Develop the skills of trading – from first steps to advanced strategies – with our interactive courses. Learn at your own pace, checking your understanding with practical exercises and quizzes.

Basics of technical analysis

Technical analysis can help you make sense of the way investor behaviour drives market prices. In this course we show you how to start using charts to forecast which way a market might move – helping you spot potential trading opportunities.

  1. Introduction to technical analysis
  2. Types of charts
  3. Support and resistance
  4. Breakouts and fakeouts
  5. Trends and channels
  6. Basic chart patterns: part one
  7. Basic chart patterns: part two
  8. Candlestick patterns
  9. Moving averages
  10. Using moving averages
  11. Choosing your analysis tools

Fundamental analysis

It’s a question that intrigues every trader: how can I find the hidden trading opportunity? Identifying the little-known stock that’s about to soar – perhaps even the Apple or Google of the future – is an investor’s dream.

  1. What is fundamental analysis
  2. How does fundamental analysis work
  3. Analysing an individual company
  4. Evaluating a company’s management
  5. Understanding balance sheets
  6. Analysing cash flow statements
  7. Understanding the income statement
  8. The pros and cons of fundamental analysis