Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Before we begin...

    • What to expect when you start trading.

  • 2

    Pattern Day Trading (PDT)

    • What is Pattern Day Trading (PDT)?

    • Some PDT Examples

  • 3

    Cash vs. Margin Account

    • Cash vs Margin Explanation

    • Cash vs. Margin Accounts

    • Settlement Period Explanation

    • Settlement Times

    • Open a cash account if your account is small to avoid PDT

    • Futures do not have PDT rules

  • 4

    Zero Commission Brokers

    • Zero Commission Broker Update!

    • TD Ameritrade (thinkorswim)

    • IBKR Lite

    • Schwab

    • eTrade

    • Robinhood (part one)

    • Robinhood (part two)

    • Webull

    • Firstrade: Pricing and Order Entry

    • Firstrade FAQs

    • TradeZero Offshore (part one)

    • TradeZero Offshore (part two)

    • TradeZero USA (part one)

  • 5

    Commission Brokers

    • Interactive Brokers

    • Interactive Brokers Order Types and Algos

    • TastyWorks

    • LightSpeed

    • TradeStation

    • AMP Futures

  • 6

    Software Platforms

    • Thinkorswim Intro

    • Thinkorswim Analyze Tab

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Thinkorswim Active Trader

    • Sierrachart Intro

    • Sierrachart Datafeeds

    • Sierrachart Charting and Trading

    • Medved Trader

    • TradeStation

    • WeBull Desktop Order Entry

  • 7

    Stocks

    • You can trade one share to start!

  • 8

    Options

    • Characteristics & Risks of Standardized Options

    • Options as trading vehicles

  • 9

    Futures

    • Futures Margin Explained

    • Futures have low margin and deposit requirements

  • 10
  • 11

    Level 2

    • Intro to Level 2

    • Level 2 Quick Quiz

  • 12

    Time and Sales

    • Intro to Time and Sales

    • Time and Sales Quick Quiz

  • 13

    Volume

    • Intro to Volume

  • 14

    Psychology

    • Intro to Trading Psychology

  • 15

    Paper Trading

    • Intro to Paper Trading

  • 16

    Learning Materials

    • Experience is the Best Teacher

  • 17

    Research Resources

    • Finviz

    • Your broker's research section: Fidelity

    • Your broker's research section: Schwab

    • ETFs: etf.com

  • 18

    Money Management

    • Use units to manage your trading capital

    • Trade Percentages By Account Size

  • 19

    Journaling

    • Use EverNote

    • Use OneNote

  • 20

    Lifestyle

    • A Healthy Lifestyle is Key!

  • 21

    Online Help

    • Discord Server Link