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Investing In Stocks The Complete Course! (14 Hour)

Master Stock Market Investing & Trading in the Stock Market. Top Instructor & Millionaire Investor. Investing & Trading

4.51 / 5.0
167286 students14 hours 15 minutes

Created by Steve Ballinger, MBA, offered on Udemy

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This course currently has a bestcourses score of 9.3/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!


More students (161,000+) have joined this most complete stock market investing course than any other on on Udemy! Read on to find out the top 4 reasons why.

#1: New lessons and updates occur monthly so your course grows with you for free

#2: #2 Complete course with many excellent lessons covering all areas of stock market investing. Go from a beginner or intermediate level investor to an expert at your own pace, all in one course! Gain confidence, avoid mistakes, and set yourself up for success.

#3: The actual instructor answers ALL QUESTIONS. Not a TA and questions are not ignored as can unfortunately happen in other courses.

#4: 100% 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. Love the course or return it for a full refund.

#5: Proven Instructor success building a million dollar plus stock portfolio. See the promo video for the proof. Learn practical knowledge (Not boring theory) from someone who has actually done you can do it as well!


Let's learn even more detail on what you get!

#1 New lessons and updates occur monthly so your course grows with you for free. Here is an example of some:

  • February 2022: Entire Big Section In International Stock Market Investing (New)

  • November 2021 Creating A Custom Screen Stock Screener (Updated)

  • October 2021: Comparing Stocks Against Each Other Demonstration (New)

  • September 2021: Downloadable Spreadsheet For Comparing Stocks (Updated)

  • August 2021: Direct Listing (DLP) Of A Private Company Being Listed On A Stock Exchange For The First Time Stock (New)​

  • July 2021: What Is A SPAC IPO (New)​

  • July 2021: Why Is A SPAC Known As A Blank Check Company (New)​

  • July 2021: How Are SPAC's Created (New)

  • June 2021: Introduction To Going Public Section (Updated)

  • June 2021: Introduction To Measuring Risk (Updated)

  • June 2021: Pair Stock Risk with Your Own Personal View of Risk (New)

  • June 2021: Standard Deviation (Updated)

  • June 2021: Sharpe Ratio (New)

  • May 2021: Beta Risk Measure (Updated)

  • May 2021: Alpha Risk Measure (New)

  • May 2021: R-Squared Risk Measure (New)

  • May 2021: Risk Categories: Systemic and Un-Systemic Risk (New)

  • May 2021: Screencast: Looking Up Stock Risk Measures (New)

  • May 2021: Screencast: Looking Up Mutual Fund and ETF Risk Measures (New)

  • April 2021: Introduction To the Stock Screener Section (Updated)

  • April 2021: Basic Screener with Preset Screens (Yahoo Finance) (Updated)

  • April 2021: Using A More Powerful Screener (Finviz) (New)

  • February 2021: Accessing Any Market in the World with a Global Screener (New)

  • February 2021: Finding A Stock Screener in Your Country (New)

  • January 2021: Using A Stock Screener for Technical Analysis (New)


"This was a great course! I learned a lot and I recommend for anyone starting to invest or just expand their knowledge base! The instructor went into enough detail about the each topic and kept it engaging throughout the whole course!! :)" - Carena K

#2 Complete course with many excellent lessons covering all areas of stock market investing. Go from a beginner or intermediate level investor to an expert at your own pace, all in one course! Gain confidence, avoid mistakes, and set yourself up for success. Many areas covered from investing in growth stocks, dividend stocks, value stocks to investing in individual stocks to mutual funds and ETF to investing using fundamental and technical analyses it is all here in this one comprehensive course. No need to spend extra money piecing together multiple courses.


Great course. Very concise and to the point. Easy to understand. I wish I would have spent my college tuition on Steve's courses instead." -Adam O

#3 The actual instructor answers ALL QUESTIONS. The unfortunate truth is that on Udemy most instructors do not answer questions at all even though Udemy provides a spot in the course for that. How disappointing. Other instructors have a "Team" that is really a low cost outsource provider who answers questions and provides general 1 or 2 sentence answers, if that. What a rip off. The instructor in this course answers all questions with detailed responses and provides supplemental links and resources to support the answer. Many students like to go though and read the Q&A and consider it like a blog that really aids learning on its own.

"Steve has never disappointed me! I love all his courses. And love it that he answers all your questions. I’ve learned a lot from him and looking forward to learning more. He makes it easy to understand and gives you a broad understanding of the situation. I love his case study. Glad I found him!" -Thu D

Investing in the stock market can be mastered by anyone and for those who really learn the key concepts and best practices they will be able to reach their most challenging financial goals and lead the life they dream about. Unfortunately, many people do not receive the key educational information and best practices that make the difference between success and failure when investing in stocks.


