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Trading Course: Introduction to the Financial Markets

Establish the foundation of your financial knowledge and learn the principles of investing in the stock market and much more with our introductory program.

What You Will Learn: Investing in Stocks Investing in Forex Analyzing the market Trading Securities Portfolio Management

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Introduction to the Financial Markets

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Part 1: The Basics of investing in Stocks

Stocks versus other investments, the wonders of compounded interest, cutting the market into sectors and industry slices, investing for the long run.
1.1 Owning company shares
1.2 Why do companies go public?
1.3 Advantages & disadvantages of owning stock
1.4 Types of stocks
1.5 Exploring industries & sectors
1.6 Dividends & stock splits
1.7 The magic of compounding
1.8 Why do stocks perform the best

Part 2: How to analyze Stocks

Two approaches to analyzing stocks: analyzing growth & value (the fundamental school) and analyzing patterns of price movements (the technical school).
2.1 Fundamental Analysis
  • The income statement
  • The balance sheet
  • Using multiples and financial ratios
  • Understanding value investing principles
  • Influence of company growth on stock performance
  • Sorting out public filings
2.3 Technical Analysis
  • Basic concepts of technical trading
  • What is a trend?
  • Chart types: Close, Bar, Candlesticks
  • Channel lines
  • Bounce & retracement
  • Price gaps
  • Support & Resistance
  • Price patterns
  • Moving averages
  • Recognizing reversals with a candlestick chart
  • Fibonacci Numbers
  • Volume and technical analysis
  • Using the internet to analyze your stocks

Part 3: Trading Securities

Learn how to buy and sell stocks, how the stock exchanges work, and how to choose your broker.
3.1 Getting started
  • Price quotes
  • Types of orders
  • Buying on margin
  • Shorting stocks
  • Reading the stock tables
3.2 How to make money at opening and closing
3.3 How does the NYSE work?
3.4 How does the NASDAQ work?
3.5 Using ECNs
3.6 Brokerage Firms – Choosing the right broker for you
3.7 10 Rules for executing better trades

Part 4: Major Economic Indicators

The Economy, The Players & the News. Learn how to interpret economic indicators, know the key players in the market and understand how they move it. Learn what important news events you should look for.
4.1 The Federal Reserve & FOMC
4.2 Major economic indicators & news
  • Consumer confidence, CPI, Beige book
  • Industry-oriented indicators
  • Commodities & Currency price movement
4.3 The key players in the market
  • Insiders
  • Institutions
  • Hedgers & Arbitrage players
  • Individual Investors & Day Traders
4.4 Interpreting Financial News
  • Understanding & using live financial news that moves the market (i.e. CNBC, MarketWatch)
  • “Noise” Versus Newsworthy events
4.5 Key Company Events
  • Earnings surprise & Future Guidance
  • Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades
  • Takeover Bids

Part 5: Introduction to Fixed Income

The basics of bonds, how to invest in them and their affect on the stock market.
5.1 Bond Basics
  • The lifespan of a bond
  • Interest vs. Discount
  • Relationship of price to yield
5.2 Corporate bonds
  • Why companies issue bonds
  • Credit quality & Bond Rating
  • High yield bonds (Junk Bonds)
5.3 Government Bonds
  • Treasuries & T-Bills
  • The yield curve
  • How to read the Gov´t bonds tables
5.4 Bonds yield and other investments
  • Gov´t bonds yield and your mortgage
  • Relationships between Gov´t bonds yield & the stock market

Part 6: Mutual Funds

How do mutual funds work? The advantages & disadvantages of investing in mutual funds, using ETFs for multiple sector diversification, and practical guidance for choosing the best fund for you.
6.1 What is a mutual fund?
6.2 The mutual funds market
6.3 ETFs: Concepts and practical investing
6.4 Understanding the mutual funds tables
6.5 Advantages of mutual funds
  • Simplicity & liquidity
  • Diversification & Indexing
  • Management´s edge, Access to research & IPOs
6.6 Disadvantages of mutual funds
  • Hidden costs & impact on performance
  • Hidden risks of fund ownership
  • Impact of fund size on performance
6.7 Choosing the best fund for you
  • What is the right fund for you?
  • Breaking myths of fund´s past performance
  • Using Morningstar´s rating
6.8 Hedge Funds

Part 7: Portfolio Management, Risk & Psychology

Setting your risk tolerance, building your portfolio, and understanding the psychology of investing.
7.1 Finding your tolerance for risk
7.2 The Risk/Reward ratio
7.3 Building your portfolio
  • Diversification-practical guide
  • Using asset allocation
  • Measuring your performance
  • Using online portfolio tracking tools
7.4 Investor psychology & discipline
  • 10 Commandments for disciplined investing
  • Identifying your strengths & breaking bad habits
  • Filtering out “expert” opinions
Advanced Day Trading

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Intro: Ironclad Trading System

Learn the basic elements of the Trading Strategy Ironclad by Hudson Metrics.

