTSE MIB - February 2014
Our ever popular trading forum has been expanded with daily analyses of the CAC, DAX and FTSE MIB. These analyses identify the day’s trend and the price level at which it may turn. Traders benefit from the trading ideas based on key price objectives. Each analysis comes illustrated with a useful chart. You can find the forum here.

CFD: spread reductions of up to -33% - February 2014
We are pleased to announce spread reductions on the following CFDs: future China A50 (30 → 20), cash Hong Kong Hang Seng (10 → 8), future Hong Kong 50 (25 → 16), cash Italy MIB (10 → 8), future High Grade Copper (0,8 → 0,6), future US Coffee (0,6 → 0,5) and future US Cotton (0,3 → 0,25).

CFD: Eurodollar, Corn, Milling wheat, Rapeseed - January 2014
Starting 2 February the CFD offer will be expanded to include 4 CFDs on the above instruments. All these instruments trade on Euronext. The parameters of each the CFDs on these instruments can, as usual, be found in the products table.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 3 new free trading strategies - January 2014
Three new free trading strategies have been added to the platform. They are all easy to understand, trend-following strategies. Each strategy trades (or doesn’t trade) at a particular point in time. The Morning Buy EU and Morning Buy US strategies trade the EU and US market indices. The EUR/USD High Noon strategy covers the EUR/USD. In total there are now 45 complete strategies available for free in the platform.

Forex: Russian Ruble (RUB) - January 2014
2 New pairs based on the Russian Ruble have been added to the forex offer: GBP/RUB and RUB/JPY.

World of Trading: Best trading platform award - November 2013
WH SelfInvest received the "best trading platform" award on Germany’s biggest trading fair, the World of Trading. WH FutureStation Nano allows users to trade CFDs, forex and futures. They can trade manually, semi-automatically and automatically … all without programming. The FutureStation Nano platform is also known for its integrated trading signals, strategies and professional trader drawing tools. Click here to download a free WHS FutureStation Nano demo.

Spectacular master trader tools - October 2013
A brand new category of trading tools has been added to the WHS FutureStation Nano platform. These new drawing tools support the trading techniques of well-known professional traders. The first two traders are Michael Voigt and Erdal Cene. You have read their books? Participated in their webinars and seminars? You are sitting alone at home ready to trade on the basis of their techniques but you do not know how to start? These are THE tools for you.


Broker-Test Deutsches Kundeninstitut: WH SelfInvest "5 stars" - October 2013
In a survey performed by the German Consumer-instute in June 2013 clients awarded WH SelfInvest 5 stars. Clients praised in particular our offer’s value-for-money, our client service, the different trading platforms, the simplicity of our website and the excellent order execution. The survey concentrated on clients of companies with a broker’s license. Companies without a license who only introduce clients to other brokers were, correctly, not considered as brokers.




Broker-Test Euro am Sonntag - WH SelfInvest "excellent" - September 2013
The readers of Germany’s biggest financial press group were asked for their opinions regarding their brokers. Competing with 14 other brokers WH SelfInvest took first place in 4 out of 5 categories: "best CFD broker", "best client service", "best CFD offer" and "best value-for-money offer". More information.






15.000 Traders have voted - WH SelfInvest clients are the most satisfied traders
- August 2013
In the world’s biggest broker analysis Investment Trends confirms yet again that WH SelfInvest has the highest level of client satisfaction. WH SelfInvest scores first in no less than 13 out of 20 service categories and scores highest overall. "We have never seen such a high level of client satisfaction" states Chief Analyst Tim Cobb.




CFD, Forex & Futures: 2 new free trading signals - August 2013
Two new free trading signals have been added to the trading platform. One signal is based on the closing of intra-day gaps. The other signal allows traders to define and test their own candlestick patterns.

 

Cloud trading (VPS) - July 2013
A cloud trading solution is available for our FutureStation and MT4 trading platforms. This service is top quality and highly professional. The dedicated WHS servers are hosted in a secure underground building in one of the most modern technology centers in Europe, managed according to the regulations of the German financial services regulator. Latency is extremely low. Cloud trading is also excellent for Apple Mac owners wishing to use our trading platforms. Additionally, clients can use IOS and Android apps to connect from mobile devices. Execute one trade per day and get a -50% discount on this service. Execute two trades per day and the cloud service is free.

 

CFD, Forex & Futures: 2 new free trading strategies - July 2013
Two new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform: MACD Triple and Break-out Big Candle.

