Diversified Trading Institute

Founding Date

Diversified Trading Institute is an industry leader in providing quality trading education in stocks, options, futures, and commodities to thousands of traders all over the world. Since 1996, DTI has helped traders master the markets through education, training, and experience. The firm teaches both beginner and advanced traders to operate in the global futures and equities markets, helping them put the odds in their favor using DTI’s unique, time-tested method and global market perspective. DTI was founded by industry veteran and trading professional, Tom Busby.


  • Since 1996, DTI has taught  thousands of students over the years and can put together personalized education plans.

  • The platform provides training sessions, knowledge, expertise, and guidance to assist users, as well as indicators and news updates of the markets to assist new traders.

  • The platform helps traders operate in the global futures, equities and currency markets, through onsite and on-line market training classes, workshops, labs, practicum, personalized coaching and worldwide communities.


  • Trading Education. 

DTI provides courses and workshops covering a wide range of trading topics, including stocks, options, futures, and forex trading. 

  • Trading Strategies. 

Tom Busby is known for advocating multiple trading strategies, including day trading and swing trading approaches. His methods often emphasize disciplined risk management and technical analysis.

  • Live Trading Rooms. 

DTI offers live trading rooms where students can observe experienced traders execute trades in real-time.

  • Mentorship and Coaching. 

The institute offers mentorship and personalized coaching services to help traders develop their skills and navigate the markets more effectively.

Tom Busby and DTI are also known for their market analysis and commentary, which often focuses on actionable trading opportunities based on technical and fundamental factors.

  • Online Resources.

 In addition to live events and workshops, DTI provides online resources such as webinars, articles, and educational videos to support ongoing learning.


  • Tom Busby has been a professional securities trader and broker since the late 1970s. He is recognized as one of the first educators to trade live in front of an audience.

  • He has traded the S&P 500 and NASDAQ futures since their inception and was uniquely selected by the European Eurex exchange to travel around the U.S. to introduce trading the German DAX Index to high-net-worth individuals.

  • He has been quoted and published in various magazines and has made guest appearances in numerous shows.

  • He authored Winning the Day Trading Game, Trade to Win, and The Markets Never Sleep.