After graduating from college, Sal Giamarese walked onto the floor of the American Stock Exchange and got a job as a runner. That was the beginning of a 30-year career on Wall Street that saw him advance to jobs including hedge fund VP, manager of his own trading fund and educator for a major brokerage.
In his previous positions, Sal has been responsible for teaching, training and managing new traders and establishing trader risk parameters. He has also taught technical analysis, day and swing trading. He draws on this vast real-life experience in his role as an Instructor for Online Trading Academy.
Sal likes to use the keep it simple approach, where complicated subjects are made easy to understand. He goes the extra mile to ensure his vast knowledge of the markets and trading is conveyed and comprehended by all his students.
- BS in Finance, Rider College
- Reporter & Specialist Clerk, American Stock Exchange
- Trader & Vice President at leading hedge fund
- Former trading firm owner, active trader
- Midwest Regional Brokerage Consultant, Fidelity investments
- Taught his wife Christina how to trade; she trades while he teaches
- Enjoys going to the beach in the winter
What Students Are Saying
“The information was extraordinary and Sal was an awesome instructor!”
“Sal has an awesome personality and patience like few teachers I have had throughout my learning career. He made it easy to ask questions and never made anyone uncomfortable about not knowing something. Great way of simplifying complicated topics to new traders.”
“The program is good. Sal, the instructor, is very knowledgeable and helpful. Great support and resources given to students.”
“A great value and opportunity to improve your life. Instructors and course material are excellent. I really enjoy being part of this program. Sal is very knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. An excellent instructor who speaks clearly, is very organized, and explains concepts very well.”
“Sal is a great teacher!”
“I really enjoyed the course. Sal is an excellent instructor and he really takes his time to answer any questions we have.”