CFD, Forex & Futures: new WHS FutureStation express functions - June 2013
Five new express functions are available for the platform. These functions allow users to: format dates and times more easily, send out an e-mail alert for any type of event and, use indicators, stops and targets based on a higher timeframe than the timeframe of the main chart. Detailed descriptions are available in the Express function manual.

CFD, Forex & Futures: spectacular new trading tool - June 2013
We have started a new "trading signals" library. The first four signals have now been added to the WHS FutureStation platform. In total over 100 trading signals will be available. The "trading signals" library complements the existing "trading strategies" library which currently contains 42 strategies. From the library you can select a trading signal which fits the market situation. A rebound is losing strength? Select a false rebound signal. A volatile market which changes direction frequently? Select a reversal signal.

WHS opens office in Switzerland - June 2013
With the approval of the Swiss regulator, FINMA, WH SelfInvest has opened a representative office in Zurich, Switzerland. Sales and support are available in French, German and Italian. The office has a large presentation room and the Swiss team will frequently organize free presentations, seminars and platform training sessions.

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest, market leader with BEST customer service & BEST trader tools - May 2013
In the most recent Investment Trends report regarding French brokers WH SelfInvest was yet again rated as "the broker with the best customer service in France". Our massive offer of free trader tools was also again rated as the best. These two best scores are the proof of our dedication to the client category we serve, the serious active investors and traders.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 3 new free trading strategies - April 2013
Three new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform: one day trading strategy called Turtle Soup, one swing trading strategy for stocks and a day trading strategy based on the "fear index" VIX.



CFD, Forex & Futures: WHS support forum - March 2013
A new WH SelfInvest support forum has been put in place. The forum covers five languages. Besides the language sections there is a dedicated section related to Express programming in WHS FutureStation Nano.

CFD & Forex: CFD via MT4 - March 2013
It is now possible to also trade CFDs via the WHS MetaTrader 4 trading platform. 16 CFDs (all the major indices and gold) have been added to the forex offer.

Futures: Ninjatrader platform - March 2013
NinjaTrader has been added to the trading platform range. This solution combines NinjaTrader with our top of the range futures quotes and order execution.

CFD: spread reduction on indices, gold and Brent - February 2013
We are pleased to announce spread reductions on the following CFD: UK100 (underlying FTSE), US SPX (underlying SP500), US2000 (underlying Russell 2000), gold and Brent crude oil.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 4 new free trading strategies - February 2013
Four new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform: three strategies for the EUR/USD, including one based on pivot points and one strategy for market indices and the EUR/USD. Three of these strategies are strategies who trade at a specific point in time (7h30, 22h30 and 9h20).



CFD: Highly correlated stocks in WHS TechScan - February 2013
Pair trading strategies are aimed at profiting from price divergence/convergence between two stocks. This form of trading is most suitable with stocks which are highly correlated. Two stocks are correlated when their prices tend to move in sync. Traders can now search for highly correlated stocks in WHS TechScan. A first query gives, for each stock of a given market index, the five most correlated stocks within that market index. A second query gives, for each stock of a given industry sector, the most correlated stocks within that industry sector.



CFD, Forex & Futures: Manual of Express functions - January 2013
This manual gives a detailed description of 80 express functions. WHS FutureStation Nano users can now use it to create exciting features (e.g. alerts, sounds, labels, … ), customized stops and targets and many other useful tools.



Futures: Trading in Japan? - January 2013
The CME Nikkei Index Futures and the EUR-JPY Currency Futures have been added to our product range. Full historical data is available.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 3 new free trading strategies - January 2013
Three new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform: a strategy based on automated trend lines, a strategy based on the Kaufman efficiency ratio and a strategy from Larry Connors based on the RSI.




CFD & Forex : Amazon Kindle trading platform - December 2012
The WHS ProStation trading platform is now also available for the Amazon Kindle Fire. The platform is as usual free. Clients can log in with their existing user.

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest once again best CFD Broker - October 2012
After the first test in 2010, the editors of the "Fuchs-Briefe" (German financial market periodical) carried out a detailed review of all CFD brokers in Germany. Among other criteria, accessibility of the trading platform, price quotation, product range, regulation and deposit protection were considered. Since 2010 WH SelfInvest has been the only broker to have been elected consecutively "Best CFD Broker"! The Fuchs-Briefe have described WH SelfInvest as "unreservedly recommendable", as WH SelfInvest is convincing with an excellent service standard which, according to the conclusion of the survey, "is not only proclaimed but also lived".

