Live Classroom includes educational webinars, which allow you to easily attend from home or on the go. During a webinar you can actively participate with the other attendees and the instructor. Simply type your questions via the chat feature and the moderator will answer these questions directly and visually. All you need to attend is a computer with an internet connection from any convenient location. Download the mobile app for the live classroom for your iPhone or Android for on the go education. Register now to learn more about the topics listed below:
Did you know? FXCM South Africa is hosting its own Webinars. Visit our YouTube Channel to watch the past webinars.
FXCM SOUTH AFRICA EXCLUSIVE
|Euro Trade Sentiment||Daily||11:00 CAT||Russell Shor||Multiple|
|Wall Street Sentiment Ideas||Daily||15:30 CAT||Russell Shor||Multiple|
|Understanding Price Action||Monday||20:00 CAT||Grace Quigley||Multiple|
|Reading Candlesticks and Understanding Chart Patterns||Tuesday||20:00 CAT||Liza Donor||Multiple|
|Trading Psychology||Wednesday||20:00 CAT||Liza Donor||Multiple|
|Intro to Automated Strategies||Thursday||20:00 CAT||Grace Quigley||Multiple|
|Coding a Custom Trading Algorithm in Lua||Thursday||19:00 CAT||Rob Pasche||Monthly|
Russell Shor (CFTe, MFTA) has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of South Africa and holds the coveted Certified Financial Technician and Master of Financial Technical Analysis qualifications from the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). These combined with his over 20 years of financial markets experience allows our resources to be of the high standard and quality. Russell analyses the financial markets from both a fundamental and technical view and emphasises prudent risk management and good reward-to-risk ratios when trading.
Grace Quigley hosts webinars educating traders on how to utilize price action throughout multiple trading strategies. Grace also does a monthly review of global economic events impacting the markets. She has expertise in technical strategies applying both manual and automated backtesting into her trading style. Grace has a background in options trading where she developed multiple risk management strategies. She graduated from Oral Roberts University where she studied macroeconomics and economic behaviors.
Liza Donor hosts webinars on understanding chart patterns and utilizing FXCM’s suite of technical indicators. Also skilled in fundamental analysis, Liza writes articles for FXCM about important economic and geopolitical events. She closely follows the technology sector and the progression of future growth for all economies. Prior to joining FXCM, she worked in the global wealth and investment management division at Merrill Lynch. She graduated from Pace University with a degree in Economics where she studied market trends using a variety of statistical regression models.
Rob hosts webinars that show how custom algo strategies can be coded from scratch using FXCM’s tools and data. An algo trader himself, Rob teaches guiding principles that can assist traders turn any trading idea into a fully-automated system. Rob has been an Algo Trading Programmer at FXCM for the last 3 years, but before that was a Currency Trading Instructor for DailyFX.com, authoring over 250 articles and hosting 100’s of educational webinars about novice and advanced Forex trading techniques. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance and a minor in Economics.
|3 Part Webinar Series on Algo Trading||Yves Hilpisch*||PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3|
|Introduction to Machine Learning||Trevor Trinkino*||WATCH NOW|
|Learn NinjaTrader with FXCM||Christopher Dolan*||WATCH NOW|
|Learn QuantConnect with FXCM||Jared Broad*||WATCH NOW|
|Using Premium Data||Dr. Ernest Chan*||WATCH NOW|
|Best Practices for Creating an Algo Trading System||Kevin Davey*||WATCH NOW|
|REST API & Python Wrapper||Yves Hilpisch*||WATCH NOW|
Follow along as a live instructor downloads and navigates FXCM’s signature trading platform and charting package Learn how to create multiple order types on your trades and how to create a chart, customize your layout, and save your work. See how tiered margin allows traders to keep track of their account equity and actively monitor margin requirements before receiving a margin call.
Gain inside access to the open interest of FXCM’s traders on a variety of currency pairs and CFDs. Understand directional bias and how this contrarian indicator works. Learn to use both SSI snapshots and Historical SSI simultaneously on your charts.
Gain access to third-party technical analysis provided by Trading Central. Discover how Bollinger Bands, Moving Averages, MACD, and other indicators form the Trading Central indicator’s analysis. Understand psychological pivot points and potential intraday, short-term, and medium-term trade setups.
Understand why traders may seek to use volume as part of their trading strategies to confirm potential trends, breakouts and reversals. See how you can get access to FXCM’s long vs. short trading volume. Learn how to use three different volume indicators: Real Volume, On Balance Volume, Directional Volume, and Market Movers Index.
Learn what separates successful traders from unsuccessful traders based on a study of FXCM’s live account holders. Find out how to mitigate risk in your trading using an appropriate trade size and placing effective stops and limits. Discuss how to calculate and use effective leverage and learn to set up an appropriate Risk to Reward ratio.
Understand the Fibonacci sequence and Fibonacci’s Golden Ratio in relation to trading. See how Fibonacci levels identify support and resistance and how you can use those levels in your trading. Learn to use and customize this tool within your Trading Station platform.
Apply an automated strategy to your trading account and explore price alerts and signals. Locate optimal strategy inputs using the Optimize Strategy feature. Learn how to backtest your strategy using powerful technical tools on the Trading Station platform.
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