West Palm Beach, FL - Student Testimonials

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“OTA gave me a better understanding of how to view charts and use that information to make informed decisions, like whether to take a trade or not. They also explained how to do a short trade and how to use them.”

“OTA and Core Strategy were exactly what I've been looking for to learn and take control of my own investments. Thank you!”

“The instructors and supporting staff are extremely helpful. Complex issues are broken down into easily understood segments. There is a great sense of community within the staff at the Palm Beach location. They are all always ready to go above and beyond expectations to help students progress and succeed.”

“I came into the class with absolutely no previous knowledge of trading. It is truly amazing how much I have learned. I won't be trading tomorrow, but because of this class, I can see the rainbow ahead of me.”

“The support system is outstanding.”

“This was a large investment in my future and so far it has exceeded my expectations. The instructors and levels of support are exceptional. Looking forward to continuing reviewing the online resources.”

“OTA offers an awesome learning experience. Perfect for existing wealth management and a great source of income going forward.”

“Online Trading Academy has excellent, knowledgeable, and committed instructors.”

“Online Trading Academy has delivered all that was promised and then some.”

“I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and know that I can succeed through Online Trading Academy. I feel very confident knowing that the instructors here have me under their wing and will be there to guide me through my journey into financial freedom.”

“If you truly want to change your life and can follow rules and are willing to do the work, this is the way to do it. I do not say this lightly. I have tried many programs and this is the best. You truly learn to understand price movement and trends to give yourself the best edge for profit.”

“Trading and the markets can seem like such an overwhelming topic. Coming into OTA I did not know what to expect. However, I am glad I did. OTA gave me the knowledge and framework to trade effectively instead of throwing money blindly into the markets. Having the ability to come back and refresh my knowledge is a bonus!”

“If you're serious about becoming a professional trader, this is the place to be!”

“I was struggling with the basics of the candles and I spoke with Kareem and he gave a very good analogy, and I was able to understand it. ”

“Thank you, OTA community! Thank you.”

“This program is excellent. It's a community that cares about student success. Instructors and support people are professional and responsive. I'm glad I made the investment.”

“Ron Thompson, Sal Giamarese, Kareem Maghrabi are all amazing, friendly, helpful, informative, incredibly knowledgeable, supportive, genuine, positive, patient and truly a delight to have met, learn from and have as a continuing mentor! Have Fun. Thanks.”

“I heard about this academy on the radio and really felt that this was the best path for me. Now that I have attended the class, I really wished that I stared this earlier in my life and before I spent several years in college to obtain my BA, and MBA. This information that I received is worth every penny of my investment to enroll with OTA.”

“Love the program, love the ability to do retakes! Would love to see much more of Michelle Amato!”

“Positive learning experience. Questions answered during sessions and support available. Great instructor! Awesome OTA staff!”

“All instructors encountered were (are) dedicated, enthusiastic, passionate and patient. The remarkable factor is that, being a novice, the students can return to the class till they "Get It"!”


“Absolutely worth the investment! Looking forward to implementing the strategies learned. For the first time I'll participate in the markets and actually be able to read what's going on rather than making emotional investment decisions.”

“If I were to go back in time, I would have done Online Trading Academy immediately after college, skipped medical school, and chosen this as a career. I wish I would have sent my daughter to OTA instead of college. It would have been more beneficial for both of us. The education is superb and the resources beyond belief.”

“I would definitely recommend OTA to anyone who is considering the financial markets. I would say this is invaluable knowledge.”

“This is THE wisest THING I HAVE DONE FOR MY FUTURE, I have invested in myself. Thank You.”

“I've only done the Core but it has changed my perspective completely on the markets, they really cater to everyone, doesn't matter your age or how slow it takes you to understand things. ”

“Life changing experiences do not present themselves often, this is one of those times and I will not let it pass by. Thank you Jody, Kareem and OTA!”

“All you need is dedication and willingness to learn. If you come to class, not only will you have instructors who will help you, teach you and guide you, but you will connect with like-minded individuals who will continue to support you on your journey. If you are serious about becoming a trader, you would be cutting yourself short by not taking Jody's class!”

“I'm a 57 year old software designer with a lot of experience in process development. I can say that OTA does not sell information or a magic solution to their students. Instead, they supply us with methodology and practical teaching monitored by the best professionals in the market and unique tools where I can achieve my financial goals, if I commit, with the necessary knowledge and discipline. If someone takes the time to check on the instructor's resume, they will notice that most of them don't need that for their living. Thank you very much, OTA Group.”

“I've really enjoyed the class, instructor and student support was great and very helpful. The education here at OTA is very important to both newbies and professionals in the industry.”

“OTA is very strategic in everything they do and it has resulted in great success. I would not have had anyone else introduce me to the markets. They're brilliant.”

“The school is very fast paced and full of information. The lifetime retake is essential. I plan on taking it a few times, not because it didn't work or I could not learn. I say that because this is my new life path and OTA is helping me do that. There is no other school I would trust to build my future.”

“I have enjoyed every day at OTA. I am coming back in 2 weeks for the Forex class. I can't wait to learn how to use another platform and adapt what I have learned in core strategy. They do great work here and really take time with the students to make sure they understand what they are teaching.”

