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In the past few years, global economic & political events have impacted your trading success, either positively or negatively.  Improve your ability to interpret and capitalize on global events, business cycles, monetary policy and financial crises.

Understanding the limitations of frameworks (technical and fundamental) and incorporating a macro mindset will improve your trading and investment results.  Our academic research and extensive trading experience are incorporated throughout to provide you with additional insights.

In short, markets are social creations.  Thus, it is vital that you build an understanding of the different methods that are used by traders to view the market.  You will gain key insights on how to incorporate their behavior into your trading decisions.

Module 1: Behavioral & Social Aspects

Behavioral & Social

  • Traders and Markets
  • Psychological Explanations
  • Social Explanations
  • Fundamental Explanations
  • Trading Frameworks
  • Trader Theories

Trading Approaches

  • Fundamental vs Techinical
  • Trend Analysis
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Market Strength & Breadth
  • Cycle Analysis
  • Flow Analysis

Speculation & Hedging

  • Trading System/Style
  • Manage/Measure Risk
  • Use of Stops
  • Exit Strategy
  • Optimal Trade Size
  • Case Studies on Risk Management

Module 2: Business Cycle Dynamics & Financial Crises

Business Cycle Dynamics

  • Business Cycle Theories
  • Embedded Assumptions
  • Economic Indicators
  • Key Leading Indicators
  • Critic of Valuation Models
  • Trader Valuation Methods

Central Bank Strategy

  • Key Central Banks
  • Policy Instruments
  • Policy Effectiveness
  • CB Transparency
  • Market Expectations
  • Case Studies

Financial Crises

  • Crisis Comparability
  • Crisis Predictability
  • Types of Crises
  • Limitation of Models
  • Behavioral Factors
  • Crisis Case Studies
  • Trading Crises

Module 3: Global Macro Mindset

Intro to Hedge Funds

  • Industry Factors
  • Company Moat
  • DCF Valuation Models
  • Relative Valuation Methods
  • Limitation of Valuation Models
  • Trader Valuation Methods

Global Macro Strategy

  • Traders and Markets
  • Psychological Explanations
  • Social Explanations
  • Limits to Economics
  • Trader Theories
  • Trading Framework

Geo-Political Trading

  • Trading System/Style
  • Manage/Measure Risk
  • Use of Stops
  • Exit Strategy
  • Optimal Trade Size
  • Case Study on Risk

Online: $2150

40 hour course | 1 year access

Onsite: $4750∗

∗Note: onsite version is available only to institutions with minimum number of attendees.  For more information please enquire on our VLE at: mtelearninghub.com

Our online and onsite enrollment process is through our Virtual Learning Environment:

https://mtelearninghub.com

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