Understanding Advanced Techniques


Here's what you'll learn:

  1. 1What is Short Selling?
  2. 2What are Penny Stocks
  3. 3Investing in Startups
  4. 4Investing in Emerging Markets
  5. 5What Are Options?

Introduction to the Pack

Ready for things to get a little more interesting? These courses will take you through some of the more advanced types of investing.

5 Courses

What is Short Selling?

The stock market doesn’t necessarily have to be on an upswing for you to make money on your investments. This course will introduce you to a different method of trading called short selling, which allows you to make a profit when stocks prices fall.

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  1. 1 Introduction Start Course
  2. 2 So, What Is Short Selling?
  3. 3 Trading On Margin
  4. 4 Is Shorting For You?
  5. 5 Quiz

What are Penny Stocks

In this course, we’ll learn about penny stock trading – one of the most lucrative, and dangerous, investment strategies.

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  1. 1 Intro to Penny Stocks Start Course
  2. 2 The Allure of Penny Stocks
  3. 3 Buying Penny Stocks
  4. 4 The Dangers of Penny Stocks
  5. 5 Penny Stock Manipulations
  6. 6 Turning Risk into Opportunity
  7. 7 Case Study: Timothy Sykes
  8. 8 Quiz

Investing in Startups

Not all investments take place in public companies. These days, investing in private startups has become a very popular and lucrative option for investors. This mission will teach you what to consider when investing in startups.

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  1. 1 Investing in Private Companies Start Course
  2. 2 Hurdles to Investing in Private Equity
  3. 3 Crowdfunding – The Kickstarter Model
  4. 4 Microfinance – The Kiva Model
  5. 5 The Angel Investor Model
  6. 6 Case Study – Instagram
  7. 7 Last Note - Diversification
  8. 8 Quiz

Investing in Emerging Markets

Today’s economy is as global as ever. This course will teach how to invest in emerging markets like Russia, China, India and more.

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  1. 1 What is an Emerging Market? Start Course
  2. 2 Why Would an Investor Invest Abroad?
  3. 3 Some risks
  4. 4 Foreign Stock Exchanges
  5. 5 Local Stock Exchanges
  6. 6 Multinational Corporations
  7. 7 Other Investing Opportunities
  8. 8 Quiz

What Are Options?

Learning to use options can be intimidating. We’ve put together this course to allow anyone and everyone to grasp the basics of what options contracts are, and why investors choose to invest in them.

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  1. 1 If Only It Were That Simple Start Course
  2. 2 So, What Are Options?
  3. 3 The Non-Textbook Definition
  4. 4 Calls and Puts


Ryan Hops

Wall Street Survivor

Former hedge fund analyst in Hong Kong, Ryan joined Wall Street Survivor in 2008 to help build the next generation of financial education.

Pratik S.

Course Taker

I am now making plans, goals, diversifying, reading company statements, making decision and feeling confident to buy my first stock!!"