Series 7 Exam Preparation: Equity Securities

Become proficient in Equity Security topics and concepts - Learn and apply concepts in preparing for Series 7 Exam
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  • Lectures 15
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 15 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This video course is the FIRST of its kind to be available on Udemy! This course is set up to help individuals as they prepare to pass the Series 7 Licencing exam that is required for anyone who would like to be a licensed stock broker in the United States. This course is available as a realistic alternative to paying for hours of tutoring. This allows you to pause, rewind, and/or repeat concepts as needed. PLUS, you'll have access to realistic practice questions and step-by-step demonstrations of how to approach and answer those questions accurately and efficiently.

In this course, we will discuss the topic about what the Series 7 Exam is, why it is required and what individuals will expect to see on the actual test. This video course is the first of many to come, with the main emphasis of this course is to ensure levels of understanding sufficient specific to the topic of "Equity Securities" for the Series 7.

The structure of this course will include animated videos, screen captured videos of lectures, practice questions for students to try (pdf files for download), and demonstrations of the questions (video demonstrations).

Why take this course??? Help you pass the Series 7 Exam, of course!!!

This course consists of:

7 animated and 7 lecture videos - over 90 minutes of video content

13 practice questions included on downloadable pdf's

Expected time to take this course: 2 hours (approximately): videos, lectures and practice question

What are the requirements?

  • Have a deep desire to PASS this exam - and dedication to learning this information

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Describe the details and differences of Common Stock, Preferred Stock and Other Equity Securities and why investors choose these investments
  • Understand the topics covered and requirements to pass the Series 7 exam
  • Proceed into following sections of the Series 7 Preparation Course
  • Answer practical exam questions using test taking tips and tricks, in preparation for the Series 7 exam

What is the target audience?

  • Individuals who are preparing to pass the Series 7 exam, as a requirement of their employment in the Financial Services industry
  • Individuals that want to increase their knowledge base about the US stock markets

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Start Here - Intoduction Videos
01:57

This video will give a very brief overview to describe what these video courses are all about - helping you to prepare for the Series 7 exam.

01:46

Thi video will help understand why stockbrokers need to take and pass the Series 7 exam, as well as how it is administered

02:57

This video will introduce information about what topics and subjects are covered and tested on as part of the Series 7 exam.

01:42

This video will introduce the format that will be used for this video course - basically the roadmap that these courses will take to prepare for the exam.

Section 2: Series 7 Prep - Equity Securities
01:46

Short video to introduce and give overview of what will be covered in the lectures about Equity Securities section.

05:59

This lecture will talk thought the characteristics that must be known about common stock and the different classifications of common stock

09:27

This lecture will cover the specific rights and privileges that common stockholders have, as they are proportionate owners of the company.

15:36

This lecture will discuss the specifics that need to be known about common dividends and when and what adjustments are made as a result of dividends being paid

10:26

This lecture will introduce preferred stock (and its difference to common stock) and introduce what ADR's are and how they function.

09:58

This lecture will introduce and discuss the differences between Rights and Warrants

06:34

This lecture will discuss when and how Equity Securities will be suitable for investors and how it could be asked on the exam; plus we'll specify what formulas are most likely to be used on the exam.

Section 3: Equity Securities - Practical Application
15 pages

This is a downloadable pdf file, which contains 13 practice questions that are specifically geared toward the information in the Equity Securities section. These questions are realistic and probable to see similar on the actual Series 7 Exam. This document is here for you to try to determine what level of understanding you may have, and test your knowledge.

18:37

This video lecture is working through all of the problems from the previous lecture (Lecture 12). We will discuss how to approach each question, test taking tips and tricks, and talk throuh the step-by-step process to help ensure your ability answer questions about Equity Securities efficiently and accurately.

Section 4: Equity Securities - Wrap-up
01:00

This video will be a short summary of the things learned in this video course about Equity Securities. It will also talk about next steps in helping to prepare for the Series 7 exam.

02:38

This video is an ADDED BONUS! This will give you a sneak peek into what other material will be covered in future Udemy video courses. Stay tuned!

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Instructor Biography

Jared Downs, Private Licensing Exam Tutor

Instructor Biography:

Jared has been working in the Finance Industry for over 10 years. Of those 10 years, he has spent the last seven years as a licensed, registered representative with his Series 7 license. After passing his Series 7 exam, he worked for more than 3 years directly with investors - putting his Series 7 knowledge to practical use. Since then and for the past 4+ years, Jared has transitioned into a role where he has the opportunity to help prepare others to take their Series 7 exam. He was able to gain the experience and knowledge of how to help other people, facilitating the adult learning process as he has been working as a corporate trainer, instructor and private tutor helping other people get prepared and ready to pass their Series 7 licensing exam. Jared has been able to successfully help prepare over 500 people to pass their licensing exam - both as a corporate trainer and conducting one-on-one tutoring sessions.

As an instructor and tutor with Series 7 material, Jared is able to transfer best practices from the classroom and tutoring into this video series. With the large number of individuals that have taken, are taking and will take and pass the exam, Jared is able to have keen and current understanding of the material that is tested on, as part of the exam. He addresses the common pitfalls that students tend to find; and address all of the areas that candidates need to be aware of as they prepare to take and pass the Series 7 exam.

In addition to his working knowledge, Jared received his BA in Business Management (2004) and his MBA in Project and Process Management (2012).

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