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Basics of ETF Investing

Learn how ETF's can be a powerful investment tool available to any investor.
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Last updated 11/2013
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The course will include an introduction to the basics of ETF's and how to invest in them. By the end of the course you will be able to apply this knowledge by reviewing specific ETF's and how they can be used in a portfolio.

The course will take around one hour to complete.

This course is of interest to anyone who wants to learn the basics about ETF's, to serve as a foundation for more advanced topics.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any investor who wants to learn about investing in ETF's
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What Will I Learn?
Learn to construct a portfolio of ETF investments
Provide a list of popular ETF's to trade
Learn about ETF's and their benefits
Understand the difference between short-term and long-term investing
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  • no previous experience
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 5 Lectures Collapse All 5 Lectures 42:57
What is an ETF
1 Lecture 07:32

This lecture covers the basics of what an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is. This will provide the foundation required for the remainder of the course.

Preview 07:32
Benefits of ETF investing
1 Lecture 13:37

This lecture will cover the advantages of investing in ETF's instead of individual stocks.

Preview 13:37
ETF investing options
2 Lectures 19:52

This Lecture will teach the basics of portfolio diversification and how ETF's can help you easily diversify your portfolio.

How to build your ETF portfolio

This lecture will explain what is meant by short-term and long-term investing and how you can take advantage of this in your portfolio.

Long term versus short term investing
Next steps
1 Lecture 01:56

In this final lecture we will review what every ETF investor needs to know next. The lecture will present the next more advanced topics that an ETF investor will want to learn.

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About the Instructor
3.7 Average rating
8 Reviews
88 Students
1 Course
Independent Trader

Tristan’s interest in the markets began early in life when he opened his first investment account at the age of 16. His fascination and education in the markets continued at University as he completed a commerce degree, and traded equities and options. While managing a portfolio of equity and private equity investments for a boutique Investment Bank, Tristan began day-trading. He quickly realized that trading futures was not only a passion for him, but was also profitable. Over the past 10 years, Tristan has honed his trading skills by learning from other trading professionals, trading communities and his industry mentors.

Tristan has always been told he has a unique ability to explain complex concepts in an easy to understand manner, he decided to create T2C Trading to help other Traders reach their trading potential. After many years and countless hours of trading, Tristan has refined his trading techniques. He understands the markets, the psychology and the drive that is required to be an exceptional trader. Tristan wants to give back to the trading community and educate others to become consistently profitable traders.

T2C Trading was created to provide a boutique trading service where members feel part of a community. Tristan wants to share his experience and expertise with other traders. He wants to empower you to reach your trading potential.

When Tristan is not trading he is actively involved in Triathlons, Cycling, Running and Skiing. His hard work and perseverance in life and sports has helped shape his trading philosophy. Tristan believes that there is no substitute for effort, and that with effort comes results. He believes that given the opportunity, anyone can achieve their maximum potential. Tristan approaches his trading day much like an athlete approaches a big race, with a plan, drive, and preparedness.

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