Stocks For Beginners - A Guide To Investing

In this course you will be taught how to trade stocks from the comfort of your own home starting today!
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Do you want to learn how to make money trading stocks from the comfort of your own home?

If the answer is 'yes' then you have come to the right place!

In this course you will be taught all the fundamentals of stocks and trading you need to know to start trading in the global financial markets.

After completing this course you will be equipped with the knowledge, strategies and tools you need to successfully trade stocks and generate extra income for yourself.

The course is broken down into three sections: The Theory & Fundamentals of Stocks, Putting The Theory Into Practise and the Bonus Section.

This course is taught by a financial markets professional who has worked at several major investment banks in the City of London and delivers a clear and concise step by step course for beginners on how to get started with trading stocks and making money in the stock market.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is for beginners so no prior knowledge of stocks of the financial markets is needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the fundamentals of trading stocks
  • Know how to apply to fundamentals of trading stocks
  • Make money trading stocks online
  • Generate extra income through stock trading & investments

Who is the target audience?

  • People who are new to the stock market and want to make money trading and investing in stocks

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 & Course Overview

In this lecture the course is introduced and an overview to the course is provided.

Section 2: The Theory & Fundamentals Of Stocks

In this lecture you learn what a stock is and what types of stocks there are.


In this lecture you learn what the stock market is and what stock indices are.


In this lecture you learn what changes in stock prices are driven by and who the main players in the equity markets are.


In this lecture you learn what IPOs are and we answer the question 'Why Should You Invest In Stocks?'.

Section 3: Putting The Theory Into Practise

In this lecture we discuss what you need to do to get started with trading stocks including placing your first order, the types of orders you can place and we look at using leverage & margin when trading.


In this lecture you are introduced to stock charts and how to read them.


In this lecture we look at three charts analysis tools that are useful for traders. Namely we look at Support & Resistance Levels, the MACD (Moving Average Convergence/Divergence) and Bollinger Bands.


In this lecture you are introduced to several key stock ratios.


In this lecture you learn three types of stock trading strategies you can apply immediatly. We also look at the key macro economic indicators every investor must be aware of.

Section 4: Bonus Section

In this lecture you learn about Emerging & Frontier Markets and how to best invest in those. We also dive into the question 'Are Computers Taking Over The Stock Market?' and discuss algorithmic & high frequency trading.


In this lecture you are introduced to the additional learning material and how to best contact the lecturer.

8 pages

In this lecture you find a glossary will all stock trading terms you will come across in the financial markets.

1 page

Here you find a list of useful links that go deeper in the certain subjects that have been discussed in this course.

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Instructor Biography

Alexander Lielacher, Personal Finance Expert & Former Investment Banker

Alexander Lielacher is a personal finance expert, a former financial markets professional and a Udemy lecturer. He has worked for several major financial institutions in the City of London and has gained experience in the financial markets as a bond trader and salesman. Furthermore, he holds a degree in Investment & Financial Risk Management from Cass Business School, City University London and is an FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) approved person. He now runs the personal finance education platform 'Smart Money Smart Living'.

Away from the financial markets his interests lie in entrepreneurship, cryptocurrencies and engaging in humanitarian work.

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