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Quantitative Analysis


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As computing power has grown, quantitative analysis of stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities has reached new levels of complexity and sophistication. This course provides you with a basic level of understanding of quantitative analysis tools such as moving averages and oscillators, including the well-known MACD and stochastic indicators.

Lesson 1: Introduction To Technical Analysis Indicators

  • What Is Technical Analysis
  • Technical Analysis Assumptions
  • Technical Versus Fundamental Analysis
  • Technical Analysis Methodologies
  • Chart Analysis
  • Indicators
  • Cycle Analysis
  • Benefits of Technical Analysis
  • Market Timing
  • Price Forecasting
  • Leading Indicator
  • What are Technical Analysis Indicators
  • How Should Indicators be Used

Lesson 2: Trend-Following Indicators

  • Introduction
  • Moving Averages
  • Simple
  • Weighted
  • Exponential
  • How Moving Averages are Used
  • Using Two Moving Averages
  • Bollinger Bands and Moving Average Envelopes
  • Directional Movement Index

Lesson 3: Momentum Indicators

  • Introduction
  • Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD)
  • Momentum and Rate Of Change
  • Stochastics
  • Relative Strength
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 20
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed Unlimited*
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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