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
- Certified Market Technician (CMT)
- Holds or has held Series 3, 7, 34, 55, and 63 licenses
- Frequent appearances on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg Television
- Publisher of three books via Wiley Finance
What Students Are Saying
“Ed Ponsi is an outstanding Instructor, leader, and author with the ability to teach and convey his knowledge with ease and understanding.”
“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.”
“I enjoyed the knowledge Ed brought to the class. Very educational and motivating. Thank you for a wonderful experience!”
“Ed is a very passionate and easy to understand type of teacher. Love this guy!”
“He gave very good advice and tips and explained in length what is recommended and what is not, when it comes to trading.”