Module 01  Understanding CFDs

Learn the essential building blocks to master before you start to trade

Learning Objectives:
– understand why knowing the theory behind CFDs is important to becoming a successful trader
– define CFDs and the concept of derivatives
– express the advantages of trading CFDs

Module 02  Starting to Trade

Focus on the importance of having a plan and the part your own psychology plays in becoming a successful trader

Learning Objectives:
– understand the importance of a trading plan
– explore your trading personality
– identify the steps necessary to become a succesful trader
– explore common trading mistakes and ways to overcome them

Module 03  Mechanics of Trading

Focus on risk and portfolio management strategies as well as the practical aspects of record keeping and taxation

Learning Objectives:
– identify the daily activities required to analyse markets
– develop appropriate portfolio management strategies to manage risk
– learn the practical steps in making a CFD trade

Module 04  Exploring Trading Techniques

Learn about fundamental and technical analysis, Dow theory and trading tactics

Learning Objectives:
– understand how basic fundamental analysis is used for daily decision making
– understand how technical analysis techniques are used for daily trading activities
– learn the advanced trading tactics and how to apply them

Disclaimer

The information in this course has been prepared without taking into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the information in light of your objectives, financial situation and needs before making any decision about whether to acquire or dispose of any financial product. Derivatives can be risky; losses can exceed your initial payment and you must be able to meet all margin calls as soon as they are made. CFDs and Spread Betting are offered as over-the counter (OTC) products and are therefore not traded on an exchange. When trading CFDs and Spread Betting you do not own or have any rights to the CFDs or Spread Betting underlying assets. TradingLounge recommends that you seek independent advice from an appropriately qualified person before deciding to invest in or dispose of a derivative.

Also see TradingLounge’s Financial Services Guide and Terms and Conditions

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Module 01 Understanding CFDs

2

Module 02 Starting to Trade

3

Module 3 Mechanics of Trading CFD

4

Module 04 Exploring Trading Techniques