Online Trading Academy Awards Franchise in Stamford, Connecticut

New Stamford Location Will be the 30th for Online Trading Academy

Irvine, CA, September 15, 2008 - Online Trading Academy is proud to announce an agreement with new franchise owners for a new location in Stamford, Connecticut. The Connecticut market has been awarded to Frank Covino, Ken Dolan and Sal Giamarese. These three individuals bring to the table impressive backgrounds and varied market expertise. Covino has a long history of managing and growing financial services businesses and since 2001 served as Vice President of Operations for Red Bank Trading LLC, a New Jersey based company that supports day traders. Dolan has a strong and varied background in starting and managing many businesses, most of which have been in the services sector. Giamarese has been a successful trader for many years and is an instructor at Online Trading Academy (which he will continue to pursue). This group’s enthusiasm and passion for the industry will show through in the newest addition to the Online Trading Academy family in Stamford, Connecticut.

“We are overjoyed to award a new location in Stamford to Frank, Ken and Sal.” said Eyal Shahar, President of Online Trading Academy. “This is a great opportunity for anyone who lives in the state of Connecticut and is currently a trader or wants to become one, to learn the skills necessary to be a successful trader.”

The Stamford 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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