SOURCE: Options Industry Council

Options Industry Council

April 03, 2012 11:38 ET

The Options Industry Council Announces 'Road to Wall Street' Event With Rutgers Business School

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 3, 2012) - The Options Industry Council (OIC) announced today that the next event in its university outreach program, The Road to Wall Street: Analyze Your Options, will be at Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ on Friday, April 13.

Launched in 2010, OIC's Road to Wall Street program partners with a university to educate students about options and careers within the options industry. The informative half-day events are designed for students and faculty featuring successful options traders, exchange leaders, other industry professionals and a chartered financial analyst. Topics covered include experiences from the field, how the listed options markets work, where the industry is headed, and how to get started in the options business.

Registration for the Rutgers event opens at 9:00 a.m. and the program starts at 9:55 a.m. with opening remarks followed by "The Accidental Chairman, My Road To Wall Street" featuring Sandy Frucher, Vice Chairman of NASDAQ OMX Group. Next up will be a panel discussion "Getting Started in the Options Business" and the second half of the program, which includes the discussion "How Technology is Driving Growth in The Options Industry and Where Opportunities Lie" and "Planning Your Future" with Bud Haslett, CFA.

OIC's Road to Wall Street events are open to all college students currently enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate degree program. A valid college or university ID along with a copy of the registration confirmation page to attend the event is required. To register, please visit:

About Rutgers Business School
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick is an integral part of one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most distinguished institutions of higher learning: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey -- founded in 1766. Rutgers Business School has been accredited since 1941 by AACSB International -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business -- a distinction that represents the hallmark of excellence in management education. More at, Facebook, and Twitter.

About OIC
OIC is an industry cooperative funded by BATS Options, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, C2 Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Options Market, NYSE Amex Options, NYSE Arca Options and OCC. OIC was formed in 1992 to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. OIC's resources include: Investor Services live help at 1-888-OPTIONS, its educational website at, live seminars throughout the continental United States and Canada, and educational literature.

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