Ed Ponsi

Online Trading Academy
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Ed Ponsi became a financial advisor in 1998 and graduated to Wall Street trader in 1999. He began trading Forex in 2004, and it has been his preferred asset class ever since. In addition, he is a business owner and real estate investor.

As an Online Trading Academy Instructor, Ed shares his deep experience and expertise with students in his Forex classes. He recommends Forex for its simplicity, its pure application of supply and demand rules-based trading strategy, and the fact that the markets are open virtually around the clock.

Ed is one of Online Trading Academy’s more visible instructors, having made dozens of appearances on financial news shows. He loves the camaraderie and enthusiasm which permeates his classes and the larger community of traders.


  • Equities, Forex and Real Estate Trader/Investor 
  • Trader at a Wall Street firm


  • US Markets


  • Forex


  • Certified Market Technician (CMT) 
  • Frequent appearances on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg Television 
  • Publisher of three books via Wiley Finance


Pennsylvania, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Ed has a way of bringing information in both an entertaining and informative way. Brought the world into my trading and how it affects the success of the trades.”

, November 2019

“Ed was a very engaging instructor, sharing his experiences and expertise in Forex trading. Great classroom experience and hands-on practice reinforces the strategies taught in class.”

, November 2019

“Ed takes the complex and reduces it to the simplistic. I call that genius.”

, September 2019

“Ed Ponsi is an excellent instructor and very easy to understand.”

, May 2019

“Ed Ponsi is an incredible teacher. I feel I've learned more in 5 days with him than I did at an entire year at college!”

, May 2019

“Ed Ponzi is a brilliant example of how a self-motivated, goal oriented, disciplined individual, without ego, can become highly successful in a competitive world, such as trading.”

, May 2019

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