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Learn to invest in the Stock Market

Learn the A.B.C's of investing and building your financial wealth.
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Created by Troy Johnson
Last updated 11/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Disclaimer: This is stating that the course that you’re taking is for information purposes only. If you decide to invest, you should consult with a financial advisor before doing so.

Topics Covered:

  • Definition of a stock
  • The importance of investing
  • How to locate a stock
  • How to trade
  • Brokers and broker accounts
  • Types of traders
  • How to invest
  • How to pick a good stock
  • How to look at a chart
  • Indicators
  • How to actually buy a stock

What time and financial Investment do I need?

You just need under 45 minutes to watch the lectures and under $15 to take advantage of this course. You can put in extra time to take a few short quizzes and even some notes!

How much content is in the course?

In this course, you will find just under 45 minutes of 10 different lectures and four quizzes.

Who is the course designed for:

Beginners! People that want to learn about stock trading

Is it right for me?

Of course! If you can breath, have a brain, and need help getting started with trading, then this course was meant for you! This course is intended for beginners and those who want to brush up on basic trading information.

Requirements or Prerequisites:

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Basic math skills
  • A Latte (Ok, maybe you can skip the latte!)

What you can do upon course completion:

Upon completion of this course you should be able to :

  • understand what stocks are and how to trade
  • learn the fundamentals of trading
  • learn how to get started so you can actually get started
Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners! People that want to learn about stock trading
  • Those that want to grow capital
  • Individuals at any knowledge level who desire to learn about personal finance
  • Those that want to learn to day trade shouldn't take this class
  • This class is focused only on trading stocks
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  • Basic math skills
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  • Must have a Computer or Smart Device
Curriculum For This Course
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ABC of what a stock is
4 Lectures 11:04

Quick Disclaimer

Preview 1 page

Fun animated way to learn what a stock is.

Preview 05:29

Simple quiz to see if you understand everything so far.

First Quiz
3 questions

Learn why people invest.

Preview 02:20

Learn how to find a stock

Preview 03:15

Simple stock math to help you understand

Stock Math
4 questions
How to invest in a stock
3 Lectures 13:55

Easy way to invest in the stock market.

How to invest

Animated way to understand reading a chart.

Easy Way to Understand Charts

Live chart on how to pick a good stock.

Picking a good stock

No math in quiz

How to invest
3 questions
Closer look at a stock
3 Lectures 12:09

More on Looking at a chart and understanding it.

More on looking at the chart

See if buying or selling a stock is best for you.

Buy or Sell

Short look on tools to help make a choice.

Lets make you a Trader
4 Lectures 07:42

See which one is best suited for you.

What type of trader are you?

Quick animted look on fundamental traders.

More on Fundamental Traders

Quick run down on the course.


Current and new classes.

Upcoming classes and current classes

Your almost done

Final Quiz
3 questions
About the Instructor
3.9 Average rating
57 Reviews
1,631 Students
4 Courses
Independent Trader

With over 10 years of combined management and sales experience with Fortune 500 companies, Troy D. Johnson has learned what it takes to sell and promote a product. He’s won several awards in the process and was ranked in the top twenties when selling cars in the Southeast Region. He’s been actively trading since 2004 in such financial instruments as futures, options, and stocks. He holds an Associates degree in Finance and has taken several courses on trading. He uses a technical trading style that incorporates indicators. Through continuous practice, Troy has enhanced his expertise in trading.

When he’s not trading, Troy writes, blogs, draws, and cooks for fun. He prides himself on being accessible and can be reached via email or messaging to answer questions about the course. He also believes learning should be fun. That is why he aims to incorporate fun learning styles and attention-grabbing animation. Join him as he teaches you how to take life less seriously and take your money to the max!

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