Part 1: The Day Trading Environment

Learn the basic elements, nuances and lingo of the day-trader environment. Understand the markets in which you will participate – what moves them and who the key players are.
1.1 Trading – Definitions and Skills
1.2 Market Terminology
1.3 Reading Market Data
1.4 Trading Executions
1.5 Order Types
1.6 Using Level II Screen and Data
1.7 Using ECNs
1.8 Risk Management with Level II
1.9 Economic and Market Conditions
1.10 Economic Indicators
1.11 Market Indicators
1.12 Sector Analysis
1.13 Trading Styles Overview
  • Day Trading
  • Scalping
  • Momentum Trading
  • Swing Trading
  • Position Trading
  • What is the Right Style for You?
1.14 The Market Maker
  • Know Your Market Maker
  • Wire Houses
  • Investment Banks
  • Wholesalers
  • Regional Firms
  • Level II – Scenarios
  • If They Tell You to Buy
  • For Your Benefit…or Theirs?
1.15 Finding Stocks to Trade
  • Stock Screening Criteria
  • 10 High Probability Criteria
  • Adapting Criteria to the Market Conditions
  • Using the Internet for Stock Screening

Part 2: Technical Analysis I: Classic Analysis

Establish the foundation to your technical analysis knowledge. Learn about the key chart patterns that are the ABC’s of technical analysis, and the different technical and systematic approaches used by traders.
2.1 Technical Analysis Basics
  • Basic Chart
  • Drawing Support & Resistance Lines
  • Support & Resistance
  • Initial Trend Line
  • Trust the Trend Line
  • Moving Averages
  • Classic Moving Averages
  • Simple vs. Exponential Moving Averages
  • Working within Different Time Frames
2.2 Continuation Patterns
2.3 Trend Reversal
  • Bump & Run
  • Double top
  • Double bottom
  • Head & Shoulders Top
  • Head & Shoulders Bottom
  • Falling Wedge
  • Rising Wedge
  • Rounding Bottom
  • Triple Top
  • Triple Bottom
2.4 Trend Continuation
  • Ascending Triangles
  • Descending Triangles
  • Symmetrical Triangles
  • Cup with Handle
  • Flag, Pennant
  • Rectangles
  • Price Channels
  • Measured Move (Bull / Bear)
2.5 Symmetrical Triangle – Bearish
2.6 Ascending Triangle – Bullish
2.7 Descending Triangle – Bearish
2.8 Bullish Flag
2.9 Bearish Flag
2.10 Bull Pennant
2.11 Bear Pennant
2.12 Bearish Wedge -Asymmetrical Triangle
2.13 Multiple Patterns – Intra-Day
  • Cup with Handle
  • Volume as Pressure
  • Intraday Volume at Key Times
  • Volume Pace Required to Break
  • High Volume on Breakout
  • Low Volume on Pullback
  • Volume Drive Price
  • Climactic Volume
2.14 Gaps – What are they?
  • Common Gaps
  • Breakaway Gaps
  • Breakaway – Intraday Behavior
  • Runaway Gaps
  • Exhaustion Gaps
  • When is a Runaway gap an Exhaustion Gap?
  • Island Reversal Pattern
  • Upside Opening Gaps
  • Trading the Opening Gap Fade
  • NASDAQ PMI – What Will the Gap Be?
  • Upside Opening Gaps
2.15 Key Reversal Days
2.16 Reversal Day

Part 3: The Life of a Day Trader

Get ready for your trading day. Conduct your own research, arrive prepared and equipped with the information necessary to have a successful trading day. Learn how to respond to the different events that regularly occur throughout the day. Learn the secrets of shorting stocks.
3.1 Preparing for the Trading Day
  • Pre-Market Trading Environment
  • Checking Critical Support/Resistance Levels
  • The Slightly Bigger Picture
  • Does the Market Fit into the Picture
  • Roadmap to Risk Management
  • Trade Plan
  • Market Opens
  • Plan Review
  • Forming an Initial Viewpoint
3.2 Events During the Trading Day
  • The Opening
  • First Reversal
  • Milder Reversal
  • The Stagnation
  • Lunchtime Moody Blues
  • Break Out or Down
  • The Closing
3.3 Secrets of Shorting
  • More Than One Possible Entry
  • Don’t Be a “Pioneer”
  • Shorts Can be Wonderful
  • What Will the Level II Box Look Like?
  • Let the Platform Help
  • Short Squeeze
  • How Would You Get Short, Now?
  • Golden Nugget Secret for Shorting

