Online Trading Academy Franchise Information
Online Trading Academy is a franchise for a business providing stock-trading online trainings.
It was founded in 1997 and started franchising in 2004. They had 180 traders that made them one of the largest trading floors in the United States. Back then, the managers coached traders to help them become more consistent and profitable. It was in 2001 when they decided to put their focus on just providing education. To date, they have had 24,000 students who have learned the skill of trading from professional traders.
Some of the topics covered include swing trading, short term trading, position trading, exchange traded funds, theory of stocks, currencies, options, and future in e-minis and commodities. Some of their partners are Windsor Brokers Ltd, TradeStation, FX Solutions, Sharekhan, Trade Pro Futures, Questrade, ForexPros, eSignal, London Investor Show, FXStreet, NASDAQ TotalView, MetaStock, TickerChart, and Peter Navarro. They now have 16 locations in the United States, one in Canada, and three in other countries.
What courses do they offer at the Online Trading Academy?
They have on-location, online courses, and self-study in CD’s and DVD’s .They train about stocks, options, forex, real estate, and wealth management. Stock Trading course include Professional Trader which is a foundation course, XLT – Stock Trading, and XLT – Stock Mastery. For self study, they have Technical Analysis for the Professional Trader, Professional Stock Trader Library, and 10 Laws of Risk Management are some. Fpr Forex Trading courses, they have Forex Trader and XLT – Forex Trading. For self study, there is Technical Analysis 1 for the Professional Forex Trader and The Fantastic World of Foreign Exchange Trading-Forex. Options Trading has Options Trader and XLT – Options Trading.
For self study, there is Opting for Options Trading, and Professional Options Trader Library. Futures Trading include E-mini Futures, Commodity Futures, and XLT – Futures Trading. For self study, there is E-mini Derivative Futures and Advanced E-mini Strategies. For Wealth Management, they have ProActive Investor and XLT – ProActive Investing. For self study, there is Instant Diversification – Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Strategies which is an Online Webinar and Fundamentally Sound CD. For Real Estate, there is Professional Real Estate Investor. Specialty programs include Platform Immersion, Personal Trading Plan, Technical Analysis Strategies, and Mastering the Mental Game. They also offer the XLT Graduate Program.
Cost and requirements on running an Online Trading Academy franchise
You need to have a net worth of $350,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $100,000. Expect to be investing about $209,000 to $388,000. He cost of the Online Trading Academy franchise fee is $80,000 to $200,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 10%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about six employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership. They do not allow absentee ownership.
What is included in the franchise package?
There will be two weeks training at the headquarters, one week at your location, and three days seminar. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will be given access to the internet and to purchasing cooperatives. You will also be given assistance at the grand opening. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks and co-op advertising.
Online Trading Academy Contact Details
You may reach them at:
Address: 18004 Sky Park Circle Suite 140 Irvine, CA 92614 USA
Phone: (888) 346-8710 or (949) 608-6028