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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Trading Basics by Indian School of Business

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129 reviews

About the Course

The purpose of this course is to equip you with the knowledge required to comprehend the financial statements of a company and understand the various transactions that take place in the stock market so that you can replicate the strategies discovered by the extant academic literature. The first part of the course provides a brief introduction to financial statements and various common filings of firms. You will learn how to obtain information regarding a company's performance from them and use the information to build trading strategies. Next, you are taught basic asset pricing theories so that you will be able to calculate the expected returns of a stock or a portfolio. Finally, you will be introduced to the actual functioning of asset markets, type of players in the market, different types 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 knowledge is required to develop efficient algorithm to execute various trading strategies....

Top reviews

NS

Jan 08, 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.

DB

Aug 17, 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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By Franco A

Apr 09, 2017

The course is very interesting but sometimes is too fast on difficult steps

By Dhruv A

Jun 18, 2017

It was great, but need to refine the slides which are incorrect.

By Talha N K

Jun 05, 2018

Great Course.

By Dameon G

Apr 03, 2018

Excellent content in this course. Did not give five stars because the discussion portion of the course is non existent so you pretty much have to figure some things out on your own if you have questions. Overall the course was great and the instructor was very insightful. Thank you ISB.

By Neelesh G

Nov 15, 2017

Its a nice course to understand the basics even for someone with non-finance background.

By Amit B

Apr 25, 2018

Mixed review..

Few concepts really solved..few are still mystery..

But the faculty is really good..

By Ramon

May 22, 2017

Great content and range in topics. The powerpoint presentation could use a little improvements and small corrections. I would like a little more explanation on the formulas or examples of them in use before the quizzes. Thank you!

By Pavel C P

Nov 06, 2017

The course is very good at quick introduction in trading world. Basic terms and the fundamentals building blocks to understand the trading operations.

However, i found a miss taping in key examples that consume a some time to know where the number come from. I think the proper file for download could be available.

By Himanshu G

Jan 30, 2018

Course is really good but not much assignments are given so you have to practice on your own.

By 冯允鹏

Nov 15, 2016

A little bit shallow, but beginners-friendly

By Saras C

Feb 21, 2017

A general brief about how you can make calculated and broad assumptions on the tock market. Not a specialized course but is helpful in getting the basics.

By Arjit B

Sep 25, 2017

Some technical improvements can be made otherwise good

By Vedant A

Jan 08, 2018

Good course but require basic statistical knowledge.

By Vineel B

Dec 04, 2016

The course was pretty good. Also the examples used while explaining various concepts were very helpful while trying to understand.

By DL

Jan 19, 2017

Muy basico pero se necesitan temas de estadistica previos para entender modelos como el CAPM.

By Prashast M

Oct 28, 2017

the course was good. i felt that the class duration was very less to cover the topics

By Prateek Y

Feb 01, 2018

Fast at times.

By Shruti A

Dec 21, 2017

The visuals and audio could be better synchronised.

By Checco W

Jan 01, 2018

This is quite useful although some of the numbers showed in the video or quiz is incorrect.

By Ujjwal S

May 29, 2019

The asset pricing model calculation and calculation of covariance is not explained at all which is a drawback because it is considered a beginner course

By Putcha L N R

Jun 24, 2019

The explanation can be made a lot more lively. Otherwise, the instructor is extremely knowledgeable and gives good idea of the subject.

By Shikhar V

Jul 25, 2019

Really good course, Starts from the very basics of accounting and goes onto building the foundations of the Equity market

By John J

Aug 28, 2019

Good introduction to the basics of trading. The skills covered in this course are prerequisites for understanding the trading environment.

By Shivansh S

Sep 21, 2019

Good

By Muskaan P

Nov 09, 2019

Need to be a bit more informative on the basis of formulas usage. it is complicated for the new viewers.