Understanding Advanced Techniques

Introduction to the Pack - 5 courses

Ready for things to get a little more interesting? These courses will take you through some of the more advanced types of investing.

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What is Short Selling?
Short Selling

The stock market doesn’t necessarily have to be on an upswing for you to make money on your investments. This course will introduce you to a different method of trading called short selling, which allows you to make a profit when stocks prices fall.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. So, What Is Short Selling?
  3. 3. Trading On Margin
  4. 4. Is Shorting For You?
  5. 5. Quiz
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What are Penny Stocks
Penny Stocks

In this course, we’ll learn about penny stock trading – one of the most lucrative, and dangerous, investment strategies.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Intro to Penny Stocks
  2. 2. The Allure of Penny Stocks
  3. 3. Buying Penny Stocks
  4. 4. The Dangers of Penny Stocks
  5. 5. Penny Stock Manipulations
  6. 6. Turning Risk into Opportunity
  7. 7. Case Study: Timothy Sykes
  8. 8. Quiz
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Investing in Startups
Startup

Not all investments take place in public companies. These days, investing in private startups has become a very popular and lucrative option for investors. This mission will teach you what to consider when investing in startups.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Investing in Private Companies
  2. 2. Hurdles to Investing in Private Equity
  3. 3. Crowdfunding – The Kickstarter Model
  4. 4. Microfinance – The Kiva Model
  5. 5. The Angel Investor Model
  6. 6. Case Study – Instagram
  7. 7. Last Note - Diversification
  8. 8. Quiz
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Investing in Emerging Markets
Emerging Markets

Today’s economy is as global as ever. This course will teach how to invest in emerging markets like Russia, China, India and more.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. What is an Emerging Market?
  2. 2. Why Would an Investor Invest Abroad?
  3. 3. Some risks
  4. 4. Foreign Stock Exchanges
  5. 5. Local Stock Exchanges
  6. 6. Multinational Corporations
  7. 7. Other Investing Opportunities
  8. 8. Quiz
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What Are Options?
Options Beginner

Learning to use options can be intimidating. We’ve put together this course to allow anyone and everyone to grasp the basics of what options contracts are, and why investors choose to invest in them.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. If Only It Were That Simple
  2. 2. So, What Are Options?
  3. 3. The Non-Textbook Definition
  4. 4. Calls and Puts
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