So You Want to be a Stock Market Genius?
An easily understandable approach to learning about stocks and business.
About the Course
Learn about investing in stocks without needing an MBA.
What Drives a Business
Learn the basics of business and how businesses create value for their customers.
Why do Stocks Prices Move
Understand why stock prices change day to day and how to spot opportunities in the market.
Invest For Yourself
Dive into the trading simulation to see exactly how it feels to be an investor with skin in the game.
What You'll Learn
A lesson by lesson break down of the course.
Section 1The Basics of BusinessIn the first section of the course we seek to understand exactly what it means to be in business. Why do companies exist in the first place? What benefits are bestowed onto the owners of a company?
Section 2Investment Vehicles & Risk ManagementIn section 2 we dive into the types of investment vehicles that exist (in addition to stocks) so that you have the context you need to see how all of the pieces fit together.
Section 3Evaluating a CompanyIn Section 3 we explore methodoligies that you, as an investor, can use to properly generate investment ideas and evaluate companies. We breakdown idea generation, company filings, financial statement & ratio analysis.
Section 4Company ValuationOne prospective companies have been vetted it's time to establish a position. In the last section of the course we'll explore how to set price targets for companies, so that you'll know when a great company turns into an attractive investment.
Trading SimSee how investing works in real lifeThe investing simulator allows you to get a sense of how investing works in the real world. It follows 5 companies over a 10 year peoriod. Every two days for 3 weeks you will recieve real world information about these companies and be asked to make an investment decision to grow your portfolio.
Each of the four lessons is structured in a way that easily digestable and fun to complete.
3 Hours of Video Content
Each section contains roughly 6 short (5-7 minutes) and entertaining lessons explaining the key investing concepts.
Following the video content for each lesson you will be presented with a case story and worksheet to cement the ideas that were covered in the videos.
Tips From a Market Pro
Throughout the course I provide advice on real world data sources and strategies I used as an institutional investment advisor to find success.
Real World Trading Simulation
Take the lessons learned into the trading simulation that incorporates real world data into a 3 exercise that will give you a taste or real world investing.
What You'll Learn
Over the course of the curriculum your child will learn:
Qualitative Business Analysis
Develop a sense of how a business makes money and how consistent its cash flows will be.
Financial Statement Analysis
Understand what the major financial statements are and how they are used to inform decision making.
Estimate the value of a business and convert that estimate into an investment decision.
Put yourself on a path to financial literacy
Ok, so calling the course "Be a Stock Market Genius" is tongue in cheek. I can't turn you into that - no one can. What I can do is provide you with a solid foundation to make good investment decisions.