NEW! Interactive Learning Modules
Designed to help you become a smarter investor, regardless of your knowledge level.
Our webinars1 for beginners will arm you with the trading fundamentals that every investor should know, including how to get the most out of your platform, how to conduct research, and a lot more. If you're new to
Scotia iTRADE®, ensure your first step is to check out the webinar
"How to Get Started With Scotia iTRADE".
For more information on trading basics, click here.
Activate your ScotiaCard and set your Access Code for trading.
This module is a prerequisite for the webinar 'How To Get Started With Scotia iTRADE'. In this module, you will learn how to activate your ScotiaCard®, set an access code, fund your account, and access your account setting.
Trading basics and everything Scotia iTRADE has to offer you.
This webinar will provide you with an overview of the functionalities, tools and research available to you now that you're an investor with Scotia iTRADE. You'll learn how to take advantage of the Quotes & Research section, how to build an Equities Screener, how to place a trade, and possibly protect your portfolio using stop loss and stop limit orders.
You'll have the best learning experience if you have already activated your ScotiaCard and worked through the 'Get Started With Your Account' Interactive Learning Module.
Create an investment plan to get started.
In this module, you will learn to differentiate between saving and investing, distinguish between various investment choices, and learn how to create an investment plan.
Learn about different account types available at Scotia iTRADE.
Learn the different ways of opening an account, funding your account, differentiate between account types and account ownerships, and learn about fees and commissions.
Create a trading plan to make more informed decisions.
Throughout this module you will review what a trading plan is, distinguish between investor and trader characteristics, and create a trading plan.
Place your first trade.
Learn how to place a trade, modify a trade and cancel a trade using the trading order ticket in ScotiaOnLine.
Protect your portfolio and potentially capture gains.
Gain insight on how to implement risk management tools to minimize losses as well as potentially capture gains, examine fundamental analysis, and review candlestick charts.
Learn how to navigate the stock market.
In this session, you will learn about the basics when it comes to stock trading including charts, price, volume and indicators. In addition, you will learn about ways to possibly find stocks and differentiate between different order types and terms.
Learn how ETFs can help achieve your financial goals.
This session is designed to provide you with the basics of what an ETF is and its advantages over traditional investment vehicles. You will learn about the various types of ETFs offered and new trends in the financial industry.
Take the intimidation out of options trading.
Adding options to a portfolio gives investors the ability to potentially profit in virtually any market conditions, protect and hedge a position and produce an income stream. Although more complex than stocks, options have advantages for an educated trader.
Ready for more? Check out our complete list of webinars.
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