Stock Trading & Investing for Beginners
August 2018 Update: Added a new course Introduction to Options in this bundle which covers basics of Options! 21 new videos. Another 90 minutes of content to understand option basics better!
Latest News: Indian Insight Founder & Instructor of this course, Yash Utmani was ranked 8th in Position Trading & 12th in Day Trading in Equities Segment in the last concluded edition of Pro Advisory Championship Competition, India 2016.
October 23rd 2017 Update: Added Benjamin Graham’s Value Investing Strategy.
Benjamin Graham is widely known as father of value investing. In a new section added to this course now, you can also learn essential details of Benjamin Graham’s advice on stock selection, and his quantitative criteria for picking stocks.
This ultimate stock trading and investing course bundle has been specifically designed for beginners / investors new to stock trading or investing in stock market.
In a single course we cover:
Introduction to stock trading for beginners in stock market
Practical advice on getting started in stock trading & investing
Fundamental analysis (Financial Statement Analysis) for long term value investing in stock market
Classical technical analysis for stock trading any freely traded financial market (not just stock market).
Introduction to Options (along with option greeks)
How is the course structured?
1. The first three sections in the course deal with the common queries most beginners have with respect to stock trading or investing.
2. The next four sections deal with understanding & analyzing Financial Statement of companies which should be a key input in your stock trading or investing.
3. The next 8 sections deal with Technical Analysis. These techniques are not just applicable to stock trading but also to other asset classes.
4. Three sections on Option Basics
Why should I take this course?
Do you have questions like:
1. How do I start trading in the stock market?
2. What is share or stock?
3. What is a stock exchange?
4. I have less money, Should I trade in Futures & Options in the stock market?
5. How do I select a stock broker for my trading?
6. How much money should I invest in the stock market?
7. What is algorithmic trading in the stock market & Should I be doing it?
Great! The first 3 sections in this course answers many such questions for beginners.
The next 4 sections deal with understanding & analyzing the financial statements of any company. Now you need not be intimidated with terms like Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Statement of Income. Everything is explained using a real financial statement so that you can start reading financial statements just like you read any other book!
To add to it you learn how to perform Financial Ratio Analysis & Common Size Analysis of companies which would help you better understand the underlying business of a stock & its performance. This is a must have input before you think of trading or investing in a stock!
Once you know which company you want to invest in, you need to know when to invest so that you can benefit most from rise in price of a stock.
This is where the next 8 sections in this course help you.
We have included a comprehensive list of technical analysis tools that will help you to:
Do short term trading in the stock market
Better time your entry for investing success
These tools are not just applicable to stock trading or investing. In fact you can trade almost any financial asset class using these tools. Don’t believe us?
We throw in our favorite trading pattern at your service to prove it to you. This pattern is a complete trading system in itself that can be applied to stock market or any other financial market. We used this same pattern to predict the surprising rally in Gold in 2016 & also the even more surprising rally in the stock market!
In the Last 3 section of this course we cover Options Basics including options greeks. These sections are designed to help you better understand options so that you feel confident in understanding advanced option strategies on your own.
If you are new to stock market investing or stock trading this course will provide a major boost to your knowledge & give you the confidence to really kick start your investment journey to achieve financial freedom.icstand
Stocks & Stock Market Basics
In this video we introduce you to the instructor, the structure of the course & also give a brief overview of what you can expect to learn from this course.
Lets account a simple business
In this video we understand the concept of stock and how it is related to ownership of business
In this video we look at the primary market
In this video we briefly understand what is an IPO & what is FPO
In this video we understand what is secondary market
In this video we understand who sets the price in the stock market, starting with the secondary market
In this video we understand how pricing works in the IPO market
Stock Exchanges, Financial Intermediaries & Stock Index
In this video we are going to understand stock exchanges.
In this video we will understand financial intermediaries involved in stock trading
In this video we will understand the term securities
In this video we understand what are stock indices.
Queries on Stock Market Trading
In this video you will learn how you can trade in the stock market. This video explains the steps involved in trading in the stock market.
