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Your Workshop Agenda at a Glance

Online Trading Academy offers classes at over 40 convenient locations worldwide.

Invest a few hours in this informative introductory workshop and discover:

  • What's behind institutions generally being in the business of selling, while the public is generally in the habit of buying. How to read today’s increasingly volatile markets
  • Common mistakes of the novice investor
  • How you could learn to time the market by waiting for opportunity to come to you
  • The importance of risk management in protecting what you already have
  • A step by step rules-based strategy for approaching the financial markets
  • An introduction to CliK, our proprietary education and analysis platform based on our rules-based strategy

Online Trading Academy is the world leader in creating traders and investors.


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What Our Students are Saying

“I will say that Online Trading Academy was a great investment.”

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“OTA does a fabulous job of taking you through step-by-step. It is about educating you for life, not just for the minute.”

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Who Should Attend

The free 3-hour introductory class is designed for people who are interested to learn more about how the markets really work, how big banks and institutions trade and how you could develop skills and confidence to invest and trade in varying market conditions.

  1. Self-Directed Investors Those who are actively managing all or a portion of their portfolio and are looking to better understand market trends. Students generally want to learn about ways they could minimize risk and be more strategic about their investments or take a more active role in managing their financial future.
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  2. Traders Experienced traders who are looking to develop a strong foundation and enhance their current skills. Many advanced traders come to become part of a global community of traders looking for different perspectives and advanced strategies.
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  3. People that have little to no experience trading or investing. Many people come to OTA simply looking to develop their financial literacy. Whether beginning to manage their own investments or working with a financial advisor, OTA helps people take a more active and confident role in managing their finances.
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If you find yourself identifying with any of these situations, the free introductory class is just for you.

It all starts with our free 3-hour intro class. Find a class near you.

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