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


  • Futures
  • Graduate Programs
  • Mastermind Community


  • 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

“The course met my expectations, the instructor far surpassed them. Brandon's knowledge of not only the course material but also his in-depth experience across multiple areas of trading were very valuable and helped to keep the class engaged.”

, June 2018

“Brandon was an amazing instructor. His diverse experience brought me to an unexpected level of understanding and practice, for a five days course.”

, June 2018

“Brandon Wendell is a wealth of knowledge in the trader's world! Awesome presentation of the Forex market! He knows all the asset classes like you know your yard.”

, June 2018

“Brandon was absolutely brilliant! The content of the course and the additional material presented by Brandon provided me with so much additional and valuable information.”

, May 2018

“Brandon Wendell is not only a smart and knowledgeable instructor, but he is dedicated and attentive, and cares about his students' comprehension and advancement. He holds nothing back, listens readily to questions, and I would easily say that whoever takes his class, and/or reads his columns for OTA, at least, is very fortunate! ”

, February 2018

“My overall experience in the Forex class was better than I expected. My instructor, Brandon Wendell, was great. He was very patient with explaining concepts and applications. He is very knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make sure he equipped us with the material and information we'll need to be successful. Very pleased. ”

, February 2018

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