For beginner traders we have a library of short videos which go into the basics of trading terminology from an “Introduction to trading” to “Technical and fundamental analysis”. These videos are a short and to the point overview of the basic knowledge a trader will need when learning to trade.

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Lesson 1: The Difference Between Investing & Trading

Investing and trading are two diverse ways we can profit from the financial markets. Beginner traders will learn the meaning of each before entering the markets.

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Lesson 2 : Introduction to Trading

An overview of the foundation needed when preparing to trade. Covering the basics of demo accounts, cost per trade known as the spread and the capital necessary to begin trading.

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Lesson 3: Buying & Selling

What’s ‘Buy Low / Sell High’? A short description of their meanings and how to buy & sell an instrument on your platform. No matter which way the market moves you can profit.

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Lesson 4 : Spread Betting the Financial Markets

Spread betting Vs. Forex/CFD trading. Instead of buying or selling an amount or lot size, spread bettors select a monetary amount to bet per pip or per point on a given instrument.

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Lesson 5: Chart type & Timeframes

A basic understanding of the importance of chart types which you can analyse and the timeframes of the tools that are used on a daily basis when trading on the financial markets.

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Lesson 6: What is a Pip

In this video we define what a 'Pip' is. A commonly used terms in trading and it is imperative to get a good understanding of what it precisely is before you begin trading.

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Lesson 7 : What is Leverage & Margin

Ever wondered how traders open large positions with small account balances? Here we explain leverage or margin required to enter the markets that otherwise may not be accessible.

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Lesson 8: Entry Orders

What is an entry order? An entry orders is a market order that opens at a specific price in the future. A pre-set order is only executed if the market reaches that price.

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Lesson 9: Stop Loss & Limit Orders

In this video we cover Stop Loss & Limit Orders, and how to implement each of them when trading. In addition, we look at their benefits by limiting losses and banking profits.

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Lesson 10 : Technical & Fundamental Analysis

An informed trader needs to have a good understanding of both the Technical and Fundamental Analysis. In this video we explain the difference between the 2 and how to utilise them.

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Lesson 11: What are Analysts

Analysts or organizations collate vital market information from a variety of sources, including past data. Understand how predictions are formed and how you can benefit from them.

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Lesson 12 : What are Data Releases

Delving into data releases and how they are compiled by various institutions to reveal the state of an economy, production, employment and many other areas that affect the markets.

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Lesson 13: What are Lot Sizes

Historically, currencies were traded in specific amounts called lots. The standard size for a lot is 100,000 units. There are also mini-lots of 10,000 and micro-lots of 1,000.

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Lesson 14: What are Stock market Indexes

Stock Market Index measures the value of a section of the stock market. A Stock Index takes diverse companies stocks & groups them to be traded as one financial instrument.