Stock Market for Beginners - Complete Starter Toolkit

Your complete fundamental & technical guide to get started in stock market trading & investing.
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  • Lectures 79
  • Length 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

This course has been specifically designed for beginners / investors new to the stock market. It is one of the most comprehensive toolkit for stock market trading/ investing.

How is the course structured?
1. The first three sections in the course deal with the common queries most beginners have with respect to the stock market.
2. The next three sections deal with understanding & analyzing Financial Statement of companies.
3. The rest of the sections deal with Technical Analysis. These techniques are not just applicable to stocks but also other asset classes.

Why should I take this course?

Do you have questions like:

1. How do I start trading in the stock market?

2. What is share or stock?

3. What is a stock exchange?

4. I have less money, Should I trade in Futures & Options?

5. How do I select a stock broker?

6. How much money should I invest in the stock market?

7. What is algorithmic trading & Should I be doing it?

Great! The first 3 sections in this course answers many such questions for beginners.

The next 3 sections deal with understanding & the financial statements of any company. Now you need not be intimidated with terms like Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Statement of Income. Everything is explained using a real financial statement so that you can start reading financial statements just like you read any other book!

To add to it you learn how to perform Financial Ratio Analysis & Common Size Analysis of companies which would help you better understand the underlying business of a stock & its performance. This is a must have input before you invest in a stock!

Once you know which company you want to invest in, you need to know when to invest so that you can benefit most from rise in price of a stock.

This is where the rest of the sections in this course help you.

We have included a comprehensive list of technical analysis tools that will help you to:

  1. Do short term trading in the stock market 
  2. Better time your entry for investing success

These tools are not just applicable to the stock market. In fact you can trade almost any asset class using these tools. Don't believe us? 

We throw in our favorite trading pattern at your service to prove it to you. This pattern is a complete trading system in itself. We used this same pattern to predict the surprising rally in Gold in 2016 & also the even more surprising rally in the stock market!

If you are new to investing this course will provide a major boost to your knowledge & give you the confidence to really kick start your investment journey.

What are the requirements?

  • No specific software requirements.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get answers to most frequently asked questions by beginners!
  • Start trading / investing in the stock market
  • Understand Financial Statement of Companies
  • Analyze Financial Statements using Ratio Analysis & Common Size Analysis
  • Apply Technical Analysis for investing/ trading
  • Profit from a trade setup for all time frames & asset classes

What is the target audience?

  • This course is ideal for anyone looking to quickly get started in the stock market
  • This course is probably not for you if you are CFA, FRM or CMT qualified

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Stocks & Stock Market Basics
02:49

In this video we introduce you to the instructor, the structure of the course & also give a brief overview of what you can expect to learn from this course.

08:18

In this stock market tutorial you learn what is a stock by looking at an example. You also learn what is a stock market.

04:02

In this video you will learn about retail investors & institutional investors.

03:35

In this video you will learn why tracking the stock market is so important for everyone.

09:23

In this video you will learn about various type of investors in the primary markets and also the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and Follow on Public Offering (FPO)

04:37

In this video you will learn about secondary market & the various functions served by the primary market.

05:24

In this video you learn who really sets the price in the stock market including both primary markets & secondary markets.

Stock Market Basics Quiz
5 questions
1 question


Section 2: Stock Exchanges, Financial Intermediaries & Stock Index
04:01

In this video you learn what are stock exchanges & what are the advantages of trading on an exchange.

07:31

In this video you learn about a typical trade life cycle and also the various intermediaries involved in the life cycle

07:48

In this video you will learning what is mean by security & what is a stock index

Stock Exchange Quiz
5 questions
Section 3: Queries on Stock Market Trading
03:49

In this video you will learn how you can trade in the stock market. This video explains the steps involved in trading in the stock market.

07:44

In this video you will learn the meaning of bid price & offer price, and also different types of orders including limit order, market order & stop loss order.

Stock Market Trading Quiz
5 questions
04:38

In this video we describe the different types of brokers & also the factors you should consider before choosing a stock broker.

04:23

In this video we explain the concept of algorithmic trading and whether you should be doing it.

07:40

In this video we tell you how to go about deciding on the amount of money you should expect in the market

03:41

In this video you will learn how much money should you invest in any single stock.

Stock Market Trading Quiz
4 questions
04:40

In this video we help you decide if you should trade in futures & options

06:31

In this video we explain what are futures contract

05:50

In this video we explain Options contract

Futures & Options Quiz
4 questions
05:44

In this video we answer a common question related to stock tips & explain how mutual funds can be a good substitute.

02:38

In this video we explain what are mutual funds and how they work

04:58

In this video we describe different types of corporate actions including dividends, bonus issue, rights issue etc.

03:37

In this video we explain what is meant by record date, ex dividend date etc.

Stock Market Trading Quiz
4 questions
Section 4: Understanding Financial Statements
03:17

In this video we cover what is meant by financial analysis of a company.

10:16

In this video we look at what is balance sheet. We also look at various components of balance sheet starting with Current Assets & Current Liabilities.

