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According to Trader Daily Magazine, Online Trading Academy Franchises Are Located in Seven Out Ten Top Trading Spots Around the World

Irvine, CA, July 12, 2007 – Trader Daily Magazine recently released its picks for the 50 top trading locations worldwide. These cities were chosen using a range of criteria that included everything from local financial services infrastructure, to lifestyle considerations and even time zone locations. The resulting ranking showed the top ten locations are: Chicago, London, New York, Dubai, Miami, Boston, Dublin, Los Angeles, Toronto, and Sao Paulo. Seven of these top ten locations are also home to Online Trading Academy franchises.

“We have attempted to be very selective in the locations of our franchises,” said Eyal Shahar, President Online Trading Academy. “I think that this survey shows that we have been doing our homework. Our franchises are where the action is.”

Online Trading Academy’s planned growth will include roughly 35 franchises in the United States with 100 other institutions opening worldwide. These state-of-the-art training facilities use a unique hands-on approach to instruction. Students learn by trading with real “live” accounts using the same tools and techniques as the Wall Street professionals. All commissions are covered by Online Trading Academy so students need not risk any of their own capital.

“We are offering a very unique product and it is important for us to be in the right places,” said Shahar. “Computers have decentralized the trading process. There are more people trading in more places. These people are serious about trading and are looking for a way to satisfy that need. We have what they need.”

In the ten years since Online Trading Academy opened its doors it has grown to include 11 locations in the United States as well as campuses in Canada, England and the United Arab Emirate. The combination of a teaching staff made up of experienced traders, a unique learn-by-doing curriculum, and opening franchises in some of the worlds top trading locations have made the Online Trading Academy the worlds leading financial education community.

About Online Trading Academy

Irvine, California-based Online Trading Academy is a financial education academy focused on educating students in the art of trading since June 1997. Online Trading Academy offers instruction in physical classrooms and online; in multiple asset classes and across a spectrum of trading styles and instruments, from Short Term Trading, Swing Trading, Position Trading, and Investment Theory for Stocks, Options, Futures (Eminis & Commodities) and Currencies. Over 200,000 investors have experienced Online Trading Academy’s Education with classroom locations that include: New York, Los Angeles, Irvine, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, UK, Toronto and Dubai. For more information about Online Trading Academy visit

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