Sean Reed

Online Trading Academy
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Sean Reed began actively trading equities in 2001. He has had the opportunity to operate and supervise an active day-trading floor for a self clearing broker dealer. Sean has also held positions including: Branch Manager, Broker, Financial Advisor Consultant, Active Trader Consultant and Proprietary Trader. During his trading experiences, he has had the opportunity to work with and mentor traders with differing styles and goals.

Providing key factors catered to an individual's particular trading style is Sean's focus. He is known for his patience and is eager to strengthen your trading knowledge. As an Instructor, Sean believes in the concept of, "See one, do one, and teach one," and enjoys seeing the light appear in a student's eyes. He is eager to bring his experience and knowledge to the Online Trading Academy classroom. Using his big picture approach, Sean will not stop until his pupils learn the key elements for profitable trading. Sean is an individual that is calm, cool, and collected and knows how important it is to match a trading style to your personality.

Sean now trades from his home in Belmont Shore, where he lives with his wife and son.


  • Former Employers: Andover/Assent, Charles Schwab, Sagepoint


  • US Markets


  • Stocks
  • Wealth Management


  • Holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 9, 10, 24, 55, 63 and 66


  • California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Sean is an awesome instructor with such broad knowledge of industrial experience. He is extremely patient with student who had some difficulty in comprehending options. I especially appreciate the part where he shares his "golden nuggets" with students in addition to presenting the course material in a very straightforward manner.”

, September 2016

“Sean is a well experienced instructor with wide knowledge of the industry. A straight shooter, patient, delivers what he promises. He provided answers to all the questions raised in the classroom. He kept the students very focused and was strict in ensuring the monitors are off when he lectures.”

, September 2016

“Sean Reed is fantastic; incredibly resourceful & insightful- thinks out of the box.”

, September 2016

“I am ready to execute management of my wealth bucket full speed ahead. He provided me with 100% confidence in understanding all facets of trade management and premium selling.”

, September 2016

“OTA has opened a window for me to peek inside the underlying mechanics of investment. Sean is knowledgeable and approachable. I enjoy learning with him a lot.”

, August 2016

“Sean is a great instructor, tons of additional material, tips, tricks. Covered all the material on pace. Really a complete job of theory and he encouraged lots of practical hands on.”

, July 2016
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