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
“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,
“I was very pleased with the level of expertise and teaching ability of the whole staff. Steve Bobbitt has a talent for demonstrating the knowledge, discipline, and technical approach necessary to be a consistent winner in the futures markets.”
“Steve was very patient and encouraging, which was constructive to my learning curve being completely new to the asset market and trying to learn the Trading Academy core strategy. I appreciate the teachings and am very satisfied with the information I have acquired!”
“Instructor made it easy to understand. Very calm voice when explaining (online course), so made it easy to ask questions, even the stupid and rhetorical ones.”
“Steve Bobbitt is a great instructor who teaches in a friendly way from his deep experience as a trader. I would recommend him to students for any classes he is teaching. Steve is a good 'ol boy who teaches well.”