Trading Economic Indicators - Complete Trading System

A transparent trading system to make profits trading in the stock market using economic indicators
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

UPDATE Feb 10th 2016: Complete Trading Resource List including Top 10 must have trading websites, blogs, books, trader twitter accounts.

UPDATE Jan 19th 2016: Economic Indicator Trading Toolbox added. Create and test the results of your own trading strategies.

2000+ satisfied students from 100+ countries!!!

Are you confused from the daily bombardment of financial information by various sources? Are you irritated by the news reporters mentioning a gazillion reasons for the stock market movement, often contradicting each other? Are you tired of using adhoc strategies for trading, nervously following every market move and looking for a robust, profitable system to trade? Well, you have come to the right place.

Use economic indicators to build a low-risk and profitable system for trading the stock market in 30 minutes a day

What our students have to say

"A real actionable trading strategy is followed in this course. I have learned so much going through this course. It is only a few days & I have been able to to put together a trading strategy based on what I learned and it tested successfully. Thanks a lot for giving my life a new lesson of success!" - Robert Clyde

"What I liked about this course is that it took the time to educate the student on the terminology and the concepts behind the system. It was very thorough and detailed which I felt was quite responsible as compared to some stock trading systems courses who would sell complex systems that result in the customers demise into poverty. I am looking forward to putting this knowledge into action. Great work I really enjoyed this course." - Bethany Holt

"The style of this course is to deliver short, informative videos that keep your attention and keep you moving, rather than try do deliver long-winded lectures that have you looking out the window. I really like this style and found it very engaging. I also learned a great deal of new information on a subject I was already somewhat familiar with. The system makes sense and is workable, and I can't wait to get started on it." - Paul Proto

Snapshot of the System

  • Developed using trading strategies of some of the most successful, billionaire hedge fund traders like Martin Zweig, Mark Boucher, Joe Appel, Ray Dalio and George Soros
  • Extensively back-tested by developing spreadsheet models using 50 years of stock market data
  • $10,000 invested in the trading system in 1967 would have turned into $18,800,000 in 2015
  • Based on fundamental economic indicators like GDP, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Unemployment Rate, etc. and their implications on the market
  • Simple, rule-based strategies for trading stock market, which once understood, can be used for trading in less than 30 minutes a day

Course Structure

The course has been divided into 3 modules:

  1. Economic Indicators – Introduction – The first module is a primer on Economic Indicators. Here, you will learn more about the different types of economic indicators like GDP, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Yield Curve, Fed Funds Rate and others. This information is used by the economic experts, billionaire traders, successful hedge fund managers and even the Federal Reserve itself to understand the economy.
  2. Implications for the market – The second module uses the indicators learned in the first section and deals with their impact on the stock market. Here, you will learn to predict the stock market moves based upon the economic data released on various economic indicators.
  3. Hacking Trading through a system of economic indicatorsThe third module takes you through the actual trading system that can be used to generate significant profits on the stock market. Here, you will not only learn about the rules, based on economic indicators, that can be used to hack trading but will also learn how to calculate, analyze and track economic data to apply these rules to your trade. You will also get to see the portfolio performance of a trading system developed using these rules over 50 years from 1967 to 2015.

Go ahead and enroll into the course and begin your journey from a novice trader to a Wall Street Pro!

See you on the inside!

Frequently Asked Questions

# I'm a complete beginner. Is this course suitable for me ?

Yes, this course is designed for beginners. The course is prepared in a progressive manner. It entails a step-by-step approach with minimal financial jargon. But of course, you will need to put in more effort than someone with a stronger background to master the content.

# What if I have questions during the course ?

You can post the questions in the discussion forum or you can send us a message one-to-one. We normally reply immediately or , if we are sleeping, within 24 hours.

# What if I am unhappy with the course ?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact Udemy in the first 30 days and they will give you a full refund. No questions asked.

# How long do I have access to the course ?

You will enjoy access to the course for a lifetime. This means you will have access to all the new lectures, tools, newsletters, trading strategies, and other bonuses which are added every week - free of cost.

# What if I want to take this course on mobile ?

The course is available on both Android and iOS based mobile. Just download the Udemy app and spend 15 minutes a day, while riding metro or taking a cab, on this course. You can learn new trading strategies in 1 week.

# Can this course add value to my resume ?

After completing the course, you will get a Certificate of Completion from Udemy! You can add that to enhance your resume as well as your Linkedin Profile.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a basic understanding of economic data and stock market.
  • You should have an open mind and a desire to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn from the trading strategies of the most successful hedge fund managers - George Soros, Ray Dalio, Martin Zweig, Mark Boucher, etc.
  • Get in-depth exposure to trading systems used by Wall Street pros to convert 100 thousand dollars to over 15 million dollars in less than 48 years
  • Choose the right economic indicators (GDP, CPI, Fed Funds Rate, Yield Curve) that impact the stock market
  • Track economic indicators using free tools (Barron's, Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis, Yahoo Finance, etc.) available on web
  • Learn back-tested trading strategies that yield nearly double the return as compared to S&P 500 Index
  • Develop a profitable system to generate significant profits trading the stock market in just 30 minutes a day
  • Decipher how the stock market works and use economic data to your advantage

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is passionate about the economy and markets
  • Anyone who wants to develop a profitable rule-based system for trading
  • Anyone who wants to make sense of the bombardment of economic news from reporters
  • Anyone who is serious about trading and wants to take his/her game to the next level
  • Anyone who is a beginner in trading and is looking for concrete ideas/system to trade
  • This course is not for experienced day traders looking for advanced trading strategies

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
00:53

This is an introductory video to welcome you to the course. Thank you for enrolling in the course. Here, you will learn about the basic structure of the course and begin your journey to becoming a pro Wall Street Trader.

