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The Stockmarket

Course: The Stockmarket

Level: All Levels

Description: The Stock Market Is it all just a gamble?

This course is aimed at people who have an interest in the stock market. It is

designed to give confidence in the understanding of the function and benefits of

the stock exchange. The course will have a practical focus and will feature an

ongoing stock exchange game.

Course Content: Course Outline


What is the stock market? How does it operate? Why is it becoming more


Historic development of international equity markets.

Explanation of terms -market corrections, bulls and bears, stags, insider dealing, gilts, bonds, big bang, market makers, limit orders etc

Information and Regulation.

Investment opportunities, Illustration of equity returns and alternatives .

Sources of information- newspapers, handbooks, Financial Times, Investors Chronicle, The Internet, Business magazines. . Regulation- Central Bank & Irish Stock Exchange Act 1995

Investment priorities

Short and long term

Income, capital growth.

Savings, pensions and retirement.

Building a strategy that suits you

Share selection o

Examining annual reports,

Extracting vital information.

Methods of valuing companies- p/e,s, eps, dividend yield .

Financial ratio.

Examining companies of interest

Share Price movements.

What causes price movement? - Market trends, risk, economic cycles, results,

company statements, stock recommendations

Examples of profit warnings, take-overs, mergers.

Initial Public Offerings, rights issue, market placings, stock splits

Other Investments & Tax.

Government bonds, Options & Futures, Tracker Bonds

How to invest in these investment instruments.

Economic perspective- Inflation.

Interest rates, Political stability.

Capital Gains Tax -personal allowances, Bed and Breakfast transactions. Indexation

Tutor: Redmayne Bentley Stockbrokers 74 South Mall Cork

Fee: €100 Payable to Redmayne Bentley only Contact 021-4279053

Duration: 10 weeks

Start Date: 20th February 2018

Class Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Day: Tuesday

Further Education

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Progression to WIT
Students from Coláiste Chathail Naofa who meet the eligibility requirements, may apply for preferential entry to WIT.
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