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The CBOE Short Term Volatility Index(SM) More Volatile Than VIX

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Options and Futures on the CBOE Russell 2000 Volatility Index RVX(SM)

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SPX(SM) vs. SPY Advantage Series- Part III: The SPX Hedging Advantage

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SPX(SM) vs. SPY Advantage Series- Part II: The SPX Size Advantage

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SPX(SM) vs. SPY Advantage Series- Part I: The SPX Settlement Advantage

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Why Are Weeklys the Latest Rage?

WeeklysSM options have traders looking to get paid each week instead of other longer term strategies. Join Peter Lusk as he discusses option contracts that have just over a week of contract life.


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Discover Options with Steve Lentz: Trading Option Spreads with Point and Figure

Join Steve Lentz as he explains the traditional work of point and figure and uses option spreads with a specific signal type. Backtested results will be presented.


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SPX Options vs SPY Options: Strategic Advantages

Options expert Marty Kearney of The Options InstituteSM at CBOE will lead a comprehensive exploration of trading SPX options versus SPY for your risk management diversification and income strategies.


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Holy Grail of Trading Iron Condors

Join Dan Sheridan in the fourth part of his series - the Art of Adjustments: The Holy Grail of Trading. In this session, Dan will discuss adjusting Iron Condor spreads.


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Greeks Made Easy

Did you ever wonder how options are priced? Well, option pricing is full of moving parts. To understand those parts you need to learn a new language that we call the Greeks. Join Marty Kearney, Director at the Options Institute here at CBOE, to learn all about option pricing.


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Discover Options with Steve Lentz: Trading Campaign Credit Spreads

Join Steve Lentz as he explains a unique approach to trading credit spreads....campaign style. Backtested results will be presented. Every registrant who signs up for this presentation will receive from Discover Options a free 14 day trial of OptionVue 7 with real time and historical options data.


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Dan Sheridan's Art of Adjustments: The Holy Grail of Trading - Calendar Spreads

In part three of the Art of Adjustments: The Holy Grail of Trading, Dan will review the art of adjusting calendar and debit spreads.


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First Quarter VIX® Trading Review

Join Russell Rhoads, CFA, as he discusses activity in the volatility trading arena over the last three months. He will discuss what worked, didn't work and what was new this past quarter in VIX and VIX related trading.


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VIX Trading in a Low Volatility Environment

The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) recently has reached multi-year lows and may continue to do so. Join Russell Rhoads, CFA, as he discusses strategies that VIX traders implement in low volatility market conditions.


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CBOE Mini Options Are On the Way!

Mini Options (1/10th the size) are being listed at the CBOE in less than a month (Monday March 18th). Do you know what they are and how they work? Join us for a one-hour webinar on the Mini?s. Marty Kearney from The Options Institute at CBOE, will explain what to expect with Mini Options and how to identify them on your broker's web site. This has been one of the most talked about and asked about new products we?ve added in years!


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SPX Options vs. SPY Options: Trading Advantages and Strategies

Join Peter Lusk of The Options InstituteSM at CBOE, Tuesday, February 26, to discover how you can Execute SuccessSM by trading SPX versus SPY. And, learn how to use CBOE?s family of S&P 500 products for your risk management, diversification and income strategies.


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Dan Sheridan's Art of Adjustments: The Holy Grail of Trading - Long Stock

In the first part of the Art of Adjustments: The Holy Grail of Trading, Dan will lay the framework for how to adjust or fix long stock or options trades.


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Monthly Income Strategies: How to trade Butterflies and Calendars

Join Dan Sheridan for part 4 of his 5 part series on How to manage a $20,000 or $100,000 Options Portfolio. In this fourth webcast, Dan will discuss pitfalls people run into trying to be consistent with Butterflies and Calendars as well as share a simple approach to trading both of these strategies.


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Spread Trading Volatility: Execute Success with VIX Options and Futures.

Gain insight you cannot afford to miss about CBOE?s revolutionary product line of options and futures. Discover potentially favorable risk/reward characteristics of spread trades using VIX options that have the same expiration date, Spread trades with futures contracts ? the relationship between VIX futures that have different expiration dates and taking the pricing difference between futures to another level and discussing spread trades with VIX options that can be used in place of futures.


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Why are Weeklys Options the Latest Rage

Weeklys options have traders looking to get paid each week instead of other longer term strategies. Join Peter Lusk, Senior Instructor at The Options Institute here at CBOE, as he discusses option contracts that have just over a week of contract life. Peter will cover trading strategies like the Time Spread and Covered Call in hopes of taking advantage of short term time decay.


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The Thanksgiving Christmas Super Bowl Strategy

Join Marty Kearney, Senior Instructor with the Options Institute at the CBOE, as he explains his Thanksgiving Christmas Super Bowl Strategy, which may allow you to take a tax loss on a stock but still control it with listed options.


