Stock Trading Sylabus

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Stock Market

• What is a financial market?
• What is a stock?
• What is a stock market?
• What is the Stock Exchange?
• What are stock indices?
• What are Mutual Funds?
• What are ETFs?

Lesson 2: Technical analysis for beginners

• Charts types.
• Candlestick chart.
• Price movement.
• Price trend.
• Time frames.
• Technical patterns.
• Behavior patterns.

Lesson 3: Introduction to Trading

• Types of traders.
• Basic principles in trading.
• Expectancy of profit.
• Risk Reward ratio.
• Risk Management.
• Money Management.

Lesson 4: Dow Theory and the Business Cycle

• Business cycles.
• Dow Theory.
• How smart money works.
• Smart money in the different time frames.
• Trends analysis in the different time frames.
• The market structure.
• Sectors, industries and sub-industries.

Lesson 5: Trading Orders and the Order Book

• Order book.
• LEVEL 2.
• Time & Sale.
• Market orders.
• Market vs limit orders.
• Stop orders.

Lesson 6: Advanced Technical Analysis

• Price Action
• Trend strength
• Technical indicators
• Technical oscillators
• Entering and managing trades.
• Fibonacci bands

Lesson 7: Day Trading

• Trading week
• Phases of the trading day
• Price gaps
• Preparation
• Market vs Momentum stocks
• Follow the smart money
• Timing is everything
• Day trading strategies

Lesson 8: Swing Trading

• What is swing trading?
• Swing expectancy of profit.
• Profit targets.
• Trailing stop.
• Taking profits techniques.
• Money management.
• Swing trading strategies.

Lesson 9: Information and Scanners:

• Stock scanners
• Smart scanners
• Websites and Information
• Economic data
• Real time news

Lesson 10: Trading Psychology

• Trading psychology
• Emotional involvement in trading.
• The psychology of the crowd.
• Behavioral biases and effects.
• The right mentality for trading and investing.

Lesson 11: Trading Platform.

• Recognition and operation
• Sending orders
• Trade management
• Open trades
• Pending orders
• Trade list

Lesson 12: Practical Practice

• Integration.
• Success in trading over time.
• Trading journal.
• Work rules.
• Recommendations for the beginner trader.

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