5 best free online courses that’ll make you a stock market expert – GQ India


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Investing in shares is a tricky business. No matter how attractive the stock is. One day it’s all hunky dory and the next is a tumultuous day, thanks to a butterfly effect (in most cases). It’s even trickier if you’re new to the market and its well-versed lingo (for starters: shares and stocks are not interchangeable words, and ‘market volatility’ may not always be as bad as the terminology makes it out to be).  
We know we've already piqued your interest, so to further it, we'll direct you to expert courses that will introduce you to the world of stocks and investment management better – without ever having to leave the comfort of your couch.
Well, you can't’ start investing if you don’t really know how the stock market works, right? Or before understanding the terms that’ll get the cash flowing in or the terms that are likely to leave you debt-ridden. Udemy’s Beginner's Guide to Stock Terminology is a short course on understanding the stock market’s buzz words, investing protocols as well as the reason behind constant price fluctuations.
Course link: Beginner's Guide to Stock Terminology
Investing Basics for Millennials is one of the easiest stock market guidelines available online. This course is divided into five sections and each section introduces you to a new money-making concept, currently thriving in the stock market – starting with the power of compound interest to risk/rewarding ventures and ending with a case study for further, more realistic understanding of the terms.
Course link: Investing Basics for Millennials
Comprising only 10 short videos that can be binge-watched in 45 minutes, Investing Master Class by Wealthsimple, an online investment management service, claims to help you build a strong investing foundation. It brooches on subjects such as: automating your finances and how much wealth should one accumulate before retiring from the stock market.
Course link: Investing Master Class
While the title of this course is pretty self-explanatory, Beginner’s Guide To Investing In Asian Stock Markets will also help you read a financial statement better along with attributing value to a share. Most importantly, it’ll guide you to the correct verticals to collate information and data about Asian stocks.
Course link: Beginner’s Guide To Investing In Asian Stock Markets
Given the current market scenario, you cannot and must not skip this short course from Udemy. The course is aimed to help a novice trader learn effective risk management techniques under strained times. 
Course link: How To Profit From Stock Market Volatility
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