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
“Steve Bobbitt is an OUTSTANDING presenter. Knows his stuff as an expert, presents in a clear and concise way that makes it as easy as possible. It's never "easy," but he is excellent in every respect.”
Michael E. Stubblefield,
“Core Strategy class was outstanding. I'm glad I had Steve as my instructor. He's very patient, knowledgeable and down to earth. Outstanding job!”
“Thought the overall experience with OTA was great. Really liked the instructor who was excellent, very knowledgeable and entertaining to listen to. Really a wealth of insightful information and practical hands on experience to help make you a better and more profitable trader and/or investor.”
“Steve is a great instructor who is patient and takes the time to explain things. He doesn't talk down to you, but to you.”
“Steve is a very knowledgeable, helpful instructor.”
“I appreciate Steve taking the time to train us and help everyone individually as they needed. The small class sizes are very nice.”