Online Trading Academy Announces Multiple 2013 Award Nominations

Premier Financial Academy Recognized for Forex Courses, Teaching Strategies, Learning Technologies and Professional Instructors

Irvine, CA, January 11, 2013 - Online Trading Academy kicked off 2013 with multiple award nominations. They have been nominated for the following awards: ShowFx World Award and ShowFx Asia Award, Trader Planet STAR Award, and Technical Analysis of Stock and Commodities Magazine 2013 Readers Choice Award.

Online Trading Academy Senior Instructor, Brandon Wendell, was also recognized by for his Top 10 Educational Content Ranking and Sam Seiden, Vice President of Education, ranked high with five webinars on’s Top 10 (most viewed) Webinar Videos.

“These awards nominations are a testament to the quality of educational materials and instruction we provide to our students and graduates worldwide. It is an honor to be nominated for so many awards this year and it is only the beginning of 2013,” said Eyal Shahar, Founder and President of Online Trading Academy.

ShowFx World Award and ShowFx Asia Award nominated Online Trading Academy in the Best Educational Project category for their Forex courses. The criteria for the Best Educational Project in Asia Award was for an educational program specializing in Forex trading that also offered classes in the Asian region. The ShowFx Asia Best Educational Project award applied to the Online Trading Academy Forex courses available to students in Singapore, Jakarta, and Mumbai centers. Recognized for its timely teaching strategies, the Online Trading Academy Forex courses use the latest tools and software to help the new or professional trader invest in the current markets.

Online Trading Academy’s “Professional Trader Course” and “Lessons from the Pros” newsletter were nominated for Trader Planet STAR Awards in the Best Trading Courses and Best Newsletter categories. The “Professional Trader Course” teaches a simple, rules-based strategy designed to help traders learn skills and discipline applicable to all asset classes. Timely content used in the “Lessons from the Pros” newsletter provides insight into trading and investing in multiple arenas from Stocks, Forex, Options, Futures, to Real Estate and Specialty Skills from a global network of Online Trading Academy instructors.

Technical Analysis of Stock & Commodities (TASC) Magazine 2013 Readers Choice Award nominated Online Trading Academy in the Trading Centers, Schools, Training category. The TASC is the only magazine that caters to users who want to gain an edge in the market with the latest technical analysis tools. Online Trading Academy helps students understand and apply the tools and strategies used by the big banks and institutions.

Courses at Online Trading Academy are taught by professional and award-winning instructors and traders like Seiden and Wendell. Seiden ranked top five among the most seen webinars in 2012 on’s Top Ten Webinar Videos list: Supply/Demand and Odds Enhancers – part 1: Foundation, Live Trading and Analysis, Supply/Demand and Odds Enhancers – Part 2: Foundation, Three Key Things That Can Increase Your Winning Percentage, and Supply/Demand and Odds Enhancers – Part 3: Application. Wendell ranked second in’s Top Ten Educational Content list with his article titled, “The Relationship Between Stock Prices and Bond Prices” which explained the connection between stocks and bonds.

Online Trading Academy has previously been recognized for their courses with a Best Education Provider award at the Middle East Forex Expo, two STAR awards for Best Trading Course and Best Newsletter, two awards for Best Educational Content, Best Educator Sam Seiden, and Best Webinar. This financial center was also recognized by the Middle East Forex Managed Funds & Investment Awards as the Best Forex Education Provider in November 2012.

About Online Trading Academy

Online Trading Academy helps their students by revealing the truth about what it takes to become a successful trader or investor. Their core strategy enables traders and investors to identify market turning points before they happen, with a high degree of accuracy. Students learn under the guidance of experienced professionals in a hands-on, learn-by-doing classroom setting. In the Professional Trader course, students learn trading skills and then practice trading live, in the classroom, with Online Trading Academy’s money, without paying commissions or risking their own capital.

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: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Jose, Seattle, Secaucus, Stamford, Tampa and Washington D.C., plus international locations in Dubai, Jakarta, London, Mumbai, Singapore, Toronto and Vancouver. For more information, visit

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