Practice Live Trading on Stocks and Options without Risks

The biggest problem with learning to trade Stocks and Options is you lose money while learning. This problem is solved.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

What is the single biggest problem when you're learning to trade Stocks or Options ?

Even if you're not learning but already have some experience, what makes the learning process frustrating ?

It's the fact that the "learning" process can be expensive. i.e. Learning to trade almost always means you lose money in the markets while you learn. Even if you're experienced, you're probably losing money as you acquire the skills, the emotional control, and the decision making abilities that are required to become a skillful trader. By the way, this is very normal, and happens to everyone. And this happens for a very specific reason.

The prospect of losing money while learning is not very pleasant. Most brokers or trading platforms have "paper money" accounts where you trade with virtual money and practice your trading. While paper money accounts are great to see and experience how your trades become winners or losers, they lack a significant component of what makes a good trader. AND THAT IS THERE IS NO EMOTIONAL INVOLVEMENT WITH YOUR TRADE. Most people generally don't care if they win or lose because they know it's NOT real money. The motivation level to make a lot of money with good trades is ABSENT because it's not REAL money, and the motivation to turn around losing trades is LOW. Once again, because it's NOT REAL MONEY. So, at the end of the day most people dump the virtual trading environment and jump into the real things, and end up losing money. What if there's a solution to this problem ???

But what if you could have a "real" environment where you DO CARE even if you don't have real money. You want to win, you're motivated to win. And you want to win BIG because you're highly motivated to win !! That's exactly what this is course is all about. Find out all the details inside on how you can master trading stocks and Options skills without taking any risks that you'd normally take, but still keep your motivation levels very high to perform well. THIS IS A VERY EXCITING PROCESS FOR STOCK AND OPTION TRADERS..SO LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU INSIDE !!!

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of my Options Beginner (3-course Bundle), Options spreads and Credit spreads Bundle as well as the Technical analysis and Chart analysis Bundles would be excellent.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Apply your learning in Options trading on a live platform without taking big risks like you'd need to do on real trading platform.
  • Learn to trade Stocks and Options in a fun environment where you compete in daily, weekly and monthly trading contests. You can win very attractive prizes if you win

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners to trading in stock and Option markets so you can enhance your trading skills while you learn
  • Intermediate traders who wish to hone their skills further without risking money
  • Advanced traders who want to have fun trading in a social and interactive environment

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Practice Live Trading on Stocks and Options without Risks Course
07:28

Welcome to the Intro video of this course. This video discusses the whole learning process for Stocks and Options, and the different approaches people take. Specifically we discuss the pros and cons of the traditional learning approaches, paper money accounts and real money accounts. This is a completely different approach.

10:09

Takes a deep dive into the platform details where you can practice your trading in FULL COMPETITIVE SPIRITS keeping you highly motivated with your trades. But yet, you HAVE NO RISKS.

06:43

How margin calculations work on real trading platforms and virtual platforms.

08:04

Details about how to go about using the platform for Stock trading and Options trading

04:00

Demonstration of Live trading

06:15

Demonstration of Live trading in the first week

04:45

How live trading and social interaction can improve your skills in trading

03:57

Live trading in Week 2 and a look into the Analytics of trades

08:47

This is the Conclusion lecture. In this lecture, you can start to learn Trading stocks and Options right away. This lecture gives you a tried and tested proven system that many professional traders use on a daily basis.

1 question

A short quiz on the Learning process

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Instructor Biography

Hari Swaminathan, Options Mentor, Financial markets educator, Trader, Investor

Knowledge. Strategy. Execution.

Hari Swaminathan is the founder of OptionTiger, a cutting-edge Options Mentoring company, and a full-circle educator in all areas of Financial Markets, and developer of proprietary Intellectual Property around enhancing base case Options strategies (which favor the Market Makers) and turns that deficit into a massive EDGE on the trader's side.. Like building a "powerful Strategy for all Option Strategies". Hari is self-taught in Options and actively trading these instruments for almost 10 years. Hari has a Bachelors degree in Engineering from India, and MBA's from Columbia University in NYC and London Business School in London UK. 

More than ever, its become important for normal people to take charge of their financial situation, and attempt to create additional income streams, or build wealth for the Long Run, in a smart, risk-controlled manner. This is precisely my mission. Through Knowledge, Education, and disciplined Money management approaches. Video-based courseware, Practical workshops , a 4-week Live Mentoring program and several other channels.

Let's break down the Options game in a brutal but realistic manner. 

The Pluses

1. Options were invented out of thin air. And the people who invented it won Nobel Prizes for their invention (Fisher and Black). It is purely a "Mathematical" concept, with no real connections to the external except for one, that's defined implicitly  by its deign.. Its the relationship between an Option and any Asset in the real world,.The associated relationship with any asset's price behavior in precisely defined time frames. In common language, it tries to answer a fundamental question underpinning all of humanity. What kind of mathematical model can help us define the risk of certain events happening, or not happening. The model is very similar to the Insurance industry who basically provide the odds calculated bty large and wide samples of data. It's only then they can provide somewhat of an accurate quote, based on Data science, Statistical Modeling and a heavy dose of Probability theory.

