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Free Stock Trading Training

Apr 9, 2018
Free Stock Trading Training

At the Horizon Institute, we like to share some of our best content with our loyal readers and subscribers and today we continue in the spirit of free stuff. So many people enter the world of finance (and specifically, the financial markets) for the first time every year, and this is understandable given the long term returns on investments at between 8-10% on major stock indexes such as the SNP500 or the FTSE100. When we look at other types of investment, such as a savings account, the rate of return remains low at around 0.3% per year.

Free Stock Trading Training

How to learn how to invest in 2018

It is worth pointing out that the stock markets beat most other savings options in the long run altogether, outperforming both property and commodities such as gold.

Yet finding a good place to learn the basics has been tough, there so many substandard educators out there. Worse still there are those who push and spread downright false information in return for kickbacks. There are plenty of ways to get lost in the world of stock trading.

Step 1: Investing in you

The first step is to understand your own learning preferences, we hope its insightful and engaging. It’s been created by Price Waterhouse Coopers, a world leading finance company. Take the test here and then move on to the next step.

Investing in Shares 101 has been voted best beginners stock trading course in 2018 and is available at hioim.com for free from here

Step 2: Stock Trading Training

Now that we have covered the basics the next step towards becoming a better trader would be to take the Investing in Shares course. It’s not free (and if it was, would you trust it?) but its one of our entry level products that can be current bought at a 30% discount.

We have included all the important features and topics to get you fully up to speed as a new investor. As we are committed to the same standards found at leading universities, it is divided into 16 modules. We have designed the modules to be easy to read and understand, even for those without a background in business or finance. From understanding the very first chart to undertaking full portfolio management processes, we guide you every step of the way to develop a credible skillset to trade like the professionals.

Step 3: Learn by Action

One of the reasons this course is so valuable is that it was designed to be taken after reading the Investing in Shares book, which is available for free here. If you have enjoyed the book, we are sure that you will love the course!

Once you have completed the course, you will be fully prepared to make your first trade on the stock market. The skills gained during the course will allow you to trade with a set of processes and guidelines to follow, in the same way the professionals over at Goldman Sachs or any other investment bank.

Academic Trust:

Chris Thomas –Business School Professor at the University of Wales

Excellent presentation by Karl Ahlstedt at the Horizon Institute. He gave us a real insight into the disruption that’s happening in the financial services sector right now. I thoroughly enjoyed the talk and would have no hesitation in recommending Karl as a guest lecturer to university cohorts. What a great ambassador you are for Swansea Business School!

Horizon provides guest lectures to business schools and universities across the UK, we consistently meet and exceed the bars set by universities and we take the same high standards across our entire range of events, courses and literature.

Learn your Trading Style

Now that the basics have been covered, it is important to keep learning and developing your own trading skillset.

Whereas younger traders tend to take the biggest risks with their investment portfolio (they are young and can ride out temporary declines) older traders tend to opt for stable stocks, often those with high dividend payments.

Taking the next Step:

Now that you are ready to take your trading to the next level, be sure to check out all of our Investing 101 tips at the Horizon Blog!

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