Stock Market Trading Courses: How to Trade Stocks
When you buy a stock, you own a piece of a publicly traded company. Because of its popularity and available historical data,
the stock market is a great place for a new trader or investor to find good stocks and begin trading. It's important for beginning investors to
understand stocks and how they are traded in the market. Stock market trading also provides useful experience for
trading other asset classes, such as futures or Forex. In-person or online stock market courses, such as those taught at Online Trading Academy,
can help you start investing and trading stocks with confidence and a methodical plan.
Learn Stock Trading Strategies and Investing Strategies
"Buy and Hold" Trading
This is the passive approach used by many individual investors when buying or trading a stock. You choose a stock which you hope will go up in price and/or pays an attractive dividend, and
plan to keep it indefinitely. This approach is easy, but subject to losses if the market goes against you.
Active Stock Trading
This is the approach used by many traders and investors who want to maximize their opportunities and minimize their losses. You don’t execute stock trades every
day, but you monitor your holdings frequently and make adjustments where appropriate in your portfolio.
Day Trading (also called Short Term Trading or Momentum Trading)
Day trading is for traders who are willing to devote a little time each day in return for the potential of regular income. Technical analysis, stock market
training, and experience helps them
find good stocks to invest in where they can quickly open and close a position.
Learn Stock Market Trading With Online Trading Academy
Learn to trade and invest in stocks with guidance and instruction from the professionals at Online Trading Academy. Our foundational stock trading course is
Professional Trader, where you’ll learn how to trade stocks and invest in the stock market using professional-level
skills and strategies regardless of your experience and trading style. It includes live trading in the markets, where you'll learn how to trade stocks online
under the guidance of an expert instructor who will teach you the ins-and-outs of how to do stock trading.
This stock market course is offered both in-person and online. After completing it you can move on to advanced stock trading courses, or to another asset
class, or to our Wealth Management track designed for longer-term results.
The prerequisite for the Professional Trader course is the Power Trading Workshop, a free introduction and orientation required for all incoming students.
To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Power Trading Workshop.
Additional Student Benefits
Pay For Your Education Through Tuition Rebates
Our broker/dealer partners offer tuition rebates in the form of reduced commissions when you trade through them. For active traders and investors, the eventual cost of your stock market courses could be $0.
Get a Lifetime of Learning with Unlimited Retakes
We don’t expect you to learn it all the first time around. That’s why each Online Trading Academy on-location class comes with unlimited retakes for life.
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