Investing for Beginners
Learn the basics of investing, how to start managing your portfolio, reduce risk, and make smart decisions
Find Great Value Stocks
Learn to beat the market by understanding the true value of a stock and capitalizing on its price.
About the Instructors
Lex van Dam is one of the UK’s most respected hedge fund managers, the author of How to Make Money Trading, a key opinion leader frequently quoted on CNN, Reuters, FT, and Bloomberg, and creator of the BBC TV Series Million Dollar Traders. He began his career trading stocks for Goldman Sachs, moved to GLG when it was Europe’s largest hedge fund, and is currently with Hampstead Capital LLP. In 2009, he branched out with Million Dollar Traders, a reality show in which he trained novices to outperform professional traders, and in November 2010, he launched The Lex van Dam Trading Academy.
James Helliwell is Chief Investment Strategist and Director of the Lex van Dam Trading Academy, founded by hedge fund manager and BBC TV’s Million Dollar Traders creator Lex van Dam. Having started his career as a portfolio analyst before later working in derivatives trading, James has lectured at world-renowned institutions, including the London School of Economics, and been featured in major news outlets including the Financial Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg.
John Jagerson is a CFA and CMT charter holder and a founder of Learning Markets, which provides analysis and education for individual and professional investors. He is an author or co-author of five books on investing, currencies, bonds, and stocks. John has appeared in outlets like Forbes.com, BBC Radio, Nasdaq.com, and CBS for his financial strategy expertise. After graduating with a B.S. in Business from Utah Valley University, John completed the PLD program at Harvard Business School. Once the markets close each day, he can be found back on his mountain bike or in his running shoes on the trails of the Wasatch Mountains near his home.