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Volatility Strategies: Execute Success with VIX® Options and Futures

This interactive and informative event will cover; VIX® Futures and the Spot Index, VIX® Options and Futures Strategies, and Examples of Bullish, Bearish and Neutral Trades.


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Monthly Income Strategies: Iron Condors

Join Dan Sheridan for part 3 of his 5 part series on How to manage a $20,000 or $100,000 Options Portfolio. In this third webcast, Dan will explain this very effective monthly income strategy and share a couple low maintenance approaches he teaches in his daily mentoring, including guidelines and adjustments.


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Third Quarter Volatility Trading Review

Join Russell Rhoads, CFA, of The Options InstituteSM as he reviews the first nine months of 2012 in the volatility trading arena. Russell will take a look at the volatility of the market, what would have worked and not worked, along with some new ways to help capitalize on trading volatility that have been introduced this year.


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Trading Volatility: Execute SuccessSM with VIX®

Join CBOE for this special online seminar - a $200 value - at no cost. Options expert Russell Rhoads of The Options InstituteSM at CBOE will lead a comprehensive exploration of VIX as a trading tool for today's successful investor. The webinar will cover: A brief history of the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) , How the VIX is calculated, and Measuring implied volatility.


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Strategies for a National Election

The election is Tuesday November 6th. That?s six weeks from today. If you believe strongly in the outcome, could options protect your holdings or allow you to benefit if correct? Is Implied Volatility important when initiating multi-part option strategies? Tune in and get the results. We will not project any winners or losers, we?ll just give you the candidates and look at their positions.


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Discover Options with Steve Lentz: RSI Credit Spread System

Learn to use technical analysis to help obtain an options trading edge. Join Steve Lentz, DiscoverOptions Director of Education and Research, as he explains the Relative Strength Index (RSI) indicator and how to use divergence signals to trade credit spreads. Don't miss this highly informative webcast series sponsored by DiscoverOptions.com!


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WeeklysSM Strategies for Income Generation

Join Dan Sheridan for part 2 of his 5 part series on How to manage a $20,000 or $100,000 Options Portfolio. In this second webcast, Dan will show how to generate income using WeeklysSM options. He will run through some of his favorite vehicles and strategies, with specific risk management plans for each strategy.


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VIX Related Exchange Traded Products

VIX Futures and Options are not the only way to take a position based on market volatility. A wide variety of Exchange Traded Notes and Funds (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, etc) have been created over the past few years. Join Russell Rhoads, CFA, of The Options InstituteSM as he introduces and compares these unique products. In addition Russell will cover option strategies that may be implemented on these ETNs.


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Setting up an Options Business with Dan Sheridan

Join Dan Sheridan for part 1 of his 5 part series on How to manage a $20,000 or $100,000 Options Portfolio. In this first webcast Dan will lay the framework for constructing your own options portfolio as a business . The final half of this presentation will be a very practical presentation of the Greeks role in your options business.


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Time Spreads With and Without WeeklysSM Options

Have Weeklys options changed everything? Dan Sheridan, President of Sheridan Options Mentoring, and Jim Bittman, Senior Instructor at The Options InstituteSM, will discuss ?traditional time spreads? (2-month versus 1-month) and a variation with Weeklys options. Should you jump in with both feet or just dip in your toe? Come hear what Dan and Jim have to say.


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WeeklysSM: Which Week?

Years ago, this was the punch line to an old options joke. But that was back when Weeklys only existed in one expiration week at a time. Now, there are anywhere from TWO to FIVE simultaneous expiration weeks in Weeklys options, and that doesn?t include the occasional QuarterlysSM series! This webcast is dedicated to helping you to understand Weeklys options.


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Strategies for Weeklys Options

If you have been asking questions like these then join Jim Bittman Senior Instructor for the Options Intitute at CBOE as he explains his perspective on the potential profits and risks of Weeklys what strategies might be appropriate and how to manage risk.


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Switching from ETF to Index Options

Join Russell Rhoads, CFA of the Options Institute and Mark Sebastian of Option Pit Mentoring as they discuss switching from ETF to Index Options.


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Monthly Income Trades in 30 minutes per month!

Join Dan Sheridan, 22 year veteran CBOE market maker and mentor extraordinaire as he commences his six part income generation series by discussing how to trade income trades for the busy trader.


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Ready to Make that First Option Trade

Placing that 1st trade can be as scary as jumping into the deep end of a pool for the very 1st time. There are many moving parts to options, and pricing is one of them.


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Its all Greek to Me Vega

In part 5 of this 5-part webcast series you will be walked through the process of how option pricing models work and receive an explanation of Vega.


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How to trade a complete options portfolio in a volatile market

Join Dan Sheridan, 22 year veteran CBOE market maker and mentor extraordinaire as he commences his six part income generation series by discussing how to trade a complete portfolio. Dan will focus on how to construct and allocate dollars in a complete option portfolio.


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It is all Greek to Me Theta

In part 4 of this 5 part webcast series, you will be walked through the process of how option pricing models work and receive an explanation of Theta.


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CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)