 

Forex: commission based FX - October 2012
High volume FX traders can now profit from our interbank-like price feed. This feed offers spreads as low as 0.1 on nearly 30 FX pairs. Traders using this feed will pay an additional commission based on the monthly traded volume.

Forex: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNH) - October 2012
2 new pairs based on the Chinese Yuan Renminbi have been added to the forex offer (Spot and CFD): USD/CNH and CNH/JPY. In total WH SelfInvest now offers 131 forex pairs.

CFD & Forex: Android trading platform - July 2012
Our WHS ProStation trading platform is now available for Android. This version completes the download version, the web version and the mobile version. The platform is free. Clients can log in with their existing userID. To find WHS ProStation on Google Play click here.



CFD, Forex & Futures: 3 additional free trading strategies - June 2012
Three new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform: a scalping strategy designed by French trader-author Stéphane Ceaux-Dutheil, a divergence strategy based on the price slope versus the RSI slope and a day trading strategy based on the groundbreaking LiveStatistics.



CFD, Forex & futures : LiveStatistics - May 2012
The WHS FutureStation trading platform has been expanded with an exciting new module called LiveStatistics. This module allows active investors to identify trade opportunities in an easy and unique way. You can read more about this pioneering innovation in the LiveStatistics guide.

CFD: spread reduction on gold - May 2012
We are pleased to announce another spread reduction on the (mini) Gold CFDs. The spread, previously 5 will now be as low as 3 (0,3 on the mini). The value of 1 point remains $10 ($1 on the mini).

CFD, Forex: Trade Ideas - March 2012
The new Trade Ideas tool is available directly in the trading platforms. Trade Ideas scans 17 forex pairs in real-time and gives trading signals based on technical analysis. Each signal consists of an entry price, a price objective and the expected time period in which the price move should happen.

 


CFD & Forex: new iPad trading platform - March 2012
A new advanced iPad version of the WHS ProStation trading platform is now available.
As usual it is free. Clients can log in with their existing userID. A detailed user guide is at your disposal.
Forex: FX Options - January 2012
Forex options are now available on 13 forex pairs: AUD/USD, EUR/CHF, EUR/GBP, EUR/JPY, EUR/PLN, EUR/USD, GBP/CHF, GBP/USD, USD/CAD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY, USD/MXN and USD/PLN. Prices are quoted from Sunday night to Friday night.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 20 Additional technical indicators - January 2012
Over the coming months 80 technical analysis indicators will be added to the WHS FutureStation Nano platform. This second release contains another 20 indicators such as Envelopes, STARC Bands, Dynamic Momentum, TRIX and TEMA.

New office in Paris - November 2011
WH SelfInvest has rented larger offices at 23-25 rue de Berri in Paris. Clients and prospects can be received in these new offices from January 2012 onwards for seminars, presentations and training courses. Until this time we remain at your disposal in our usual offices at 8 rue de Berri.

CFD, Forex & Futures: Multi-core processing technology - November 2011
Multiple cores or processors within one PC are becoming mainstream. Today a normal PC could have 2 to 16 cores. WHS FutureStation Nano has undergone intense internal rework to make the best of this new technology. The platform now dispatches tasks dynamically to all cores. This significantly increases performance particularly in the evaluation of studies and the drawing of charts.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 20 Additional technical indicators - November 2011
Over the coming months 80 technical analysis indicators will be added to the WHS FutureStation Nano platform. This second release contains another 20 indicators such as Fast Stochastics, Forecast Oscillator, Fractal, Linear Regression Slope, Klinger and Market Facilitation.

Forex: MetaTrader 4 platform - October 2011
MT4 has been added to the trading platform range. This solution combines MT4 -liked for its Expert Advisors- with our top of the range pricing and order execution. WH SelfInvest offers the MT4 platform at no cost.

CFD, Forex & Futures: New Trading Guide - September 2011
The popular WH SelfInvest Trading Guide has been completely updated. CFDs, futures and forex are now combined in one single document. The new guide contains a lot of material concerning financial instruments, technology, selecting a broker, trader errors, etc. Click for the new trading guide.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 5 additional free trading strategies - September 2011
Five new free trading strategies have been added to the trading platform. This edition contains two strategies which are based on volatility. One has been developed by the German author/trader Claus Grube, the other by French author/trader Eric Lefort. Furthermore, an additional three break-out strategies based on candle patterns are now available.



