In this short course, we are going to introduce you to a key tool used in trading, charts. We’ll show you linear, bar & candlestick charts and explain how they work, plus examine the benefits & limitations of each. It’s likely every trader in the world will at some point use a chart and as it’s such an important tool we’re going to devote a whole course to get you set on solid foundations.
What you'll learn
- How linear charts are displayed and why traders use them
- How bar charts are used and why traders use them
- What candlestick charts are and why traders use them
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Who teaches this course
Phillip Konchar authored the course. He is an expert in technical analysis and its application in margin trading.
He is Head Tutor at My Trading Skills, for over a decade and a half he has provided trading education for major brokerages and prop trading houses in London and Dublin.
We (My Trading Skills) are an award-winning, CPD accredited provider of online education for individuals wanting to learn about the financial markets, private trading, and how to start doing it themselves using their own capital. Our courses have helped 1,000s of people approach trading in a rational, balanced manner.
How to take the course
The course is online and on-demand, available on both desktop and mobile, so you can study at your own pace anytime and anywhere. Process through the video lessons, practice tasks and test how much you have learned with the knowledge check.
Who this course is for
- New traders
- Competent traders wanting a refresh
Time to complete
The course is split into two parts, the theory part will take 15 minutes to complete. The practical part will also take about 15 minutes.