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

“I was not sure how futures would help in building daily income, and now I understand how they work. Our instructor, Jon A. guided all of us through the learning process and opened up a whole new world of trading for myself. I recommend to anyone interested in controlling their financial future and interested in learning the futures program to consider enrolling with Jon.”

, May 2018

“The instructor was fantastic. He explained everything well and took his time with me. I am still a little overwhelmed, but I am excited for the future.”

, April 2018

“I am blown away by the quality of the instruction I have received. Jon Arginteanu is an amazing instructor. I know that the tools I need to succeed are available to me. The ball is in my court. I now feel that I can do this. Thank you, Jon and OTA.”

, March 2018

“Amazing teacher - what a great week - can't believe what I didn't know, and most people wouldn't realize how trading really works.”

, March 2018

“I feel very blessed to have attended my training with Jon A. He was an excellent teacher. His teaching technique is slow and deliberate which enables him to reach all of the students in the class. Wonderful Instructor!!!”

, February 2018

“I strongly feel that after this week I have the necessary tools to move forward and closer to achieving my OTA goals. I cannot say enough about my instructor and his ability to get the message across to each student. I would strongly recommend that this instructor be assigned to teach this class for any student that has little or no knowledge of trading stocks.”

, February 2018

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