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The Options Institute offers seminars according to your level of options knowledge. We offer 1, 2, and 3 Day Basic to Advanced seminars for individual investors, institutional investors, financial advisors and other select audiences. Find a seminar offering that meets your current options trading needs.

The Options Intensive

Are you ready to move beyond the basic strategies of buying and selling calls and puts? In this 2-day live seminar, gain perspective on both directional and non-directional approaches to option trading...

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Key Trading Metrics: Return on Capital, Probability of Success, and Estimated Move - Advisor Webinar

Learn how Return on Capital, Probability of Success and Estimated Move Analysis can help you make more transparent investment decisions for your clients...

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Trading Comes Alive! Income Opportunities Using Weeklys Options

The Options Institute at CBOE and Sheridan Options Mentoring present "Trading Comes Alive!" This seminar is for the investor seeking income opportunities using Weeklys options...

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Simply the Basics

Do you want to learn the basics of options trading, but you're not exactly sure where to begin? Do other live options seminars, DVD education tracks and online resources you've found seem too over the top, too advanced or too pricey? Is what you're really looking for a simple introduction to the mechanics of options trading?Simply the Basics is a half-day webinar from the world-renowned Options Institute, the educational arm of CBOE and a leader in options education...

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Trading Options and Managing Positions

This free seminar is designed for all levels of traders who want to improve their ability to select option strategies. The program leads off with a review of the basic options strategies which includes covered calls and protecting a portfolio...

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Just a Tour

Take a 45 minute Tour of the CBOE.

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The Options Institute's goal is to expand the knowledge and thereby increase the comfort level of options users. The Institute provides training on how to manage risk in an increasingly complex marketplace through the use of effective options strategies. Classes and seminars for individual investors, retail brokers, institutional investors and Federal and State securities regulators are offered on a regular basis.

The Options Institute (division of The Chicago Board Options Exchange) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to NASBA, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417, (615) 880-4200.

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