Introduction to Financial Trading
In this seminar, you will learn from this introduction, how to invest in the financial market from the one of the most experienced professional ex floor traders in London that has traded through every major event since the mid 70s.
Furthermore you will discover:
- How your character influences your trading
- Common mistakes made by novice traders
- How to take more control over risk in trades
- Risk management
- How to analyse personal performance
- Strategies used by our traders
- How to improve timing when entering and exiting trades
- Trading psychology-how to control your emotions
- Our role as market maker
- The difference between retail trading and trading the fully regulated markets.
- Fundamental differences between financial trading and commodity trading.
Introduction to Algorithmic Trading
You will develop technical skills in writing algorithms with time series data, and you will have the freedom to use these skills in your own practical project
You will explore how real-time trading algorithms can make use of a wide range of other subject areas such as social media and databases
We will prepare you to take an active role in the creation of computational systems for algorithmic trading with skills that are transferable to a wide range of industries
Our teaching is strongly focused on practical work in real world situations
You will benefit from access to our professional network of industry experts in the City of London
Top performing students will receive a reference and may have the opportunity of taking an industrial placement
Mr Chris Tubby
He has been involved in the derivatives industry for over four decades. During his career he has traded all asset classes including commodities, financials, FX and metals. He uses his experience and strong network of contacts in the derivatives industry to assist the company with all matters relating to derivatives.
During his long trading career in the industry as professional proprietary trader, arbitrageur and market maker/liquidity provider, he has also found time to consult to major exchanges and educate the next generation of traders. It is through arbitrage and market making that he developed a keen interest in algorithms to assist him with pricing mechanisms and risk controls. Mr Tubby uses his strong knowledge to open each course with an introduction of the basic fundamentals of derivatives and risk management.
Mr Glen Whitehead
Tel: 020 3490 9730
Address: 39 Cornhill, London, EC3V 3ND