Brandon Wendell CMT

Online Trading Academy
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As a former stockbroker, brokerage trader, and hedge fund trader, Brandon Wendell brings various market views and insight to trading classes. Brandon has been trading equities, options, Forex, and futures in his own account since completing Online Trading Academy courses in 1998. He enjoys being an Instructor because it gives him an opportunity to help others in their quest for financial freedom.

  • Lessons From The Pros
  • Power Trader Nation
  • Mastermind Instructor
  • Center's Choice Award
  • Instructor of the Year Award


  • Former Stock broker, brokerage trader, hedge fund trader
  • Managed a venture capital firm
  • Held NASD Series 7 and 63 Liscenses
  • Former San Diego Chapter Chair of the Market Technicians Association


  • Indian Markets
  • Singapore Markets
  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Graduate Programs
  • Mastermind Community
  • Options


  • Online Trading Academy lifetime student
  • Guest on various media outlets
  • Author
  • Industry Expert Speaker
  • Chartered Market Technician Designation
  • CES Certified
  • Realtor and commercial mortgage broker
  • Hour with the Pros


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Brandon Wendell is a great teacher. He loves what he does and it comes across in his teaching abilities. I would 100 % recommend this class if you are going to trade futures in the future. ”

, September 2018

“Brandon did a great job. Very patient, great example of a trader and gave us a variety of ways to trade with futures. Enjoyed the class. ”

, September 2018

“Brandon is clearly one of the best instructors I've ever had. Plus, his sense of humor is gold.”

, September 2018

“Brandon Wendell is a tremendous teacher. He does his best to demystify the world of options trading. The notes he provided in a step by step format are invaluable learning tools. Everyone at OTA is very encouraging and are interested in their students' success.”

, August 2018

“In the actual classroom, with Brandan Wendell, I really enjoyed his style of teaching; very comprehensive, balancing knowledge, terminology, theory, along with the mechanics and applications on the charts and software. Very thorough.”

, July 2018

“Brandon is a very fun and interactive instructor. Tons of know how.”

, July 2018

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