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 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

“Craig Weil is a very professional instructor, totally up on his strategy and has a welcoming attitude that brings confidence to me as a student. Great job, Craig and thank you!”

, June 2017

“Was a really productive and fruitful couple of days with Craig, the instructor, and like-minded classmates. I feel very confident in my future trading endeavors. Craig is a great teacher; very patient and eager to answer any and all questions. Thanks a lot, y'all!”

, June 2017

“I think that Craig Weil is a very concerned instructor who really cares about the success of all of his students. He has a very entertaining way of teaching that keeps his students engaged at all times.”

, June 2017

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