Investing and Trading for College Students

  • Who Should Attend: College Students
  • # of Days: 3.5
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm CT
  • Phone: 312-786-7760
  • Price: $775.00
Special Offer Price:  $625.00

Special Terms:
Register and save $150! The special offer price ends on July 26, 2015. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

Refund Policy:
For August registrations, a full refund will be granted for cancellations received prior to July 31. For cancellations received after July 31, a $75 administrative fee will be assessed and a partial refund will be granted. To request a cancellation for this seminar dial 1-877-843-2263 select option 2.

City Date Place Register
Chicago 08/04/2015 CBOE Register


Get an up-close look at the financial industry in Chicago and gain insights into how to invest your own money (when the time comes). This 3-day experience combines presentations from industry professionals, tours of Chicago's major exchanges, visits to trading firms and classroom education that reviews portfolio theory and investing and trading with options and futures both professionally and personally. Participants will also experience a live simulated trading session (mock trading) on the floor of the CBOE.

Faculty includes:
-Gary Trennepohl, President's Council Professor of Finance
Oklahoma State University, Past President, Financial Management Association, Intl.

-Russell Rhoads,CFA and Senior Instructor, The Options Institute
Author of Trading VIX Derivatives

**Speakers and schedule subject to change


Please note: the first day will be 1/2 day starting with registration at 2:00 pm.

Tuesday Day 1
-Mock Trading Prep
-Mock Trading Session on the CBOE Trading Floor
-Welcome Reception

Wednesday, Day 2
-Option Fundamentals and Basic Strategies
-Option Pricing
-Working Lunch - Presentation on Private Equity Investments
-Trading Company Tour
-Using option models to develop trading strategies

Thursday, Day 3
-Advanced Strategies used by Portfolio Managers
-Delta hedging - How a Market Maker manages risk
-Lunch and Trading Company Tour
-Evening free to Explore Chicago

Friday, Day 4
-Breakfast at The Options Institute
-Tour of CBOE Trading Floor during market hours
-Options Theory in Portfolio Management
-The Reality of Institutional Portfolio Management
-Lunch with investment managers
-Getting a Job in the Securities Industry
-Common Misconceptions about Options

CPE/CFP Credits: = 0.0
*CPE credits are issued for a group-live delivery method.

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