Loren Newman

Online Trading Academy
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Loren Newman has extensive trading background as a CBOE market maker for 25 years and an independent trader on his own accounts. As co-founder of one of the first electronic trading firms in Chicago, he hired, trained and mentored over 100 new traders. This real-world experience makes him superbly qualified as an Online Trading Academy Instructor.

Loren likes to tell his students that a well-designed trading plan is the most important factor in controlling risk so you keep your losses in check and maximize potential gains. One of his proudest accomplishments was his success in recruiting traders from major universities and guiding them in the ever-changing world of trading.

Loren loves the enthusiasm of Online Trading Academy students and promises them intensive attention to the fine points of their trades and their classroom learning.


  • B.A., University of Arizona
  • CBOE trader and market maker
  • FINRA and CBOE arbitrator
  • Co-founder of La Salle Trading


  • US Markets


  • Options


  • Series 7,55,24 (expired)
  • Guest Lecturer, Northwestern University


Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Everything you wanted to know about options but didn't know to ask. Loren Newman is a phenomenal instructor.”

, April 2017

“Loren Newman did an excellent job. I thought I knew quite a bit about options, but I was wrong. Loren Newman opened my eyes to more information on options than I bargained for.”

, March 2017

“This is an excellent instructor. I would recommend him to anyone interested in learning about options. He is very knowledgeable and presents the material in a way that makes you want to learn all you can about the subject. His enthusiasm is contagious.”

, February 2017

“Loren Newman's knowledge and experience of the Options market is excellent. He did a great job explaining many of the different Options strategies. Loren's Options class was packed full of the best of Options trading. You'll definitely know more about Options at the end of his class.”

, February 2017

“The investment I made in education from OTA has paid off for me in so many ways. I have the tools to make proper decisions regarding the market and its moves. Without OTA I'd be at the mercy of brokers, etc. Loren was fantastic. His experience as a market maker in the options market was a valuable addition to the information in the class.”

, February 2017

“If you want to take your investment experience to the next level, attend the options class. Loren Newman did a very good job. Pace and content were exceptional.”

, January 2017

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