Steve Bobbitt became interested in the markets in 1990, after having
lost a substantial amount in the dot com bust. He decided that was the
time that would happen to him and set about getting an education.
Steve learned about the derivative markets while studying for a
finance degree and again while getting his MBA. He went from
broker-offered funds to
trading options, and now manages and actively trades his own accounts.
He has successfully traded various products including equities,
mutual funds, ETFs, options, commodities, metals, and futures. Steve
facets of data on the various futures products and incorporates them
into his trading strategies. As a student of the markets, Steve studies
of early market pioneers and applies various techniques in conjunction with their work.
As a result, his strategies revolve around simplicity and higher
He takes great pride in passing on his vast knowledge to aspiring traders as an Online Trading Academy Instructor.
- Undergraduate degree in Finance
Presenter for the Arizona
Council on Economic Education
- Trading Platforms
- Contributing author to
- CES Certified
- Power Trading Radio guest
What Students Are Saying
“He was taking his time to answer our questions. Whole week was very peaceful and warm learning environment.”
“Great class and Steve is a great educator as well as entertaining. His west Texas humor was a nice addition to the curriculum.”
“Steve is a fantastic instructor and has provided real world experience expectations to trading futures.
His down to earth style made the daily classes a joy to attend.”
“Steve Bobbitt is a knowledgeable and entertaining instructor. The instruction was eye opening and worth the price of admission. ”
“The class delivered as promised, to learn so much so fast about how the financial world really works. The instructor, Steve Bobbitt has an entertaining style, with deep industry knowledge and a highly effective teaching approach.”
“I truly enjoyed Steve's class. I found him to be very interesting to listen to. I also found his style easy to follow and understand. He answered all questions and did not move on until all answers were clearly understood. He was very patient and pleasant.”