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.
- 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
What Students Are Saying
“He is tenacious and good at explaining student questions or any concerns. He will go the extra mile for the student and make sure they get it right.”
“Taking the futures class with Jon was great because he is able to break down the theory into understandable chunks and I was easily able to understand core strategy. Jon is a fantastic instructor. Thank you, Jon.”
“John Arginteanu is extremely knowledgeable and on top of his game, patient, courteous and helpful. It was a privilege to be in his class.”
“He is good with getting attention of the students and driving his messages thru. I like to say I now understand core strategy and its nuances - thanks to Jon.”
“"Professor" Jon Arginteanu is an extraordinary communicator and instructor. His real world experience and examples are extremely valuable. He explains complex information incredibly well and makes things very easy to understand. The classroom experience as Jon's student was extremely valuable and enjoyable. I am very much looking forward to our next sessions together. Thanks.”
“Mr. Arginteanu presented the material in a way that kept me engaged through the entire course. ”