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Trading 101 – The Complete Stock Trading Primer

Earn an extra income by successfully day, swing, or investment trading the stock market
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 11h 4m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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[Last updated: 17 Nov. 2021]
Join the more than 6500 students from over 130 countries who enrolled in this bestselling course!
•Do you want to trade the stock market?
•Do you want to earn a side income and over time maybe even turn trading into your main source of income?
•Are you already trading and you want to improve your trades to become consistently successful?
•Do you want to understand how the stock market works?
If so then this course is for you!
Unique in this course: every theoretical lecture is followed by a practical lecture showing how everything works in real life!
This course starts from the ground up.
It will give you all the basics you’ll need to understand how the market works, to understand what you need to do, when, and why in order to make successful trades.
You’ll understand how the market price of a stock is set, what orders to use, and understand the chart.
You’ll learn technical analysis, understand how to identify support and resistance levels and other critical levels, know the major chart and reversal patterns, understand what the main technical indicators mean, and combine all of that together to make the correct trading decisions.
You’ll also learn about fundamental data, news, indices and ETFs, IPOs, important events, earnings, and more.
And this course also includes a very special duo of lectures to tackle the most important trading psychology issues which are very often the main hurdle for success.
BONUS: download an advanced trading journal that I built over the years to monitor your trading patterns and, from there, improve your trading over time.  All professional traders use trading journals!
I’m also providing you with a very useful file that will help you calculate the correct amount to enter a position, based on your pre-defined risk.
My name is Rafi Saar and I’ve been trading the stock market for many years now.
I made the mistake of starting to trade without any proper education.  I used my common sense and I mostly did OK.  But I felt that I was more playing and gambling and lacked the necessary knowledge to make a consistent profit.  Every now and then I would lose in a single trade, money that I gained over a full month.
So I decided to learn and I enrolled in different courses.  Since then, I’ve been trading with the necessary knowledge for years now, and the differences are very obvious.  Today I make few trades per day and they’re all much more focused, I know exactly why I choose a specific stock and I know exactly why and when to enter a trade and when to exit.
But because I started without the proper knowledge, I got used to do certain things the wrong way, and it was hard to get rid of these bad habits.
That’s why, if you want to trade, I urge you not to make the same mistake that I did many years ago.
Do not start trading before you learn how to do it right.
Learning to trade will first of all help you maximize your gains, it will help you become successful consistently, and you’ll learn correct trading habits from the get go.
Good luck!

You will learn

✓ How you can consistently earn an extra income (and with practice, a full income) trading the stock market
✓ How the stock market works, what forces drive the market, and how the stock price is set
✓ The different and correct orders to use in order to enter and exit trades
✓ How to earn even when the market goes down using SHORT trades
✓ How to protect your trades and correctly manage your risk in each position
✓ Resistance & Support levels and other critical levels
✓ Technical indicators, chart & reversal patterns, and also fundamental data
✓ Trading psychology – how to handle mental struggles that cause many traders to make mistakes
✓ All THEORY lectures are followed by PRACTICE lectures to see how everything actually works in real life
✓ BONUS: download an advanced trading journal to monitor and improve your trading
✓ Much more …


• You only need a computer with an internet connection
• Other than that, you only need the willingness to learn

This course is for

• Beginners with no trading knowledge – this course will teach you all the basics that you need
• Intermediate traders who want to improve their trading and get consistent gains
• People who want to trade the stock market in any time interval: day trading, swing trading, or long term investors
Owner Syncopa Productions and Software Engineer
Hi, I’m Rafi.  Originally from Belgium.  I have an MS degree in Computer Science from Columbia University.While I’ve been a software engineer and a manager at hi-tech firms for many years, I was also always busy doing music, video, and photography.
I also manage a few YouTube channels that I own and I teach online courses.And, since I’m in Europe, that also gives me the time to trade the US stock market for a few hours in the afternoon and I’ve been actively trading for many years now.
I’ve been using the Macintosh computer since the early days of the Mac Plus and I always enjoyed all the software and tools that this platform provided us.  Over the years these tools allowed us to produce more and more professional products on our own using our personal computers.  Things that once required big studios, you can do today at home using relatively cheap software.
I’m very passionate about everything creative that I do, and that certainly includes audio and video work.On the audio side, I have experienced with different DAWs until I finally settled on Apple’s Logic Pro.  I compose, play, arrange, and sing.On the video side, it really started as a hobby with the first release of iMovie.  At the time I was using a tape-based DV camera.  But iMovie was the first video editor that allowed anyone to do magic.  Suddenly there was a way to use the hours of footage that we all recorded on vacations and other occasions, and produce a much shorter and cool movie that people would actually be willing to sit and watch.  I was hooked right away.
Over time I used all versions of iMovie and at some point I made the jump to Final Cut Pro X, I opened a company called Syncopa Productions, I started producing professional movies for clients and I opened some YouTube channels.
With iMovie, I was often frustrated because of iMovie’s limitations.  But my creative mind came up with tricks and solutions to overcome these.  I’m never satisfied until what I do is perfect.  That led me to find solutions to perform quasi-professional editing that you normally can only do with more expensive and more professional software.
I use that same perfectionism in my teaching.  I taught many people on many different subjects, in hi-tech and in private situations.  I could never rest until I knew for sure that the subject matter has been understood completely.
I think you’ll find that trait in my lectures as well.  I am unable to teach something partially.  I won’t just skim over a subject.  Whatever I teach, I’ll cover it completely so you’ll fully understand the subject.
I truly hope you will indeed learn from the knowledge that I’m sharing with you and that you’ll apply that knowledge in your own life.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 11h 4m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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