Technical Trading and Investing Made Easy
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Technical Trading and Investing Made Easy

Learn to trade with this step-by-step guide to technical trading and investing in the stock market
4.2 (7 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.
220 students enrolled
Created by Troy Johnson
Last updated 12/2014
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what an indicator is
  • Learn which indicators are the best to use and how to use them in stock trading
  • Learn what indicators NOT to select
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  • Before taking this course, you should know the basics of stock trading.
  • Have basic math skills
  • Must have a Computer or Smart Device

This course is about how to properly select an indicator for a stock. It will help you determine how to select the indicator and help you to identify which indicator best fits your needs. To gain a full insight of this course, you are expected to know about the basics of stock trading. Materials included are a quick "candle stick" reference guide to what a candle stick is pertaining to stock trading. You can also expect a short quiz in this course. Learn all about stock indicators and more in under two hours! You should take this course because it will help you to better understand how to use a technical indicator when selecting a stock and inform you on which indicator would best suit you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for stock traders who are familiar with the basics of stock trading
  • Those that want to learn the basics of stock trading shouldn't take this course
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
Quick Overview
6 Lectures 14:15

Basic overview on Charts

Preview 03:04

Installing wordpress so you can use.

Preview 03:32

What is the best time frame and why.

Preview 03:26

To ensure you log in and change.

Adding an indicator to your chart

When and why you should only change the settings and what it does.

Should you play with settings?

Quick Guide to read.

Candlestick Reference Guide
1 page

First Quiz

Quiz 1
2 questions
Most commonly used indicator
5 Lectures 24:16

Learning how to use the MACD the right way.

The one and only MACD

Indicator I used for a very long time. Simply and easy and great profits

My favorite indicator

How to tell if the market is Overbought or Oversold


What's moving....

Simply indicator that plots three lines

Other Indicators
3 Lectures 25:35

What I normally use to trade

My simple setup to trade Futures

The indicator that made my head hurt but powerful.


How to setup easy and support and resistance lines.

Indicators worth looking at
4 Lectures 08:29

Great indicator to add on to give you an idea of how much the stock or insturment will move in that time period.

What's the Range?

Chaikin Money Flow indicator


Odd but good indicator widely used.

Elder Ray

Show you how the Donchian Channels work.

What Channel?
Common Mistakes and what to do
2 Lectures 12:00

Will teach you what not to do to make things easier and profits more.

What not to do

Easy way to back test your ideas

How to back test
Indicators to avoid
4 Lectures 05:40

Will explain why you should never use this and push anybody off a building that suggest you to use it.

The worst trend following indicator in the world

Wish someone would have told me this long ago.

Be careful

Tips to avoid.

More Tips
1 page

Similar to ATR Trailing stop

Parabolic Sar
The End
3 Lectures 00:53

The end


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About the Instructor
Troy Johnson
4.1 Average rating
85 Reviews
1,727 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!