Online Trading Academy Finalist for Two Trader Planet STAR Awards

The global network of financial education centers reaches for the stars in Trader Planet’s STAR Awards final round

Irvine, CA, January 30, 2012 - Online Trading Academy is a finalist for Trader Planet’s STAR Awards for “Lessons from the Pros” in the Best Newsletter category and the “Professional Trader Course” for the Best Trading Course category. The STAR Awards recognize companies that have achieved innovation in the categories of brokerage services, trading platforms, strategy software, newsletters, instructional courses and books. Now in its third year, the STAR Awards program has raised the standard for excellence and serves as a prestigious representation of outstanding vision and achievement in the financial industry.

The global network of financial education centers has been delivering their message and vision weekly to Online Trading Academy students and graduates through “Lessons from the Pros” since 2005. The newsletter provides insight into the world of trading and investing from professional traders and instructors such as Sam Seiden, Vice President of Education. The Professional Trader course is the foundation of the Online Trading Academy education, where students learn the fundamental principles and methods that are vitally necessary to become successful in any aspect of trading or investing in a two part, seven-day course.

“We are excited to have our educational content in the final rounds of the STAR Awards,” said Seiden. “It’s another testament to the quality of education we are providing to our trading and investing students.”

About Online Trading Academy

Online Trading Academy helps their students by revealing the truth about what it takes to become a successful trader or investor. Their core strategy enables traders to identify market turning points before they happen, with a high degree of accuracy. Students learn under the guidance of experienced professional traders in a hands-on, learn-by-doing classroom setting. In the Core Strategy course, students learn trading skills and then practice trading live, in the classroom, without paying commissions or risking their own capital by using Online Trading Academy’s money. 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 D.C., Milwaukee, Dubai, London, Singapore, Mumbai, Vancouver and Toronto. For more information, visit

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