Online Training resources

One of the discoveries made during my trading trip was that I had to learn more than expected about collateral materials. Fortunatelly, I has been always agree with the Gandhi sentence: “Live as if you were to die tommorrow. Learn as if  you were to live forever“.

On the Internet there are a multitude of free training courses accessible to everyone.
From material created by anonymous users to university courses that provide certificates and have full dedicated professors teaching online.

Here below, a collection of websites (not directly related with the trading but that will clearly help in many cases), that offer the possibility of following training courses online.

Before you start maybe it is worth to access Skilledup a specialized search engine for courses (not all free), see what a MOOC is, and take a look at the comparative characteristics of some of the course providers below in this article.


In addition to courses, Academic_Earth, was conceived as a repository for grouping and facilitating free material access from different universities, also offers videos and readings grouped together thematically.

Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Coursera. Virtual training platform created in 2012 by Stanford University. There are many language courses among other topics
Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Created by the La Rioja University (Spain) in 2001, Dialnet is a portal dedicated to the dissemination of Hispanic scientific production. It compiles indexes and some complete texts of more than 10,000 journals of different subjects edited electronically, the Thesis published by almost 50 Spanish Universities and congress documentation. (content basically in spanish). Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Founded in 2012 by MIT and Harvard University, EDX offers Online Courses at university level from Universities around the world. In december 2016 it grouped more than 70 schools and 1250 courses.
Detailed description in Wikipedia.


ISSUU is an online service that allows the visualization of electronically scanned material by the users themselves with free access areas and payment services too. Equivalent in publishing to what Youtube is in video.
Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Khan Academy free online e-learning organization with more than 4,300 videos aimed at primary and secondary school students operating since 2004. (Also available content in spanish and more than 30 languages).
Detailed description in Wikipedia.



TED Technology, Entertainment, Design is a non-profit organization dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. TED is widely known for its TED Conference and TED Talks covering a wide range of topics including science, art and design, politics, education, culture, business, global affairs, technology and development, and entertainment.
Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Although Udacity‘s catalog is smaller, its courses are offered in “self-paced model”, that is, you can start any course at any time without limitation of date. Other services, such as EDX or Coursera have many more courses but only have a small part of them active and are developed on fixed dates with the supervision of the teacher. Detailed description in Wikipedia.



And to finish a complementary service:  Slideshare, to upload, share or simply consult power points, pdf’s and presentations in different formats and to be used in a public or private way.Detailed description in Wikipedia.


Soon a compilation of online training resources on options. Enjoy it!