Video library

  • Want to be better at managing your risk? Want to learn how to trade around specific market events? Feel like it’s time to expand your charting knowledge? Our extensive range of videos covers all these topics and more.

    We’ve arranged the videos into beginner, intermediate and advanced categories so you can learn at your own pace, regardless of your level of experience.

    Beginner

    How to get started trading - 3 min 04 secs

    James Chen explains how to get started with our trading platforms and gives an overview of how to prepare for placing your first trade.

    Creating a trading plan - 53 secs

    Discover why having a clear trading plan is so important in being prepared and preventing negative trading behaviour.

    Optimal entry and exit points - 1 min 40 secs

    Tips for getting to grips with this vital aspect of trading, including recommendations for both buy and sell trades.

    Three quick tips for minimising losses - 58 secs

    Are you using these three crucial risk-management techniques in your trading?

    Reward-to-risk ratio - 1 min 09 secs

    Get an introduction to this integral part of risk-management, and learn how to plan your own reward-to-risk ratio based on ratios commonly used by experienced traders.

    Trading with the trend - 1 min 10 secs

    Learn about the simple and efficient technique of trading in the same direction as a prevailing market trend, as well as how to pick the right moment to enter a market.

    Support and resistance levels - 1 min 04 secs

    Discover what support and resistance levels are, how they can indicate the price boundaries of a given market and how to use them to identify trading opportunities.

    Trading psychology - 2 min 14 secs

    James Chen outlines the five most common pitfalls of trading and how to avoid them in your own trading.

    Intermediate

    Entry and exit points - 47 secs

    What are entry and exit points? And how can you ensure you get in and get out of a trade at the right point?

    How to run your profits - 2 min

    Understand how and why to run your profits in line with your risk/reward ratio and the importance of not taking profits too early.

    ‘Head and shoulders’ trading strategy - 1 min 15 secs

    Find out more about this popular technical analysis method, and learn how to spot this key price pattern in charts and use it in your own trading strategy.

    Identifying chart patterns - 1 min 11 secs

    Get an overview of this crucial technical analysis method and learn how to identify and interpret chart patterns to help you spot opportunities to enter a market.

    Key benefits of momentum indicators - 1 min 33 secs

    The advantages of using momentum indicators in your technical analysis to help you predict whether a current price trend will continue or not.

    Pullbacks and retracements - 1 min 50 secs

    Using pullbacks and retracements to predict upward and downward price movements within overall price trends and help you spot the optimum point to enter a trade.

    Advanced

    More ways to manage your risk - 2 min 49 secs

    James Chen discusses prudent risk-management. Learn about stop losses, using orders, position sizing and market diversification.

    Range trading explained - 1 min 39 secs

    Find out how to pinpoint potential price turns when a market is trading within definitive price ranges to help spot short-term trading opportunities.

    Combining reward-to-risk ratio with closing orders - 56 secs

    How to use stop losses and limit orders to help you lock in profits in line with your reward-to-risk ratio.

    Volume indicators - 1 min 14 secs

    What’s the theory behind volume indicators? And just how useful are they in predicting a particular price trend or movement?

    How to trade the US non-farm payrolls - 1 min 11 secs

    Discover how to trade one of the most important and volatile events in the financial calendar.

    Inter-market analysis - 2 min 30 secs

    Learn more about the theory of inter-market analysis, how your predictions for movements in one market can help you predict the movements in another. And how this can be used to hedge positions.