Complete Understanding of Stock Futures: Derivatives Part 1

Trading stock market. Part 1 of Futures and Options. This is a conceptual course suitable for people across the globe.

In this course hosted by PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants, Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains Stock Futures in a very simple manner with live examples.

What you’ll learn

  • Complete understanding of Futures as a stock derivatives.
  • The meaning and types of stock derivatives.
  • An understanding of a Forward contract.
  • The concept of trading Stock Futures.
  • Difference between Forwards and Futures.
  • Investing in Shares vis a vis Trading in Derivatives.
  • Live trades of a Futures contract.
  • The significance of margin money.
  • The terminologies of Futures.
  • Spot price, Future Price and Lot size.
  • LTP contract value and types of margins.
  • Going long, Going short and Squaring off.
  • Short covering, Short squeeze, Long unwinding and Long unwinding pressure.
  • Contango and Backwardation.
  • Arbitration.
  • Breakout, False breakout and Whipsaw.
  • Difference between Spot and Derivative market.
  • Placing a Buy or Sell order.
  • Placing Market and Limit orders with stop loss and trigger price.
  • Understanding Stop loss and Trigger price.
  • Practical application of concepts.
  • Minimizing losses through stop loss in bullish trade.
  • Protecting profits through stop loss in bullish trade.
  • Minimizing losses and protecting profits in bearish trade.
  • A complete understanding of Hedging with Futures.

Course Content

  • A complete understanding of Stock Futures –> 40 lectures • 6hr 1min.

Complete Understanding of Stock Futures: Derivatives Part 1

Requirements

  • The course has been progressively build right from the very basics. Any person with an interest in stock market can understand. However, some basic knowledge of stock market will certainly be helpful..

In this course hosted by PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants, Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains Stock Futures in a very simple manner with live examples.

Conceptual differences between investing in shares and trading in derivatives, Spot market and derivative market, Going long and Going short, Market and Limit orders, Breakout-False breakout and Whipsaw, Contango and Backwardation and various concepts like Minimizing losses and protecting profit through application of stop loss and triggers in bullish and bearish trades, Arbitration and protection of Portfolio through Hedging have been explained in a very simple manner right from the basics. The methodology adopted is such which one does not find in books.

It is an educational course to enhance your knowledge. The course does not include any tips or tricks or shortcut methods of getting rich nor does it discuss anything about technical charts, technical analysis or buy sell signals.  In fact, the instructor would like to caution that trading in derivatives without proper knowledge and risk management could be disastrous.

This course will be of immense benefit to those who invest in Stock market and are interested in moving on to trade in derivatives and also those who intend to make stock trading as their profession or career. Those who are already trading in derivatives will be able to enhance their knowledge and skills.  This course will help the students of finance, commerce and those pursuing or intending to pursue financial management courses.

The instructor would like to make it very clear that this course is Part 1 of the Derivatives and explains  only the Stock Futures.  Options as derivatives have not been discussed in this course for which a separate course titled “Complete Understanding of Stock Options: Derivatives Part 2” has been launched separately.

The speaker knows the subject well and speaks to the point without any glamour, frills or divergence thus, respecting the value of time.

Legal Disclaimer:

This course is purely for educational purposes. Investment and trading in stock market involves financial risk. Students taking this course are advised to exercise due diligence before making any investment or trade in stock market. The instructor or any party related to this course or it’s content will not be responsible for any kind of loss to anyone in anyway, due to this course.

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