CFD, Forex & Futures: 20 Additional technical indicators - August 2011
Over the coming months 80 technical analysis indicators will be added to the WHS FutureStation platform. The first release contains 20 indicators grouped into 4 categories. Included are Keltner Channel, Commodity Channel, Alligator, Chande momentum and, Chaikin oscillator.



CFD: Greek stocks - July 2011
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 20 CFDs on stocks which trade on the Athens market. Well-known names are National Bank of Greece and Hellenic Telecom.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 4 More free trading strategies - June 2011
Four free trading strategies have been added to the trading platforms. This release contains two strategies based on candlestick patterns. One from a trader in Germany, the other from the magazine "Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities". The other two new strategies are interesting reversal strategies from trader John F. Carter.



CFD, Forex & Futures: Automated orders based on technical indicators - June 2011
The new "TacticOrders" in WHS FutureStation allow clients to automatically open positions based on their technical indicators. As usual in WHS FutureStation, absolutely no programming is required. Discover this exciting new functionality: watch movie



CFD & Forex: Reuters and Dow Jones trader news feeds - May 2011
In addition to the free news feed clients can now subscribe to three professional trader news feeds: Dow Jones Global Investment News, Dow Jones FX Select and Reuters. The monthly subscription is only € 15 for all three.

CFD, Forex & Futures: 5 More free trading strategies - April 2011
Five additional free trading strategies have been added to the trading platforms. This release contains two strategies based on the Ichimoku system. A strategy from trader John F. Carter. A strategy based on divergence. And, a strategy for day trading the EUR/USD.




CFD & Forex: iPhone, iPod, iPad trading platform - March 2011
Our WHS ProStation trading platform is now available for iPhone, iPod and iPad.
This version completes the download version, the web version and the mobile version. The platform is free. Clients can log in with their existing userID. To find WHS ProStation on iTunes click here.


Forex: Russian Ruble (RUB) - March 2011
2 New pairs based on the Russian Ruble have been added to the forex offer (Spot and CFD): USD/RUB and EUR/RUB. In total WH SelfInvest now offers 129 forex pairs.

Forex: Ever lower forex spreads - January 2011
As is the habit at WH SelfInvest we share advantages with our clients. Due to important increases in volume we have been able to significantly lower the minimum spreads on 9 Forex pairs. Spreads on these pairs can now be as low as…

    AUD/JPY
    1,4 pips
    EUR/USD
    0,8 pip
    NZD/USD
    0,8 pip
    AUD/USD
    0,8 pip
    GBP/JPY
    2 pips
    USD/CHF
    0,8 pip
    EUR/JPY
    1 pip
    GBP/USD
    0,8 pip
    USD/JPY
    0,8 pip

More free trading strategies - December 2010
Another batch of free trading strategies has been added to the trading platforms. In total, 100+ free trading strategies will be available. Each strategy is accompanied by a clear description, movies and practical implementation notes. This release contains strategies submitted by known traders/authors from France and Germany. In addition there are strategies based on two important but less known trading concepts: retracements and divergences.

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest Best Broker in France - November 2010
The readers of the popular French magazine La Vie Financière - MoneyWeek have given the highest overall score to WH SelfInvest hereby electing the company to "Best Broker". Readers were requested to score each broker on 12 different criteria. WH SelfInvest scored (equal) highest in no less than 9 out of 12 criteria! The highest scores were obtained in Lowest commissions (includes spread), Order execution efficiency, Access to foreign markets, Telephone access, Management of stop and limit orders and Tools and trading platforms. You can read the full article here.

CFD & Forex: REVOLUTION - November 2010
The famous WHS FutureStation (Nano Trader) platform has now been made available for CFD and Forex trading. This popular platform is unbeatable in semi-automatic and automatic trading. Users can make strategies without programming. The back-testing is phenomenal and real-time. With one userID clients can access all the trading platforms WH SelfInvest offers: WHS Prostation (incl. Web and Mobile) and WHS FutureStation.

Futures: Significant price reductions - November 2010
The monthly subscription rates for WHS FutureStation have been significantly reduced for futures trading. The subscription for WHS Futurestation with intraday historic data has been reduced by -20%. The version with full long-term historic data has been reduced by -11%. In addition all modules which were previously paying (Automated trading, Express and, Optimizer) are now 100% free. 

