7 Stock Trading Business Success Stories [2023]

7 Stock Trading Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Stock Trading Business

Stock trading typically allows one to profit by buying and selling securities. However, profitability in stock trading relies on timing the market, different risk factors, and stock mispricing.

There is no minimum amount you need to trade in the stock market. You can begin with as low as $500 and add it as you earn and save more money.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a stock trading business:

1. Trade And Travel ($10M/year)

This week we have a rewind episode of the update episode with Teri Ijeoma! One of my goals this year is to dive into Teri’s Trade & Travel course & start trading as a side hustle. And I’m kicking it off by joining her . Check it out here: Teri Ijeoma began her professional career working in education and nonprofits. When she started trading stocks eleven years ago, she initially saw it as an opportunity to simply supplement her income. However, she was so successful with this side hustle that in 2017, she decided to quit her job, travel the world, and begin trading full-time. While traveling, Teri was constantly asked to show others how she was successfully trading in the stock market. She set up and taught her first class in Thailand, her second in Vietnam, and had a fully-fledged curriculum created by the time she returned to the States. Teri now offers an online curriculum that shares her investing strategies with people all over the world. She also partners with organizations and companies to train and empower individuals to achieve financial freedom and build wealth through investing. In this episode, Teri shares advice on how to finally get started with her course, how to work on your mindset for trading and gives some tips on how to reach your income goals with trading. In this episode, we discuss: Her preferred trading method and what is the difference (going long vs short selling) How to actually get started with Teri’s trading course & trading in general + what causes us to delay getting started Can you really trade stocks as a side hustle to earn an extra income Paper trading and its benefits How to set concrete goals in trading  Check out this episode and others on , , , and This episode is brought to you by: Host and personal finance educator Jamila Souffrant shares practical and tactical ways that you can achieve your dreams of Financial Freedom & Financial Independence. Subscribe and listen to the Journey To Launch podcast wherever you listen to podcasts.  Go to for a free fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features. Links mentioned in this episode Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): Announcements Join our Facebook Community If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here: Guest Social Media Info Side Hustle Pro – Teri Ijeoma (Instagram) –

Teri Ijeoma (from Dallas, TX, USA) started Trade And Travel almost 5 years ago.

$833K / month
1 founders / employees

Case Study

Teri Ijeoma established Trade and Travel in May 2018. It is an online course that teaches individuals how to trade in order to achieve financial independence. She hosts her trading course online using Teachable, an e-learning platform.

Teri made over $10M from her courses in 2020 and Trade and Travel has generated lifetime sales of more than $45M to date.

Her first course was priced at $1000 per person. Later, she improved her packages, added more content, and raised her prices.

Teri claims that she uses Convert Kit to send emails and Calendly to schedule phone calls. She also has more than 160K Instagram followers, which she uses to promote her content internationally.


Read the full article on medium.com ➜

2. Trade and Travel ($9.96M/year)

Is trading stocks a legit way to make money from home? Or is it just another get-rich-quick-scheme? Admittedly, I’ve always kind of looked at stock trading as a glorified form of gambling. And to be sure, there are risks involved. In this episode, Teri Ijeoma does a good job of convincing me there…

Teri Ijeoma (from Dallas, Texas, USA) started Trade and Travel almost 5 years ago.

$830K / month
1 founders / employees

Case Study
  • Teri Ijeoma, an MIT graduate and a former assistant principal at an elementary school, founded Trade and Travel and made her stock trading side business into a full-time income.
  • Teri is on a mission to help 1,000 people start making $1,000 per day trading stocks through her online course. She calls this the Million Dollar a Day Mission.
  • To replace the income from her day job, Teri went on to set a goal for herself to make $300/day.
  • She had a trading background and worked a little while in college as a side gig and had also completed an internship at Morgan Stanley on Wall Street.
  • Teri used her knowledge to build this company where she educates people about the trading industry and helps them earn a living from it.


Read the full story on sidehustlenation.com ➜

Learn more about starting a stock trading business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a stock trading business?
-> Pros and cons of a stock trading business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established stock trading business
-> Stock trading business Instagram bios

Other resources

4. Zerodha

Zerodha - India's biggest stock broker offering the lowest, cheapest brokerage rates for futures and options, commodity trading, equity and mutual funds

  • Website traffic: 57M/month
  • Business rank: #255

Check out their full website ➜

5. finviz

Stock screener for investors and traders, financial visualizations.

  • Website traffic: 45M/month
  • Business rank: #1.45K

Check out their full website ➜

6. StockCharts

  • Website traffic: 6.88M/month
  • Business rank: #3.66K

Check out their full website ➜

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