Article

Introduce yourself to other people in this trading course. This will help you form connections and get partners to get the maximum out of this course. This is your chance to get personal attention from us and increase your chances of winning the prizes in the weekly trading competitions.

05:06

In this video, you will learn why developed a course on economic indicators and how you can use it to make sense of the wide variety of economic data available. You will also learn about how master hedge fund managers and traders like George Soros used economic data to become billionaires. Further, you will be introduced to the trading system and how it has performed in live trades. Lastly, you will also get the know how the system was built and the importance of a system for trading.

Section 2: Economic Indicators: Basics
03:06
In this video, you will learn about what are economic indicators and which US agencies to refer to for tracking the indicators. You will also see an interesting simulation of the changes in GDP of various countries over the years, and make sense of how the world economy and the balance of power has changed. Further, you will learn about the US GDP growth rate and and be able to determine the health of the US economy by looking at the upcoming GDP growth rate number


1 question

This quiz will enable you to test your knowledge of the GDP of top countries and understand the difference between GDP Gross Value and GDP at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)

06:58

This lecture talks about GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and how you can use it to estimate the overall health of the economy. You will be able to understand the components that form the GDP and the basket of goods and services that go behind it. You will also learn about the economic indicators which are used by financial analysts, economic news reporters and even the Federal Reserve to measure GDP and in turn determine the health of the economy.

02:34

This lecture will enable you to understand Inflation and how it has been silently robbing us since 1913. You will also get to know about the main instrument used by the Federal Reserve to balance the US economy - the Fed Funds rate. Finally, you will learn about Yield curve and how it has accurately predicted every recession in the economy.

2 questions

Testing the basic concepts of GDP components, Inflation and Fed Funds Rate

01:52
Here you will get to know how to keep a track of the release dates for various economic indicators at one place and use it to your advantage. Keeping a track of all the indicators might be confusing. Therefore, after rigorous testing and elimination, we provide you with our Super Six Economic Indicators which have the maximum impact on the market
Section 3: How economic indicators impact the stock market?
05:27

This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of the GDP indicator on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and you can use this information to forecast the movement of the market to your advantage

03:34

This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and you

can use this information to forecast

the movement of the market to your advantage

1 question

Test the impact of CPI on Stock and Bond markets

02:45
This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of the Capacity Utilization on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and learn to forecast the movement of the market based on this indicator
02:56
This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of Employment Report on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and you can use this information to forecast the movement of the market to your advantage
04:46
This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of Fed Funds Rate on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and you can use this information to forecast the movement of the market to your advantage
05:39
This lecture will enable you to understand the Impact of Yield Curve on the Stock Market, the Bond Market and the Dollar and you can use this information to forecast the movement of the market to your advantage
1 question

Test the concept of yield curve and its impact on the market

04:21
In this video, you will develop an understanding of how the Federal Reserve uses Monetary policy to manage the dual mandate of Price Stability and Maximum Employment.This lecture will also help you grasp the influence of the monetary policy on the business cycle, which in turn causes movement in bonds, stocks and commodities.
Section 4: Complete System for trading using economic indicators
03:56
In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using Capacity Utilization data and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the Capacity Utilization data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.
06:33
In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using Yield Curve data and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the Yield Curve data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.
03:15

In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using Unemployment Rate data and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the Unemployment Rate data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.

1 question

The concept of Unemployment Rate, impact on market and Trading Rule for Unemployment

05:29
In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using GDP and CPI data and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the GDP and CPI data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.
05:30
In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using 200 Day Moving Average and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the

200 Day Moving Average data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.

02:47
In this video, you will be given the actual trading rule that can be used to trade the S&P 500 using Fed Funds Rate data and how much better it is as compared to the average returns from S&P 500.You will also see a proof of the actual portfolio performance obtained after applying the this trading strategy on S&P 500 for a period of approx. 50 years from 1967 to present. Further we will provide you with the source to get access to the Fed Funds Rate data and help you transform the data into the format required for applying this strategy to beat the market.
Conclusion
01:14
Section 5: Resources
Article

You can download the Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet to view back-tested trading strategies and even develop your own strategies. The tool is complete with trading calls, charts and historical data to enable you to develop your own trading strategies and test it. Go ahead and give it a shot!

Article

This lecture gives the list of important links used in the course. All of these links are to free content, so do have a look. You can learn about the economy from Ray Dalio, the top hedge fund manager himself or look at dynamic GDP simulation across countries, or analyze a Dynamic 3D Yield curve or look at the US economy snapshot at Barrons.

Article

In this lecture, you will get access to the list of our curated Top 10 websites, blogs, traders, books, twitter accounts which are a must to follow for any trader aspiring to make serious money in the market.

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Instructor Biography

Segma Singh, Stock Trader, Modeling Expert

I am a Computer Science engineer with a Masters in Finance. I started trading in college and became a financial modeling expert with several years of experience with one of the world's Top 5 investment banks.

However, I always felt that the financial world has reserved itself for a select few quant wizards and the ultra rich. I wanted to change that and take that knowledge to the masses. I wanted to put those tools in the hand of a common investor, in order to make a real difference in the lives of people. That is when I decided to become an instructor on Udemy.

Instructor Biography

After receiving a degree in economics, I began my trading career over a decade ago in the equity finance division of a Wall Street investment bank. It was there that I learned the importance of economic indicators to finance a firm or structure a portfolio. After trading and learning to create financial products I left the investment bank and went to work at the largest Nasdaq market maker in the U.S. I now trade equities, futures, options and currencies. It is this experience that I hope to share with the students.

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