Part 4: Know the Market

Learn about key indices every trader should follow, their derivatives and how institutions use them to move the markets. Learn how special events can move stocks, and how to make money from it.
4.1 Indexes & Your Positions
  • Indexes Overview
  • Indexes Components & Specifications:
    • S&P 500
    • DJIA
  • Index Trading Instruments:
    • E-mini Index Futures
    • S&P 500 Pit
    • ETFs (QQQ, SPY, DIA)
    • Fair Value
  • Arbitrage and Buying/Selling Programs
  • Sector Indexes
4.2 Special Situation Trading
  • Earnings Season
  • Analyst Upgrade/Downgrade
  • Tender Offer/Takeover Bid
  • FOMC Interest Rate Release
  • Quadruple Witching Day
  • Window Dressing Season

Part 5: Technical Analysis II – Swing Trading Patterns

Hunting for trend reversals and using profitable & low risk techniques for short term moves.
5.1 Current Status of the Market
5.2 Candlestick Patterns
  • Basic Candlestick Forms
  • Candle East/West Translation
  • Harami
  • Basic Reversal Patterns
  • Engulfing Pattern
  • Evening Star
  • Morning Star
  • Dark Cloud Cover
  • Hammer
  • Shooting Star
  • 3 White Soldiers
  • 3 Black Crows
  • Hanging Man

Part 6: Technical Analysis III – Advanced Technical Indicators

Use moving average, stochastic and momentum analysis to confirm the reliability of technical patterns. Learn how to trade as a systematic trader with these powerful indicators.
6.1 Moving Averages Convergence/Divergence (MACD)
  • The 12 & 26 Period EMAs
  • MACD With All Four Elements Shown
  • Positive & Negative Divergences
6.2 Linear Regression Channel
6.3 Relative Strength Indicator (RSI)
  • RSI Long Term
  • RSI Short Term
6.4 Stochastics
  • An Idealized View of Stochastics
  • Stochastics – %K and %D
  • Stochastics – “%D slow”
  • Stochastics – Slow and Fast
6.5 Bollinger Bands
  • Bollinger Bands on Daily Charts
  • Intraday Bollinger
6.6 Fibonacci
  • Fibonacci Retrenchment Levels
  • More Ratios
  • 3 Major ways of Looking at Fib Retrenchment
  • Fibonacci Extensions
  • Clusters or Confluence
  • Fibonacci Time Zones
  • Fibonacci Fans
  • Projections
  • Fib Profit Objectives
6.7 Elliott Wave Theory
  • 5 Up and 3 Down
  • 10 Survival Skills
6.8 Technical Indicator Traps

Part 7: Psychology & Risk Management

Identify the risks, how and when to use stops, setting trading rules and developing a disciplined approach for surviving the business of investing in the long run.
7.1 Risk analysis- Risk/Reward
7.2 The learning curve
7.3 Preservation of capital & absolute returns
7.4 Protecting your account
  • Protective stops
  • Trailing stops
  • How and when to place a stop
  • Using online portfolio tracking tools
7.5 Managing with losing and winning trades
7.6 Investor psychology & discipline
  • 10 Commandments for active traders
  • Identifying your strengths & breaking bad habits
  • Filtering out the background noise
  • Disciplined approach

Trading Course: Advanced Day Trading

Learn all aspects of real-world trading from professional traders by using advanced analysis models, trading tactics and other tools used by the Wall Street Traders

What You Will Learn: Investing in Stocks Investing in Forex Analyzing the market Trading Securities Portfolio Management

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Introduction to the Financial Markets


  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Asset Classes: Forex, Stocks
  • 24/7 Support
  • 3 Months Service Contract
  • Trading Platform included
  • Trading Strategy not included

Advanced Day Trading


  • Duration: 32 hours
  • Asset Classes: Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Futures, Bonds, ETFs
  • 24/7 Support
  • 1 Year Service Contract
  • Trading Platform included
  • Trading Strategy included

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