Sean Reed

Online Trading Academy
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Sean Reed began actively trading equities in 2001. He has had the opportunity to operate and supervise an active day-trading floor for a self clearing broker dealer. Sean has also held positions including: Branch Manager, Broker, Financial Advisor Consultant, Active Trader Consultant and Proprietary Trader. During his trading experiences, he has had the opportunity to work with and mentor traders with differing styles and goals.

Providing key factors catered to an individual's particular trading style is Sean's focus. He is known for his patience and is eager to strengthen your trading knowledge. As an Instructor, Sean believes in the concept of, "See one, do one, and teach one," and enjoys seeing the light appear in a student's eyes. He is eager to bring his experience and knowledge to the Online Trading Academy classroom. Using his big picture approach, Sean will not stop until his pupils learn the key elements for profitable trading. Sean is an individual that is calm, cool, and collected and knows how important it is to match a trading style to your personality.

Sean now trades from his home in Belmont Shore, where he lives with his wife and son.


  • Former Employers: Andover/Assent, Charles Schwab, Sagepoint


  • US Markets


  • Stocks
  • Wealth Management


  • Holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 9, 10, 24, 55, 63 and 66


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Superb instructor! He really knows his stuff as well as communicate well how you can build your competence.. Sean makes you think !!!! He can also break complex ideas into usable nuggets. I don't have enough superlatives for him - just take his class. We want him back, like tomorrow. PL”

, February 2018

“There are a lot of misconceptions regarding trading before you get educated on it. OTA really peeled back the layers and presented the different options available for anyone to trade, while making the strategy user friendly. The instructor was awesome and makes complicated charts and concepts seem easy to pick up. ”

, January 2018

“Sean is a good coach, he explains the topic well and keeps your interest. When he's teaching you'd be advised to attend.”

, January 2018

“Sean Reed has an ability to connect with students to help them overcome their personal obstacles to trading. He was able to help me hone my fundamental strategies and immediately improve my options trading strategies right away.”

, January 2018

“Sean Reed has an amazing way of keeping students engaged while helping everyone fully understand the concepts of the OTA core strategy. He has fully laid the groundwork to set us up to become successful traders. -Ashleigh Mann”

, December 2017

“Sean Reed breaks down information in an accessible, informative, and entertaining way. It was a helpful overview of tools and strategy focused on wealth and also considering income generation.”

, December 2017

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