CFD: Narrower spread AEX - October 2010
The CFD based on the AEX index (symbol N25) has been offered since some time with an even narrower spread of 0,2. This spread is available until 22h00.

Futures: More historical data - October 2010
Our historical data offer has been expanded with 5 currency futures. Clients with access to historical data will see their choice expanded with the following futures: Australian Dollar (6A), Canadian Dollar (6C), New Zealand Dollar (6N), Swiss Franc (6S), Mini Yen (J7). There is no additional cost attached to this new historical data.

Free trading strategies - September 2010
Six free trading strategies have been added to the trading platforms. More strategies will be added shortly. In total, clients will have more than 100 free trading strategies at their disposal. Each strategy is accompanied by a clear description, movies and practical implementation notes. The strategies can be implemented manually or automatically. There are strategies for all types of trading (swing, day …) and all financial instruments (forex, CFD, futures …). The strategies are free for WH SelfInvest clients.  

Pattern recognition: WHS AutoChartist - September 2010
Clients can now use WHS AutoChartist, our new professional chart pattern recognition tool. This tool is free and automatically identifies all important chart patterns as well as all six Fibonacci chart patterns. Chart patterns are a valuable source of trading signals. Traders get an automatic notification on their screen when a chart pattern is about to appear.



Pairs trading - September 2010
Pairs trading (also called long-short trading or market neutral trading) is a strategy used by all institutional investors. A web page containing a clear explanation of this strategy has been added to our website. A new functionality to identify and analyze pairs has been added to WHS TechScan module. WHS FutureStation already contained a tool to plot and analyze pairs. If you are interested in swing trading it will be worth your while to look into pairs trading.

Forex: Fractional pips - August 2010
Starting 9 August forex spreads will be quoted in fractional pips i.e. one decimal smaller than a pip. If, for example, the price goes up the spread would now evolve from 1,3201 – 1,3202 to 1,3202 – 1,3203. With fractional pips the price could now evolve as follows for example, 1,32011 – 1,32021, 1,32012 – 1,32022, 1,32013 – 1,32023 etc. This brings our quoting to the highest industrial standard in the institutional forex market.

New independent broker review: WH SelfInvest no. 1 - August 2010
In a review including well-known national and international brokers carried out by the renowned German financial information provider "Kapital & Steuer vertraulich" the final recommendation clearly was for WH SelfInvest. Aspects which were especially valued were the safety of the clients’ deposits, quality of service, the commission model and free access to (permanent) demo accounts.

CFD: Amazing new spread - July 2010
The CFD related to the Italian MIB index (.IT40) now quotes with a spread of only … 10 points.

WHS new office in Luxemburg - July 2010
In order to support its growth in Europe WHS Luxemburg has moved into a new, bigger office. This new infrastructure allows us to continue to guarantee what we are famous for … low commissions, the best trading platforms and our legendary service. The new address is: 291 route d’Arlon, L 1150 Luxemburg. Welcome.

CFD: 1-point spreads quoted longer - June 2010
1-Point spreads on the CFD on the CAC 40, the FTSE 100 and the DAX will now be available until 22h00 C.E.T.

Futures: French language version - March 2010
Our popular WHS FutureStation trading platform is now available in a French language version.

Futures: TwinCharts - March 2010
The new "TwinCharts" functionality allows traders to link charts which are in different time frames. The linked charts then become one trading tool. Traders use charts in higher time frames to identify the market trend or to place orders on important support or resistance levels. With TwinCharts, for example, you can draw a trend channel in a day chart and it will also appear automatically in your trading chart. Or you can place an order based on support or resistance in the Day chart and the order will appear in your main trading chart.  


Futures: Analyze your trading day - March 2010
The new "Daytrading Statistics" tool in WHS FutureStation generates an analytic report of your trading day. The sort function allows you to group your trades according to one or more criteria. All data in the report can be exported into Excel with a single click. A thorough analysis of your trading day can contribute to increased profits.  

Broker comparison: WH SelfInvest once again No. 1 - March 2010
The "Fuchs-Briefe", one of the most renowned financial newsletters in Germany, have voted WH SelfInvest to be the "Top CFD-Broker 2010". They have defined WHS to be “recommended without reservations”. Fuchs-Briefe tested amongst others the availability of the trading platform, the type of price feed, the extent of the product range, regulation of the broker and the safety of the funds. Crucial was of course also the customer service. This has always enjoyed an above average value at WH SelfInvest.

