Equity Products

Introduction to the types of equity products, types of shares and exchanges, investors, diversification and volatility.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

This course on Equity Products introduces equities by providing an overview of the types of products, including both direct and indirect products; and demonstrating types of shares and exchanges, investors, diversification and volatility. The course will then further cover equity indices, and go in-depth in covering tracking funds and ETF's, introducing derivatives, forward contracts, futures, equity swaps, options, and structured products.

This course consists of 16 lectures across 3 sections:

  • Equities Introduction
  • Equity Indices
  • How to Buy the Market

What are the requirements?

  • Participants are expected to have basic math knowledge coming into this course.
  • Knowledge of the English language.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll learn about the various types of equity products
  • You'll learn about equity indices and trading
  • You'll learn about the various derivatives within the market

Who is the target audience?

  • All levels of participants are encouraged to take this course.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Equities Introduction

Instructor Spencer Morris introduces the course and discusses types of equity products and shares.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses buying shares and equities.


Instructor Spencer Morris presents Tesco as a case study example.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses the types of shares and exchanges.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses depository receipts.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses the types of investors, diverisfication, and volatility.

Section 2: Equity Indices

Instructor Spencer Morris discusses the types of indices (part 1 of 2).


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses the types of indices (part 2 of 2).

Section 3: How to Buy the Market

Instructor Spencer Morris discusses tracking funds.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses exchange traded funds (ETFs).


Instructor Spencer Morris introduces derivatives.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses forward contracts.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses futures.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses equity swaps.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses options.


Instructor Spencer Morris discusses structured products and concludes the course.

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Instructor Biography

Paul Siegel, Education you can bank on

We deliver superlative, hands-on and practical corporate and investment banking education that you can use immediately in your job, or that next great job you are looking to start. We focus on making complex subjects readily understandable and usable. If you want to take a great leap forward in your finance career, we are here to make that happen.

Our instructors are practitioners who have worked in the field of finance. They relate the subjects covered to real work situations you will encounter in your banking job. So, the concepts are real, the coverage is at the right level of depth, and the material is easy to absorb.

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