PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - September 9, 2009) - Online Trading Academy will celebrate the Grand Opening of its Philadelphia financial education center this month. Grand Opening events include a special address from Senator Daylin Leach from 3 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, September 24th. He is expected to comment on the importance of financial education and preserving wealth. Free Power Trading Workshops, hosted by John O'Donnell, Online Trading Academy's Chief Knowledge Officer are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 24th, 25th and 26th from 10 AM to 2 PM. This will be a treat for Philadelphia residents attending a Power Trading Workshop, as O'Donnell has been a keynote speaker at financial industry trade shows, been featured in trading magazines and interviewed on both radio and TV for his insight into the trading markets. The new campus is located at 234 Mall Blvd, Suite 250, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
The husband and wife team, Steven Alexeev and Leila Wilson are Online Trading Academy graduates. As graduates, they are passionate about how Online Trading Academy helps people gain the knowledge and discipline needed to reach their financial goals by trading or investing in the markets. They are now opening a campus of their own to bring the commitment that Online Trading Academy gives to their students to the Philadelphia area. The Online Trading Academy Philadelphia team is looking forward to opening the doors in King of Prussia to enhance traders' education and insight into the markets.
"I am so pleased to that we are able to bring this great opportunity for investors and traders in the Philadelphia area," said Eyal Shahar, President of Online Trading Academy. "For anyone who lives in the Philadelphia area and is currently a trader or wants to become one, this is the perfect time to check out our new campus and gain some valuable knowledge at the same time."
The Philadelphia franchise joins a rapidly growing list of locations worldwide for the leader in financial education. Since 1997 Online Trading Academy has been teaching traders by using the same tools, techniques and analysis that pros use in the modern marketplace. Online Trading Academy believes that the best way for students to learn is by actually working in a "hands-on" real trading environment. Students are provided "live trading accounts" to practice trading and Online Trading Academy covers all their commissions and losses. Innovations like this along with fully reimbursed student tuitions in the form of discounted commissions from affiliated brokers and a supportive trading community have made Online Trading Academy the pioneering institution in the field of financial education.
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. With over 10,000 graduates, Online Trading Academy offers professional instruction from experienced Wall Street professionals, as well as a wide array of beneficial home study materials to supplement classroom study. Online Trading Academy locations include Phoenix, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Jose, Concord, Denver, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, Secaucus, Charlotte, Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Seattle, Washington DC, Milwaukee, Dubai, London, Singapore, and Toronto.