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Course 411: Trading Foreign Exchange, Futures and Options
November 2017 - 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28
17:00 - 19:30
Malta Stock Exchange, Valletta
Capital Markets

Event Overview

This course aims to give participants a practical approach to trading foreign exchange, futures and options. 

It will cover the futures and foreign exchange markets in depth, along with trading tactics used by professional traders, including directional, option trading, delta neutral positioning, risk and money management principals, the psychology of trading, and portfolio management.

The course will cover technical and fundamental analysis, inter and intramarket spread trading, and other trading strategies.

The course also focuses on advanced option trading themes such as various option trading strategies, the Greeks, and managing an options trading book.

  • George Grech

Duration: 8 sessions / 20 hours

  • Futures and options and what they are used for
  • Hedging and speculating techniques using futures and options
  • The roles of an exchange and clearing house
  • Support, resistance, and technical formations
  • Understanding Black-Scholes and theoretical option pricing
  • Option basics: calls, puts, strike price, maturity dates, volatility
  • Foreign exchange trading, spot, forward and cross rates
  • Managing a portfolio using the options Greeks
  • Delta, gamma, vega, theta, and rho
  • Commodity futures such as the grains, energy, livestock and metals complex
  • Basic option strategies such as vertical, horizontal and diagonal spreads
  • Contango versus backwardation and spread trading
  • Macro fundamental analysis
  • Currency crosses and yield curve spreads
Who should attend?

This course requires attendees to have an intermediate understanding of the financial markets and the portfolio management process in particular.

The general public, students, portfolio and risk managers, industry practitioners, and accountants are invited to attend.

Registration Information

Registration fee: €295 per participant (Full time students and senior citizens are eligible to a 50% discount)

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Course 411: Trading Foreign Exchange, Futures and Options

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