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The Options Industry Council Announces Investor Education Day in the Chicagoland Area October 11

 

Chicago, IL — September 25, 2014

The Options Industry Council (OIC) today announced that its third Investor Education Day (IED) for 2014 is taking place in Rosemont, IL on October 11.

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 fall 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 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/ied, 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.

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312-322-9853
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Angela Kotso
312-322-6267
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