Summer Training Programme- Stage 1

Summer Training Programme: Stage 1

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Macro Menu Archive

QE Explained: Are the Fed in trouble?

Negative interest rates explained

Trading US Non-Farm Payrolls

Bank of England interest rate decision

Why Buffett selling is important

How to trade the ECB event

What just happened to oil prices?

US Retail Sales & Empire Manufacturing

Earnings Season Q1 2020 - Big Banks

OPEC announcement

US Jobless Claims & Fed announcement

What to expect from OPEC+ meeting

Live analysis of record US jobless claims

Tracking coronavirus

Will you be getting a Stimulus Check?

Daily Trade Set-Ups

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Monday 18th May 2020

Weekly Trading Set-ups 18th-22nd May 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Thursday 7th May 2020

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Monday 4th May 2020

CHAPTER 1: Economics 101

Introduction to macro fundamentals

Introduction to monetary policy

US Federal Reserve explained

Fiscal and monetary policy explained

Economics terminology explained

Trading glossary

CHAPTER 2: Introduction to Equity Markets

What are equity markets?

Investment strategies

Market structure

Know Your Index: DAX 30

Know Your Index: Euro Stoxx 50

Know Your Index: FTSE 100

Know Your Index: S&P 500

Know Your Index: Nasdaq 100

Know Your Index: DJIA 30

Earnings Season

CHAPTER 3: Introduction to Forex Markets

Introduction to the forex market

What makes the forex market move?

Important times of the day

CHAPTER 4: Introduction to the Bond Market

What is a bond?

What makes the bond market move?

The yield curve explained

Trading bonds

The role of credit ratings

CHAPTER 5: Introduction to Commodity Markets

What are commodity markets?

The law of supply and demand

What makes oil prices move?

What makes gold prices move?

Introduction to geopolitics

The importance of China

CHAPTER 6: Technical Analysis

Overview of technical analysis

Charting & Candlesticks

Support & Resistance levels

Trend Lines & Trend Channels

Pivot Points

Moving Averages (MAs)

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Fibonacci Retracements

Bollinger Bands

Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD)

CHAPTER 7: Trading the News

Introduction to trading the news

Preparation & understanding the news

How to approach trading economic data

Trading a monetary policy event

Know your economic data

Reading market sentiment

How to use Twitter for trading

Know your central bankers

CHAPTER 8: Trading Psychology

Introduction to trading psychology

Psychology of gains and losses


Behavioral finance

Trading journey

Trading mindset

Trading Habits

Prospect theory blotter

Contract sizes & margin

CHAPTER 9: Creating a Trading Strategy

Amplify trading process

Entry and Exit strategies

Contract sizes & margin

Importance of a trade blotter

CHAPTER 10: Risk Management

Risk vs Reward

Maximum risk per trade

Setting realistic goals

Meet the experts

Anthony Cheung

Anthony has worked at the forefront of news and analysis for over a decade specialising in providing breaking news to proprietary traders across the world. Anthony now heads up the trading arm of Amplify and provides daily analysis to our in-house and remote traders from our London trading floor.

In the 'introduction to trading' course, Anthony will delve into some of the ways in which he monitors news and rumours in the market and how best to prepare for your trading sessions. This is a crucial skill to take advantage of current market volatility.

Piers Curran

Piers gained recognition as one of the largest intra-day traders in the futures market, trading fixed income spreads, currencies, commodities and equity future as a senior trader for US firm GHTC. Piers is a respected voice within the industry and can often be seen on tier-1 financial news providers such as CNBC.

In our 'introduction to trading' course, Piers will breakdown macroeconomics into an easy to understand module and explain the importance of central bank monetary policy. He will also deliver sessions on technical analysis, trading processes and risk management.

Sam North

Sam started his trading career in 2014. He was successfully backed by Amplify after completion of his training and traded a live futures account before joining a small hedge fund trading systematic intraday strategies across asset classes. Sam returned to Amplify full-time in 2015 and now acts as a senior mentor for the traders

William de Lucy

Will has over a decade of institutional trading experience and takes responsibility of leading the risk management of the Amplify team. His speciality is in behavioural finance and trading psychology and works closely with the traders at Amplify to help them perform to the best of their abilities. 

Will shall be delivering the trading psychology chapter in our 'introduction to trading' course. He has a wealth of knowledge in this area and helps mentor performance from new traders up to highly experienced asset managers.


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Big thank you to Eddie, Anthony, Sam, Will, and Piers! The course was very well structured and provided a concise explanation to each and every single topic covered.

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