Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to Financial Trading (RQF) - UNIT 1: Principles of financial trading
Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to Financial Trading (RQF) - UNIT 2: Principles of Financial Planning and Cash Flow in Financial Trading
Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to Financial Trading (RQF) - UNIT 3: Understanding financial trading techniques

INTRODUCTION

This section is key to your trading career because eventually you will be trading these products and it goes without saying that you will want to know exactly what it is. You would be surprised that a lot of futures traders don’t actually know what exactly they are trading, so go that one step further in understanding what you are actually trading, and it will make a difference.

As I mentioned there is a lot of information about the different markets, use your time to delve into the products and get to the nitty gritty. Perhaps it would be prudent at this stage to be reading financial papers and magazines to understand how these markets are trading and any other fundamental news that might be out there affecting these products. Ideally we want you to expand your knowledge and continually develop your approach to trading so go for it!

Take all this information on board, learn it thoroughly and take your time to absorb the details, for extra work perhaps you can start learning how the different markets interplay with each other.

Proactively think about the markets and what they are used for, and who uses them, and why.

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