Thursday, June 26, 2014

Gap Trading - Nicholas Tan

Gap Trading by Nicholas Tan, organised by TASS on 26Jun2014 at SCCCI.

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About Nick Tan

Nicholas Tan  has more than 20 years of experience in the area of foreign exchange (forex) trading. He worked for 13 years as a forex trader with banks in Singapore, gathering much invaluable experience in the process. He rose from the ranks to vice president, making millions for the banks in those years. From 2005 to 2008, Nicholas Tan  was involved in the Diploma in Wealth Management Course at a private institute where he taught as a free lance lecturer, a module on forex and CFD Trading (stock market). In conjunction with Rank Books and Rank Seminar, Nicholas Tan  has been running monthly forex trading classes since 2007. This class is now Singapore’s longest running forex class, and has exposed hundreds of participants to his simple yet highly effective forex trading techniques. Besides a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore, Nicholas Tan  is also a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe).

Nic will be conducting one course: Equity Market Trading Techniques Objective and Synopsis.

The course is about 16 hours in total, split into four sessions on Saturdays' afternoon.  The dates will fall on Sept. 27, Oct 4Oct. 11 and Oct25. Course materials will be provided.

The fee is S$375 for TASS members. Public have to pay a much higher fee of $520, but will be approved of one year TASS Membership.

A summary of the course details is as follows:
Level:            Intermediary
Duration:      4 hours per session
Session:       4 sessions
Fee:              S$375, no GST
Date:            4 Saturday afternoons, 
Sept. 27Oct 4Oct. 11 and Oct25
Time:            2pm to 6pm
Venue:         Enggor Str (near Tanjon Pagar MRT) 

Title of the course:   Equity Market Trading Techniques Objective and Synopsis
The course aims to equip participants, who already have a basic knowledge of the equity market, to obtain a better return out of their stocks holding through various trading techniques. It will give participants a thorough and broad knowledge on stock market investment with trading techniques meant for both long term investing and short term and intraday trading for the day trader. It will benefit participants who want to be more active and hands on in the equity market. 

Both long and short side trading techniques will be taught with an emphasis on the US and Singapore stock markets. There will be also a section devoted to intraday trading of the US stock indices like Dow Jones 30 and the S&P 500 index. At the end of the course, participants will be able to invest or trade stocks listed on various stock exchanges around the world with confidence. Participants will be well equipped with the knowledge to choose the type of product and technique required for successful and profitable investment or trading.

Course Outline
Lesson #1 Long Term Trend Following Techniques

  • Market Cycle positioning
  • Fibonacci ABC Swing
  • Gap Trading Techniques
  • Moving Average Channel Breakout
Lesson #2 Short Term Momentum Trading Techniques
  • Momentum Retracement Technique
  • Gap Fill and Go Technique
  • Stochastic Pop
  • Bollinger Band Breakout
Lesson #3 Intra Day Trading Techniques
  • Opening Gap Breakout
  • Fibonacci Pullback
  • Swing Reversal Technique
  • Trading Discipline
Lesson #4 US Index Trading Techniques
  • Trading with Gap Direction
  • Flag and Pennant Pattern
  • S&P Morning Reversal
  • Money Management  


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