Jon Arginteanu

Online Trading Academy
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Jon Arginteanu has been actively trading since 1981, and brings that extensive experience to his Online Trading Academy students, as well as insights from his career in the investment and banking industry.

Jon has learned the skills necessary for success in financial markets from expert professional traders and from his extensive personal experience. His trading principles stress the necessity of emotional control, strict risk management, and discipline to wait for the highest probability trading opportunities. Jon balances his family and trading life with his role as an Instructor with Online Trading Academy. He believes instructing his students in professional trading techniques reinforces the same practices in his personal trading activity.

Jon’s experience spans a period where telephones and face to face trading on the exchange floor was the most common method of transaction, to the electronic marketplace of today. He is committed to the belief that with passion, dedication, and world-class training, individual traders can succeed in 21st century markets.

  • Power Trader Nation


  • Held senior positions with investment and commercial banks including: Merrill Lynch, ABN AMRO, and BNP Paribas as CEO of a brokerage and trading subsidiary
  • Floor Trader on the NY Mercantile Exchange for 14 years


  • US Markets


  • Futures
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified


New York, NY

What Students Are Saying

“Jon did a good job of presenting the Core Strategy curriculum. He was generally clear and precise in his presentation, and was excellent with helping me understand the essential elements.”

, May 2017

“It is a lot of information to cover in one week. The instructor was amazing and very thorough. Very considerate of the different levels of learning that he had to deal with.”

, May 2017

“This is a tremendous class, taught by an imminently qualified instructor. The course and the OTA curriculum has provided me with a disciplined trading and investing framework, and has revealed insights into the markets and how they work that I would have never discovered on my own. Moving forward, the OTA courses will have a profound effect on all of my trading and investing practices. Jon's knowledge of trading runs very deep, and his wealth of experience shines through particularly well when questions fly from many directions.”

, April 2017

“Jon was extremely passionate with the futures program and assisting students. I found him to be an amazing instructor.”

, April 2017

“Jon did a great job reinforcing the core strategy. Brought me back to basics which I very much appreciated.”

, April 2017

“Fantastic across the board. A wonderful person, always willing to teach and help me learn and understand.”

, March 2017

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