03:43

In this video we will look at another important component of balance sheet which is Equity.

04:04

In this video we look at Non Current Assets & Non Current Liabilities.

Balance Sheet Quiz
3 questions
06:56

In this video we will understand the basics of statement of income. Also known as Profit & Loss Statement

Income Statement Quiz
2 questions
02:35

In this video we will understand statement of changes in equity.

08:22

In this video we understand the cash flow statement. We specifically look at the indirect method of cash flow reporting.

Article

In this article we look at the direct method of cash flow reporting.

Cash Flow Statement Quiz
3 questions
Cash Flow Statement Exercise
1 question
04:45

In this video we understand financial notes & supplementary schedules that accompany financial statements.

Section 5: Common Size Analysis of Financial Statement
05:02

In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of balance sheet.

03:29

In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of income statement.

05:12

In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of cash flow statement.

Common Size Analysis Quiz
4 questions
Section 6: Financial Ratio Analysis
04:25

In this video we understand what is meant by Financial Ratios.

Financial Ratios Quiz
3 questions
04:21

In this video we understand what is meant by Activity Ratios. We also specifically look at the inventory turnover and days of inventory on hand ratios.

02:56

In this video we look at some other activity ratios. Specifically we look at Receivables Turnover, Days of Sales Outstanding, Payable Turnover and Number of days of Payable.

03:10

In this video we look at some more activity ratios. These include the Working Capital Turnover, Fixed Asset Turnover and Total Asset Turnover.

Activity Ratios Exercise 1
1 question
Evaluation of Activity Ratio Case Study
Article
07:11

In this video we will look at the Liquidity Ratios including Current Ratio, Quick Ratio, Cash Ratio, and Defensive Interval Ratio. We also look at an important liquidity measure known as the cash conversion cycle or the net operating cycle.

03:52

In this video we look at the solvency ratios including Debt to Asset Ratio, Debt to Capital Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio, Financial Leverage Ratio, Interest Coverage Ratio and the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio.

Liquidity & Solvency Ratios Quiz
3 questions
05:49

In this video we look at profitability ratios. Specifically we look at Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, Pre Tax Margin, Net Profit Margin, Return on Assets, Return on Total Capital and Return on Equity.

04:23

In this video we look at valuation ratios like Price to Earnings, Price to Sales, and Price to Book Value Ratio

Profitability & Valuation Ratios Quiz
2 questions
Article

In this article we look at how we can apply the different ratios we have learned in order to narrow down our options in terms of stock selection.

Section 7: Introduction to Technical Analysis
03:31

In this video we discuss what is technical analysis

04:03

In this video we discuss the principles & assumptions behind technical analysis

02:15

In this video we compare technical analysis with fundamental analysis

5 questions


Section 8: Introduction to Charts
05:31

In this video we discuss line charts & bar charts

03:11

In this video we briefly discuss candlestick charts

04:48

In this video we discuss other considerations related to charting like chart scale & volume

Introduction to Charting Quiz
4 questions
Section 9: Gap Formations
04:23

In this video we explain what are gaps and dispel a common myth associated with Gaps

02:26

In this video we discuss gaps that don't have any forecasting value

06:48

In this video we discuss gaps that have some forecasting value. Here we specifically discuss:

  • Common Gaps or Area Gaps
  • Breakout Gaps
07:29

In this video we discuss more types of gaps that have some forecasting value. Here we specifically discuss:

  • Continuation or Runaway Gap
  • Exhaustion Gap
Gaps Quiz
5 questions
Section 10: Support & Resistance Concepts
08:57

In this video we discuss what is meant by support level & resistance level.

04:35

In this video we discuss factors that can be used to estimate strength of support & resistance levels

03:07

In this video we see a real life example of support at work.

03:44

In this video we look at other aspects of support & resistance

Support and Resistance Quiz
2 questions
Section 11: Trend Lines & Trend Channels
04:59

In this video we see what are different types of trends and what is a trend line

06:51

In this video we see how we can test the authority of trend lines & identify if the breakout away from a trend line is a valid breakout. 

03:01

In this video we discuss situations in which we may need to amend trend lines and how we should go about it.

Trend Line Quiz
5 questions
04:46

In this video we look at trend channels

Trend Channel Quiz
2 questions
Section 12: Technical Indicators
01:15

In this video we discuss what are technical indicators

09:23

In this video we look at different types of moving averages. Specifically we look at:

  • Simple Moving Average
  • Exponential Moving Average
  • Weighted Moving Average
03:31

In this video we look at bollinger bands and how we can use them for trading purposes

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Instructor Biography

Indian Insight, Stock Advisory & Education

Indian Insight is niche stock advisory and education firm with focus on providing education and stock advisory services for retail investors. Founded by people with impeccable pedigree and extensive experience in trading Indian and International financial markets, Risk Consulting, and Banking. We and our industry consultants have worked for top notch Swiss/ U.S./ U.K. based investment banks and consulting firms.

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