Basics of Trading

An Introduction to Online Trading
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Instructed by Markets Know-How Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 27
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

Basics of Trading course is for beginners eager to enter the trading world and looking for opportunities to earn money in active and dynamic financial markets.

It is designed to teach students the basic principles of financial markets and successful trading.

What You Will Learn

  • The “True" definition of Trading
  • What are Long and Short trades
  • How to trade when market is going up or down
  • How Short Selling works
  • Using Leverage to increase profit potential
  • How Margin Account works
  • How a Broker executes your trades and makes money
  • What is the Direct Market Access (DMA)
  • What are Market and Limit orders
  • How to control risk using Stop-Loss Orders
  • What are Set and Forget orders
  • What is Liquidity and why are some markets better for trading
  • What are Bid, Ask and Spread
  • Who are Retail and Institutional traders
  • How Institutional/Big Money trade
  • Trader Types and Trading Styles

What are the requirements?

  • No additional materials/software needed.
  • No brokerage account required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the basic principles of financial markets and successful trading
  • Learn how to make money when the market is trending up or down
  • Learn how to control risk and maximize revenue potential

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in learning about trading
  • Beginners and intermediate level traders

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Learning Objectives
Preview
02:11
What does “Trading” mean?
Preview
01:33
Section 2: Long and Short Trades
What are Long and Short Trades?
02:20
Examples of Long and Short Trades
02:06
How Short Selling Works
02:15
Risk of Short vs. Long Trades
01:31
Section 3: Margin and Leverage
Margin and Leverage
00:46
Using Leverage to Buy Stocks Example
Preview
02:52
Buying on Margin
03:31
Example of Buying on Margin
04:13
Selling on Margin
02:23
Example of Short Selling on Margin
04:14
What is Short Squeeze?
01:23
Margin Call Price Formulas
02:32
Section 4: Order Types
Market & Limit Orders
00:54
Limit vs Market Orders
01:40
Stop-Loss Order
01:14
Set and Forget Order
01:51
Section 5: Price and Liquidity
What are Bid, Ask and Spread?
01:17
Liquidity
02:00
Section 6: Market Access & Order Execution
Where Trading Takes Place
01:51
Order Execution – Direct Market Access
Preview
03:58
Section 7: Market Participants
Market Participants
01:06
Characteristics of Institutional Investors
03:48
Big Money Trading Examples
04:49
Trading for Retail Investors
00:26
Types of Retail Traders
02:31

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Instructor Biography

Markets Know-How, Trader/Investor Education Provider

Our Story

There are significant opportunities to earn money in active and dynamic financial markets, but the complexity of these markets can lead to significant losses. The winners are usually knowledgeable and experienced traders who know and follow the rules of the market. Inexperienced traders tend to lose.

MARKETS KHOW-HOW offers a simple and comprehensive way to learn trading. The more MARKETS KHOW-HOW students understand the nature of financial markets, the better they are at recognizing the risks and identifying trading opportunities.

MARKETS KNOW-HOW is a team of professionals with knowledge and expertise in financial markets, trading and education. The education programs of MARKETS KNOW-HOW are based on experiences of active, successful traders from around the world. It's educational content is delivered in a straightforward, structured, and pragmatic way for those that want to learn best practices in financial markets.


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