Introduction to Financial Markets

In this course, we learn about financial markets, financial derivatives, contracts for difference and the basics of financial analysis.  Students will get an insight into the language of financial markets and its units and concepts. You will gain a basic understanding of what is involved in investing independently in financial assets. What We Will Learn […]

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In this course, we learn about financial markets, financial derivatives, contracts for difference and the basics of financial analysis.  Students will get an insight into the language of financial markets and its units and concepts. You will gain a basic understanding of what is involved in investing independently in financial assets.

What We Will Learn

  • A history of financial markets
  • The evolution of financial derivatives
  • How contracts for difference (CFDs) work
  • What are vanilla options?
  • What is spread betting?
  • What does financial trading involve?

Level:

  • Beginner

Pre-requisites:

What are financial markets?

1
An Introduction to Financial Markets – Video
3 minutes
2
An Introduction to Financial Markets – Article
3
An Introduction to Financial Markets – Quiz
5 questions

Financial Derivatives

1
Financial Derivatives – Video
5 minutes
2
The Art of the Derivative – Article
30 minutes
3
Financial Derivatives – Quiz
5 questions

Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

1
CFDs – Video
3 minutes
2
Contracting the Difference with CFDs – Article
4 minutes
3
CFDs – Quiz
4 questions

Vanilla Options & Spread Betting

1
Vanilla Options – Video
3 minutes
2
Vanilla Options and Spread Betting – Article
10 minutes
3
Vanilla Options and Spread Betting – Quiz
3 questions

How to Trade ... in a Nutshell

1
How to Trade – Video
4 minutes
2
How to Trade … in a nutshell!- Article
15 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
How to Trade – Quiz
4 questions

Set up your workspace

1
Set up your Trading Simulator
6 minutes

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Introduction to Financial Markets
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