Trading basics – technical analysis and charts

Are you ready to kick-start your trading, learn the basics of technical analysis and why successful traders use charts?
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

My trading basics course on technical analysis is a no-frills introduction into the world of charts for everybody interested in trading & financial markets:You will get:
  • over 30 lectures with more than 30 minutes content
  • chart analysis demonstrated with examples
  • basic introduction into Elliot Wave Framework
  • scientific basis why people can recognize chart patterns
  • interactive game: picking real from fake charts (external link)
  • all this from a financial professional, CFA® charterholder with more than 16 years of market experience

What are the requirements?

  • No prior requirements necessary

What am I going to get from this course?

  • apply basic technical analysis to assess trading opportunities
  • understand the Elliot Wave Framework
  • draw charts using indicators, trendlines and oscillators

Who is the target audience?

  • Anybody interested in trading
  • Beginners in technical analysis
  • People interested in financial markets, stocks, bonds, commodities, futures etc.

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 to technical analysis and charts
Introduction and istory of technical analysis
Why do “most traders” and "successful traders" use charts?
Why personally I believe in capability of technical analysis
Section 2: Types of charts
Line Charts
Bar Charts
Candlestick charts
Other Chart types
Section 3: Chart supplements
Trend Lines
Moving averages
Indicators and Oscillators
Section 4: Elliott Waves incl. REAL TRADE example
What are Elliot Waves and introduction to the Eliott Wave Framework
Motive / impulse phase vs. correction phase
REAL trade example DAX Index - using Elliott Wave analysis
REAL trade example Dax Index - CLOSE with 420 points profit
Section 5: Additional resources
Additional resources
31 pages

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Instructor Biography

Gustav C. Wagner, CFA, Finance Professional, Trader, Spare Time Entrepreneur

I am a financial professional and with entrepreneurial, sales and banking experience. I worked in the city of London as a stock broker for one of the biggest European banks.

In addition, I have been in the market for more than 16 years since the first dot-com boom in 1999 trading sucessfully on my own account.

Besides, I am interested in entrepreneurial activities, good food, health, psychology and learning techniques.

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