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Market Commentary 16/3/2017

On March 16, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

As predicted, the FOMC raised rates yesterday to 1.0%. Yellen was slightly dovish with response to the Q&A regarding the speed further rate increases will come this year. Of course, we know there will be further increases, it is just a matter of if there are only 2 or the…

Market Commentary 4/3/2017

On March 4, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

The story this week has been the strength of equities. With the Dow Jones smashing through the 2100 level, it has dragged the rest of the global equity markets up with it…perhaps too far and unjustified! With the success of Snapchat this week, 44% up on first day, maybe another…

Trump’s Impact on the Dollar and Global Financial Market- FINANCIAL TRADING SEMINAR SERIES 1

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

We’re pleased to announce that Alpha Academic will be holding a series of seminars focusing on theories behind financial markets and macroeconomics with a practical perspective on trading strategy, risk management and trading psychology. This is achieved through case studies. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trumps-impact-on-the-dollar-and-global-financial-market-financial-trading-seminar-series-1-tickets-31093295885

Open Day 13th January

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Join us on 13th January and find out if a trading career or a career in investment is right for you? This week we will go through a number of case studies including the arise of Trump and how it might affect the market. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-professional-financial-trading-tickets-30029748787

First Week of the Financial Trading Course

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

The first week of our new course is over and the guys got to experience NFP first week. It’s great for them to see the markets react to big data. They are now looking forward to Trump being sworn in and as their understanding of the markets grows what that…

A message from the Board

On December 21, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

The final day of the Advanced Financial Trading Programme has been a significant journey for all our students. The November students have really enjoyed the course, not just learning the theory but also putting it into practise trading data and the ONLY Fed rate increase of the year. Not to…

Eurex Annual TDP Training

On October 30, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

FOW – Alpha Academic to launch Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading

On October 25, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

London­-based training and trading firm plans to launch the diploma next month Trader training firm Alpha Academic plans to start its first advanced financial trading diploma next month after receiving approval to run the course. City of London-­based Alpha Academic, run by chief executive Chris Tubby, said it will open…

Futures Contract Symbols

On October 6, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Futures Exchange Information Abbr Exchange CBOT Chicago Board of Trade – Division of CME Group CME Chicago Mercantile Exchange CMX COMEX Division – New York Mercantile Exchange Division of CME Group NYBOT New York Board of Trade KCBT Kansas City Board of Trade MGE Minneapolis Grain Exchange MATIF ParisBourse SA…

Algo Trading Course Launch in Oct

On September 21, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

This 5 week evening course will prepare you to take an active role in the use of computational systems for the creation of real-time trading algorithms. Why study Algorithmic Trading at Alpha Academic?  You will develop technical skills in writing algorithms with time series data, and you will have the…