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October 2014

The Options Industry Council Announces Investor Education Day in the San Francisco Area November 15

CHICAGO (October 30, 2014) - The Options Industry Council (OIC) today announced that its fourth and final Investor Education Day (IED) for 2014 is being held in Millbrae, CA on November 15.

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 two IED's hosted by OIC this fall to help investors develop their knowledge and ability to responsibly trade options.

Investor Education Day offers two different tracks for attendees based on their investment experience and skill level – Options Basics or Advanced Strategies. Options Basics examines fundamentals, such as basic strategies and the risks and rewards of using options, while Advanced Strategies will focus on more complicated concepts such as position management and the Greeks.

Interested parties can obtain schedule and location details and also register through OIC's website, http://www.optionseducation.org, or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS (1-888-678-4667).

The event begins at 9:00 a.m. with registration opening one hour prior at 8:00 a.m. Coffee breaks and lunch are included.

About OIC
The Options Industry Council (OIC) is an industry cooperative funded by the U.S. options exchanges and OCC. OIC’s mission is to provide free and unbiased education to investors and financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. OIC delivers its education through the Options Education Program, a structured platform offering live seminars, self-directed online courses, mobile tools, podcasts, webinars and live help. OIC's resources can be accessed online at OptionsEducation.org, via mobile app for iOS, or by phone at 1-888-OPTIONS.

Press Contacts

Jim Binder
312-322-9853
jbinder@theocc.com

Angela Kotso
312-322-6267
akotso@theocc.com

 

Sponsored By:

  • OCC

OIC Participant Exchanges:

  • BOX
  • Cboe
  • MIAX
  • Nasdaq
  • NYSE

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