Perp Trading 101
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Course Overview

Perp trading is a form of derivatives trading that allows you to speculate on the price movements of various assets without owning them. You can trade contracts that have no expiration date and are settled in cash. Perp trading offers many advantages, such as high leverage, low fees, and access to a wide range of markets.

In this course, you will learn the basics of perp trading, such as what are perps, how they work, and what are the risks and rewards involved.

Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Explain what are perps and how they differ from other derivatives
    • Understand the mechanics of liquidation and how to avoid it
    • Understand key terms such as mark price, open interest, etc.
    • Execute market order, limit order, and tp/sl order according to your trading strategy
    What is Perp
  • What is Perp
  • What is USD-M & COIN-M Perp
  • What is Liquidation
  • What is Open Interest
    How to Open a Position
  • What is Cross Margin & Isolated Margin
  • What is Mark Price & Index Price
  • What is Funding Rate
    All about Orders
  • What is Market Order
  • What is Limit Order
  • What is TP/SL Order
    Quiz - Take a quick self-test and get the TI certificate badge
  • 5 Questions
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