Online Trading Academy Receives U.S. Government Award

Export Achievement Certificate Awarded to Online Trading Academy

Irvine, CA, October 28, 2009 – Online Trading Academy has been awarded with the Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Services (FCS). The Export Achievement Certificate was created in 2001 to recognize small and medium-sized enterprises that have successfully entered the international marketplace for the first time or that have successfully entered a new market. The FCS award program is designed to showcase the important role that exporting plays in the U.S. economy, to highlight the contributions made by exporters and trade partners to their local communities and to recognize new exporters.

Representatives from the International Trade Administration office in Washington DC, the Southern California office of FCS and Congressman John Campbell’s office visited the Online Trading Academy Headquarters in Irvine to present the award and to gain a better understanding of how Online Trading Academy transforms lives worldwide. Kristin Houston, Senior International Trade Specialist, and a graduate of Online Trading Academy was also there to present the award at the Online Trading Academy Headquarters. FCS has assisted Online Trading Academy in developing relationships and franchise opportunities in the Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and other international markets.

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Irvine, California-based Online Trading Academy is a global network of financial education centers focused on teaching students the art of trading since June of 1997. Online Trading Academy offers instruction in physical classrooms and online; in multiple asset classes including Stocks, Options, Forex and Futures. Online Trading Academy offers professional instruction from experienced industry professionals, as well as a wide array of beneficial home study materials to supplement classroom study. Over 200,000 investors have experienced Online Trading Academy’s Education with classroom locations that include: Phoenix, Irvine, Los Angeles, Concord, San Jose, Denver, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, Secaucus, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Seattle, Washington DC, Milwaukee, Dubai, London, Singapore, and Toronto. For more information, visit

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