Tim Pesut

Online Trading Academy
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Tim Pesut started out as a client of a brokerage firm and began investing stocks and Options in 1990. About a year later he became a stock broker to see how the system really worked and moved his way up from there. In 2005, he started trading FOREX and in 2007, he added index futures to his portfolio.

Tim's experience as an investor, broker, branch manager, and trader allows him to bring an understanding of the unique challenges of trading to the classroom. As an Instructor, he strives to give each student individual attention because as an Online Trading Academy graduate, Tim says that is what benefited him most. His overall goal is to positively impact the student by giving them a proven approach that they can see working before their eyes, boosting their confidence and having fun enjoying the process. He tries to ensure the students learn and understand the material, but more importantly, are able to apply the various aspects of trading in a real world environment so the student is well on the path to becoming successful in their trading endeavors. He wants each student to feel that they are part of a family that is dedicated to their success as a trader.

  • Power Trader Nation
  • Mastermind Instructor


  • Purdue University - B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology 1980
  • College for Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) 1991
  • Held positions as a Sr. Investment Broker, Portfolio Manager and Desk Trader for various Wall Street Firms
  • Senior International Instructor and Speaker


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • NASD Series 7, 24, 63, 65
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • SEC Registered Investment Advisor
  • Power Trading Radio Guest
  • Distinguished District 47 Governor – Toastmasters International
  • Board of Trustees for the Winter Springs, FL Pension Board



What Students Are Saying

“Tim has shown that he is knowledgeable about his subject matter but he also shows that he has wisdom and experience in understanding human behavior, and this is a very valuable tool when it comes to teaching.”

, August 2017

“Tim Pesut was amazing. Easy to follow and understand. He is a great instructor with huge experience and knowledge of the trading market. I tried to absorb everything he said. He made the core strategy practical and understandable.”

, August 2017

“I really liked Tim's presentation style and the way that he seemed to be discussing things with us rather than "teaching" the coursework. He was really able to present the information in a way that I could easily relate to.”

, July 2017

“Tim was very knowledgeable and added much content to the slides. He gave multiple examples and lots of external information that added a lot of interest and value to the class.”

, July 2017

“One of the best instructors I've ever had. He's on my top 3 on best instructors one of the funniest and always serous but always makes it fun to learn.”

, July 2017

“Tim has an unbelievable knowledge into market actions. I especially liked his comments about how the market operates (how people manipulate the market). That provide insight into the personality / characteristics of how trades are handled.”

, June 2017

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