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Available languages

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Subtitles: English

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: The estimated workload for this course is 3 to 4 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Basics of Financial Statements

This module provides a brief introduction to financial statements and various common filings. These are the most important sources for obtaining information regarding a company's performance. Most strategies are indeed based on financial statements. After completing this module you will be able to get the important details from the balance sheets....
Reading
12 videos (Total 68 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video12 videos
1. Introduction to accounting5m
2. The balance sheet3m
3. Assets7m
4. Liabilities5m
5. Shareholders’ Equity4m
6. Income Statement4m
7. Expenses 17m
8. Expenses 26m
9. Statement of Cash Flows4m
10. Cash Flows from Operations9m
11. Cash Flows from Investments and Financing6m
Reading1 reading
10 Things to Know About Every Cash Flow Statement20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 145m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Financial Statement Analysis

The purpose of this module is to equip you with the skills required to identify accounting information required for building trading strategies. After completing this module you will be able to calculate the key financial ratios....
Reading
5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
2. Profitability ratios7m
3. Activity Ratios10m
4. Solvency and Liquidity Ratios7m
5. DuPont Identity5m
Reading1 reading
What are the limitations of ratio analysis?20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 245m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Asset pricing theories

Before you start trading, you should first be able to calculate the expected return from a stock. The expected return comes from various asset pricing models such as Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) and Fama-French Three Factor Model. The purpose of this module is to equip you with the skills required to calculate the expected returns of a stock (or) a portfolio. After completing this module you will be able to calculate the expected returns of a stock....
Reading
9 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
2. Diversification5m
3. CAPM4m
4. CAPM Beta6m
5. Multifactor Models5m
6. APT6m
7. Arbitrage6m
8. Arbitrage-Free Price6m
9. Risk Factors4m
Reading1 reading
The 15-Stock Diversification Myth20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 330m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Basics of Market Microstructure

This module will provide a detailed introduction to the actual functioning of asset markets. The module will cover essential details such as type of players in the market, different type of orders and the efficient ways and opportune time to execute them, trading costs and ways of minimizing them, the concept of liquidity .etc. This is required to develop efficient algorithm to execute various trading strategies. After completing this module you will have a clear idea of different types of orders and which orders to use when....
Reading
11 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
2. Limit Order Book7m
3. More Limit Order Book6m
4. Limit Price Placement4m
5. Stop-Loss Orders5m
6. Short-Selling3m
7. Other Order Instructions7m
8. Liquidity3m
9. Transaction Costs7m
10. Implicit Transaction Costs8m
11. Implementation Shortfall5m
Reading1 reading
Is the market microstructure of stock markets important?20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 445m
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By NSJan 8th 2017

Good insights and must for a person who is seriously interested in trading ,\n\nAny one with a zero knowledge of finance can also take this course.

By DBAug 17th 2017

It is perfect for even beginners to learn basics of trading fundamentals and apply it for advanced studies. Recommend this to everyone.

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Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Assistant Professor
Indian School of Business

About Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business has successfully put India on the global map of management education by nurturing young leaders with an understanding of developing economies and the society at large. Through innovations in curricula and pedagogy to reflect the shifting business landscape, the ISB is committed to providing the best venue for management education to meet the growing need to develop young leaders who can manage global challenges....

About the Trading Strategies in Emerging Markets Specialization

This Specialization equips individual investors and money managers with the skills required to develop their own trading strategies and test them. When you complete the Specialization, you’ll be ready to apply eight ready-made trading strategies, based on rigorous academic research, that have been shown to be. You’ll also be able to design your own trading strategy, back test it, and measure its performance....
Trading Strategies in Emerging Markets

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