 

Forex : Micro lots - February 2010
The smallest spot forex ordersize is now 1.000. This is called a micro lot. The other order sizes remain 10.000 (mini lot) and 100.000 (standard lot).

Forex: WHS TechScan expanded to Forex - December 2009
The WHS TechScan module –included in the WHS ProStation trading platform– has been expanded to include daily scanning on the 120+ forex pairs we offer. The pairs are scanned on the basis of no less than 22 technical indicators, 9 moving average crosses, 20 candlestick patterns, etc.

 

WHS opens office in Germany - November 2009 Film
With the approval of the Bafin WH SelfInvest has opened its new office in Frankfurt, Germany. Our German sales and support teams are at your disposal. The office has a large presentation room and we will frequently organize free presentations, seminars and training session.

CFD: Chinese stocks - November 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 45 CFDs on Chinese stocks. These stocks trade on the Hong Kong market. This expansion of our offer is an exciting opportunity for our clients to participate in the growth of this economic giant. Well-known names are PetroChina (oil & gas), CNOOC (oil & gas), Bank of China (financial services), ICBC (financial services), Ping An (insurance) and China Mobile (telecom).

CFD: 3 New commodities - October 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 3 CFDs on commodities: Heating Oil, Carbon Emissions and, Natural Gas.

CFD: Singapore stocks - October 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 34 CFDs on stocks which trade on the Singapore market. Well-known names are Singapore Airlines (transport), Jardine Matheson (holding) and, Singapore Telecom (telecommunications).

CFD: Polish stocks - October 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 20 CFDs on Polish stocks. Well-known names are PKN Orlen (Oil & gas operations), PKO Bank Polski (Banking) and KGHM Polska Miedz (copper & silver).

Forex: Romanian Leu (RON) - October 2009
2 New pairs based on the Romanian Leu have been added to the forex offer: USD/RON and EUR/RON. In total WH SelfInvest now offers 126 forex pairs.

CFD: US markets - October 2009
Starting October 5th the commission will no longer be a function of the order size. In the US markets brokers tend to work more and more with commissions based on the number of shares. The commission applied will be $4,50 + $0,023/share. As usual WH SelfInvest does not charge its clients a minimum commission.

Futures: More historical data - October 2009
Our historical data offer has been expanded significantly. Clients with access to historical data will see their choice expanded with 27 futures at no additional cost: Schatz (FGBS), MDAX (EMDX), CMX Silver (XAG), CMX Copper (XCH), JPY (CJY), Palladium (NPT), Crude PHY (NCO), mini Natural Gas (NQG), Natural Gas PHY (NNG), Brent (LCO), WTI (WBS), mini Gold (NLYG), E Gold (NLZG), T-Note 2 yr (TN2), T-Note 5 yr (TN5), Rice (CRR), Soyabean (CSB), Soyameal (CSM), Soyaoil (CSO), Wheat (CWH), Corn (CCN), Cocao (NCA), Coffee (NCF), Cotton (NCT), FC Orange Juice (NOJ), Sugar 11 (NSU).

CFD: Even narrower spreads - September 2009
The CFDs based on the Nikkei (symbols JP225 and JP225xx) are now offered at an even lower spread. The cash market CFD has a new spread of 5 – 8 (previous 5 – 10). The future CFD has a new spread of 8 – 15 (previous 10 – 15).

Forex: Turkish Lira - September 2009
4 New pairs based on the Turkish Lira have been added to the forex offer: CHF/TRY, EUR/TRY, GBP/TRY, TRY/JPY. In total WH SelfInvest now offers 124 forex pairs.

CFD: WTI crude oil 24h/24 - September 2009
The CFDs (spot- and futures-based) on WTI Crude oil can now be traded 24h24. Only between 23h15 and 24h00 CET is there a halt. This innovation gives traders more opportunities and increased safety (continuous stops and limited opening gaps) on this popular commodity.

CFD: Mini gold - June 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include a mini gold CFD. Should, for example, gold go up from $ 980 to $ 981 the investor will earn $ 1. Simplicity itself.

CFD: Japanese government bonds - May 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include a CFD on the Japan Government Bond.

CFD : Candlestick patterns - May 2009
The WHS TechScan module –included in the WHS ProStation trading platform– has been expanded with automated scanning based on 20 different candlestick patterns (doji, engulfing pattern, evening star …). This technical analysis tool scans all stocks included in 14 different market indices (FTSE 100, CAC 40, DAX, SP 500 ...) as well the indices themselves.

