Loren Newman

Online Trading Academy
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Loren Newman has extensive trading background as a CBOE market maker for 25 years and an independent trader on his own accounts. As co-founder of one of the first electronic trading firms in Chicago, he hired, trained and mentored over 100 new traders. This real-world experience makes him superbly qualified as an Online Trading Academy Instructor.

Loren likes to tell his students that a well-designed trading plan is the most important factor in controlling risk so you keep your losses in check and maximize potential gains. One of his proudest accomplishments was his success in recruiting traders from major universities and guiding them in the ever-changing world of trading.

Loren loves the enthusiasm of Online Trading Academy students and promises them intensive attention to the fine points of their trades and their classroom learning.


  • B.A., University of Arizona
  • CBOE trader and market maker
  • FINRA and CBOE arbitrator
  • Co-founder of La Salle Trading


  • US Markets


  • Mastermind Community
  • Options


  • Guest Lecturer, Northwestern University


Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“This was refresher class and it helped a lot. Mr. Loren is excellent instructor.”

, September 2019

“Loren is very passionate about teaching as well as very knowledgeable on the subject. Those 2 combined are what build the foundation for students to learn.”

, August 2019

“It's a privilege to have attended Loren's options class. His passion, enthusiasm and authenticity was incredible, and I thoroughly enjoyed the entire week. It's a rare opportunity to be trained by an ex-floor successful trader with so much experience and to learn a professional trader's routine and schedule.”

, August 2019

“The options class with Loren Newman was excellent and very well run. He helped students to learn what a typical morning routine might be as well as how to determine what strategy to use.”

, July 2019

“Loren Newman is probably the best instructor I have ever had, including instruction I have received outside of OTA. His knowledge and experience are unparalleled. His style of instruction is relaxed and entertaining at the same time and you never get bored. You do get one heck of an education!”

, June 2019

“The options class taught by Loren Newman was very enlightening. It really made it easy to understand the concepts and strategies that will make me a successful trader.”

, May 2019

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