Equity Trading

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 5 hours  
  • Access: 1 Year
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This course provides detailed coverage of the ever-changing trading environment, including the mechanics of equity trading and the role of equity indices.

  • This course is only suitable for desktop use.

Course Outline

This course provides detailed coverage of the ever-changing equity trading environment. It covers topics such as:

  • The mechanics of equity trading
  • The use of margin to create leveraged positions and increase returns
  • The role of equity indices, including providing a barometer of stock market performance and acting as benchmarks against which investment performance is measured
  • The key differences between fundamental and technical trading
  • The different approaches to active trading in equity markets and how this type of trading differs from passive trading (indexing)
  • The various tools and techniques for hedging equity positions
  • The importance of dark pools as alternative sources of liquidity

What You Will Learn

Topic 1: Equity Trading - An Introduction

  • Equity Positions
  • Trading Mechanics
  • Margin Trading

Topic 2: Equity Indices

  • Overview of Indices
  • Constructing an Index

Topic 3: Technical vs Fundamental Trading

  • Technical Trading
  • Tools of Technical Analysis
  • Fundamental Trading

Topic 4: Equity Trading Strategies

  • Active Trading
  • Passive Trading

Topic 5: Equity Hedging

  • Equity Hedges
  • Equity Forwards & Futures
  • Hedge Fund Strategies

Topic 6: Dark Trading

  • Dark Trading Overview
  • Regulatory Regimes

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