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.

December 2019

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, December 5, 2019
2 p.m. – 3 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, December 12, 2019
2 p.m. – 3 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, December 19, 2019
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET

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

Thursday, December 26, 2019
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET

Presenters

Cale C. BeardenCale C. 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. 


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

Presenter

Colin Songer Colin Songer joined Fidelity in November 2005. Since then he has been providing support and helping to educate Fidelity's clients on several topics including fundamental analysis, technical analysis, and option strategies. Colin has been part of Fidelity's Trading Strategy Desk since February 2014. He is currently a Registered Securities Representative (Series 7/63) and a Registered Options Principal (Series 4).


February 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)

Tuesday, February 4, 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)

Tuesday, February 11, 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)

Tuesday, February 18, 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.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.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).