Education

Whether you are a novice trader or a polished professional, there is the need to keep learning to stay ahead. Venom by Cobra Trading provides information about our trading and account management solutions to help you do just that.

Courses:

Our short videos and courses help you get up to speed quickly with Venom by Cobra Trading platforms and Account Management feature, as well as explore stocks and options.

Mechanics of a Short Sale

Course Description: The Mechanics of a Short Sale is a tutorial that is designed to show you the inner workings of how a Short Sale works.

Running Time: 2 mins

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Introduction to Technical Analysis

Course Description: The Technical Analysis Tour explains the important role of the chart analyst and how technical and fundamental analyses differ. In this introductory tour, you will learn how to identify areas of support and resistance on a chart, the role of different time frames, and how to interpret basic trend formation.

Running Time: 24 mins

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Options 101: Pricing

Course Description: The Options Pricing 101 course is designed to familiarize traders with the variables in options pricing models.

Running Time: 9 mins

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To view more short videos and courses please follow the link below.

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Product Tours:

Our product tours are a great place to start if you’re new to trading or would like a refresher course on some of the basics of trading and platform functionality.

TWS Basics

Tour Description: A high-level overview of the Trader Workstation (TWS) feature set, focusing primarily on the Mosaic workspace.

Running Time: 13 mins

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Understanding Margin

Tour Description: Introduces you to the basics of IB margin accounts. Learn when and how IB calculates margin and how to use the Real-Time Monitoring features in Trader Workstation to manage your trading risk.

Running Time: 24 mins

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Best Execution

Tour Description: What happens to your stock and option orders after you enter a trade in Trader Workstation? In this tour, we illustrate the mechanics of the Interactive Brokers SmartRouterSM and demonstrate its capabilities. We explain that The Transaction Auditing Group (TAG) has performed an independent analysis and determined that the execution quality of IB's customer orders is significantly better than the industry as a whole*. Better execution prices translate into additional cost savings to IB's customers. You'll also gain insight to the logic of stock and option combination order-routing.

Running Time: 14 mins

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IB TWS for iPhone

Tour Description: Provides an overview of the main features of IB TWS for iPhone.

Running Time: 12 mins

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IB TWS for iPad

Tour Description: Provides an overview of the main features of IB TWS for iPad.

Running Time: 11 mins

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Recorded Webinars:

Previously recorded webinars are available for Windows and Mac based computers and do not require any prior download of special software. In addition, you can click on any of the available Webinar Notes links to download our supplemental course outlines, or click on the Watch Live Webinars button below to register for an upcoming webinar.

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Disclosures:
Please note that our videos, courses and tours are provided courtesy of our clearing firm so you will see their name (Interactive Brokers/IB) within the videos. Please do not attempt to click on any IB links that may be shown within the videos as they may not work for your specific account. You should always log in through your Venom by Cobra Trading account to insure that your account is being processed as expected. Please contact us at 877-792-6272 for more information or assistance with anything that you need.