How to Trade the Stock Market - For School Students

Learn the basics of investing and savings before most do
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  • Lectures 56
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Its unfortunate that our schools don’t teach the basics of finance, saving and investment to our kids. As an adult, don't you wonder why our schools don't make it mandatory for children to take finance classes? In fact, isn’t that what all our adult problems are these days – thinking about managing our finances, our loans etc.? Just imagine as kids if we were knew this stuff, we would be on our way to a successful retirement a lot earlier than expected.

That’s why we're here today. Over the past 2 years, our course instructor has been teaching at Chicago’s public schools – the basics of stock market investing to 8th grade students as part of their Math class. This course is the online version of the same class.

At the end of it, you will all be prepared to invest in the stock market. So next time you give your kids some pocket money or they earn some, they will know exactly where to put it – in the stock market and watch that money grow. If they don’t have any money, not a problem, we'll show you exactly how to paper trade, so they'll be ready when you have some.

So parents, get your kids onboard, get them a notebook, get them ready to take some notes and lets get started. Its going to be a lot of fun.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
  • Middle and High school students who are interested in learning the basics of investing in the stock market.
  • Entry level investors who want to learn the absolute basics of stock market investing before they get started.
COURSE OUTLINE
  1. What is the stock market and why is it important?
  2. How to pick the right stocks?
  3. Understanding Price and Earnings to make good investment decisions.
  4. When to sell a stock and how to measure return on investment?
  5. The importance of Diversification
  6. The Importance of Savings, Investing and Compounding Interest
  7. Bonds
WHAT DO YOU GET WITH THE COURSE?
  1. 155 page kid friendly detailed presentation in pdf format walking you step by step through the entire course.
  2. 24/7 support access at any point of time for any questions.

What are the requirements?

  • Just a positive attitude and a smile as you go through the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Students will be able to learn the basics of the investing in the stock market
  • Students will learn when to buy and when to sell a stock
  • Students will learn to manage a portfolio of stocks and other asset classes
  • Students will learn the importance of saving for their long term future

What is the target audience?

  • Middle and high school students who like or enjoy mathemetics
  • This course applies mathematics to finance

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
01:18

We will introduce the course in this lecture and also take a look at the course outline.

Section 2: Class 1 - What is a stock and why is the stock market important?
01:28

We'll understand how Bill Gates and Warren Buffet made their wealth.

00:54

We'll take McDonald's example to understand what a stock is.

01:18

We'll understand the story of McDonalds and how it got to be.

01:02

We will understand the Profit and Loss statement for McDonalds.

01:30

We will see where investing in McDonalds would've gotten us to today.

00:24

We will review McDonalds and what we learnt so far.

00:45

Why should you start investing in stocks? We will understand the answer to this question.

01:09

We will see what skills do you need to become a successful stock investor.

01:49

We'll understand why going to college is important and why you should NOT drop out.

02:06

We'll kick things off with our first assignment in this lecture.

Section 3: Class 2 – Picking the right stocks
01:08

We'll start by reviewing last week's concepts.

00:52

Undertand in this lecture why buy stocks.

01:01

We'll understand what return is on a stock investment.

01:01

We'll understand some of the risks with a stock investment in this lecture.

01:51

I'll give you a breakdown of my stock picks.

00:37

We'll see how to measure the performance of a stock.

02:43

We'll continue our discussion on performance.

02:00

We'll understand the concept of diversification.

02:00

We'll continue our discussion on diversification.

00:42

In this lecture, I'll push you to brainstorm on stock ideas.

00:35

We'll understand what makes a good stock.

01:26

We'll start with Assignment # 2 for the week.

Section 4: Class 3 – Understand Price and Earnings
01:44

We'll review the concepts from Class 2.

01:38

We'll continue our discussion on last week's concepts.

00:26

We learnt a lot last week. We'll revise it all in this lecture.

03:02

We'll understand what the concept of Price to Earnings ratio is.

00:56

We'll learn how to calculate the P/E ratio in this class.

01:43

Why is the P/E ratio important?

01:43

We'll go into the details of the P/E ratio in this class.

02:34

If you're confused about the P/E ratio, after this class you won't be.

01:41

We'll look at the assignment for this week in this class.

Section 5: Class 4 – When to sell a stock and how to measure return on investment?
05:08

We'll discuss concepts from last week.

02:04

We'll understand why its important to sell your stock?

01:50

We'll look at how our courtesan portfolio was updated so far.

01:02

Week 4's assignment will be covered here.

Section 6: Class 5 – Diversification
02:38

We'll revise what we've learnt so far.

02:20

We'll further look into last week's concepts and make sure we're good to go with all our concepts so far.

02:22

We'll understand what a market is in this class.

01:32

Why do companies go public?

02:12

Stocks can give us a great return. But they are also risky.

02:36

We'll see how our portfolio is doing in this lecture.

03:03

We'll understand how to diversify our portfolio to manage risk.

Section 7: Class 6 – The Importance of Savings, Investing and Compounding Interest
02:56

We'll revise what we've learnt so far.

02:09

Whats the difference between saving and investing is what we'll look at in this class.

01:21

We'll look at a special rule called - The Rule of 72 in this lecture.

00:23

We'll see how to get the current rate of inflation.

01:23

We'll understand the value of a dollar in this lecture and how it changes over the years.

02:31

The power of compounding is a powerful concept and we'll understand the same in this class.

04:16

We'll conclude this concept of saving and investing in this class.

Section 8: Class 7 – Bonds
01:57

We'll understand the concepts of bonds in this class.

01:48

We'll look at how bonds work in this class.

03:23

We'll understand the 3 concepts of maturity, collateral and trustworthiness in great detail.

01:39

We'll wrap up the lecture here and recap what we've learnt about bonds.

Section 9: Conclusion
02:04

We'll conclude the entire course in this lecture by summarizing the concepts.

00:23

We'll use one more lecture and revise concepts and conclude everything here.

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