Ed Ponsi

Online Trading Academy
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Ed Ponsi started trading stocks in 1994, became a broker in 1996 and graduated to Wall St. trader in 1998. He began trading Forex in 2002, and it has been his preferred asset class ever since. In addition, he began trading real estate in 2008, taking advantage of the market bottom from which prices have recovered significantly.

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 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

“Ed Ponsi is very knowledgeable and very helpful... breaks down teaching to an elementary level so that you understand what you're doing and are successful.”

, December 2018

“Ed Ponsi is an outstanding Instructor, leader, and author with the ability to teach and convey his knowledge with ease and understanding.”

, December 2018

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