Young Investor Programme (YIP) Seminars

An education journey for
YIP members

The Trading Hacks series
Our YIP seminars are specially curated with a balanced range of basic and intermediate topics to
help young investors develop their skills to become savvy traders.

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Important Notes for Seminars

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The Trading Hacks series

Our Trading Hacks seminars are reserved for YIP members. To find out more about the YIP programme and how you can be a member, click here.

Here are some examples of the topics that our YIP members can enjoy:

 Title  Overview Status 
Practical Technical Analysis for Short-Term Trading
31 May 2019
  • Identify the four phases of the market
  • Understand emotional trading, and how to avoid it
  • Know when to follow the herd, and when to leave it
  • Use a simple methodology to enter and exit the market with precision
  • Combine direction, levels, price action and multiple time frame to gain the ultimate edge
The Search for Growth Stock
17 June 2019
  • Understand the characteristics of growth stocks - which are stocks that growth investors believe have the potential to grow quicker than usual and thus lead to capital gains
  • Find out more about the fundamental analysis process:
    Business or industry analysis > Financial statement analysis > Pricing analysis
    > Risk analysis

  • Develop a systematic process to identify stocks that may have the potential to become growth stocks
  • Acquire basic skills in reading financial statements of growth stocks and reviewing financial indicators to assess their credit risk

Effective Technical Analysis and Market Forecasting
25 July 2019
  • Understand the function of Technical Analysis and the essential tools required for chart analysis
  • Be able to identify different phases of the market and apply the relevant technical tools to analyse markets effectively
  • Learn to forecast market indices and individual stocks using Technical Analysis

The Search for Value Stocks


Build Better Portfolios with ETFs

29 August 2019
The Search for Value Stocks
  • Search for stocks using the value investing screening criteria with the help of online resources
  • Confirm the existence of value in your selected stocks through sound financial analysis
  • Perform a five-point final evaluation to confirm your analysis
  • Review your stock choices based on the principles of Capital at Risk and Timing Risk and how to reduce such risks

Build Better Portfolios with ETFs
  • How ETFs work and why they are not all equally attractive
  • How to quantify the potential risks and rewards
Understanding Breakout Chart Patterns
  • How to define breakouts
  • How to assess whether breakout is likely to succeed or fail
  • How to exit with a predefined stop loss if the market does perform as expected
*Topics are subject to changes

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If you are a YIP member, you will also received email invites to available seminars when they are open for registration. If you did not receive any email invitations even though you are eligible to attend, it could be due to any of the following reasons:

1) You have previously unsubscribed from our communications. To resubscribe, email us at  with your full name, trading account number and email address.
2) You have previously withdrawn your consent to receive marketing communications from us. To provide your consent, please submit this form to us.
3) Your email address is not accurately updated with us. To update your email address, email us at with your full name, trading account number, NRIC number ,and correct email address

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