Basics of Trading



Now that we have learned the basic terminology and discovered what tools are at our disposal, it is time to put all that to work. We will learn the basics of how to open and close orders, plus the fundamentals of risk management. We will stress the importance of using market orders, monitoring our open positions, but above all – never trading in an asset we do not understand! 

This course is aimed at those with a basic knowledge of financial markets who now want to put that knowledge to use.

What We Will Learn

  • How to use online trading platforms, and what tools they offer us
  • How to monetize both increasing and decreasing asset prices
  • How to trade safely by using market orders
  • How to manage and monitor risk


  • Intermediate



Sharp Trader staff include experienced educators and financial market professionals - many of whom have worked at top industry companies..


Discover the opportunities of financial markets – Learn to Trade.


  • 53 minutes on-demand video
  • 5 Articles + 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Accessible on mobile & PC
  • Language: English
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Free Trading Account

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