Introduction to Day Trading

An inexpensive way to determine if day trading is something you would like to pursue.
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Instructed by Paul Thomas Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 36
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

Have you even had an interest in the financial markets but, were tired of hard selling trading schools pressuring you into classes that cost tens of thousands of dollars? If so, this course is your answer. I created this class so, the interested can learn if trading is right for them without a large investment. I came across many people pressured into mortgaging their home, borrowing money from family to fund classes that were overpriced to only learn that day trading was not for them.

5 reasons why you should enroll in the Introduction to Day Trading class….

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 1. To determine if day trading is something you would like to pursue without committing to an overpriced trading course.
  • 2. To learn the difference between day trading and investing.
  • 3. To learn key patterns and tools used by professional traders.
  • 4. To learn some of the pitfalls associated with trading and ways to overcome them.
  • 5. To learn how YOU can supplement or replace your current income by day trading.

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners

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.


Section 1: Introduction
The Road to Success
Section 2: Day Trading vs. Investing

After this lecture, you will understand the difference between Day Trading and Investing.

Section 3: Types of Orders

This lecture will teach you the difference between the types of orders a day trader can use within the trading day.

Section 4: Price Bars

This section will cover the different types of price bars a person my experience in different publications.

Section 5: Price Bar Psychology

After completing this section, you will be able to determine if a price bar is bullish or bearish in nature.

Section 6: Bullish Bar Formations

An explanation on bullish bar formations will be covered in this lecture.


How to recognize a Bullish Engulfing candle will be covered in this section.


How to recognize a Hammer candle will be covered in this section.


How to recognize a Bullish Harami pattern will be covered in this lecture.


In this lecture, you will be taught how to recognize a Piercing Pattern.


How to recognize a Bullish Doji candle will be covered in this lecture.

Section 7: Bearish Bar Formations

An explanation on bearish bar formations will be covered in this lecture.


How to recognize a Bearish Engulfing candle will be covered in this section.


In this lecture, you will be taught how to recognize a Hangman Pattern.


How to recognize a Bearish Harami pattern will be covered in this lecture.


In this lecture, you will be taught how to recognize a Dark Cloud Cover pattern.

Bearish Doji
Section 8: Swing Points

In this lecture, swing points will be discussed and the uses associated with them.


This lecture will go over the formations of swing highs and lows.

Section 9: Price Consolidation

In this lecture, we will discuss the importance of price consolidation and its association with light volume pauses and pull backs.

Light Volume Pauses
Pull Back
Section 10: Continuation Patterns

In this section, we will discuss the different types of bullish and bearish continuation patterns and there importance.

Bullish Continuation Patterns
Bearish Continuation Patterns
Bearish Continuation Patterns cont.
Section 11: Reversal Patterns

In this section, we will discuss reversal patterns, bullish and bearish, and there importance.

Bearish Reversal Patterns
Bullish Reversal Patterns
Section 12: Moving Averages

In this section, we will discuss different types of moving averages and uses for them.

Moving Averages (Most Popular)
Moving Averages (Less Common)
Section 13: Support/Resistance

In this section, we will discuss support and resistance and their relationship to supply and demand.

Support/Resistance cont.
Section 14: Conclusion
Where to Start/Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Paul Thomas, Professional Trader and Trading Educator

Dr. Paul has been a day trader for the past nine years specializing in the equity, futures and forex markets, and is the senior instructor for Trading Market Technicals trader education in the western U.S. For the past twelve years, he has been a Functional Neurologist specializing in the enhancement of brain performance by improving the connectedness of the brain through restoring balance to the hemispheres. Dr. Paul lectures around the country, educating traders on the neurology behind the psychology of trading. His unique knowledge of the brain coupled with his insight as a trader, allows him to share with us the the reasons why we fail to stay disciplined as traders, trade with fear, and trade emotionally. His goal is to provide high quality education so, the student can have a chance in the high paced world of trading.

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