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CTA Courses

We offer you several options for your convenience

Bronze – $429

Trading Foundations

Live On-line Interactive Presentations

Course is three evenings 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Central Time, Sun, Tues, Thurs

Total : 9 hours

What's Included?

  • What are Stocks, ETFs, Futures, Forex
  • What are costs to trade Stocks, ETFs, Futures, Forex
  • What are trading hours of Stocks, ETFs, Futures, Forex
  • Order Types
  • Brokers
  • Platforms
  • Computer Requirements and Optimization
  • Charts, Chart Tools
  • Understanding Candles and Advanced Charting Techniques
  • Candlesticks and Bars
  • Time Based Chart Setup
  • Volume Based Chart Setup
  • Momentum Based Chart Setup
  • Bracket Orders, Entry, Targets and Stops
  • Order Placement, Order Bar, Matrix, Chart Trading
  • Position Size
  • Point and Figure vs. Candle Sticks
  • Indicators, Average True Range, Bollinger Bands, Stochastics
  • Fibonacci (The Magic Values)
  • Zoning, Support and Resistance (Formations)
  • Gaps
  • Use of Low and High Time/Tic Frames (Trend, Zones, Zone Refinement)
  • Trade Management
  • Trade Recording
  • News Events Pro/Con
  • FinViz and Scanning
  • Trade Plans, What are Your Rules
  • Additional Indicators, UFO’s, Chart Candy
  • After Course is over you gain access to our on-line trade room for 7 days.
Silver Course

Silver – $989

Futures or Forex

Live On-line Interactive Presentations

Course is three evenings 6:30 to 9:30 pm Central Time, Sat, Mon, and Wed.

Total: 9 hours

What's Included?

For professional traders to day trade, swing trade, to hedge and/or speculated on quick or large price moves in various asset classes

 

Min of 5 to max of 10 students admitted.

 

  • What are Futures
  • What are the Different Exchanges
  • What are the Futures Products
  • What are Asset Classes
  • Time and Sales
  • Contract Specifications
  • Margins and Leverage
  • Quotes
  • Settlements (and the Wacky Rules Switching from Day to Globex)
  • Front Month, Back Month, Contract Rollover
  • Position Limits
  • Fees
  • News, FOMC, COT, Economic calendar Hour 2 and Beyond
  • Charts, Chart Tools
  • Understanding Candles and Advanced Charting Techniques
  • Candlesticks and Bars
  • Time Based Chart Setup
  • Volume Based Chart Setup
  • Momentum Based Chart Setup
  • Point and Figure vs. Candle Sticks
  • Indicators, Average True Range, Bollinger Bands, Stochastics
  • Bracket Orders, Entry, Targets and Stops
  • Order Placement, Order Bar, Matrix, Chart Trading
  • Advanced Zoning, Support and Resistance (Point and Figure Formations)
  • Gaps
  • Use of Low, High, and Higher Time/Tic Frames (Trend, Zones, Zone Refinement)
  • Trade Management
  • Trade Recording
  • Filling in the Driveway
  • The Ghost Zone
  • Minis and Micros
  • Various Scalp, Day, and Swing Strategies
  • Globex versus Traditional
  • Relationships to Stocks, ETFs, Indexes, Currencies
  • Additional Indicators, UFO’s, Chart Candy
  • Back Testing
  • After Course is over access to our on-line trade room for 7 days.

 

Note: Prerequisite is Bronze course or Instructor verification of student abilities to understanding and use of trading platform and a broker account.

Gold Course

Gold – $1,075

Options

Live On-line Interactive Presentations

Course is three evenings 6:30 PM to 9:30 pm Central Time, Sat, Mon, Wed.

Total: 9 hours

What's Included?

Min of 5 to max of 10 students admitted.

 

  • What are options and how are they priced
  • Are options right for you
  • Beginning options—Foundation
  • What is a Put
  • What is a Call
  • What are the components of a Put and a Call
  • The Greeks—Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega
  • What is volatility
  • How do I use Black-Scholes data for trading
  • What is a Standard Deviation and how can I use it
  • Are there expected moves in an option
  • What are my Entries and Exits
  • What is Margin
  • Option expiration—American versus European
  • Trading hours
  • Simple strategies
  • Simple Spreads
  • What other strategies can be used
  • Access to on-line trade room for 14 days. Access to advance class can be made after completion. Check with instructor.

Platinum – $1,275

Options on Futures

Live On-line Interactive Presentations. This course is one of very few programs like it offered in the world

Course is three evenings 6:30 to 9:30 pm Central Time, Sun, Tues, Thurs.

Total: 9 hours

What's Included

Strategies for young, midlife, and retirement. Growth as well as Preservation Strategies for Wealth.

 

Min of 5 to max of 10 students admitted.

 

  • What are options on Futures (This is the extremely rare part)
  • What are the pros and cons of options on futures versus options on stocks and ETFs
  • Margins and Terms
  • How use as a hedge for underlying futures or ETFs
  • Buying of weekly options on futures directionally
  • Trading hours
  • Expiration and being exercised
  • The greeks
  • Strategies
  • Access to on-line trade room for 14 days.

 

Note: Prerequisite in Silver and/or Gold course or instructor verification of student abilities.

Yellow Brick Road

CTA Yellow Brick Road™ – $2,320

For Investors of any Age

Live On-line Interactive Presentations

Course is five days from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Central Time –  Mon thru Fri

Total: 10 hours

What's Included?

Strategies for young, midlife, and retirement. Growth as well as Preservation Strategies for Wealth.

 

Min of 5 to max of 10 students admitted.

 

  • Cost structure of a RIA Broker …. Mutual Funds, Stocks, ETFs, Bonds
  • Cost structure of self-directed accounts
  • Platform tutorial
  • Power of compounding and starting saving early
  • Volatility and expected moves
  • The Four Silos…. Diversification
  • Cash Silo
  • Consistent Return Silo
  • Invested Silo … Stocks or ETFs or speculative real estate and precious metals
  • CTA Yellow Brick Road Silo
  • Active or Passive Management
  • Quarterly rebalance …. And weekly
  • What happens in Armageddon …. How to protect
  • Willing to buy
  • Covered Calls
  • Risk/reward
  • Support and Resistant zones
  • Earnings
  • Dividends
  • Access to on-line Trade Room for 14 days
  • Access to SLACK for 3 months … for posting of the Friday Yellow Brick Road

 

Note: Prerequisite is retirement account, IRA, or long term investing account.

Optional Extras

Trade Plan

Trade Plan

Build your personal Trade Plan during an intense 90 minute session with our instructor. ($75)

Backtesting

Back Testing

Learn how to back test a strategy during a 90 minute one on one session with our instructor. ($85)

Interested in joining our Trade Room ?

With our Propietary CTA Daily Road Map. Using the 5 futures /ES, /CL, /GC, /US, /C AND /EC.