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


  • Options
  • Stocks
  • Wealth Management


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“I am more of a hands-on person; this class was a great beginning for me and my wife. OTA is a great place and I am glad to be a part of the school and family. Sean Reed was a great instructor, very helpful and kept the learning fun.”

, October 2019

“The instructor was very knowledgeable because he has been a professional trader for years. He taught the class by using analogies that helped us understand the concepts. I would highly recommend Sean for any class that you want to take.”

, October 2019

“Sean is very qualified as a trader/trainer and keeps the Core Strategy class exceptionally interesting. This is a one-of-a-kind business course I've ever taken. Prompts good participation, questions and knowledge about becoming a successful trader.”

, October 2019

“I learned invaluable investing tools and many strategies for my retirement portfolio. Can't wait to implement. Best 5 days of learning! I highly recommend Sean Reed!”

, August 2019

“Sean Reed provided an excellent practical perspective to Options trading...the Hows/Whys/Whats/Whens under which we should trade...Very informative!”

, August 2019

“Options trading class with Sean Reed has been most educational and exceedingly enjoyable. Sean Reed has made sense of what could be a complicated study.”

, August 2019

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