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April 2019

OIC's Income Series: Risk, Reward and Special Considerations when Selling Options

OIC's Income Series

Without a doubt, there's more than one way to effectively use options. Though many traders certainly employ the use of options in their portfolios to protect against market risk, savvy investors also incorporate options as a vehicle to generate income.

However, to generate that income, it's going to require selling options - which means becoming familiar with the benefits and risks of the trade. Fortunately, The Options Industry Council can help you learn about the ins and outs of selling options. Please join the OIC team of options professionals for a series of live, online seminars as we explore the theme of selling options for income all throughout the second quarter, including a live and in-person simulcast from New York City in June! Registration coming soon. 

We've got a fantastic schedule lined up as we dive into the benefits and risks of selling options, so be sure to register today to learn about:

  • Selling covered calls and cash-secured puts
  • Risks and rewards of selling credit spreads
  • Obligations of sellers and assignment
  • Making sense of time decay

And that's only a small portion of what we'll be covering. We'll also take a close look at strategies for different markets, managing positions and so much more - including plenty of examples. If you're interested in learning about generating income (and who isn't?), OIC has the presentation for you. Sign up for one event or all of them - they're completely free and available online so you can attend and participate from anywhere in the world. Just visit our Events center to get started. After you register, you can brush up on your options knowledge by reading about income-producing strategies on our website or by visiting our Video Library.

Since 1992, OIC has provided investors like you with top-notch and unbiased options education, and that's what we have planned in the second quarter with our income series. We hope to see you at all our events, and happy trading!

Sponsored By:

  • OCC

OIC Participant Exchanges:

  • BOX
  • Cboe
  • MIAX
  • Nasdaq
  • NYSE

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