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Richard Wyckoff Method for Trading the Markets


Course Dates: 14 & 15 December 2019 (2 Days)
*Review & Mentoring Sessions: 14 January & 18 February 2020

SkillsFuture credit can be used for this course. Please click here for more information.

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The course aims to provide participants with a foundation on trading the financial market through Technical Analysis, Wyckoff Method and Risk Management techniques.

Participants learn to draw conclusion and forecast both the stock and market trends using tools and principles of technical analysis.

At the core of the course is Wyckoff method, is a century old technical technique, that helps traders identify trading opportunities by recognising demand and supply patterns and market cycles. In addition, Wyckoff method also includes a systematic 5-step Approach, providing participants with the discipline to plan their trades and manage their risk.

Participants will be mentored for the next 2 months, where the trainer will review their trades and understanding of the methodology during the monthly session.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be equipped with:

  • Required Technical knowledge to interpret the chart and recognise trends
  • Identify short-term trading opportunities using Wyckoff Method and technical tools learnt
  • Requirements and Mind-set of a Trader

Course Outline

Part 1: Introduction to Trading the Equities Market

The first section of the course prepares participates with the required understanding mind-set for trading the stock market.

  • Requirements of a Trader: Type of Traders, Mindset and Trading Objectives
  • Introduction to Trading Process and Trading System
  • Information Channels and Their Influence on Your Decision-Making Process
  • Risk Management

Part 2: Technical Analysis Foundation

This section prepares participants with the required knowledge of chart reading and technical analysis.

  • Understand Market Trend Structure through Dow Theory
  • Understand Relative Strength and identifying leading sector and stock for trading
  • Identifying Trend through Moving Average, Support, Resistance and Trend Lines

Part 3: Tools of a Technical Trader

This section provides an understanding of the core technical tools and also tools used that will be incorporated with the Wyckoff Method in the later part of the course.

  • Candlesticks – Understand Demand and Supply within short term Price Action
  • Chart Patterns – Understand Accumulation and Distribution Phase Psychology
  • Multiple Time Frame MACD – Identify Long-term and Short-term Price Momentum
  • Fibonacci Technical Tools – Identify potential reversal price level

Part 4: Introduction to the Wyckoff Method

This section provides a foundation of the Wyckoff methodology and its principles

  • Overview of Wyckoff Method
  • The 3 Laws of Wyckoff Method
  • Wyckoff Price Cycle: Accumulation, Mark Up, Distribution, Mark Down
  • Understanding the character of each stock phase and significance of change of character through Price and Volume

Part 5: Wyckoff Method 5-Steps Approach

This section teaches the participants to screen and select stocks with high probability trading opportunities, and in harmony with market trend.

  • Determine Present Position and Probable Future Trend of the Market
  • Select Stocks in Harmony with the Market
  • Select Stocks with a Cause that Meets your Trading Objective
  • Determine the stock’s Readiness to Move
  • Time your Commitments with a Turn in the market

Part 6: Swing Trading Strategies and Risk Management

The final section of the course provides the participants with the swing trading entry and exit strategies, based on stocks selected based on the 5-Steps Approach. They will also learn to plan their trade with appropriate risk management and position sizing learned in this section. They will then learn the trading process and daily routine of a successful trader.

  • Swing Trading Entry and Exit Strategies based on the Wyckoff Method
  • Trading Process & Routine
  • Position Sizing and Risk Management

Trainer’s Profile

Brandon Leu’s portfolio of clients includes corporate, trusts and high net-worth individuals. He has been with UOB Kay Hian since 2013 and previously held the position of Vice President, Equities & Financial Products. Brandon joined the banking and finance industry in 2005 with UOB wealth management team where he provided investment and portfolio management advice, before moving to HSBC as Assistant Vice President in 2010. With his years of experience, he provides market analysis, forecast, develops trading strategies and trade execution planning for his clients.

He holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, conferred by the Market Technicians Association (U.S) and is a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) awarded by the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). He is also a licensed Trading Representative.

Brandon conducts regular trading and technical analysis seminars at SGX, UOB Kay Hian, Bloomberg and other public institutions such as SMU and NUSS in Singapore. He also conducts seminars for bank’s clients in Malaysia. In Sept 2017, he was invited to conduct investment training for Channel News Asia’s investment show, Money Mind Challenge.

SkillsFuture Credit

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible courses. SkillsFuture credits can be used for this course.

For more information, please refer to SkillsFuture website.

IBF-FTS Funding

The Financial Training Scheme (“FTS”) provides funding for financial sector-specific training programmes which are recognized under FTS. This scheme is only eligible for company-sponsored participants who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents, physically based in Singapore, and who have successfully completed a FTS programme. Financial Institutions (MAS licensed or exempt entities), involved in or supporting financial sector activities, are eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants.

For all FTS programmes commencing on or after 1 July 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90% co-funding of direct training costs, subject to existing grant caps of S$2,000 per programme. Singapore Permanent Residents and Singapore Citizens below 40 years old will continue to be eligible for 50% co-funding of direct training costs for FTS programmes.

For more information, please refer to IBF website.

Contact Us

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Terms and Conditions

Changes

Singapore Exchange reserves the right to make changes to the time, date, syllabus, speakers, venue or cancel the course if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

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