You should be aware in advance of dividend adjustments. Most major brokers publicise them I think. Theoretically it shouldnt really have an affect on P&L anyway. The other way round it is to trade futures where divi adjustments do not apply.
The platform I'm using states dividend adjustment only happens if it's greater than 2% of the notional value, I've emailed them as I thought the notional value was the leveraged amount, there's no way the div is 2% of leverage.
Ive placed 2 future trads today so I can see if there are any costs related, the small print says there isn't.
£58 has a massive affect on p&l I need to get this sorted asap
I have a lot to learn, in the past I bought shares and held them or physically changed currency because my bank allowed me to hold it.
Now I've retired, I'm just having a play around with it, started in August with 5k and made 560 and September I've just done 1k net profit this month "though today was a good day" did 144 this morning
Yes, and you will continue to learn. I've seen some of your other posts / threads and agree with many of your comments re historical charts, indicators etc. There are many who will disagree with me (and you) about that, but I believe more in fundamentals and what will sway the market via all types of news.
Your results seem pretty good to date, whether this is down to good fortune or a well defined strategy? Perhaps gut feel is as good an approach as any other! Having said that, a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, and you need to fully understand the type of instrument your are trading, and the factors which affect it. I'm of the opinion individuals should trade a very narrow range of instruments, and one of my favourite phrases is 'know what you trade, and trade what you know'. Be a specialist.