SOURCE: The Options Industry Council

The Options Industry Council

September 02, 2010 12:49 ET

The Options Industry Council Announces Investor Education Days for Fall 2010

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - September 2, 2010) -  The Options Industry Council (OIC) announced today two Investor Education Days (IED) are being offered this fall to help investors develop their knowledge and ability to responsibly trade options in different market environments. The IEDs will be held in New York (October 5) and Chicago (October 23).

Options are an ideal investment vehicle for a variety of traders and market conditions. Presented by The Options Industry Council and taught by experienced instructors from the various options exchanges and OIC professionals, IED is a full day of options education including topics that range from Options Fundamentals to Spreads and Trends vs. Channels. There is no charge to attend either IED, however, advanced registration is required.

Those interested in attending can obtain schedule and location details and also register through OIC's website, http://optionseducation.org/seminars/investor_education_day.jsp, or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS (1-888-678-4667).

Investor Education Day Topics Include:   
      Options Fundamentals
      Collar Strategy
      Diagonal Spreads
      Trends vs. Channels: Choosing Your Indicators
      Real Analysis, Real Time

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and coffee breaks and lunch are included during the event.

About OIC
OIC is an industry cooperative funded by BATS Options, Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Options Market, NYSE Amex Options, NYSE Arca Options and The Options Clearing Corporation. 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: The Options Industry Services Help Desk at 1-888-OPTIONS, educational websites at www.OptionsEducation.org, www.OptionsEducation.org/advisor and www.OptionsEducation.org/institutional, live seminars throughout the continental United States and Canada, instructional DVDs and educational literature and software.

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