In comparison with private traders, large market participants have more important information on possible price movements in financial markets. Professionals express their opinion on the prospects of any asset when buying or selling it. The statistics of these market participants’ actions is priceless since it lets a private trader see how exactly the most experienced traders act in the current realities. Understanding the major players’ opinion on the market condition makes it possible to better study the logic of price movements in financial markets. This information is displayed in CFTC reports that is the basis for the course “Trading with professionals” .
The “Trading with professionals” course is created for traders who want to improve the quality of trades. The tools discussed in this course are good for medium-term trading, when a position is held for a week or even more, and the market entry is carried out on the H4 and Daily timeframes. The “Trading with professionals” course is a workshop on improving medium-term trading strategies.
Contents of the course
We will analyze in detail the logic of key traders and the principles of using COT net position indicator, which reflects the major players’ opinion on the market. This information can be used as an additional filter for determining market entry points, searching for points of new trends emergence and the strongest market movements. The options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan are also discussed within this course. To learn more about the course content, you can refer to the lesson plan.
This course was translated into English by Aleksey Tatsitov. The materials of this course are included in a more extensive video course for traders “Trading. Successful start 2.0” (this course is available now only in Russian).
This course contains 12 video lessons with a total duration of more than 2 hours, which are available for course listeners online on our site. The standard subscription for the course lasts for 6 months. During this time, you will be able to study the course materials, as well as see all the updates and additions.
For whom this course is intended
CFTC reports provide valuable information only on the significant market movements, so the information on the course will be useful to those who trade in the medium-term on the H4 and Daily timeframes and want to better understand the causes of key movements in the financial markets. To capture the information it’s necessary to know what financial markets are and master the basic terminology.
From the author of the course
After completing the course you will be able to
- make your trading results more predictable
- better understand the causes of key movements in financial markets
- improve your trading plan by including COT net position indicator into it
The author of the course is Alexander Mikhailenko. He’s a financial consultant, trader and analyst, as well as an author of training сourses on trading and investment. He has been studying financial markets since 2008 and has experience in trading various financial instruments, including Forex, stock options, futures. The author of the project for traders OptionClue.
He has been advising traders and investors, developing algorithmic trading systems and creating financial markets overviews. He has an extensive experience in cooperation with brokerage and investment companies as a trainer, analyst, trader and consultant. Degrees: computer science, business administration.
The lesson plan
In this video we’ll meet CFTC reports (commitment of traders reports – COT), the use of which can significantly improve the quality of your trades, help you figure out large traders’ actions and better understand the principles of price movement.
In this video we’ll talk about large speculators. Very often, when people say «trader» they mean «speculator». The speculator’s goal is simple – making profit from price fluctuations in financial markets. In this sense, both private speculators and hedge funds are traders.
In this video we will talk about hedgers – market participants who purposefully sell in a rising market and buy in a falling market.
In this video we will discuss the basic use of net position indicator, its signals for making medium-term trading decisions and analyzing the market situation.
Classic technical analysis indicators (Moving Average, RSI, Stochastic) are built on the grounds of price and with a distortion and delay show the same what a trader can see on the chart. Unlike these market analysis tools, COT indicator is universal since it is built according to the trades of large market participants and its movements are not averaged or distorted. In this video we’ll take British Pound as an example.
In this video we’ll go on examining COT indicator on the British Pound price chart as an example.
In this video we’ll take examples of the use of CFTC reports and COT net position indicator in the gold market.
In this video we’ll take examples of the use of CFTC reports and COT net position indicator in the oil market.
CFTC reports can become a great addition to any medium-term trading system. In this video we will discuss the options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan.
In this video we’ll deal with the backtest which was held for determination of the medium-term trading strategy efficiency in the foreign exchange market.
In this video we’ll continue to compare the strategies profitability when using the CFTC filter and without it.
CFTC reports can be an excellent addition to any medium-term trading strategy. In this video, we’ll summarize everything what was said and we will discuss options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan.