CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- The Options Industry Council (OIC) today announced that its second Investor Education Day (IED) for 2013 is taking place in Schaumburg, IL on May 11.
Options are an ideal tool for a variety of investors and market conditions. The popular, and free, all day options education program is taught by experienced instructors from the various options exchanges and OIC professionals. This event is the second of five IED's OIC is hosting in various cities across the country this year to help investors develop their knowledge and ability to responsibly trade options.
The Investor Education Day offers two different tracks for attendees based on their investment experience and skill level -- Options Basics or Advanced Strategies. Options Basics will examine fundamentals, such as basic strategies and the risks and rewards of using options, while Advanced Strategies will focus on more complicated concepts such as butterflies, condors and the Greeks.
Interested parties can obtain schedule and location details and also register through OIC's website, http://www.optionseducation.org/ied, or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS (1-888-678-4667). Lunch and coffee breaks are included.
OIC is an industry cooperative funded by BATS Options, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, C2 Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, MIAX Options, 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 www.OptionsEducation.org, live seminars throughout the continental United States and Canada, and educational literature.
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