 

CFD: Volatility Index (VIX) - March 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include a CFD on the popular volatility index VIX. Investors use the VIX to gauge market volatility. The higher the VIX, the more volatile the markets. More volatility means bigger price movements and less market direction. When the market calms down, the VIX will go down.

CFD: Agricultural products – Corn, Wheat & Soybeans - March 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 5 CFDs on agricultural products. These are US corn, US wheat, US soybeans, US soybean meal and US soybean oil.

CFD: Hungary - February 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 4 CFDs on stocks quoted directly on the Hungarian market. This offer will be expanded in the future. WH SelfInvest is also one of the very few brokers who offer a real-time CFD on the Hungarian BUX index.

CFD: South-Africa - February 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 40 CFDs on stocks quoted directly on the South-African market. This market includes many large mining companies. These companies mine commodities such as gold, copper, iron ore, diamonds, etc. Well-known names are Anglo Platinum, Gold Fields, Harmony, Kumba Iron Ore, Lonmin and Sasol.

CFD: China, Japan, India and South-Africa - January 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 52 CFDs on Chinese, Japanese, Indian and South-African ADRs. ADRs (American Depository Receipts) are big, foreign companies which are listed on the NYSE. Included are well-known companies such as Petrochina and Wacoal from China. Konami and Mitsui from Japan. Tata and ICICI Bank from India. And, Gold Fields from South Africa.

CFD: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) - January 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include no less than 30 ETFs. ETFs are funds which are listed on the exchange. They trade like individual stocks. Their prices are established in real-time. The selection is very varied and includes known names such as the iShares Brazil Index ETF, the Diamonds Trust ETF and, the Vanguard SmallCap ETF.

CFD: Spot oil - January 2009
The CFD offer has been expanded to include a spot oil contract (WTI crude and Brent). The WH SelfInvest spot oil contracts doesn’t have expiration date (position rolling is thus not necessary) and is not subject to a financing charge!

New format for CFD/FX and Futures newsletters - November 2008
The newsletters contain novelties regarding financial instruments, trading and less know features of the trading platforms.

    

CFD: the U.S. Dollar Index® - October 2008
The CFD offer has been expanded with a CFD on the famous and popular U.S. Dollar Index. This index, which was created in 1971 (end of the Bretton Woods agreement), plots the dollar against the weighted average value of 6 other important currencies (EUR, JPY, GBP, CAD, CHF and SEK). Investors use this index to open a broad dollar position as it avoids them having to choose a specific counter currency like USD-JPY or USD-CHF.

CFD: European sector indices - October 2008
The CFD offer has been expanded to include 18 European industrial sector indices. Examples include the bank sector index, the automobile sector index and the oil and gas sector index. These new CFDs once again confirm WH SelfInvest’s leadership position in CFDs on market indices.

WHS office in France converted into registered representative office - October 2008
With the approval of both the AMF and the Banque de France the French office evolved into a registered representative office, allowing the opening of accounts governed by French law.

CFD: Dutch AEX index - August 2008
The CFD spread on the Dutch market index has been reduced to a mere 0,2 point. And the CFD spread on the index future has been reduced to 0,4 point.

CFD: New German government paper - August 2008
The CFD offer has been expanded to include the long term German government bonds Bobl and Schatz. The popular Bund was already part of our offer.

CFD: Amazing new spread - July 2008
The CFD related to the Dow Index (.US30) now quotes with a spread of only … 2 points!

Forex: Middle East currencies - July 2008
The below currency pairs have been added to our trading offer. Proof of our innovative spirit.
USD/KWD (Kuwaiti dinar), USD/AED (United Arab Emirates dirham), USD/SAR (Saudi Arabia Riyal)

CFD: Amazing new spreads – June 2008
The CFDs related to the DAX, CAC40 and FTSE100 indices now quote with a spread of only … 1 point!

CFD: New countries – June 2008
The CFD offer has been expanded to include the following markets: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Portugal.

Futures: New WHS ProRealTime trading platform - May 2008
The new WHS ProRealTime trading platform is now available. This trading platform is based on the well-known ProRealTime technical analysis software. It is a WH SelfInvest exclusive.

CFD & Forex: Performance of indices and shares - May 2008
WHS TechScan (the free stock and index selection tool in the WHS ProStation trading platform) has been expanded with a performance comparison module. The module allows comparisons between share and index performance. Share performance versus same sector shares from different countries can also be analysed.

