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


New York, NY

What Students Are Saying

“Very professional, team building atmosphere. The instructor was extremely thorough to make sure we understood the concepts and reasons for them.”

, April 2019

“The futures training with Jon was excellent! Jon keeps the program on track, yet will take the time either on break or before or after class to discuss your concerns.”

, April 2019

“The analogy that Jon gave in class during our Core Strategy Course is as clear as crystal, specially to someone that is new in the financial world who doesn't know anything about this business like me. I love it!”

, March 2019

“Jon was a great instructor of the Futures Course. He was thorough in his teachings and, like all of the instructors, he cares that we understand the course material. I also like his personal insight based on his past experiences.”

, March 2019

“The course material is comprehensive, with an online community as well as course work, which maximizes the student's ability to learn, and ultimately succeed. John A. is truly phenomenal. His ability to communicate the course material is outstanding.”

, January 2019

“Overall this was a wonderful experience. Instructor, Jon Arginteanu, was very systematic and walked the entire class step by step; that helped us as beginners. The experience he brought to the class was exceptional. Could not have asked for a better instructor.”

, January 2019

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