Introduction to financial market and trading

This trading course is specifically designed for thse new to financial markets and trading.��Beginner one-week trading course is great for those who have an interest in trading and want to take the first step in the financial markets.

Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading: Beginners can learn the basic of financial markets and trading though this course. After the one week course you will have brief knowledge to the the trading world. You can complete this course online with a live interactive session, or at our Trading room in Glasgow.
We begin our journey into financial markets with a beginners guide and build up our understanding from there.��Moving on, the programme will take a look at a trader's day to day life, followed by a comprehensive overview of a fundamental and technical analysis and assessment of macro-economic data. We investigate the subject of trading psychology and analyze the impact this can have on trading results.�

With an emphasis on currencies, commodities, and significant indices throughout the program, you will be motivated to engage in live trading on a practice trading platform.�You will be fully supported by our team throughout the day, helping you through the trading experience. Our expert lecturers will be the ones to guide you through this learning experience; the LAT faculty have vast experience in the trading sector and will pass their knowledge and skills on to you, preparing you physically and mentally for a future involving the financial markets.

All of our mentors are experienced traders and their knowledge will be vital in helping you to develop and enhance your understanding of the trading industry.

Introduction to Financial Markets

  • What are financial markets, who trades them and why
  • Market jargon and the roles of retail banks, investment banks, central banks and brokers

Financial Market Economics

  • Macroeconomic data - Interest rates, inflation, economic cycles, etc.
  • Central Bank influence - Monetary policy
  • Government influence - Fiscal policy

Fundamental and Technical Analysis

  • How to analyse financial markets from a fundamental perspective
  • Technical analysis - how to analyse charts and price action
    • Support, resistance and price trends
    • Pattern recognition
    • Japanese candlestick analysis
    • Moving averages and momentum indicators

Trading Psychology and Risk Management

  • Understanding natural human biases and how to avoid emotional pitfalls when trading
  • How to manage risk, per trade and within a portfolio

Mentored Trading

  • Virtual practical trading sessions to apply learned knowledge



1 week | Start 08 August ONLINE | ON CAMPUS

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