Event Contracts allow investors to trade the outcome of certain futures markets using short-term, limited risk contracts offered by CME Group, including underlying equity index, currency, energy and metals contracts. Interactive Brokers enables trading of such Event Contracts using its EventTrader platform.
Traders’ Academy offers traders and investors interested in mutual funds, American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), and foreign currencies – each available to trade on IBKR’s award-winning Trader Workstation platform – in-depth educational courses about the fundamentals behind these products, as well as some of IBKR’s tools that are designed to help buyers and sellers of these products make more informed investment decisions, including Dual FX Display, and GlobalAnalyst.
• Acquire certain skills and understanding related to mutual funds and ETFs, including how to identify various product types, as well as their benefits and drawbacks • Gain hands-on know-how through a practical demonstration of how to use market scanners an online trading platform.
This course is designed to help investors understand the implications of trading outside of their domestic market. The goal is to help investors be aware of available markets, trading permissions and market data available through Interactive Brokers.
Lesson: #1 Using the GlobalTrader App
Lesson: #2 Trading Forex using TWS FXTrader
Lesson: #3 Mechanics of an Overseas Trade
Lesson: #4 Entering Overseas Stock and Currency Orders in Mosaic
If you are interested in investing in non-US companies, this course explains how to gain exposure through American Depositary Receipts. We explain what an American Depositary Receipt is; why an investor would use them; where and when ADRs are traded and how investing in ADRs differs from investing directly in the stock of a foreign company. This course also covers the history of ADRs and potential benefits and risks.