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
- Contributing author to
- CES Certified
- Power Trading Radio guest
What Students Are Saying
“For a complete newbie, I learned a lot about trading, and that I would like to immerse myself much more. The Instructor; very professional and extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of the course.”
“This was really great class. Steve Bobbitt explained a lot of concepts about Futures trading. He gave many good examples. He was very helpful.”
“After attending Core, and now Futures class, I feel confident as a trader to be able to enter the markets and become profitable. Steve followed the textbook and added a bit of his own "sauce" to help us succeed.”
“Steve was phenomenal. I can't say enough good things about him and his knowledge and instruction. I really enjoyed the class and gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about the markets, supply, demand, and managing risk. AJ, Ron, and Todd did also did a great job of helping everyone and giving examples of how the system works. I enjoyed how they kept the class moving and then helped people struggling on the side.”
“Very detailed. Steve sincerely cared about each student.”
“Steve Bobbitt is very patient and sees to it that the class is getting the proper understanding of what is being discussed. He is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable and skillful. His presentation is awesome. I don't feel any pressure in learning the materials. We finished the materials on time.”
Cheryl Ann Rosales,