Active Trader Pro®: A weekly class for beginners

Our trading professionals at the Trading Strategy Desk® will conduct a 4-week virtual classroom course with a small group of investors who would like to maximize the capability of the Active Trader Pro® platform.

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This class will cover key concepts and practical application of the program including: initial set-up, placing trades, charting, and options analysis. There will be homework assigned after each session to help you apply your growing knowledge. Each class will build on the prior week's class, so please plan on registering for and attending all 4 weeks. These sessions are fully interactive, you will be able to ask questions, and we will show you the online tools to help you apply your knowledge.

July 2020

Session Date and time

Week 1: Setting up Active Trader Pro®
The basics, benefits of using Active Trader Pro® as well as general navigation of the platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 1 (PDF)

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET

Week 2: Placing trades and monitoring orders
Learn the customization ability of the platform and showcase how to make Active Trader Pro your own personal trading platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 2 (PDF)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET

Week 3: Using the advanced charting capabilities
Learn about the components of creating a technical system and how to apply these concepts to your charts.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 3 (PDF)

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET

Week 4: Trading and analyzing options
Review different ways of finding, analyzing, and trading your options strategy ideas.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET

Presenter

Brett YoderBrett Yoder's career with Fidelity began in 2010 as a trader in our Service function. Since then he has held roles in our International Trading, Premium Service, and Active Trader Service functions. Brett joined the Trading Strategy Desk® in January of 2017. He currently holds the Series 7 & 63 licenses, and is a Registered Options Principal (Series 4).


August 2020

Session Date and time

Week 1: Setting up Active Trader Pro®
The basics, benefits of using Active Trader Pro® as well as general navigation of the platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 1 (PDF)

Thursday, August 6, 2020
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET

Week 2: Placing trades and monitoring orders
Learn the customization ability of the platform and showcase how to make Active Trader Pro your own personal trading platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 2 (PDF)

Thursday, August 13, 2020
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET

Week 3: Using the advanced charting capabilities
Learn about the components of creating a technical system and how to apply these concepts to your charts.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 3 (PDF)

Thursday, August 20, 2020
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET

Week 4: Trading and analyzing options
Review different ways of finding, analyzing, and trading your options strategy ideas.

Thursday, August 27, 2020
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET

Presenter

Cale Bearden Cale Bearden has been with Fidelity Investments since September of 2013 and is currently a member of Fidelity's Trading Strategy Desk®. He is currently a Registered Securities Representative (Series 7/63) and a Registered Options Principal (Series 4). Prior to joining Fidelity, Cale graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a Bachelor's degree in Finance.


September 2020

Session Date and time

Week 1: Setting up Active Trader Pro®
The basics, benefits of using Active Trader Pro® as well as general navigation of the platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 1 (PDF)

Friday, September 4, 2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

Week 2: Placing trades and monitoring orders
Learn the customization ability of the platform and showcase how to make Active Trader Pro your own personal trading platform.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 2 (PDF)

Friday, September 11, 2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

Week 3: Using the advanced charting capabilities
Learn about the components of creating a technical system and how to apply these concepts to your charts.

Print and complete the homework assignment from Week 3 (PDF)

Friday, September 18, 2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

Week 4: Trading and analyzing options
Review different ways of finding, analyzing, and trading your options strategy ideas.

Friday, September 25, 2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

Presenter

Konstantin Vrandopulo Konstantin Vrandopulo began his career with Fidelity in 2012. He spent time in our Active Trader Services function before joining Fidelity's Trading Strategy Desk®. Konstantin graduated from Valdosta State University with an M.B.A and a Bachelor's in Finance. He is currently a Registered Securities Representative (Series 7/63) and a Registered Options Principal (Series 4).