Craig Weil

Online Trading Academy
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Craig Weil's trading career began in 1974 as a Member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, where he spent fifteen years before moving crosstown to the CME Group, where he spent another twenty years in the Futures trading pits. As a result, Craig's experience trading financial futures, equities, equity options, currencies, and agricultural futures is matched by few in the industry. His comprehensive trading career has prepared him to recognize trading opportunities in all global markets.  As a former radio show host, Craig gained insight through interviewing scores of industry leaders from all different areas of the financial community.  Craig says, "I am excited to be affiliated with Online Trading Academy. They have given me the opportunity to be an Instructor and share my lifelong career experiences with people from all corners of the world who have the same passion for the markets that I do.

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  • BA 1971, Tulane University
  • Trader's Talk Live Radio Show Host
  • Member Chicago Board Options Exchange 1974-1989
  • Chicago Board of Trade 14 years
  • Member Chicago Mercantile Exchange 1989-2009


  • US Markets


  • Futures
  • Graduate Programs
  • Stocks


  • Registered Investment Advisor
  • Guest on various Chicago Media Programs
  • Head of CB Financial LLC
  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Numerous articles published for The Options Insider
  • DVD "Trading Discipline: Secrets of a Professional Trader"


Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Craig is a great instructor and a very generous and funny man. His story of his life is exciting and his teaching abilities are amazing. Thank you, Craig.”

, August 2017

“Absolutely amazing again! Great instructor! Its like being taught to play basketball by Michael Jordan!”

, August 2017

“Craig Weil is a knowledge machine with this material. He is very kind and considerate to different levels of learning, and has been very patient with all students. Craig has answered all questions and has paced the class perfectly.”

, August 2017

“Craig has been an absolute delight: informative, inspirational, motivational, very knowledgeable, and extremely patient, with a superb sense of humor and ability to get the most from everyone involved: OUTSTANDING! Thank You.”

, July 2017

“Craig Weil is a Dedicated instructor and a nice and upbeat person. I loved every minute being in his class.”

, July 2017

“The instructor is absolutely one of a kind and the whole class participated. Amazing, Amazing!! Top notch!!”

, July 2017

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