Jon Arginteanu

Online Trading Academy
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Jon Arginteanu has been actively trading since 1981, and brings that extensive experience to his Online Trading Academy students, as well as insights from his career in the investment and banking industry.

Jon has learned the skills necessary for success in financial markets from expert professional traders and from his extensive personal experience. His trading principles stress the necessity of emotional control, strict risk management, and discipline to wait for the highest probability trading opportunities. Jon balances his family and trading life with his role as an Instructor with Online Trading Academy. He believes instructing his students in professional trading techniques reinforces the same practices in his personal trading activity.

Jon’s experience spans a period where telephones and face to face trading on the exchange floor was the most common method of transaction, to the electronic marketplace of today. He is committed to the belief that with passion, dedication, and world-class training, individual traders can succeed in 21st century markets.

  • Power Trader Nation


  • Held senior positions with investment and commercial banks including: Merrill Lynch, ABN AMRO, and BNP Paribas as CEO of a brokerage and trading subsidiary
  • Floor Trader on the NY Mercantile Exchange for 14 years


  • US Markets


  • Futures
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified


New York, NY

What Students Are Saying

“The instructor gives examples of cases in point which makes it easy to understand the point he makes. He is easy going, answers questions he is asked satisfactorily and actually goes beyond expectations and adds sense of humor while at it. I truly believe that Online Trading Academy is the best thing since sliced bread!”

, September 2017

“Jon Arginteanu is brilliant. Not only is he a master of the art/science of trading, he is a very patient and thorough instructor as well. Core Strategy is for people who are new to trading, but it is also a great refresher course if you have started your trading journey and want to hone your techniques.”

, September 2017

“I feel that these classes offer a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to put in the effort to become a trader at whatever level that they choose.”

, September 2017

“The Core Strategy class has been great. Jon Arginteanu is an excellent Instructor. He's passionate about trading and it's demonstrated in his teaching style and his patience with making sure that everyone understands the material. I would absolutely recommend to my friends and family. ”

, August 2017

“Jon is a great instructor, he brings deep personal experience from many years of actual work as a trader and manager and that adds incredible value to the course. The way Jon delivers the lectures and injects personal experiences in trading into the course adds a lot of excitement and makes the lectures very interesting, educational and enjoyable. Thanks.”

, August 2017

“I could not have picked a better instructor than Jon Arginteanu. His exceptional 30+ year experience with the markets paired with his methodical, intelligent, and effective demeanor have made him such a knowledgeable and consistently effective and prepared instructor. Jon has set me up on a better track to success at this point in my career than I think anyone else could have done.”

, August 2017

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