2. This gives birth to very complex but interesting  analytical scenarios. It also gives us the ability to model Options with a set of tools like a car dashboard., but much more powerful and sophisticated approaches. In many cases, you don't need to see what the stock or the larger markets are doing. These numbers are embedded in the mathematical formulas that underpin Options.

3. Because everything in Options is defined in mathematical terms, its also important to realize that OPTIONS will always be the same. The math behind Options will always be the same. forever. Unless they discover serious flaws iin the formulas that tries to determine the fair Option price based on the kind of asset, its price action, Highs and Lows as defined in statistical terms over a certain fixed time frame. It should make some amount of intuitive sense, even if you can't nail it precisely at first..Things like Price Volatility in the "underlying asset, the time lkeft for the Option to expire (Every Option is created with a fixed period of life, and all Option die at some time (They expire) . But the short life that many Options go through, its a wild life, filled with roller coaster like adventures,. 

4. As an analogy, you can make comparisons with the game of Chess. You may agree that Chess is a game of "skill". It's a game of strategy and how well you can plan (ahead) to attack, defend or take a neutral position . We also believe that Chess is strategy-focused and depends upon certain mathematical  properties. The reason we know its a game of skill is : Try to play 100 chess games with Kasparov or Anand. Normal people are guaranteed a loss in all 100 games. And why do we know its underlying features are mathematics based L The reason that computers like Deep Blue can beat Kasparov by a majority, and as computer processing power has increased exponentially by many 1000's of times,, the human number crunching powers have pretty much been constant. So today all professional Chess players refuse to play the machine, because while they used to lose to them by majority, today it's almost guaranteed that they WILL LOSE EVERY GAME

5. Lastly Options are just like Chess. They are a "skill set", and requires acquiring a deep set of analytical skills much more so han most skill sets, but can only be  mastered over a period of time. We cannot turn into a Kasparov in a matter of weeks or even a few month. It does NOT work like that. But once you go through this process that can go for 1 to 2 years or more, there is a powerful light at the end of that tunnel. You build a skill set for life which means things like Age or geographical location, Lifestyles, Weather are no longer a barrier to create a consistent income streams strategically regardless of who you are, where you are, or how old you are. This is POWERFUL stuff. Now let's look at the negatives.


MINUSES


Options are easily the most fascinating financial instrument with several upside benefits, but they an equakky powerful set of minuses. 

1. Options have a steep learning curve. Gon't expect to become Kasparov in a couple of months. Or even a year or two. You caan bbuild a Kas[arov or Anand in those timeframes. And why is this important to realize, Because we are playing a Kasparov or Anand every time we enter the Options market. Market Makers who are 99% of the time, the counter party to all Options trades, are Options professionals. with 10 to 20 years with exoerience in Optioms. . The company has entrusted the responsibility of providing liquidity to the market which is a :legal duty" but can have disastrous consequences. While we have hours tp plam our attaacks, the Market Maker literall seconds for a trade. In a normal  day, a market maker can do many thousands of trades. One can omly be in awe of their skills. 

2. If you're interested in Options, sp=o NOT approacg it with a mondset of or rewuirement to ,aking ,omey. This is not only npu goimg to happen, but iys a recipe for disaster. It's like a student of Medicine waning to ptactice thei skiils after 2 monyjs of study, Keepimh with the Chess analogy,, because its the best way to think about Options before you actually know Options. To develop a meaningful batting average, you will need Time, Patience, and Disipline. They domt develop overnight. Ifyou focus completely on the learning ideally practicing on paper money accounts

are powerful, but they have a learning curve. I've broken down all the complexities of Options in simple language that everyone can understand. The courseware uses real trade examples, always highlighting the pluses and minuses of every investment situation. Options provide the best way to take advantage of bull cycles, bear cycles and everything in between.

As someone that has self-learnt Options and through making mistakes, I can tell you Options trading is not something you should take lightly. You will hear people talking of fantastic triple and quadruple digit returns. I'm here to be brutally honest with you - 

- Be very very careful in the first 12 months of Options trading. 

- This is when everyone is the most vulnerable to losing money. 

- Your main objective during this time is to focus on learning this craft and not lose money during this time. 

Having said that, if you can get past the first 12 months and acquire the expertise in a systematic manner, true financial independence awaits.

You can trade Options from anywhere in the world, regardless of how old you are. You never have to worry about job security any more because you have a skill that can produce consistent wealth month after month. 

But you have some serious but exciting work to do before you can get there, and I'm here to help you in this journey. 

Watch my Free Course for Options Trading Beginners where I draw out a detailed roadmap of what this 12-month journey looks like, and the specific strategies you should master during each step of this learning process. 

Watch my Free Mini-courses or my YouTube channel , all of which have the highest quality of education material. 

And join me in my UDemy courses, where I share cutting-edge theoretical knowledge mixed with practical insights, strategy and impeccable execution through live trading examples. 

If you have any questions at any time, please feel free to message me on Udemy.

The order to follow on my Udemy courses

Comprehensive guide to Financial Markets, Investing and Trading

Options Trading Beginners Bundle (3-course Bundle)

Advanced Options Concepts

Options spreads and credit spreads Bundle

Technical analysis and Chart reading Bundle

After this, the order does not matter. You can take any of the courses as per your interest.

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