“Being a complete novice of the market and the trading possibilities, I found this course very challenging and motivating. It was extremely informative and gave me a different attitude about the entire market. The fact that Online Trading Academy has a patented process, I was very impressed. Why reinvent the wheel.”

“I truly enjoyed learning the core strategy sessions. A lot of material was presented in a very thorough manner.”

“If you want to learn how to trade in the stock market, this course is a must. I have traded in the past without any of this knowledge and had no idea that there was a procedure to follow for making a good income and minimizing loss. Thank you, Online Trading Academy.”

“I recommend that anyone who is interested in learning how to trade like the pros in the Global Financial Markets, take classes with OTA. It's an eye-opening learning experience. You get an inside view as to exactly how the institutions and professional traders think and trade. I enjoyed it immensely and will continue my education with OTA to pursue my goal of becoming a professional trader and to take control of my financial future.”

“Excellent resources and willingness from "ALL" OTA team members to provide unlimited individual support to fit your specific needs. ”

“Learning to trade FOREX with OTA allows anyone to generate income as soon as the class ends. The concept of risk management taught by OTA is why so many people are profitable with the system.”

“The entire OTA organization (especially the Forex course) has opened up my eyes to a whole new world of trading. The rules are great and work as long as you stay disciplined. I look forward to a whole new way of earning a living.”

“Prior to core, I had zero knowledge of anything to do with the market. I took the 3 day, and developed a small, very small understanding of the market. After this 7 day immersion, I have learned so much! I'm super impressed with the ability of Chris Muldoon to facilitate a class with such varying degrees of knowledge of the topic. He is patient, an incredible wealth of knowledge, funny and engaged everyone in the class. I am also impressed with all the extra available help given from Brad, Sal and Kareem. Thank you, gentlemen!”

“The Core Strategy class teaches you the fundamental process of investing in the financial markets. This strategy can be used in all assets classes. If you are looking for a way to build income or wealth, this program is for you.”

“I was, and still am, impressed with the professional way the school and all information was presented to me. I would recommend this program to anyone. It's a lot to learn but I have enjoyed every minute of it. All the instructors and counselors have been extremely helpful, they seem to bend over backwards to make sure you have all the information for you to succeed in the program you enroll in so you don't fail in the program you choose. It's your choice, but they want you to make it. Thank you, OTA.”

“The Tools that I have learned in the Online Trading Academy classes will help me to grow my income so I can live a wonderful retirement life.”

“The education is very thorough and well thought out. Chris is an excellent and patient teacher, able to stay focused, and with much needed levity. Very knowledgeable.”

“This course was an eye opener to how much support there is with Online Trading Academy. The staff is awesome, beginning with the sales process. Ron was very skilled in his presentation without applying any form of pressure. Chris is an all-star instructor; take it from someone who works at the college level and has seen awesome professors. Personally, the college or university could not afford to have an instructor like Chris.”

“I loved the class, my only disappointment was that I was not able to bring my daughter to the class. I am hopeful that when I take a retake, which I probably will, I hope to bring my children to learn this valuable skill that Jody has shared with so many. Thank You!!!”

“If "Positive Attitude" is any indication of how much I can get out of OTA classes, the staff here has instilled in me a desire to succeed as a Trader. Without promising success, each member of the staff has reinforced the need to apply oneself to the learning the processes taught and staying the course when trading. I am looking forward to the rest of my education at OTA and becoming a successful Securities Trader.”


“This is great. So much more than I thought. If you want to learn and understand trading, this is the place to do it, especially if you are new to it like me. Thanks to everyone at OTA for everything.”

“I love what I am learning. All the instructors I have done classes with are very good. Love them especially Jodi Wong and Chris Muldoon. OTA is a great place to be to change lives. I would recomend it to all who are looking to change their lives.”

“Before taking the training at OTA I was very skeptical that I could be successful as a Trader for daily income. After taking the FOREX class with Jody Wong as the instructor, I am confident I will be successful. He made the OTA Rules for trading make sense. Thank you Jody and Thank you OTA for this life changing program. Michael Dempsey, an OTA/Jody Wong Student for Life.”

“I have been attempting to trade successfully for 20 years. I came into the OTA program looking for a better understanding of where I was missing trading opportunities and what I was doing wrong that was limiting my success. OTA has met and exceeded my expectations. I have a much better understanding of the markets, how to trade them and how to manage my risk!! Dan Sugar did an awesome job with the class and making sure everyone understood the material and No trader was left behind. I recommend the program to anyone who wants to succeed in trading.”

“Being a total novice, I took the class 6 years ago. The company promised if you took the course, you could re-take the course at any time. My original course 6 years ago was with an extraordinary instructor, Chris Muldoon, who made learning fun and made sure each student in the class was understanding the complete concept before moving on. It was beyond my expectation. The second time I returned, I was given the same teacher for the first course, which shows the company has stability with its instructors. We were exposed to another teacher for Core Strategy 2, and he also was extremely knowledgeable. We feel confident that our next course will leave us just as satisfied. The Online Trading Academy has it all together with instruction, student support and tech support. They are an excellent company.”

