Introduction to capital markets

It seems that anywhere we look, everyone is talking about capital markets or topics referring to them: tax reform, international unions, government policies, etc. In this course, you will learn what capital markets are, delve deeper into an understanding of its key players, and get insight of the different financial instruments being used: stocks, bonds, future, forwards, and options. We’ll also discuss alternative investments such as private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, and real estate, as well as cryptocurrencies.

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   Teacher: Doha Soliman


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  “A great starting point for any novice investor!”

  “Loved it. Succinct, precise, readable. I know a good deal about all of these topics, but each taught me at least one new thing. Thanks!”

  “Very well written and clear, I learned a lot about the fundamentals of investing and feel I will be able to draw on this in future as I continue to learn deeper.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. What Are Capital Markets?
Lesson 2. Equities
Lesson 3. Fixed Income
Lesson 4. Futures and Forwards
Lesson 5. Options
Lesson 6. Cryptocurrency
Lesson 7. Private Equity and Venture Capital
Lesson 8. Hedge Funds and Mutual Funds
Lesson 9. Real Estate
Lesson 10. Investment Advice
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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