Traders who win consistently treat trading as a business. While there is no guarantee that you will make money, developing a trading plan is crucial if you want to become consistently successful and thrive in the trading game. Every trader—no matter your experience—needs a plan.
Fundamental analysis is the process of determining the model price of a futures contract, now and in the future, using factors like micro economic data, macro-economic data, and industry financial conditions.
Lesson: #1 What is Fundamental Analysis?
Lesson: #2 Fundamental Analysis vs Technical Analysis
Lesson: #3 Fundamental Analysis – Futures Supply and Demand
Lesson: #4 Fundamentals and Equity Index Futures
Lesson: #5 Fundamentals and Energy Futures
Lesson: #6 Fundamentals and Interest Rate Futures
Lesson: #7 Fundamentals and FX Futures
Lesson: #8 Fundamentals and Agricultural Futures
Lesson: #9 Fundamentals and Metal Futures
There are two types of analysis used by traders to inform their trading decisions. Technical analysis and fundamental analysis. In this course, you will learn about the various patterns, indicators, and analysis techniques traders use when studying the price of a commodity. We will start at the beginning by learning how to read price charts. Then we’ll cover some of the more popular techniques such how to identify trend and reversal patterns, finding support and resistance levels, and various oscillators.
Lesson: #1 Chart Types: Candlestick, Line and Bar
Lesson: #2 Understanding Moving Averages
Lesson: #3 Trend and Continuation Patterns
Lesson: #4 Technical Patterns: Reversals
Lesson: #5 Support and Resistance
Lesson: #6 Fibonacci Retracements and Extensions
Lesson: #7 Oscillators: MACD, RSI, Stochastics
Lesson: #8 Fundamental Analysis versus Technical Analysis – Intermediate
This course provides an introduction to indexes. You will learn what an index is, how it is used, and how index constituents are selected. We will discuss what it means for an index to be float-adjusted, as well as how index values are calculated, and how those values are used to calculate performance.
A solid overview into modern technical analysis by long-time trader and best-selling author Adam Grimes. This course will give you a solid foundation in chart reading, understanding a trading edge, using indicators, and developing the process and skills to apply these tools in your own trading.
The PortfolioAnalyst reporting tool enables users to slice and dice portfolio investments in order to measure and compare performance against routine or complex benchmarks. From a simple snapshot of your investments to a granular detailed report, the user is able to create reports that explain portfolio performance relative to selected benchmark sectors.
In this section, you’ll explore the differences between fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Then, you’ll learn an important concept that traders need to understand—the difference between trending and anti-trending markets.