Forex: Amazing spreads - May 2008
Our success in the forex market allows us to lower the spreads. The news spreads are:
1 Pip: EUR/USD, EUR/CHF, EUR/GBP, USD/JPY
2 Pips: USD/CAD, USD/CHF, EUR/JPY, CHF/JPY, GBP/USD, AUD/USD
On nine other forex pairs the spreads have also been reduced.

CFD, Forex, Futures: Depository bank change - May 2008
WH SelfInvest Luxemburg has appointed Dexia Bank as its new depository bank for “client assets” accounts. The company will phase out its cooperation with Banque de Luxemburg.

CFD, Forex, Futures: Nr. 1 in German market analysis - Apr 2008
A thorough market analysis by the well known German financial journalist, Pierre Daeubner, indicated WH SelfInvest as the best broker for active investors! The market analysis can be found on Mr. Daeubner’s blog www.daytrading.de

CFD & Forex: Website regarding trading strategy programming - Apr 2008
This new website http://www.whstrading.com/Chartstudio shows the unlimited possibilities offered by the Chart Studio module. You can find programming codes for numerous indicators (in addition to the 100 indicators which are already integrated in the platform), trading strategies and stops. The website also illustrates how codes from other platforms such as Tradestation can be ‘translated’ easily into Chart Studio code. Chart Studio is free and integrated in the WHS ProStation trading platform.

CFD & Forex: New web platform - Mar 2008
A web-based version of the CFD en Forex trading platform is now available. The web-based platform can be used from anywhere without prior downloading or installation. The platform is not hampered by firewalls, proxies, and the like.

CFD: 4 New Indices added - Mar 2008
No less than 4 new indices are now available. Our CFD offer has been expanded with Sweden 30, Denmark 20, Finland 25 and Norway 25.

CFD: 61 New currency pairs added - Nov 2007
No less than 61 currency pairs were added to the offer, bringing the total pairs to 121 tradable pairs. The offer includes new currencies such as the Israeli Shekel (ILS) and the Turkish Lira (TRY).

CFD: Dutch AEX index tradable 24h/24 - Nov 2007
The Dutch market index has been added to our range of indices which can be traded 24h/24. Position yourself whenever you want. Eliminate your risk by avoiding a gap opening the next morning.

CFD: Significantly lower commissions - Nov 2007
Starting 1st November orders on stock CFDs will be charged the extremely low commission of € 4,50 + 0,054% with NO minimum. On an order of, for example, € 1.000 this amounts to only € 5,04. It has always been our policy to share any cost savings with our clients. We continue this tradition.

CFD: Trading opportunities ... new WHS TechScan - Oct 2007
A 100% new version of WHS TechScan is available in the CFD / Forex trading platform. This popular tool allows you to identify stocks and indices for swing trading based on over 80 criteria. WHS TechScan is free for clients.

CFD: 9 New indices added: China, India, ... - Sept 2007
9 New indices have been added to our CFD offer: China, Korea, Mexico, South-Africa, Canada, Sweden, Singapore, Austria and India.

US stocks & options: Uptick rule no longer exists - August 2007
Starting today, 20 August, the uptick rule no longer applies to Nyse, Amex and Nasdaq stocks. Short sell orders entered by retail investors will be executed immediately. An preceding uptick is no longer required. It is advised to use the ATD router when placing such orders.

Futures: stop orders on server (SYOMS) - July 2007
Contrary to other exchanges like, for example, Eurex, Euronext does not allow stop orders to reside on its server. Going forward your stop orders on the AEX future, the CAC40 future, … are held on the server of the depository bank.

CFD & Forex: Automated orders & programme trading - July 2007
WHS ProStation has been expanded with automated orders. Program your indicators, combine them into strategies and instruct the platform to automatically execute your buy and sell signals.

Futures: multiple stops and targets! - July 2007
On WHS FutureStation it is now possible to trade in and out of positions using multiple stops and targets.

Vista (Microsoft) - June 2007
WHS ProStation (CFD & FX) and WHS FutureStation (futures) are now fully Vista compatible.

Futures: launch Newsletter - June 2007
This occasional newsletter contains information regarding futures, futures trading, and less know features of the trading platform.

 

Significant reduction in transfer costs - March 2007
Starting March 1st the transfer cost are reduced significantly.

CFD & Forex: launch Newsletter - Jan 2007
This occasional newsletter contains information regarding CFDs trading, Forex trading, and less know features of the trading platform.