Securities Lending and Borrowing

Level: Advanced

Securities Lending and Borrowing

This course is aimed at helping investors wanting to take a short position in stocks understand what to do and where to find key information in Trader Workstation. We explain the short selling cycle and how investors can easily find out stock loan availability in the platform.

Introduction to Charts

Level: Beginner

Introduction to Charts

In this course you will learn: • How to access and configure charts, so you can quickly visualize an event in real time. • Create Multiple charts in one panel • How to build and save chart templates for reuse, • And for those of you who want to trade directly from a chart, we’ll show you TWS ChartTrader.

Introduction to American Depositary Receipts

Level: Beginner

Introduction to American Depositary Receipts

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.

Introduction to U.S. Corporate Bonds

Level: Beginner

Introduction to U.S. Corporate Bonds

In this course, IBKR senior market analyst Steven Levine provides essential details about the U.S. corporate bond market, including the types of securities investors typically encounter such as secured and unsecured notes. We’ll also offer you some tools to enable you to obtain a better understanding of the risks involved with corporate bonds and how they may be mitigated, as well as recent developments that have helped shape market dynamics. Lastly, we’ll walk you through the IBKR Trader Workstation’s Global Bond Scanner, where you can locate certain corporate bonds in the secondary market, create charts and conduct due diligence to help inform your investment decisions.