Not boring theory. You will learn practical tips and best practices that you can use immediately as you progress through the course. You can do this and I want to help you!

In this course you will learn all about:

  1. Can you make money in stocks and how much.

  2. How stocks are categorized from Growth and Income to Market Cap to Stock Sectors.

  3. Understanding Risk and free tools to help you determine your risk profile and how to easily determine the risk and volatility of any stock using concepts such as Standard Deviation and Beta

  4. What types of stocks to buy from a basket of Individual Stocks, Stock Mutual funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) or a combination of each.

  5. Key strategies you can use such as Value Investing, Growth Investing, Dividend Investing, Growth at a Reasonable Price (GARP) and more.

  6. How to easily evaluate a stock using both Fundamental (Ratios and Business Evaluation) and Technical (Charting) Analysis.

  7. Demonstration of FREE Basic and Advanced Stock Screeners so it is easy to narrow the choices for more research and find great stocks.

  8. Demonstration where we buy stocks in areas such as a Growth Stock, Dividend Stock, Value you can see step-by-step the tools the instructor uses and the thought process when evaluating stocks that you can use for your own future choices.

  9. The actual mechanics of buying a stock from a broker and types of orders that can be placed.

  10. How to actually place a stock order such as Market Orders and Stop Loss Orders plus others so you can take advantage of the best way to actually place a stock order for you.

  11. Unusual situations you can take advantage of such as Initial Public Offerings (IPO), Stock Splits, Stock Buybacks, Spinoffs, and more...

  12. Techniques to reduce taxes and fees so you can keep more money for you.

  13. Key Action Steps you can take to get started applying what you have learned.

This is an awesome flagship course which means you get:

  • Hours and hours of video based lessons.

  • Lifetime access to the course so you get updates and new lessons for FREE.

  • Quizzes that will test and confirm your knowledge.

  • Ability to participate in online discussions to share ideas with other students and get answers to your questions from the instructor who will answer every question.

  • Ask questions directly of the instructor and every one of those will also be answered. By the actual instructor, not some hired team or teaching assistant.

  • 30 day money back guarantee-love the course or return it with Udemy easy no questions asked policy.

"I am really enjoying the course - for years I have wanted to learn how to pick stocks and I feel like I have finally found someone who can teach me the correct way to analyze stocks in a very clear step by step way that I can understand and apply myself - in just the first lesson, I have pulled up a couple of stocks that I was interested in and I can see that their payout ratios are at a level that are too risky for my portfolio - if it wasn't for this course, I might have invested and there is a good chance I would have ultimately lost money - very well done."-- Kathleen K

Investing in the stock market can be fun and really fun and rewarding when you do it well. No risk to sign up and impact could be life-changing.

Please click the button in the upper right corner and let's get started!

Many thanks and I appreciate your interest and hope to see you in the course!

-Steve Ballinger

Disclaimer Note: This course is for educational and informational purposes only. There will be no recommending of any particular investments such as a particular stock or mutual fund as only you know what is right for your portfolio and your comfort with risk and volatility. Consult with a professional for specific advice. Course is for education purposes only and instructor will have no liability related directly or indirectly to any loss or damage.

What you will learn

  • Have complete understanding and confidence when investing in the Stock Market.
  • Apply best practices and techniques to make better stock choices.
  • Use Basic & Advanced Stock Screeners so you can narrow the choices to the best stocks for you.
  • Use Qualitative Research and Quantitative Ratios in an easy to use manner. No calculations are required and will be shown where to find information for free.
  • Apply key stock investing strategies such as investing in Dividend Paying Stocks, Growth Stocks, Value Stocks, Stocks that have future Growth At A Reasonable Price (GARP) and more.
  • Determine whether an Online Discount Broker, Full-Service Broker, Financial Planner, Robo-Financial Planner or other service to place stock orders is right for them.
  • Place actual orders such as Market Orders, Stops Loss Order, Limit Orders, etc...
  • Determine how risky or volatile a Stock, Mutual Fund, or Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) using established metrics such as Standard Deviation and Beta and how to find the information so no calculations are required.
  • Pick Individual Stocks, Stock Mutual Funds, and Exchange Traded Funds for their investment portfolio.


  • There are no prerequisites although would be good to consider your long-term financial goals.
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 14 hours 15 minutes
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bestcourses score: 9.3/10

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