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
“Our instructor, Steve Bobbitt was very thorough, knowledgeable and helped each of us understand the materials presented. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a great learning experience. I hope I can take another course with him in the future. The support tech, Jamie Nedelkov was great too. He was always available, engaged to help keep our labs moving along, and always had great input as to how to get the most out of the course and shared his personal experiences on he began to learn how to trade himself.”
“Instructor, Steve Bobbitt kept my interest the whole 7 days (which normally is difficult due to my A.D.D.). His voice is excellent for teaching, not too fast or slow, just right. I would gladly take another course from him.”
“The best teacher of OTA. He was very encouraging and patient and knows the material very well. I love it. The best! 5 stars so far in my book.”
“My knowledge of the stock market was 0-nothing. Thanks to Steve I feel very confident to start live trades!”
“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!”