Rick Wright

Online Trading Academy
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Rick Wright began trading equities in 1997 and was introduced to the Forex market in 2002.

Rick's goal as an Online Trading Academy Instructor is to accelerate student's learning curve of trading, eliminating the costly process of students figuring things out with their own money. He will show several examples of common, costly trading mistakes so those mistakes, and the losses incurred from them, can be avoided. Traders will learn how to recognize the differences between long and short term trends, where to enter trades, and where to exit based on previous price action.

In 2013, 2015 and 2016, Rick's Lessons from the Pros articles were instrumental in Online Trading Academy being awarded the Forex Best award from FXStreet.com for Best Education Content.

Best Forex Article Award Winner


  • Studied economics and psychology, Iowa State University
  • Broker, branch manager, VP positions in the brokerage business


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Mastermind Community


  • Guest on various TV and business talk radio shows
  • Power Trading Radio guest
  • Member of the Market Technicians Association
  • Pursuing his Chartered Market Technician designation
  • Award Winning Author
  • Award Winning Trader


Texas, USA

What Students Are Saying

“This is the second time I have taken a course taught by Rick Wright. I can't understate my appreciation to him for the level of detail and clarity he provides to new and experienced traders. Since I started trading, I find myself turning back through my notes from his class and reviewing the insights he provided more than any other instructor I have studied with so far. He is committed to making sure that his students walk away from the class with extensive practical experience employing specific techniques to make money on the markets. Thank you Rick!”

, October 2019

“I like being guided in trading the investment market. It lays a path or a road to where I need to stay in and not be guessing. Giving the reasons behind the moves gives me more understanding on why things may happen. Rick is patient in teaching his students and answering questions, even when we sometimes are not so coherent with the terms. He goes around checking our work one by one. He is an awesome instructor.”

, September 2019

“This was more than I expected. The instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful. I felt he added his years of experience to an already comprehensive curriculum.”

, September 2019

“The instructor, with his immense knowledge and experience, made Forex trading easier and showed how to generate income safely following the mechanics of this particular asset.”

, September 2019

“Rick Wright is student needs oriented, humorous, and self-effacing at all times. With this in mind, he is still able to maintain classroom order and the syllabus schedule. Moreover, he goes far beyond the syllabus by adding extras (Odds Enhancers) such as exponential moving averages (20 and 50 day) to confirm for sure market turning points. He also explained the multiple features of the Forex market that relate to the equity, equity options, and futures markets.”

, September 2019

“He (Rick Wright) loves the Forex trading so he displayed his enthusiasm throughout the whole course.”

, August 2019

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