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

“Enjoyed every minute of the class, thanks Sean for the great teaching and making it easy to understand. Look forward to taking as many classes as possible with you in the future.”

, June 2018

“Sean Reed is an outstanding instructor of the Online Trading Academy - ProActive Investor course. He brings a wealth of information, and experience to the table. Sean went above and beyond, to teach students the material in an easy to understand manner. I would highly recommend others to enroll in any course that Sean teaches.”

, June 2018

“Sean was superb at pacing the lessons and making sure he moved to the next concept when the class understood the foundations of the previous content. He also provided ample seat time for practice, where he could provide individual support as needed. ”

, June 2018

“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

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