Understanding Brokers

Brokers are a traders access point to the markets, get this relationship wrong and you're making it harder to make money.
Phillip Konchar

Brokers are a trader’s access point to the markets, so its important to get a good setup. In this course, we are going to explain the role brokers play and discuss how & why regulation is really important. We are then going to show you what to look for in a broker and how to get set up with one.

What you'll learn
  • How to analyse a broker’s offering
  • How to potentially save yourself thousands in transaction costs
  • What brokers are and what they do for traders
  • The different types of broker
  • Why regulation is vital for retail traders
  • The services brokers provide
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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 wanting to understand what to look for
  • Competent traders not happy with their current broker
Time to complete
The course is split into two parts, the theory part will take 45 minutes to complete. The practical part will take 15 minutes.
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Course Includes

  • 15 years instructor experience
  • 1 hour to complete
  • 1 supplemental guide
  • 6 on-demand lessons
  • Expert support
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile & desktop
  • Certificate of completion

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