Traders' University

Mechanics of a Short Sale

Running Time: 2 mins

The Mechanics of a Short Sale is a tutorial that is designed to show you the inner workings of how a Short Sale works.

Introduction to Technical Analysis

Running Time: 24 mins

The Technical Analysis Tour explains the important role of the chart analyst and how technical and fundamental analyses differ. In this introductory tour, you will learn how to identify areas of support and resistance on a chart, the role of different time frames, and how to interpret basic trend formation.

Mechanics of a Foreign Stock Transaction

Running Time: 17 mins

The Mechanics of an Overseas Stock Transaction Tour describes the choices facing investors wishing to invest in stocks denominated in currencies other than their base domestic currency. This tour attempts to explain these alternative approaches and also shows the impact of exchange rate risk on transactions that can be made overseas.

Contracts For Difference (CFDs)

Running Time: 12 mins

Investors using Contracts for Difference or CFDs are making almost identical decisions to those using ordinary shares in a company. CFDs are meant to mirror the performance of the underlying share price whether it goes up or down. There are, however, some key differences that we reveal in this Contracts for Difference tour. Compare the impact of tax treatment, leverage and commissions charged between regular securities trading and the treatment of CFDs.

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Options 101: Pricing

Running Time: 9 mins

The Options Pricing 101 course is designed to familiarize traders with the variables in options pricing models.

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Options 102: The Greeks

Running Time: 6 mins

The Options Greeks 102 course is designed to familiarize traders with a set of Greek risk factors used to monitor a portfolio's profile.

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Options 103: Strategies

Running Time: 13 mins

The Options Strategies 103 course is designed to show how options work as a tool for hedging positions and how they can be used for speculative purposes.

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Forex Markets 101

Running Time: 14 mins

The Forex Markets 101 Tour is designed to help investors recognize the nature and needs of participants in the currency market along with how various foreign currency instruments have been developed to create the largest traded market around the globe.

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