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OIC is an industry resource provided by OCC that offers trustworthy education about the benefits and risks of exchange-listed options.

Since 1992, OIC has been dedicated to increasing the awareness, knowledge and responsible use of options by individual investors, financial advisors and institutional managers.

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OIC's Educational Series

Essential Option Theory

This quarter we are discussing essential factors for anyone who plans on investing with options, including pricing models, dividend effects, put-call parity, and volatility skew.

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Strategy Quick Guide

This guide provides information and examples of many options strategies that are widely used among investors. Start reading!

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Introduction to OCC

For insight into how the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization supports the industry, take the Introduction to OCC course.

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Financial Advisors and Exchange-Listed Options

This OIC-sponsored study explores characteristics and key influences among financial advisors who use options in their practices.

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Can options-based strategies impact risk-adjusted performance for endowments?

Read newly-released research sponsored by OIC to better understand the potential impact of option strategy overlays.

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