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Big Bucks or Bust: Online Trading Academy quiz
by Staff
For many people, a hands-off buy-and-hold approach to investing is the best way because it doesn't require much time or expertise. But many others take a more active approach, which can entail a lot of time, effort and risk. The Online Trading Academy is one of many places budding traders can go to learn how to be an active investor. See if you know a thing or two about the Online Trading Academy and active investing.

Fact or Fiction: The Online Trading Academy was founded by Donald Trump.

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The academy holds classes in actual classrooms, not just online.

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Founder Eyal Shahar got the idea for the Online Trading Academy because of lessons he gave to traders investing his own money.

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The Online Trading Academy has locations only in the United States.

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A buy-and-hold investment strategy is known as "passive."

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Day traders hold securities in their portfolio overnight.

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Day trading is the only active investment style.

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Day trading became popular in the 1920s.

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Active investors believe it is possible to anticipate the movement of financial markets.

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There are very few resources offering tips and strategies for active trading.

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Most Online Trading Academy students are women in their 30s.

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The Online Trading Academy targets its advertising to venues appealing to men, like football games.

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The Online Trading Academy teaches techniques only applicable in short-term trading, like day-trading.

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Most students at the Online Trading Academy take the Professional Trader Course first.

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Online Trading Academy courses are inexpensive.

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The Professional Trader Course is all lectures.

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Online Trading Academy graduates earn a degree that can help them secure jobs as stock brokers.

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Online Trading Academy instructors must prove a track record of profitable trading.

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Individual investors on aggregate do worse performance-wise than benchmark indices.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued warnings about the high risks of day trading.

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