“I recommend OTA. If you want to learn the process of trading assets online, this is the place to come. I was previously educated by another trading school and I could tell the difference in the depth of thought and consideration that went into developing the curriculum of OTA. From the process, the steps taken before determining whether to enter a trade, to managing the trade, to considering which assets to trade in light of your means and the time you have to trade, OTA can give you the tools to succeed.”

“This is the best inside information you'll never get!! If you want to make money trading and you're not working for a large institution this is the only way to learn and get in the market!! I've been looking and incorrectly investing for years. I've never received this information till now!! Awesome!!”

“Always clean and serviced properly. The center had clean bathrooms and there were always snacks, and a few days we got lunch served for free. Every person is polite and the attention is tops. I will certainly recommend OTA to all my friends. I am extremely pleased with the course and all the people in OTA.”

“These classes are really good at demystifying trading. If you follow Core Strategy step by step it is actually a little monotonous, but then when you start trading forex it becomes dynamic. This is an awesome course, taught by an awesome instructor! Keith Gibson! Jeannie is terrific as our student support liasion, always very willing to help and get us on the right track.”

“The Futures class was very informative and exciting! I learned so much in this class! Brandon is a fun instructor. He is very knowledgeable and willingly shares his knowledge and experience. I am looking forward to sim trading, watching XLTs, and formulating my own personal trading plan. My dream is to use the skills I am learning here to create a new way of life for me and my family. I feel very comfortable with the support system I have here at OTA, and I am confident that they will help me to achieve my dreams!”

“Having spent thirty years as an elementary school educator, 20 of them as an ESOL teacher, I greatly appreciated the variety of teaching strategies used so that all of us, even those from non-finance backgrounds, could understand the concepts and engage in supervised practice. The collegiality is palpable and observable among and between teachers and students. Thank you very much for a very positive beginning!”

“I wanted to learn how to read charts and make good quality trades based the charts. Great information and great presentation of the material.”

“I am truly pleased with the new curriculum. Everything is laid out from A to Z in regards to entering a trade, thus someone who is brand new to trading can be succesful. ”

“I strongly recommend this program to anyone that wants to learn how to invest in the stock market and/or learn how to preserve an existing investment account without paying all the high fees to the broker. The center is very clean, plenty of parking and all the personnel extremely friendly and willing to help.”

“I enjoyed the friendliness and personal way everyone at OTA demonstrated. Accommodating, and the flexible approach to our needs shown was refreshing. The centers were clean and comfortable. Ample parking was always available. The food was o.k., but could be better, I thought.”

“Though skeptical at the beginning there is no organization I have seen that is so generous and supportive of its students. I would gladly recommend this to anyone seeking financial freedom”

“Being that we started the class on Saturday and went thru the weekend, I am very impressed with the whole experience. The staff is friendly and helpful, instructors are easy to understand, breaks are very comfortable with great snacks and lounge to meet other students and get to know everyone at OTA. Me being completely new at this, never traded or been exposed to it, I can say that the process of OTA's system to teach someone that has never been exposed to trading is phenomenal. Every step of the learning curve is detail oriented in a way that I am learning in a comfortable pace and get a lot, but yet not overwhelming, amount of information and opportunity to have hands on practice. I see that each day is structured just perfect to learn so much but not get tired. I am very excited to continue my path. Thank you all for providing the opportunity to learn from you all, and for sharing and spreading your knowledge and experience.”


“I was very impressed with my counselor, Frank Vella, because of the questions he asked about myself and goals which makes you feel OTA is concerned about their students' outcome. I was also extremely impressed with Chris Muldoon, our teacher; he kept the class laughing and interested in what he was teaching and explained everything in detail which was great, but I still had some problems keeping up with the computer. Everyone overly nice. Thank you.”

“I am very happy with the knowledge I am gaining from this training, because this something I wanted to do for a long time but was not able to find the right place and people to teach what it is that I need to know. One day my husband and I were going to Coral Springs, FL while listening to the radio. He said, "Listen! Here is someone talking about what you have always wanted to do. Why don't you give them a call?" I did not hesitate; I made the call right there. Someone answered me and I told him I was on my way to church. He said, "Ok, I will give you a call back in the week." He did call and offered me a free three day class at the West Palm Beach office. I set the schedule for me and I made the time to attend. I have no regrets because I found what I was looking for, for many years. I am now enrolled and taking classes and looking forward to a change in my financial status.”

“OTA is an excellent course that gave me valuable information that I can use to maintain and improve my long term financial goals. All the staff here are very knowledgeable and helpful. ”

“Dan is an excellent teacher and I found that everyone at Online Trading Academy is sincerely concerned about your learning and your success.”

“I highly recommend OTA to anyone who is willing to get involved in the trading business, or to any trader who is looking for some improvements in this rewarding adventure.”

“I am 70 and feel like such an idiot having invested the way I did for 40 years. I am constantly amazed at the stories the charts tell and how every market continues to behave the way OTA expects it too. I wish I was younger. I would have done this all of my life.”

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