Online Trading Academy Awards Franchise in Kansas City

New Missouri Location Will be the 29th for Online Trading Academy

Irvine, CA, August 28, 2008 - Online Trading Academy is proud to announce an agreement with a new franchise location in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Missouri Market has been awarded to Ronald Booth. He has spent most of the last 10 years in the Real Estate Mortgage business in Kansas City. Most recently he served as president of First Connect, a division of First Horizon Home loans in Kansas City where he grew the operation from 12 employees to over 400 employees in just 4 years! Booth has also successfully managed a sales team of 300 retail and wholesale sales professionals. Not only is he a great business man, but Booth and his family are active in numerous local Kansas City civic organizations. The Kansas City campus is set to open its doors this fall.

“We are ecstatic to award a new location in Kansas City to Ron Booth.” said Eyal Shachar, President of Online Trading Academy. “This is a great opportunity for anyone who lives in the state of Missouri and is currently a trader or wants to become one, to learn the skills necessary to be a successful trader.”

The Kansas City franchise joins a rapidly growing list of locations worldwide for the leader in financial education. Since 1997 Online Trading Academy has been teaching traders by using the same tools, techniques and analysis that pros use in the modern marketplace. Students work in state-of-the-art classrooms using the same unique “hands-on” approach to learning that has made Online Trading Academy famous.

Online Trading Academy believes that the best way for students to learn is by actually learning in a real trading environment. Students in our Pro Trader classes are given access to “live accounts” on which to practice trading and Online Trading Academy covers all their commissions and losses. Innovations like this and fully reimbursed student tuitions in the form of discounted tickets from affiliated brokers have made Online Trading Academy the pioneering institution in the field of financial education.

About Online Trading Academy

Irvine, California-based Online Trading Academy is a financial education academy focused on educating students in the art of trading since June 1997. Online Trading Academy offers professional instruction from experienced Wall Street professionals, as well as a wide array of beneficial home study materials to supplement classroom study. Over 200,000 investors have experienced Online Trading Academy’s Education with classroom locations that include: Phoenix, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Jose, Orlando, Tampa, Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Charlotte, Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Washington DC, Denver, Canada, Dubai, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information about Online Trading Academy visit

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