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Start Trading Stocks Using Technical Analysis!

Learn the secrets of professional trading from a former stock broker, and make profits investing today!
Instructor:
Corey Halliday
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Trade stocks like the pros!
Avoid the common mistakes that new traders tend to make.
Calculate support & resistance to measure risk vs. reward.
Learn the phychology behind investor decisions.
Identify the 4 stages of a trend.
Buy & sell stock with confidence!

Learn how to trade like a professional investor from a former stock broker! No matter how much experience you have with the financial markets, you can trust us to teach you the fundamentals of technical analysis, and get you started on the right track!

Corey began trading the global markets in 2001 and actively trades equities, futures, forex, options, and index options. As the Chief Market Analyst for a publicly-traded company, he provides multiple trade strategies and leadership for his team of professionals consistently achieving returns that outperform the broad markets. In 2011 Corey developed a weekly trading strategy using SPX index options which have returned +390.6% from March of 2011 to current day.

Corey is the content creator for a variety of trading newsletters and author of complete investing courses targeted to professionals and individual traders. His content covers the full spectrum of market knowledge from the basic of investing essentials through advanced options and technical analysis. He has been recognized as a top instructor for two of the most popular online financial education courses and is responsible for teaching over 100,000 clients throughout the US and Canada!

Corey’s professional career includes successful positions as stock broker, Options Principal, Chief Market Analyst, financial education author and content creator. Corey has been Series 7 Licensed (General Securities Representative) and Series 4 Licensed (Options Principal).

Welcome to the Course!

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Welcome to the course!

Welcome to the course! Our team at Investview, Inc. provides online investor education and investing related products to over 250,000 self-directed investors across the world!

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Fundamental vs. Technical Analysis

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What is technical analysis? How will it help me become a better trader?

Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Fundamental analysis is the study of a company's intrinsic value, the Warren Buffet approach to investing. Technical analysis assumes that the intrinsic value is already represented by the value of the stock, and instead focuses on statistical analysis.


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What are some common mistakes to avoid when trading?

You can avoid some common pitfalls by making sure you always trade with a plan, build in some form of risk control in to your trading strategy, and never trade emotionally.

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Market sentiment and the physhology behind investor decisions.

I will touch upon how a typical investor makes decisions during up-swings and down-swings.

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What kind of investor do you want to be?

Do you want to be a day trader, swing trader, position trader, or traditional investor?

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The foundation of technical analysis is focused on price action and volume.

In this lecture, I will show you how to use pivot points to plan your next trade.

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Using support and resistance to manage risk when trading.

Pivot points create levels of support and resistance that can then be used to help mitigate risk.

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Significant price levels to be mindful of.

Prices at whole, round numbers often act as support & resistance.

Trends, Trend Lines, Life Cycle of a Trend, & Gaps.

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Trend analysis is important when trading any security.

Let's take a look at trend analysis and the importance of up-trends.

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How to find opportunity in downward trends.

We will take a look at downward trends, pivot highs & lows, and trendless stock.

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Using trend lines to identify the general direction a security is heading.

In this lecture, I will show you how to draw trend lines through pivot highs & lows.

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Multiple trend lines and summary.

We will go over multiple trend lines that cross minor, intermediate, and major pivot points.

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What is the life cycle of a trend?

In this lecture, we will cover the life cycle of a trend and get in to the 4 different stages.

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The 4 stages of a trend.

Stage 1: Consoldifation

Stage 2: Breakout

Stage 3: Continuation

Stage 4: Exhaustion

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Quiz: Can you identify the stages?

A short test to see whether or not you can apply what you learned about the 4 stages.

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Solution to the quiz in the previous lecture.

Answer key to the previous lecture.

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Trend life cycle summary.

Whenever you come across a stock chart, you should be able to idetify at least one of the 4 stages.

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A gap occurs when the stock market closes.

In this lecture, we will talk about common gaps, runaway gaps, and breakaway gaps.

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Exhaustion & catastrophic gaps and section summary.

Gaps are caused by news, earnings, analyst upgrades & downgrades, or other market events.

Candlesticks & Average True Rating (ATR)

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Getting started with candlestick charting.

The candlestick technique of charting was started by the Japanese to track the prices of commities.

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Bullish & bearish expanded range candles and reversals.

Expanded range candles are a good indicator of a stock's future performance.

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Hammers, Shooting Stars, and Dojis.

Hammers, Shooting Stars, and Dojis are good indicators of whether a stock is trending up or down.

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More candlestick patterns and summary.

In this lecture we will take a look at bullish engulfing, bearish engulfing, piercing lines, dark cloud cover, bullish harami, and bearish harami,

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What is the personality of a stock?

Let's get started with Average True Rating (ATR).

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The practical applications of Average True Rating (ATR).

In this lecture, we will add the ATR to the chart of a stock, and compare two stocks to determin their personality.

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How do we use ATR to determine when we buy/sell a stock?

Let's take a look at a few more ATR examples, and learn how to calculate our buy & sell price.

Valuable Technical Indicators for Determining When to Buy & Sell Stock

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Volume is the fuel that drives stocks.

If the markets have made a strong price move either up or down, then the perceived strength of that move depends on the volume for that particular period.

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How does light & heavy trading volume influence the price of stocks?

In this lecture, we will take a look at some charts that illustrate this idea of buying and selling pressures.

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Moving averages are a powerful statistic to look at with trending stocks.

There are simple and exponential moving averages. Simple moving averages are evenly weighted, therefore every period carries the same weight. Exponential moving averages place more weight on recent price action, which reduces the lag.

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Identifying trends within moving averages.

We will take a look at up trends, down trends, and bullish/bearish crossovers.

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Golden cross, death cross, and exponential moving averages.

20-, 50-, and 200-day moving averages are most popular to represent month, quarter, and year of the stock.

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Technical indicators offer secondary confirmation.

You can think of technical indicators like going to get get a second opinion from a doctor.

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Let's take a look at some additional MACD signals.

Let's identify where a buy/sell signal occurs when looking at MACD signals.

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The Relative Strength Index measures a stocks current condition.

The RSI compares the magnitude of a stock's recent gains to the magnitude of it's recent losses.

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Let's take a look at some additional RSI signals.

In this lecture we will cover overbought sell signals, oversold buy signals, and RSI combined with price action setups.

Trading the Markets & Proper Financial Management

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Breaking down the markets.

In this lecture, we will go over the topics we will be covering in this section.

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The four major markets in the U.S.

Let's talk about the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial, Nasdaq, and Russell 2,000.

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Broad market analysis checklist.

When trading it is always important to do a broad market analysis checklist.

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Sector analysis checklist.

In this lecture, we will go over what a sector analysis checklist looks like.

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How many shares should you purchase? How much money should you risk in a trade?

Let's talk money management!

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Proper diversification is essential when holding stocks.

If you are a "buy & hold" investor proper diversification is key to maintaining a healthy portfolio.

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Position sizing (pt. 1)

When position sizing, you should ask yourself 4 questions:

  1. What is the size of your portfolio?
  2. How much a of a loss would be too big?
  3. What are your normalized numbers?
  4. What would your anticipated profit be?
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Position sizing (pt. 2)

Let's take a look at some additional position sizing examples.

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    "Plan your trade, then trade your plan."

    Before you enter in to a trade identify your time frame, entry point, stop loss, and target.

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    How to use a trading calculator.

    Let's take a look at what a trading calculator looks like.

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