Online Trading Academy Hosts All-Star Trader Event in Houston

Trading Experts Come Together to Share Best Practices with Trading Students

Houston, TX, January 9, 2010 – Online Trading Academy is hosting a one-of-a-kind All-Star Trader Event for traders in Houston on Tuesday, February 2nd. The event is scheduled from 8am to 5pm at the Weston Oaks Houston at the Galleria, located at 5011 Westheimer at Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056. The tuition for this special event is free.

The All-Star Trader Event brings Online Trading Academy’s top trading professionals into one room to share their trading insights and their secrets to successful trading. Topics that will be covered are risk management, technical analysis, using forex to supplement profits, how to become a “Market-Driven Trader” and much more. Get a chance to interact with top trading professionals and get your questions answered. The All-Star ensemble includes Online Trading Academy instructors Sam Seiden, Michelle Volmering, and John O’Donnell and a few surprise guest speakers.

Sam Seiden, Director of Online Education, brings over 15 years of experience of equities, forex, options and futures trading which began when he was on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He has served as the Director of Technical Research for two trading firms and regularly contributes articles to industry publications. Seiden has educated hundreds of traders and investors in seminars and conferences.

Michelle Volmering, an Online Trading Academy instructor in Equities, E-minis, Forex, Mastering the Online Trading Platform and Active Investor, has been involved in the markets since the late 90s. Volmering grew up on a cash crop and beef farm which helped her understand the worldwide effects on commodity markets such as wheat, corn, beans, live cattle and feeder cattle. She has individually trained and mentored over 200 students and uses her trading experience to teach students how to use broad market, fundamental and technical analysis to learn how to trade with an emphasis on minimizing your losses.

John O'Donnell is the Chief Knowledge Officer for Online Trading Academy and has been a major driver of the company’s global growth over the past 12 years. Mr. O'Donnell was a finalist for two years in a row for the Inc. magazine "Entrepreneur of the Year" award and has been a guest speaker on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Fox Business. Mr. O’Donnell’s thoughts on historic boom/bust business cycles and the burst of the credit bubble in the "Globalization 3.0 Era" have been featured in The Wall Street Journal and Investors Business Daily.

Eyal Shahar, President and Founder of Online Trading Academy said, “I think it is wonderful that we are able to offer an event in Houston that brings so many traders together into one arena and share our insights with them. We are excited that we are able to offer this event to those striving to achieve their trading goals.”

Call 262-293-9069 to register for this event or visit for more information about Online Trading Academy.

About Online Trading Academy

Irvine, California-based Online Trading Academy is a global network of financial education centers focused on teaching students the art of trading since June of 1997. Online Trading Academy offers instruction in physical classrooms and online; in multiple asset classes including Stocks, Options, Forex and Futures. Online Trading Academy offers professional instruction from experienced industry 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, Concord, San Jose, Denver, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, Secaucus, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Seattle, Washington DC, Milwaukee, Dubai, London, Singapore, and Toronto. For more information, visit

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