Mike Mc Mahon

Online Trading Academy
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Passion and enthusiasm are the "watch" words of Mike Mc Mahon. He brings both to his trading and his teaching, with hands-on experience in the market since 1977, as an investor, a trader and a licensed Commodities broker.

Mike is one of the founders of Online Trading Academy and has recently retired after 13 years as its Director of Education in order to simply do what he loves best – trading and teaching.

High energy in the classroom keeps his students focused, and Mike’s ability to deliver complex ideas with humor and simple examples makes the education fun and easily remembered. He brings a blend of academia and experience to the classroom. His ability to communicate this blend is the rare talent that allows an active trader to be a successful Instructor. His students are always well-schooled – with passion and enthusiasm.

For an in-depth interview with Mike Mc Mahon click here.

  • Mastermind Instructor
  • Instructor Excellence Award


  • Licensed Commodities broker
  • Retired as Online Trading Academy's Director of Education


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Mastermind Community
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Hour with the Pros


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Mike Mc Mahon is one of the best instructors around! He has a wealth of knowledge and is very easy to understand and follow. He has great patience with students and will explain the curriculum as many times as needed until you feel comfortable with it. He explains everything in detail, from the beginning of a trade to the end. I Knew nothing at all about Forex when I started and five days later I'm confident enough to start making trades and gaining real world experience. Thanks, Mike!”

, June 2017

“OTA is the best place to learn how to trade.... PERIOD! Mike is "The Man"! I learned a lot. I know I'll be much more successful in my trading because of his teaching.”

, May 2017

“Mike Mc Mahon is truly a Master at his craft; but kept the material at a level we could understand. We realize we have but touched the tip of the Iceberg, and we can't wait to see what lies ahead.”

, May 2017

“Mike is a great instructor with a wealth of Forex knowledge (pun intended). He shared the information at a reasonable pace and reviewed the material many times to ensure we grasped the concept and application of same. Wonderful instructor.”

, April 2017

“Mike is a real TEACHER. He makes learning educational and inspires you to learn more about the subject being taught. Truly believe that he could teach any subject as he has a wealth knowledge and truly enjoys sharing his knowledge.”

, April 2017

“Mike Mc Mahon is a great instructor with lots of personal and professional knowledge about the course material.”

, April 2017

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