IIFM: International Institute Of Financial Markets
myTrade Counseling Request myTrade Test Registration (TAT)
Our counseling is done by professionals who are in the field since last eight years. The main focus of a counselling session is to ascertain that a student is psychologically fit for trading or not.
TAT is designed to test the trading appitute of student. The questions test the ability to take risk, performance under pressure, quick calculation and numerical skills.
  • About myTrade

  • myTrade is country's first ever comprehensive trader training program. To ensure the quality and functionality of the course, it has been designed by a team of professional traders and finance professionals who have been handpicked by IIFM. Thus, the course delivers training and you require a rare set of skills. Your search for FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE ends here at myTrade. myTrade heralds the end of frantic job hunts because we provide 100% JOB GUARANTEE after completing the training program.

    Trading is an extremely valuable skill which leads to complete financial stability. Moreover, a trader gains mastery over the exploitation of market moves and its forces thereby placing him at an enviable position. Most successful traders end up no less than millionaires in their lifetimes.

    However, success comes at a very high cost in this job. Nobody can afford to be under prepared. Trading has an equally important aspect which one needs to work on: Psychology. As much as trading is a game of skill, it involves intense human emotions that need to controlled and channeled in the right direction.

  • Course Outline

  • MyTrade is a unique offering that imparts skills in the following broad areas:
    • Strong theoretical foundations
    • Knowledge of markets fundamentals and technical analysis
    • Rigorous hands on experience of trading on trading platforms
    • Psychological orientation required for safe and profitable trading

    Introduction to Derivatives Theory
    Derivative instruments have been a feature of modern financial markets for several decades. They play a vital role in managing the risk of underlying securities such as bonds, equity, equity indexes, currency, short-term interest rate asset or liability positions The major derivative instruments, which in some respects may be regarded as building blocks, can be categorized as futures, forwards, swaps and options. Why should market participants seek to use derivatives? There are several answers to this question: derivatives may be used to speculate, hedge a portfolio of shares, bonds, foreign currency, etc., undertake arbitrage - i.e. benefit from mispricing, engineer or structure desired positions. Each of these functions will be described in detail in later chapters.

    Basic Trading strategies using Options
    When venturing into the options market, the best way to get the lay of the land is to be acquainted with at least some of the basic trading strategies like straddle, strangle, etc. and when to apply a particular strategy.

    Trading Platforms and Resources
    In this session we learn about various trading platforms which help us put in a trade into the market. We learn about various trading terminals in common usage. We also look into how to utilize Bloomberg and Reuters services. This shall be a complete practical session aimed at giving students a hands-on experience.

    Indian and Global Financial Markets, Macroeconomics & Fundamental Analysis
    This course focuses on the relation between macroeconomic factors, macroeconomic policy and financial markets and institutions. Financial markets and institutions are treated as the central elements in the transmission of macroeconomic policy. We also learn about the history and evolution of various exchanges globally.

    Trading using Technical Analysis
    To be able to use the signals resulting from the trend line break or from extremum, is only an introduction to work out a winning trading strategy. A proper choice of a moment to make a transaction, resulting from previously adopted rules is a fundament of all more advanced analytical techniques. In this session, we study classical bar charting techniques and usage of various indicators to predict price movements.

    Market research - analysis and creation of reports
    Trading reports based on various kinds of analysis - technical or fundamental play an important role on the typical trading day. Here, we learn how to analyze various reports and relating them to the market behavior.

    Psychology of Trading and Risk Management
    In trading world, often the failure to succeed is attributed to lack of psychological preparation and mental discipline to trade. Trading psychology has become so widely discussed and promoted through books that it has become a very convenient rationalization. In this session, we learn it from the traders themselves about how to develop the right psychology and improve trading performances.

  • International Tieups

  • Kevin Baldwin
    Kevin Baldwin began his career in the futures and options industry in 1989 within the largest non bank FCM's training department. Baldwin is the director of IFM since 2006. He earned a bachelor of science from San Jose State University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

    Kenneth Shaleen
    Mr. Shaleen is the author of Volume and Open Interest (Probus 1991 & 1996), Technical Analysis & Options Strategies (Probus 1992), three Chicago Mercantile Exchange course books as well as numerous articles. The books are considered to be amongst the best sources for technical analysis education in the world.

    Stanley Dash, Dr. Paul Dawson, Philip Gocke, Dr. Ira Kawaller, John Sanaghan, Alan Seifert, Dr. Paula Tosini, Mayra Rodriguez Valladares and Dr. Mehmet Yanilmaz would be completing the team of trainers that would be available through our international tie-ups.

    In House Trainers
    Neeti: Neeti is a finance graduate from College of Business Studies and a CFA charter holder. She has 7+ years of financial training experience in the debt and equity markets. She is a visiting faculty at SP Jain Global School and has a vast teaching experience.

  • Trading Aptitude Test (TAT)

  • For Next TAT Examination dates please contact at 9711201831 and 9711201811.
    Our Counselors: Mohit Dua and Anupama Singh.
    Details of the Exams are as follow:

    Examination Center:

    IIFM, HS-13,
    2nd Floor,
    Kailash Colony Main Market,
    New Delhi-110048
    Landmark: Next to Anupama Sweets
    Time Duration for Exam: 60 min (11:00am to 12:00 noon)
    Reporting Time: 10:30am

    Exam Pattern:
    Quantitative Aptitude : 10
    Data Interpretation : 10
    Logical Reasoning : 10
    Financial Market Awareness : 10
    Total: 40
    Time Available:60 min

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    For any Query/Assistance please contatc:
    Landline: 011 - 46584912-18
    Mobile: 09711201831
    Write us at: mytrade@iifm.co.in

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