Why You Should Take This Course
This course has everything you need to know to master cash equities. Learn about how the trading floor works, unlock the mechanics of exchange trading, and discover how to trade without moving markets.
- Get an insider view of the equities market Learn about the actual roles and responsibilities on the trading floor, including: Agency vs. Principal Trading, Sales Trading vs. Sales Research, Cash Equities vs. Equity Derivatives, Private Side vs. Public Side, and more.
- Demystify Exchange Trading How do we get an opening and closing price? What is the difference between a market order and a limit order? If I send a trade to the exchange, who takes the other side? We will analyze all these details with detailed examples in Excel to reinforce the concepts.
- Discover how traders beat the VWAP Institutional Investors need to trade in large size. How do you do that without moving markets? In this course, we’ll discuss order types and order routing, and different strategies traders use to minimize the price impact of their trades.
What You'll Learn
- Exchange Trading
- Trading Conventions
- Opening & Closing Auctions
- Order Types
Overview of the Equity Markets
Cash Equity Roles
Entering Orders on an Exchange
Get the Equities Markets Certification
This course can be taken standalone, or as part of the Equities Markets Certification Program. Graduates of the program earn a Wall Street Prep certification that can be shared with potential future employers.
Taught by bankers
Our instructors are former investment bankers who give lessons real-world context by connecting it to their experience on the desk.
Earn a Certification
Take this course standalone, or, to earn a shareable certification, as part of Wall Street Prep's Equities Markets Certification Program.
Used on the Street
This is the same comprehensive course our corporate clients use to prepare their analysts and associates.
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