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Module 1: Introduction to Markets

  1. 1.
  2. 2.
    ​Crypto Markets​
  3. 3.
    ​Equities Markets​
  4. 4.
  5. 5.
    ​Currency Markets​
  6. 6.
    ​Index & ETFs​
  7. 7.

Module 2: Introduction to Derivatives

  1. 1.
    ​Futures​
  2. 2.
    ​Options​
  3. 3.
    ​Synthetic Assets​
  4. 4.
    ​Leveraged Tokens​

Upcoming Modules:

Module 3: Futures Theory

  1. 1.
    Demystifying Forwards Futures & Perpetuals
  2. 2.
    European & American Style Futures
  3. 3.
    Leverage & Payoffs
  4. 4.
    Margin & M2M
    1. 1.
      Isolated Margin
    2. 2.
      Margin Calculation
    3. 3.
      Maintenance Margin
    4. 4.
      Liquidation
  5. 5.
    Introduction to Cross Margin
    1. 1.
      Liquidations In Cross Margin
  6. 6.
    Long & Short Positions
  7. 7.
    Introduction to Perpetuals Pricing
    1. 1.
      Funding Payment
    2. 2.
      Convergent & Divergent Orders
    3. 3.
      Long & Short Funding Rate
  8. 8.
    Open Interest
  9. 9.
    Hedging with Futures
  10. 10.
    Risk Management Features

Module 4: Perpetual Futures Strategies

  1. 1.
    Spread Trading
    1. 1.
      Spot vs Perpetuals
    2. 2.
      Futures vs Perpetuals
    3. 3.
      Perpetuals vs Perpetuals
  2. 2.
    Funding Rate Earning Strategy
  3. 3.
    Rebalancing Basket (Momentum Play)
  4. 4.
    Statistical Arbitrage in a Basket of Highly Correlated Perpetuals

Module 5: Options Theory

  1. 1.
    Introduction to Call Options
  2. 2.
    Buying a Call Option
  3. 3.
    Selling/ Writing a Call Option
  4. 4.
    Introduction to Put Options
  5. 5.
    Buying a Put Option
  6. 6.
    Selling/writing a Put Option
  7. 7.
    Moneyness of Options
  8. 8.
    Option Greeks
  9. 9.
    Introduction to Delta
  10. 10.
    Introduction to Gamma
  11. 11.
    Introduction to Theta
  12. 12.
    Volatility
  13. 13.
    Historical Volatility Calculation
  14. 14.
    Volatility & Normal Distribution
  15. 15.
    Volatility Applications
  16. 16.
    Vega
  17. 17.
    Greek Interactions
  18. 18.
    Greek Calculator
  19. 19.
    Case Studies
  20. 20.
    Options M2M and P&L Calculations

Module 6: Option Strategies

  1. 1.
    Orientation
  2. 2.
    Bull Call Spread
  3. 3.
    Bull Put Spread
  4. 4.
    Call Ratio Back Spread
  5. 5.
    Bear Call Ladder
  6. 6.
    Synthetic Long & Arbitrage
  7. 7.
    Bear Put Spread
  8. 8.
    Bear Call Spread
  9. 9.
    Put Ratio Back Spread
  10. 10.
    Long Straddle
  11. 11.
    Short Straddle
  12. 12.
    Long & Short Strangle
  13. 13.
    Max Pain & PCR Ratio
  14. 14.
    Iron Condor

Module 7: Technical Analysis

  1. 1.
    Introducing Technical Analysis
  2. 2.
    Different Types of Trading Charts
  3. 3.
    Introduction to Candlesticks
  4. 4.
    Single Candlestick Patterns
  5. 5.
    Multiple Candlestick Patterns
  6. 6.
    Support & Resistance Volumes
  7. 7.
    Open Interest
  8. 8.
    Moving Averages
  9. 9.
    Introduction to Indicators
  10. 10.
    Fibonacci Retracements
  11. 11.
    Dow Theory
  12. 12.
    Introduction to TradingView

Module 8: Fundamental Analysis

  1. 1.
    Introduction to Fundamental Analysis
  2. 2.
    Mindset of an Investor
  3. 3.
    Crypto Fundamental Analysis
  4. 4.
    On-Chain Analysis Understanding
  5. 5.
    DeFi TVL
  6. 6.
    Understanding Tokenomics
  7. 7.
    Understanding Long Term Moat
  8. 8.
    Understanding P&L Statements
  9. 9.
    Understanding Balance Sheets
  10. 10.
    Understanding Cash Flow Statement
  11. 11.
    Financial Ratio Analysis
  12. 12.
    Investment Due Diligence
  13. 13.
    Equity Research
  14. 14.
    Introduction to DCF on Blockchain

Module 9: Introduction to Composability

  1. 1.
    Passive Income
  2. 2.
    Staking
  3. 3.
    Liquidity Mining
  4. 4.
    Yield Farming

Module 10: Managing Risk & Trading Psychology

  1. 1.
    Orientation
  2. 2.
    Understanding Risk - Variance & Covariance
  3. 3.
    Correlation Matrix & Portfolio Variance
  4. 4.
    Spot Curve
  5. 5.
    Expected Returns
  6. 6.
    Portfolio Optimization
  7. 7.
    Value at Risk
  8. 8.
    Position Sizing
  9. 9.
    Kelly’s Criterion
  10. 10.
    Trading Biases
  11. 11.
    Sunk Cost Fallacy
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Module 1: Introduction to Markets
Module 2: Introduction to Derivatives
Upcoming Modules:
Module 3: Futures Theory
Module 4: Perpetual Futures Strategies
Module 5: Options Theory
Module 6: Option Strategies
Module 7: Technical Analysis
Module 8: Fundamental Analysis
Module 9: Introduction to Composability
Module 10: Managing Risk & Trading Psychology