In this video we briefly understand what is market order & what is limit order
In this video we will learn stop loss order, more specifically stop loss market & stop loss limit orders
In this video we will look at the various factors you should consider before selecting a stock broker
In this video you will gain some understanding of algorithmic trading and also on whether you should indulge in algorithmic trading
In this video we look at how much money you should invest in the stock market
In this video we look at how much money you should invest in a particular stock
In this video I answer the common question as to whether you should trading using Futures & Options
In this video we understand what is a futures contract
In this video we understand what is an options contract
In this video I share my thoughts on another common question from beginners - where do i find good stock market tips
In this video we briefly understand mutual funds
In this video we look at corporate actions
In this video we look at the important dates associated with corporate actions.
Understanding Financial Statements
In this video we cover what is meant by financial analysis of a company.
In this video we look at what is balance sheet. We also look at various components of balance sheet starting with Current Assets & Current Liabilities.
In this video we look at Non Current Assets & Non Current Liabilities.
In this video we will look at another important component of balance sheet which is Equity.
In this video we will understand the basics of statement of income. Also known as Profit & Loss Statement
In this video we will understand statement of changes in equity.
In this video we understand the cash flow statement. We specifically look at the indirect method of cash flow reporting.
In this article we look at the direct method of cash flow reporting.
In this video we understand financial notes & supplementary schedules that accompany financial statements.
Common Size Analysis of Financial Statement
In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of balance sheet.
In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of income statement.
In this video we look at how one can perform common size analysis of cash flow statement.
Financial Ratio Analysis
In this video we understand what is meant by Financial Ratios.
In this video we understand what is meant by Activity Ratios. We also specifically look at the inventory turnover and days of inventory on hand ratios.
In this video we look at some other activity ratios. Specifically we look at Receivables Turnover, Days of Sales Outstanding, Payable Turnover and Number of days of Payable.
In this video we look at some more activity ratios. These include the Working Capital Turnover, Fixed Asset Turnover and Total Asset Turnover.
In this video we will look at the Liquidity Ratios including Current Ratio, Quick Ratio, Cash Ratio, and Defensive Interval Ratio. We also look at an important liquidity measure known as the cash conversion cycle or the net operating cycle.
In this video we look at the solvency ratios including Debt to Asset Ratio, Debt to Capital Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio, Financial Leverage Ratio, Interest Coverage Ratio and the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio.
In this video we look at profitability ratios. Specifically we look at Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, Pre Tax Margin, Net Profit Margin, Return on Assets, Return on Total Capital and Return on Equity.
In this video we look at valuation ratios like Price to Earnings, Price to Sales, and Price to Book Value Ratio
In this article we look at how we can apply the different ratios we have learned in order to narrow down our options in terms of stock selection.
Benjamin Graham's Value Investing Strategy
Introduction to Technical Analysis
In this video we discuss what is technical analysis
In this video we discuss the principles & assumptions behind technical analysis
In this video we compare technical analysis with fundamental analysis
Introduction to Charts
In this video we discuss line charts & bar charts
In this video we briefly discuss candlestick charts
In this video we discuss other considerations related to charting like chart scale & volume
In this video we look at basic candlestick patterns like:
- Spinning Tops
- Long Legged Doji
- Gravestone Doji
- Dragonfly Doji
In this video we look at candlesticks reversal patterns including:
- Engulfing Patterns
- Dark Cloud Cover
- Piercing Line Patter
- Morning Star & Evening Star
In this video we look at different types of candlesticks continuation patterns including:
- Rising Threes & Falling Threes Pattern
- Three White Soldiers
In this video we explain what are gaps and dispel a common myth associated with Gaps
In this video we discuss gaps that don't have any forecasting value
In this video we discuss gaps that have some forecasting value. Here we specifically discuss:
- Common Gaps or Area Gaps
- Breakout Gaps
In this video we discuss more types of gaps that have some forecasting value. Here we specifically discuss:
- Continuation or Runaway Gap
- Exhaustion Gap