Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, OIC hosts free webinars on a variety of options-related topics. Taught by experienced options professionals, OIC webinars run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (CT), unless otherwise noted. Registration is required and will give you access to an on-demand replay of the event. Watch OIC's past webinars on-demand here.

Dec 08, 2021
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

Corporate actions can take many forms - mergers, spin-offs or stock splits, to name a few - but all of them can have significant impact on positions and lead to option contract adjustments. On Dec. 8th, join former trader and current OIC instructor Ken Keating for an overview of corporate actions and how they may affect contracts. During this live, free webinar, investors will get an overview of topics such as:

  • General concepts of corporate actions
  • Forward splits and reverse splits
  • Special dividends
  • Mergers and bankruptcies

Registration is open now - and as a plus, signing up also provides ongoing access to OIC's on-demand library, where the webinar can be watched again and again.



Jan 12, 2022
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

When it comes to investing with options, it makes sense to start with an understanding of the fundamental aspects. On Jan. 12, join OIC's Mark Benzaquen, a former options pit broker, for an overview of options and their unique attributes. During a free, live webinar, investors will learn about:

  • Calls and puts
  • Uses of options, including protection, income and speculation
  • The rights of buyers and the obligations of sellers
  • Exercise and assignment
  • Outright positions involving long, or short, calls or puts

To participate in the first OIC webinar of 2022, register today. Also, signing up provides ongoing access to OIC's on-demand library so that any events can be viewed again and again.



Feb 09, 2022
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

A number of factors affect the price of an option - and it's important to have an understanding of them. On Feb. 9, join former trader Ken Keating, who is now an OIC instructor, for a webinar on pricing. During this free, live session, investors will get an overview of:

  • Supply and demand
  • Pricing models
  • Implied volatility
  • Moneyness - in-the-money, at-the-money and out-of-the-money
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic value

Sign up today for this new OIC webinar to learn about how options are priced. Plus, registration enables access to OIC’s on-demand library, so any of our educational webinars can be reviewed at your convenience, anytime.



Mar 09, 2022
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST
Online
Intermediate

Webinar: Demystifying the Greeks

No matter where an investor is on their options journey, having a firm grasp of the Greeks is fundamental. On March 9, join OIC for a free, live webinar led by former options trader Mat Cashman, who will review the primary Greeks and explain why they matter. Investors will hear about:

  • Delta
  • Gamma
  • Theta
  • Vega
  • Rho

Quite simply, knowing about the interactions between the Greeks and pricing is essential. Register today, entirely for free, to learn more. Also, registration provides access to OIC’s on-demand library, where any of our webinars can be reviewed any time.