CHICAGO (March 6, 2014) - The Options Industry Council (OIC) today announced that its first Investor Education Day (IED) for 2014 is taking place in Boca Raton, FL on March 22.
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 first of two IED's hosted by OIC this spring 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 credit spreads 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).
The event begins at 9:00 a.m. but registration opens one hour prior at 8:00 a.m. Coffee breaks and lunch are included.
OIC is an industry cooperative funded by all the U.S. options exchanges 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.