DIY trading classroom

Classroom

The DIY trading classroom will help you learn about the basics of trading for the do-it-yourself trader. There is a lot to learn but you can take your time and go over any section you need to just to be sure you understand the concepts.


Type of traders
Types of traders
There are six types of traders based on your risk level, your financial goals, and your timeframe. Each type is explained in this section. See which one best describes you.
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Securities
Securities
There are three types of securities: stocks, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs). In this section, you’ll learn about each type and how to use them effectively.
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Research
Research
In this section, you’ll learn about the importance of research skills. You have to do some research to understand the securities you are trading and when to buy and when to sell. Along with learning about economic indicators, you’ll learn how to use some technical and fundamental analysis.
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