Basics of Trading

Now that we have learned the basic terminology and discovered what tools are at our disposal, it is time to put all that to work. We will learn the basics of how to open and close orders, plus the fundamentals of risk management. We will stress the importance of using market orders, monitoring our open […]

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Now that we have learned the basic terminology and discovered what tools are at our disposal, it is time to put all that to work. We will learn the basics of how to open and close orders, plus the fundamentals of risk management. We will stress the importance of using market orders, monitoring our open positions, but above all – never trading in an asset we do not understand! This course is aimed at those with a basic knowledge of financial markets who now want to put that knowledge to use.

What We Will Learn

  • How to use online trading platforms, and what tools they offer us
  • How to monetize both increasing and decreasing asset prices
  • How to trade safely by using market orders
  • How to manage and monitor risk

Level

  • Intermediate

Pre-Requisites

Chart Types & Time Frames

1
Charts & Timeframes – VIDEO
4 minutes
2
Charting Success – ARTICLE
2 minutes
3
Chart types & Timeframes – QUIZ
4 questions

Longs & Shorts

1
Long & Short – VIDEO
4 minutes
2
The Long and the Short of Trading – ARTICLE
3 minutes
3
Long & Short – QUIZ
5 questions

Market Orders

1
Market Orders – VIDEO
6 minutes
2
Ordering Positions – ARTICLE
5 minutes
3
Market Orders – QUIZ
4 questions

Risk Management

1
Risk Management – VIDEO
4 minutes
2
Managing Risk, Reaping Reward – ARTICLE
3 minutes
3
Risk Management – QUIZ

Putting it All Together

1
Putting it Together – VIDEO
3 minutes
2
Putting it All Together – ARTICLE
3 minutes
3
Downloading the MT-4 Platform – DEMO
2 minutes
4
Introduction to MT-4 – DEMO
3 minutes
5
Using MT-4 – DEMO
4 minutes
6
Putting it All Together – QUIZ
4 questions

Account Setup

1
Set up your Trading Account – VIDEO
6 minutes
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