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

“Sean was great and very informative. I thoroughly enjoyed learning PAI, using some advanced strategies taught by Sean. ”

, May 2018

“Sean Reed is a great instructor. He's very down-to-earth and has a great way of explaining concepts in easy to understand terms. The Proactive Investor class is absolutely one of the best classes for anyone that wants to protect their hard earned retirement savings from market downturns and corrections. I believe this education is extremely valuable for many reasons. Thank you to OTA and Sean Reed for a wonderful class.”

, May 2018

“Sean demonstrated & delivered results, proved that we could learn at our own pace and be successful by the end of the week.”

, April 2018

“Sean Reed was fantastic as a teacher. He was witty, and his instructions were clear and easy to follow. I'm glad to have had him as my instructor. I feel better equipped to tackle the market with having learned Core Strategy. I'm excited to implement what I have learned, and look forward to continuing my education.”

, March 2018

“Sean took the content and used real-world examples to make the class a truly immersive learning experience.”

, March 2018

“Very informative and easy to follow. Sean did an awesome job teaching the content and not just reciting it to me. Kept me engaged, learning and improving through the whole course. Look forward to coming back to continue my journey!”

, March 2018

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