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, Jon Arginteanu, is extremely knowledgeable and answered specific questions very well. He has very good knowledge of the subject matter, is courteous, and takes time to help the student individually. Given the limited time of the course, he handled all the areas of learning deftly and efficiently.”

, October 2017

“Our instructor, Mr. Jon Arginteanu, has been truly superb. A gentleman with incredible professionalism and truly a "ton" of experience. Because of his number of years of experience, he had just a tremendous amount of practical life, mostly true, examples to illustrate and back-up his teaching. Mr. Jon was simply a delight, followed the course curriculum so that you would not get loss. Extremely knowledgeable and therefore had answers for almost every question we had. On a scale of 1-10, he, in my opinion, was / is a 15.”

, October 2017

“We were lucky to have Jon. His expertise, knowledge but most importantly, his passion and love for trading is stimulating. Regardless of how the training day went, I came the next day looking forward to it.”

, October 2017

“Jon Arginteanu is very experienced, knowledgeable teacher. He takes time and addresses all class Questions. I really enjoyed having Jon as my teacher. He made this class fun learning the Trading. I will definitely take my retakes from home and live class with Jon in the future and listen to his advice to become a successful profitable trader.”

, October 2017

“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

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