Tim Pesut

Online Trading Academy
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Tim Pesut started out as a client of a brokerage firm and began investing stocks and Options in 1990. About a year later he became a stock broker to see how the system really worked and moved his way up from there. In 2005, he started trading FOREX and in 2007, he added index futures to his portfolio.

Tim's experience as an investor, broker, branch manager, and trader allows him to bring an understanding of the unique challenges of trading to the classroom. As an Instructor, he strives to give each student individual attention because as an Online Trading Academy graduate, Tim says that is what benefited him most. His overall goal is to positively impact the student by giving them a proven approach that they can see working before their eyes, boosting their confidence and having fun enjoying the process. He tries to ensure the students learn and understand the material, but more importantly, are able to apply the various aspects of trading in a real world environment so the student is well on the path to becoming successful in their trading endeavors. He wants each student to feel that they are part of a family that is dedicated to their success as a trader.

  • Power Trader Nation
  • Mastermind Instructor


  • Purdue University - B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology 1980
  • College for Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) 1991
  • Held positions as a Sr. Investment Broker, Portfolio Manager and Desk Trader for various Wall Street Firms
  • Senior International Instructor and Speaker


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Stocks


  • CES Certified
  • NASD Series 7, 24, 63, 65
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • SEC Registered Investment Advisor
  • Power Trading Radio Guest
  • Distinguished District 47 Governor – Toastmasters International
  • Board of Trustees for the Winter Springs, FL Pension Board



What Students Are Saying

“Tim Pesut really cleared up and presented the new Core Strategy method in a way that was easily understandable and enjoyable. Joseph Bonanno”

, October 2017

“Being that I am new to online trading, I really appreciated the patience of my instructor, Tim Pesut. He really took his time to go over everything. If we were confused about something he stayed on the topic till we all got it.”

, September 2017

“I'm really glad I attended this class. It reinforced what I already knew and expanded my ideas around my trading plan to a few new levels. Tim Pesut was excellent! I love how psychology fit into the topics also!”

, September 2017

“This was my second time taking the course; I am glad to have had Tim as my instructor, he was my previous forex instructor. He knows a lot about trading different assets, he was able to involve fun and work in the curriculum making it an enjoyable experience. I was able to learn the new changes they made to the program as well as pick up new pieces of information that I had missed in my first course. Overall, it was a fun and informative course.”

, August 2017

“Tim has shown that he is knowledgeable about his subject matter but he also shows that he has wisdom and experience in understanding human behavior, and this is a very valuable tool when it comes to teaching.”

, August 2017

“Tim Pesut was amazing. Easy to follow and understand. He is a great instructor with huge experience and knowledge of the trading market. I tried to absorb everything he said. He made the core strategy practical and understandable.”

, August 2017

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