Paul Orme

Online Trading Academy
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Paul Orme has been involved in the financial markets since 1978, as an investor and since 2000, as a trader. As an executive in software firms supporting hedge funds, investment advisors, banks and insurance companies, he learned how professionals approach the market and develop their edge.

He has 12 years of experience working abroad in Hamburg, Germany, Tokyo, Japan, and in London, England, where he held executive management responsibilities for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and was in charge of revenue growth and profitability in over 20 countries. These experiences add another dimension to his understanding and desire to assist others in their quest for knowledge and success in the financial markets. He is passionate about training each student to think as a professional trader and to develop a unique trading approach which is geared to their own style and personality. Paul believes that each student should not only focus on developing trading skills, but must also gain an education to develop strategies to achieve their retirement goals.

Paul believes that Online Trading Academy provides the premier experience for developing trading and wealth management skills and confidence. The four distinct aspects critical to becoming an educated trader and investor are the cornerstones of his approach as an Instructor: 1) psychology, 2) technical analysis, 3) trading platform proficiency, and 4) dealing with probability. Paul stresses the need to explore the psychological factors that can make or break a trader, and that one must understand and think in terms of probability and risk containment. His goal is for his students to develop the discipline and confidence needed to be successful.


  • Consultant with McKinsey & Company
  • Implemented trading software at hedge funds, investment advisors, banks and insurance companies
  • Led the national launch of the first consumer interactive services company focusing on investing, information, shopping and news
  • Developed and launched Citibank’s Home Banking/Bill Payment service
  • Developed online services for Knight Rider


  • US Markets


  • Options
  • Stocks
  • Wealth Management


  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest


  • New York, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Paul Orme was very thorough and knowledgeable. but he made sure that there was class interaction and that everyone was up to speed on the course content. Most importantly, he's a MICHIGAN MAN!!!”

, February 2017

“I learned a great deal and all of it complemented my prior experience in investing. I am better equipped for more versatile trading with a large number of strategies available that I didn't have before. Paul Orme is a knowledgeable and experienced instructor. He has a great personality and created a pleasant environment for learning.”

, February 2017

“Class with Paul Orme was great. He was very patient and I learned a lot.”

, February 2017

“Paul Orme is a very informative and helpful instructor. I very much enjoyed his style and experience with the markets of investing for retirement. I am hopeful that he will return to Atlanta to teach this very needed subject of ProActive Investing again soon!”

, January 2017

“I loved Paul's teaching style!! Each day, Paul outlined on board (great for visual learners who like structure) what we would do for day, reviewed the previous day's content, answered questions. Paul was great with demonstrating and asking us to apply. Paul walked around assisting each and got to know each person. Paul met before and after class with anyone who had questions. Very approachable, great sense of humor, very patient..... Thank you Paul!!!!!!!!!!”

, January 2017

“I thought that our instructor, Paul Orme, did a really good job of handling questions from a student group who had a wide range of experience and preparation, to keep the entire class on track to cover all the material. He stayed after the scheduled time to give more help to those who sought it, which I think was a great help in keeping the class together on the material.”

, November 2016
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