Jamie Guenther

Online Trading Academy
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Jamie Guenther began his career in accounting, then became a research analyst at a Chicago investment firm. He steadily rose in his profession over the next 30 years, designing risk-based trading processes and training teams in their use. He is ideally suited to teach Core Strategy as an Online Trading Academy Instructor.

The most important thing for students, Jamie believes, is for them to get moving, practicing the strategies they came to learn. Only through experience will you recognize your strengths and weaknesses and how to identify and adjust your built-in biases.

Jamie’s students can look forward to an efficient and effective classroom environment, thanks to his many years devoted to mentoring new traders over a number of investment cycles. He likes to stress the importance of risk management, always encouraging students to take calculated risks that have a high probability of success.


  • BBA, Western Michigan University
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, ICFA
  • Equities analyst, Duff and Phelps
  • Risk Management for reinsurance, Alexander and Alexander
  • Built global fixed income platform & trading team, INVESCO
  • Built integrated global investment team, Deutsche Bank


  • US Markets


  • Stocks


  • Mentoring global investors in Hong Kong, Melbourne, Tokyo, Seoul, London and Frankfurt
  • Built & operated a horse farm in Kentucky
  • Coached youth ice hockey


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Jamie was very good at pointing out any problems or things we were doing wrong. He touched on the course point by point. Very patient and friendly. It didn't matter how many questions we asked, or if we said, “I don't understand.” He had all the patience in the world. Jamie asked where we were having problems and explained why in a friendly manner.”

, October 2019

“Jamie was great…takes time with you.”

, July 2019

“Jamie was a great instructor, very direct. I like that.”

, June 2019

“Instructor, Jamie, is knowledgeable. Also, he's always there to guide you through when you struggle reading charts. ”

, April 2019

“Our Instructor, Jamie, was very knowledgeable and patient with all of us. No matter where you were in the learning process he was able to connect with you and help you make sense of it and move on or repeat the process again. I feel confident that I can move on from core strategy into forex.”

, April 2019

“Jamie Guenther was an exceptional instructor. He gave us tools that will help us not only during this week but further in our trading experiences. I remember writing down every nugget he gave us because I knew I might not understand it now, but later (over a few months) it will be a key part to my success with trades.”

, March 2019

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