Mike Mc Mahon

Online Trading Academy
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Passion and enthusiasm are the "watch" words of Mike Mc Mahon. He brings both to his trading and his teaching, with hands-on experience in the market since 1977, as an investor, a trader and a licensed Commodities broker.

Mike is one of the founders of Online Trading Academy and has recently retired after 13 years as its Director of Education in order to simply do what he loves best – trading and teaching.

High energy in the classroom keeps his students focused, and Mike’s ability to deliver complex ideas with humor and simple examples makes the education fun and easily remembered. He brings a blend of academia and experience to the classroom. His ability to communicate this blend is the rare talent that allows an active trader to be a successful Instructor. His students are always well-schooled – with passion and enthusiasm.

For an in-depth interview with Mike Mc Mahon click here.

  • Mastermind Instructor
  • Instructor Excellence Award


  • Licensed Commodities broker
  • Retired as Online Trading Academy's Director of Education


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Mastermind Community
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Hour with the Pros


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“I like how Mike shares his personal trading experiences and how he addresses the proper mindset in trading. He emphasizes on important stuff and calls the attention of his students when necessary. I would be happy to attend any of his classes again.”

, March 2017

“He is an amazing human and of course a great teacher. He never left any question unanswered and makes sure everyone get the lesson. Very happy for knowing him and being his student.”

, February 2017

“I truly appreciated our Instructor, Mr. Mike McMahon, and his ability to impart his knowledge with a true level of professionalism and caring.”

, February 2017

“Mike!!! He is superb!!! Very humble, clearly shows the route, patient, kind, systematic, easy to follow his pace and methodology. I wish he be there for me always!!! Thank you Mike. I truly appreciate.”

, February 2017

“Mike is an amazing trainer. He poured all of his heart and passion into training. From beginning to the last day, not a drop of passion lessened. This inspiration worked as a spark that lights the candle within me, and there is light and I see markets more clearly. His experience as a trader training us is the best I could ask on this journey of my trading adventures. In India they say: Truth cannot be heard, it can only be seen. I feel very grateful Mike showed us the truth of the markets and helped us learn : How to trade playfully and profitably.”

, February 2017

“Mike Mc Mahon is knowledgeable, passionate and funny. His analogies make it easy to both understand and remember.”

, November 2016

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