Charting for Beginners 101: Technical Analysis Demystified

Discover how to read charts, find healthy shares and make trading decisions in the stock market through charting.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Do you want to know more about technical analysis? Don’t be daunted, it seems like a big term but technical analysis (also referred to as charting) is a valuable tool you can use to make sound decisions in your trading.

Charting gives you an extra edge in the market and builds confidence in your trading. That’s why best selling author, sought-after trading mentor and private trader, Justine Pollard, loves it and makes all her trading decisions through charts.

Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll learn from the course:

  • An overview of the basic concepts and principles of technical analysis
  • An easy step by step guide on how to read charts and understand the health of the share through its trend
  • Justine's trading approach and how she makes decisions through charting
  • And so much more…

It is indeed a real eye opener once you understand how to read charts. You will never look at a share the same way again.

What are the requirements?

  • Open account in Udemy to access the free e-course
  • stable internet connection to view the video e-courses
  • Adobe Reader to download and open resource in PDF format

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover how to make trading decisions through charting like a pro
  • Get an overview of the basic concepts and principles of technical analysis
  • Learn an easy step by step guide on how to read charts and understand the health of the share through its trend
  • Know Justine Pollard's trading approach and how she makes decisions through charting

Who is the target audience?

  • those who love to discover a valuable tool to use in their business of trading
  • those who love technical analysis or charting
  • those who want to take their learning to the next level

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

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This lecture will go through what you will learn in this e-course and introduce you to technical analysis and charts. Watch your first session now.


This lecture covers significant reference points. They are support and resistance lines or zones that can be identified on charts. They create a floor and a ceiling to the share price activity and each time the share price gets to this point they bounce. Let’s now delve into understanding exactly what significance reference points are and how you can use them to your advantage.


This lecture covers identifying trends which can either be an uptrend, downtrend or sideways trend. Like support and resistance levels, trends are also significant reference points that are drawn from price highs or lows on a chart.


This lecture covers identifying the distinct market stages that shares move through. Learn more and use this information to your advantage when making trading decisions.


This lecture continues with identifying the distinct market stages that shares move through focusing on stages 3 top and stage 4 downtrend. Watch the video to give you a view on the likely development of the share price action and how this can assist you in your trading strategies.


In this lecture I am covering entry criteria. Once you have defined the set-up that must be present in the chart you need to define what will trigger you to enter a trade.


In this lecture I am covering exit criteria. You need to define what will trigger you to exit a trade. Watch the video to learn all about this key money management strategy.


In this lecture I cover a range of different stop losses. Watch the video to give you some ideas on the types of stops you can use in your trading to limit your losses and protect your profits.


This lecture is about the importance of a trading plan. In order to trade successfully in the market you need to have a trading plan. Just like any business, in order to survive, it needs a plan. Watch the video to learn the important areas you need to cover in your plan.


You are now up to the final session of the e-course. Before you finish up I want to talk about my trading approach. Watch the video to see an overview of how I go through the process of selecting a trade and share some of my real trades with you so you can understand exactly how I use technical analysis to trade the markets.

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Instructor Biography

Justine Pollard, Author, Speaker, Private Trader & Trading Mentor

Justine Pollard is the woman behind Smart Trading. She is a successful, professional stock and CFD trader that is extremely passionate about sharing her trading systems and strategies and assisting other budding traders in the markets, so they too can discover the smarter ways to trading.

Coupled with her success in the stock market, Justine is also the best-selling author of Smart Trading Plans. The book is a step-by-step guide to developing a business plan for trading the market. It has been hailed as one of the Top 10 Best Selling Finance Books in Australia's leading finance magazine, Money Magazine

Her success story has also been included in other top-rating books like Real traders, Real lives. Real Money by Eva Diaz and 20 Most Common Trading Mistakes by Kel Butcher. She also contributed a chapter to the book,The Wiley Trading Guide, together with 17 other top traders and mentors. And she is featured in the book calledMs Millionaire from the same authors who wrote the phenomenal Mr Millionaire.

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