Series 7 Exam Preparation: Equity Securities
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Series 7 Exam Preparation: Equity Securities

Become proficient in Equity Security topics and concepts - Learn and apply concepts in preparing for Series 7 Exam
4.3 (23 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
145 students enrolled
Created by JD Downs
Last updated 3/2015
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  • 1 Supplemental Resource
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  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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  • Have a deep desire to PASS this exam - and dedication to learning this information

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

Who 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
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Start Here - Intoduction Videos
4 Lectures 08:22

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.

Preview 01:57

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

Why is the Series 7 exam necessary?

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

What topics are tested as part of the Series 7 exam

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.

Preview 01:42
Series 7 Prep - Equity Securities
7 Lectures 59:46

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

Equity Securities Overview

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

Equity Securities - Common Stock characteristics and classifications

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

Equity Securities - Common stockholders' rights

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

Equity Securities - Common stock dividends and adjustments

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

Equity Securities - Preferred stock and ADR's

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

Equity Securities - Rights and Warrants

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.

Preview 06:34
Equity Securities - Practical Application
2 Lectures 18:37

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.

Equity Securities - Practice Questions
15 pages

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.

Equity Securities - Practice Questions EXPLAINED
Equity Securities - Wrap-up
2 Lectures 03:38

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.

Equity Securities Wrap-up

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!

BONUS!! Preview for Trading Markets and Exchanges
About the Instructor
JD Downs
4.3 Average rating
23 Reviews
145 Students
1 Course
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Instructor Biography:

JD has been work in the Financial and Service Industries for over 15 years. He has been a registered representative with his Series 7 license. He has worked directly with investors & worked as a private tutor. He has been able to apply his passion of helping others to reach new heights and facilitate the adult learning process.

JD is able to transfer best practices from the classroom and tutoring into this video series. By helping other individuals to take & pass the exam, he 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 areas of concern that candidates need to be aware of as they prepare to take and pass the Series 7 exam.

In addition to his working knowledge, JD has received his BA in Business Management and his MBA.