Bill Henner

Online Trading Academy
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Bill Henner is a third generation Chicago futures trader. He spent over 25 years on the trading floors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. Bill has traded foreign currencies, metals, interest rates, and equity index futures over the course of his career. He has developed strong, ongoing relationships with traders, institutional managers and other key market participants.

Bill has dedicated himself to being a life-long student of markets, technical analysis and market psychology. This dedication has taught Bill to understand the “inner game” of trading, as well as the “outer game” of macro trend analysis. As an Online Trading Academy Instructor, he brings a unique “from the trading floor” perspective to his teaching. His vast experience allows him to use real life trading situations to illustrate and emphasize the topics being covered.

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  • Graduate of Stanford University
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • Chicago Board of Trade


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Graduate Programs
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Hour with the Pros


  • Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Bill Henner is very personable and a wonderful instructor. He is firm in teaching the core values and methods to keep each student on track. He also gives each student attention and makes you feel cared for and part of "the family" at OTA.”

, October 2016

“Bill does great showing core strategy. I really want to understand this so I will be able to make money, not loose money. He makes it clear to choose to take only the quality setups, and pass on the rest. He is patient and really wants to teach us. Thank you for the location class so I can interact with the instructor. I hope to be able to attend some more. Thank you.”

, October 2016

“Excellent instructor and he really believes in learning by doing. Love this. He seeks out helping each of us so no one is left behind, and really demands that we know the rules we are following for trading. Just a real practical way to learn futures.”

, October 2016

“I had a great learning experience at The Online Trading Academy. They teach a lot of valuable information in a very short amount of time. Bill Henner is a fantastic instructor able to explain the fundamentals of trading so everyone will understand.”

, August 2016

“Bill is great. Extremely knowledgeable about trading. Very patient, always happy to answer your questions and stick with you when having problems. You can tell he is very knowledgeable in the world of trading.”

, August 2016

“Bill Henner delivered a fresh perspective on the course materials, with timely approaches in entering and leaving a trade which will prove helpful to me in strengthening my knowledge of how to properly trade, which will translate into more profitable trades.”

, August 2016
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