/Futures Trading. Complete Understanding of Stock Futures. D1 (6 Hours)

Futures Trading. Complete Understanding of Stock Futures. D1 (6 Hours)

Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid. M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD

3 modules


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Best Future Trading Course. A Conceptual Futures Trading course suitable for Students across the Globe. Derivatives 1


Intent of this Course.

Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains the concept of Futures and Trading in Futures in a very simple manner with live examples. The intent is to impart conceptual knowledge combined with practical applications.

It is an educational course to enhance your knowledge. 

Prospective learners

This course will be of immense benefit to those who invest in Stock market and are interested in moving on to trade in derivatives and also those who intend to make stock trading as their profession or career.Those who are already trading in derivatives will be able to enhance their knowledge and skills.This course will help the students of finance, commerce and those pursuing or intending to pursue financial management courses.People who trade or intend to trade in other assets like commodities, currencies and cryptos will also find it useful.

End Result and Key Takeaways

On completing this course, you will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of what Futures are and how they are traded. You will be able to Trade in Futures with proper Risk management.You will learn things like Conceptual differences between investing in shares and trading in derivatives, Spot market and Derivative market, Going long and Going short, Market and Limit orders, Breakout-False breakout and Whipsaw, Contango and Backwardation.Various concepts like Minimizing losses and protecting profit through application of stop loss and triggers in bullish and bearish trades.  Arbitration and protection of Portfolio through Hedging have been explained in a very simple manner right from the basics. The methodology adopted is such which one does not find in books.This course in Not specific to Indian stock market or US stock market or indices like Nifty, Sensex, NASDAQ or Dow Jones but a conceptual course applicable to all stock markets across the globe.


Key Highlights

Learn the basics of futures trading

Understand the mechanics of stock futures

Discover key strategies and techniques

Explore risk management in futures trading

Master technical analysis for futures

Develop a trading plan for stock futures

Learn about daily futures trading activities

What you will learn

Introduction to Futures Trading

Learn the basics of futures trading, including its purpose and how it works in the stock market.

Understanding Stock Futures

Gain a comprehensive understanding of stock futures and their unique characteristics in comparison to other investment instruments.

Analyzing Futures Contracts

Learn how to analyze and evaluate futures contracts based on underlying assets, expiration dates, contract specifications, and pricing.

Risk Management in Futures Trading

Explore various risk management strategies specific to futures trading to protect investments and minimize potential losses.

Technical Analysis for Futures Trading

Develop the skills to perform technical analysis techniques specifically tailored for futures trading, including chart patterns, indicators, and trend analysis.

Executing Trades and Order Types

Learn about different types of orders and how to effectively execute trades in the futures market using various order types.

Market Analysis and Trading Strategies

Learn key concepts and techniques for market analysis and develop effective trading strategies for futures trading.


The Basics: Understanding the Concept of Futures

24 attachments • 3 hrs

D1. Introduction


D2. Prelude


D3. A word of caution


D4. The meaning of Derivatives


D5. The types of Derivatives

D6. Understanding a Forward Contract

D6a. What is a Stock Futures or Futures Contract


D7. Understanding the concept of trading Futures

D8. Forwards vis a vis Futures

D9. Investing in Shares vs Trading in Derivatives

Understanding Live Trade and the Terminologies associated with Futures Trade

D10. Live trade of a Futures contract Part 1

D11. Live trade of a Futures contract Part 2

D12. Live trade of a Futures contract Part 3


D13. The significance of margin money

D14. Futures terminologies Part 1(Preview)

D15. Spot price, Future price and lot size (Preview)

D16. LTP, contract value and margins

D17. Going long, Going short and squaring off

D18. Short covering, Short squeeze, Long unwinding and pressure

D19. Contango and Backwardation

D20. Arbitration

D21. Break our, False Breakout and Whipsaw


D22. Difference between spot and derivarive market

Trading and managing Risk

7 attachments • 47.46 mins

D23. Placing a Buy or Sell order

D24. Market and limit orders

D25. Understanding stop loss and triger price


D26. A word about practical application of concepts

D27. Minimise losses through stop loss in bullish trade


D28. Protecting profit through stop loss in bullish trade

D29. Minimizing losses and protecting profit in bearish trade

Understanding Hedging and generating income from Hedging

9 attachments • 1 hrs

D30. Understanding Hedging Part 1

D31. Understanding Hedging Part 2

D32. Understanding Hedging Part 3

D33. Live case of intra day hedging

D34. The logic of hedging and some questions on that...


D35. How to generate income through hedging- Part 1

D36. How to generate income through hedging- Part 2

D37. How to generate income through hedging- Part 3

D38. Thank you note


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About the creator

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Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid. M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD

Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid is an Army veteran and a mechanical engineer with over 40 years of experience. Qualified as a post graduate engineer coupled with a masters degree in financial management, a PhD and a passion for teaching he continues to be a learner. Retired from the Army in 2020, he now pursues his passion for teaching and manages a small consultancy firm called PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants of which he is the founder.


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