1-DAY COURSE

Essentials of Technical Analysis for Energy, Gas and Power Traders

While using technical analysis can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of market timing can easily lead to disastrous results. This course explains the strengths, weaknesses and variations of the major technical indicators and techniques. It is a practical course aimed at achieving a perceptible improvement in the job performance of the Energy, Gas and Power professional. A pre-course reading booklet will be tailored for you and you will be supplied with a detailed course manual.  


PRESENTER BIOABOUT BETA GROUP
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COURSE LEVEL:

Introduction/Intermediate


This course focuses uniquely on institutional timing needs. Your presenter will share his 40 years professional trading experience. He supports traders in a large German power producer before their trading day with levels and strategy for the session ahead. The examples used will be current and relevant using a live terminal. Technical analysis will be applied to the current markets.

INDUSTRY SEGMENT

Carbon


Oil & Products


Natural Gas


Power


Coal



WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

The course is designed to help traders, analysts, proprietary traders and risk managers in the energy industry gain a thorough understanding of the most popular and successful techniques and how they can be applied practically to their markets. You’ll leave the course with a sound basis to incorporate technical analysis into energy trading, hedging, analysis and risk management. 


TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

  • The technical tools and techniques at your disposal to trade and manage the on-going volatility and the price impact of the various energy markets.  
  • A view of the main elements of technical analysis used for trading discipline, quantifying and managing risk, and coordinating with fundamental analysis. 
  • Defining trend lines, support and resistance and Fibonacci retracement levels. 
  • Using Candlestick analysis in the Energy, Power and Gas markets 
  • Measuring market energy with Bollinger Bands
  • Defining quantitively the presence and power of a trend.

  • Using Stochastics, RSI, Momentum and Bollinger Bands
  • How to combine indicators and approaches. 
  • Mechanical trading system development: trend-following, counter-trend and combining non-correlated trading systems. 
  • Knowledge through real-world trading and hedging examples using real-time data with a marked-to-market evaluation. 
  • Real time case study exercises using Bloomberg, Eikon and Tradesignal
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is applicable to all levels of the energy industry. Individuals whose decisions have significant financial impact will benefit from this program. Managers from areas such as trading, marketing, sales, hedging, treasury, manufacturing, engineering, supply and distribution, trading risk management, purchasing and financial and accounting will find the course highly beneficial. 



YOUR COURSE LEADER


TREVOR NEIL

Trevor Neil, MSTA MCSI, has been a trader for over 30 years, having become a commodities trader at Merrill Lynch in the mid 1970’s before going on to work at LIFFE giving technical analysis support to floor traders. In 2000 he became head of technical analysis at Bloomberg where he was responsible for training and technical analysis software development.

He has served on the board of the UK’s Society of Technical Analysts and as principal trainer for The Technical Analyst, has trained the top investment firms and funds throughout Europe. Trevor also delivers the popular ‘Friday Technical Analysis Surgery’ on the Thomson Reuters Webex and is also a cryptocurrency and blockchain expert for the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.

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ABOUT BETA GROUP

BETA is a member of BETA Group which provides skills training for traders, portfolio managers and analysts in the world’s leading financial institutions. Courses are available all over the world either in-house or eLearning. Most are tailored for firms to meet their learning objective for their front office traders. Courses are sponsored by The Technical Analyst Magazine or Thomson Reuters.



In order to book your place please book any ticket for the in-person edition of Energy Trading Week HERE, and select the technical analysis workshop add-on alongside your ticket.

For details of group booking rates, or in case of any questions please email us on [email protected]


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