Nikki Sitze

Online Trading Academy
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A scientist by training, Nikki Sitze began trading because she wanted a flexible way to earn income while raising her child. She applied her forensic skills to learning the Core Strategy and discovered a perfect fit. As with science, changes in the financial markets happen for a reason. The successful trader learns to identify patterns and predict where price will go next.

As an Online Trading Academy Instructor, Nikki believes the successful students are those who not only follow the rules of Core Strategy but perform post trade analysis to determine why trades did or did not work. She advises her classes not to skip steps in setting up trades because with continued repetition, over time the steps become intuitive.

Her personal philosophy is that showing up with a positive attitude will get you far in life. She embraces the opportunity to change lives through what she teaches, and her favorite classroom experience is the aha moment when a student’s question leads to a leap forward in comprehension.


  • B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Arizona
  • Researcher in Molecular Biotechnology, University of Washington
  • IT Professional, Microsoft, MSN, Office and Business Divisions
  • Student Support Manager, OTA Denver


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Stocks


  • Member of team that sequenced the BRCA1 breast cancer gene
  • Student Support Award of Excellence, OTA Denver


Colorado, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Nikki is very down to earth and explained things in a new way. Her enthusiasm for trading forex certainly held my attention and inspired me to put more time into learning and practicing. I would like to take another course from her to fill in any gaps. Hoping that she comes back to West Palm soon.”

, November 2019

“Nikki Sitze has a mind very much like my own. She cares about her students and interacts well with the class members. 8 hours per day of data download is the worst possible way to teach me anything. I am not a good student, but I think I absorbed more from her than from most of the teachers in my life. Her knowledge is amazing, and her communication is excellent (her animated style helps). I was losing hope that I would ever be a good trader, but she restored my self-confidence by identifying and dealing with my confusions and questions.”

, November 2019

“Nikki is the answer for anyone who feels like they cannot get Forex!”

, October 2019

“Instructor Nikki was awesome! I did not feel lost at all. She answered all my questions. I felt very comfortable in class with the program.”

, October 2019

“Nikki Sitze is an amazingly gifted teacher that teaches from her personal experience which by far surpasses value as opposed to a text book. The nuggets I have gained in 5 days from her are absolutely priceless!”

, August 2019

“Nikki brought home a lot of points for me, and made this class and its potential benefits really relevant to my life. I'm excited to start trading and am really thankful that I got her as my instructor! I hope she comes back to this center!”

, August 2019

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