Hacking Financial Markets - 25 Tools For Trading & Investing

Learn to use online tools such as StockTwits, Google, Amibroker and Finviz to trade stocks, commodities, CFDs & forex.
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Instructed by Joe Marwood Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 31
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
    Other: 5 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Please understand: I do not gain any income from showing you these tools, I simply show you them because they're the best free tools I've found online and these are the ones I use in my every day trading.

• All course updates completely free and always will be.

So what will you learn on this course?

Screens: You'll learn at least three ways to go about screening for stocks with Finviz, Google and GuruFocus.

News: You'll learn new ways to follow market news and stay up to date with the finance community's answer to Twitter; StockTwits.

Economics: You'll discover some less talked about investing techniques and places to find the most up to date economic data for free.

Analysis: You'll learn how to hack Seeking Alpha to find high quality analysis and subscription-only articles.

Forex: You'll learn which broker I favour and a number of tools to improve your currency trading efforts.

Simulation: You'll learn how to take your trading into the live markets using stock market simulators from Wall Street Survivor & TD Ameritrade.

And... you will also receive:

  • Full, free lifetime access & support
  • All future extra lectures & upgrades are always included for free
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - that's my personal promise of your success.
  • Regular free updates to increase your learning even more.

Plus! Take this course today and automatically receive over 50% off my benchmark course: How to Beat Wall Street: 20+ Trading Systems for Stocks – which sells here on Udemy for $197

So, speed up your learning curve and get the tools you need to tackle the markets today. And don't forget, I have no affiliation with any of these tools. I'm committed to providing transparency and these are the best tools I've found.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a basic understanding of financial terms and the stock market.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn how to use online tools to screen for stocks, analyse trends and information, respond to breaking news and perfect your trading strategies.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who has an interesting in trading and investing and wants to learn new tools and ideas about the stock market. The aim of the course is to teach how to use a variety of free tools, it's not intended to provide trading advice or teach theories about how to trade.

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
How To Get In Touch And How To Take This Course
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Beginners Start Here
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Section 2: Screeners
08:31

How to use the stock screener at Finviz.com

05:38

How to use Google Screener, Google Alerts and Google Trends.

Finding Value With GuruFocus
08:06
03:58

How to use the UK stock screener at Investors Chronicle,

Section 3: Ideas
02:10

How to get trading ideas from Google Scholar and SSRN.

03:03

How to use Seeking Alpha to find the best articles.

Section 4: Economics and FX
03:56

View country specific economics and track forecasts.

04:01

How to analyse economic data and plot charts using the tools at Economagic.

08:01

Oanda is a respected FX broker and provides a number of excellent trading tools.

Section 5: Breaking News & Social
04:27

Use Bloomberg News to keep up with the markets.

04:46

How to find trending stocks on StockTwits

05:26

How to utilise StockTwits, Twitter and TweetDeck to stay in the loop.

Section 6: Simulation & Trading Systems
13:31

TD Ameritrade is a respected broker and the Thinkorswim platform is excellent to practice your trading.

04:11

Practice your trading with Wall Street Survivor.

06:48

Amibroker is an excellent tool for building trading systems and a lot can be done with the free trial.

Back-Testing Strategies With Portfolio123 (free trial)
07:46
Section 7: Conclusion
Thanks For Listening
00:30
Section 8: Additional Lectures: Even More Trading Tools!
Historic News Events For Different Stocks
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03:24

Quantpedia is an excellent database of quant trading strategies with a handful of free systems too.

See my full review at: http://jbmarwood.com/quantpedia-review/

Crystal Bull & Pro Real Time Charts
03:37
03:29

Options trading is made easy with Dough and Tastytrade TV.

03:12

Trefis lets you delve into a company's products and see what makes up it's revenue and outgoing costs.

04:21

In this video I take a look at Motif Investing, a great site that lets you build you own mutual fund of stocks.

Section 9: Resources
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Music Credits
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Section 10: My Other Top Finance Courses
Money Off My Other Courses
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Instructor Biography

Joe Marwood, Trader & Investor

Joe B Marwood is a seasoned trader and investor specialising in financial trading and trading systems.

He began his career day trading stock and bond futures for a trading firm in London and now works through his own private company.

FAQ

How did you get started?

I started my career as a professional day trader for a London-based firm where my principal products were the FTSE 100 future and German Bund.

Today I trade a portfolio of individual stocks and I have a passion for building automated trading strategies and systems. I use a blend of fundamental and technical analysis and attribute a lot of my success to my trading mentor who was the former head of trading at a leading German investment bank. If I discover an edge I will also trade forex and futures. 

I am also an author of a book on stock trading and a regular Seeking Alpha contributor.

What is your trading style?

I use a semi-automated strategy to trade stocks on an end of day basis. I look at both fundamental and technical analysis and use strategies that are based on historical simulations. I combine those strategies with my own experience and discretion to come up with trades that I believe are more attractive on a risk:reward basis.

Mean reversion or trend following?

I have found that traditional trend following methods do not work as well as they once did. My methods are based on my own observations on the market whether they are based on momentum, trends, mean reversion or anything else.

Who taught you how to trade?

My mentor was a former head of trading at a well known German investment bank. I also read and studied countless books, journals, and articles, and have spent many hours in the market. You can never stop learning.

Why did you make this course?

To educate others so that they don't make the same mistakes I made. Learning to trade can be a very expensive and drawn out process. As a trader, it is also extremely beneficial to have sources of side income as that takes the pressure off your own trading.

What are the secrets to successful trading?

First of all, you must have the passion to succeed. If you are in it only for the money you will have a very tough time and will be doomed to failure. You must also be comfortable with risk and be able to separate your emotions from the money.  Having a system with a profitable expectancy is also crucial and for that you will likely need a strong ability with numbers.

Why do most traders fail?

Most traders start off under-capitalised and then chase unrealistic returns which results in them blowing their account after a couple of big losses. Most beginner traders do not realise the realities of trading which is why they have trouble sticking to trading plans and dealing with their emotions. Trading should be treated as a business.

What are your top tips for successful investing?

In my experience successful investing should be part mechanical and part human experience. For me, the ideal stock is one that meets my fundamental criteria for value but also possesses a strong economic moat that gives it a sustained advantage over it's competitors. However, such companies are rarely available at cheap prices.

Longer-term investing is easier than short-term trading but even so most investors fail to beat the market averages over time. Unless you have a significant amount of time to devote to research and analysis most investors would be better off sticking with these averages. 

Recent feedback:

[Joe] has done a great job to get all the information an investor will need. Its up-to you to put the systems to work ... if only this had been out 10 years earlier.

– Fai Hansen.

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