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Wed, Aug 21

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Thu, Aug 22

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Fri, Aug 23

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Fairfax, VA

8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr, Suite 600, Fairfax, VA 22031
18.2 miles away

Sat, Aug 24

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vienna, VA

1593 Spring Hill Road, Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182
14.9 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Wed, Aug 28

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vienna, VA

1593 Spring Hill Road, Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182
14.9 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Wed, Sep 4

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vienna, VA

1593 Spring Hill Road, Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182
14.9 miles away

Thu, Sep 5

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Oxon Hill, MD

6400 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
30.9 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Fri, Sep 6

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vienna, VA

1593 Spring Hill Road, Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182
14.9 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bowie, MD

16701 Melford Blvd, Suite 400, Bowie, MD 20715
41.5 miles away

Sat, Sep 7

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vienna, VA

1593 Spring Hill Road, Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182
14.9 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Springfield, VA

7010 Old Keene Mill Rd, Springfield, VA 22150
24.0 miles away

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Elkridge, MD

6865 Deerpath Road , Suite 101, Elkridge, MD 21075
40.5 miles away

Your Workshop Agenda at a Glance

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

Give us a little of your time and you'll be introduced to:

  • How to "buy at wholesale, sell at retail" like financial institutions
  • How to navigate today's increasingly volatile markets and manage risk
  • Common mistakes of the novice investor and how to reduce them
  • How you can time the market by waiting for opportunity to come to you
  • A rules-based strategy for trading in any market and any asset class

What Our Students are Saying

“OTA provides education for any kind of market. Up, down or sideways.”

Mac C.

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

Melanie T.
The above testimonial videos were recorded on location with students who agreed to participate. Your results are not guaranteed and will be based on your effort and hard work. Any examples depicting income, earnings, or consistency of trades are not to be interpreted as common, typical, or expected. Some students interviewed have invested in extensive programs. The average person should only assume he/she will receive a valuable trading and investing education. None of our courses will provide education to become a Licensed Broker in the financial industry, or licensing in any other profession, and no course of instruction will lead to any job, employment or professional certification or credits. We believe in full transparency and a high standard of integrity, so see our full disclaimer here.

Who Should Attend

The free introductory half-day class is designed for people who are interested to begin to learn more about how they can make the right moves in the financial markets. This includes:

  1. Investors who are frustrated with the performance of their retirement accounts and are concerned they may outlive their money. Many lost money in previous market crashes (2008 and 2000) and are nervous of another. These investors come to the class to start to understand what they could do to learn how to protect and grow their portfolio.
  2. Traders who come to the class because they are tired of not seeing the results they hoped for. Most of them have been using technical analysis for years with little to possibly no reward for their efforts. They attend the class to begin to learn about strategies designed to help find high probability, low-risk income opportunities.
  3. People who have little to no experience trading or investing. Many of these folks worry about what losing their job would do to their lifestyle or are tired of working so hard just to make someone else rich. They attend the class to discover trading and investing strategies designed to produce a second stream of income.

If you find yourself identifying with any of these situations, the free introductory half-day class is just for you.

Online Trading Academy is a world leader in education for traders and investors.

469,508

People have attended one of our free classes

2,000+

Our instructors’ combined years trading experience

4.76

95% student satisfaction with over 170,000 reviews

The Markets Taught Them. Now They're Here to Teach You.

Our 110 experienced instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, including floor traders, market makers, money managers—and former students who’ve learned how to trade and pass on their skills and knowledge.

Craig Weil

Specialty: Futures, Stocks

Member — Chicago Board Options Exchange; Member — Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Craig Weil cut his teeth on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) for 15 years, followed by another 20 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). As a hard-nosed former floor trader, Mr. Weil is a pro in recognizing trading opportunities in all global markets and is a top-rated instructor worldwide.

Woody Johnson, Psy.D.

Specialty: Trading Psychology

Former Psychology Clinician

A big part of learning to master trading is learning to master yourself and your emotions. Dr. M. Woodruff Johnson (affectionately known as Dr. Woody) has actively traded stock options, forex and futures since 2000. He is the author of “From Pain to Profit: Secrets of the Peak Performance Trader.”

Sean Kim

Specialty: Stocks

Former Scottrade Market Maker

Online Trading Academy’s roots can be traced back to the second largest trading floor in the U.S. with 180 traders and $500 million a day in transactions. Sean Kim started his trading career on that floor and after becoming a successful trader, went on to become a market maker at Scottrade. After enjoying a successful institutional trading career, Sean has rejoined the OTA family and is one of our most dynamic and entertaining instructors.

Tillie Allison

Specialty: Wealth Management, Futures, Stocks

Member — Financial Planning Board of Standards; Member — Market Technicians Association

After completing her Online Trading Academy education in 2006, Tillie Allison began to apply the rule-based Core Strategy to trade the financial markets. Tillie also gained trading experience working the trade desk at a futures firm. While there, Tillie realized how reckless novice traders are, and how frequently novice traders lose money while professional traders make money. She focuses in asset allocation to manage a portfolio including Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), options, and futures.

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