Seminars

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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.

Options Trading 102: Investing for Beginners

Ready to start investing with options? In this 2-day seminar you'll build on your familiarity with options price theory and price behavior and expand your arsenal of strategies to help generate income and mitigate portfolio risk...

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Options Trading 201: Beyond Basics for Intermediates

Are you comfortable trading options and executing spreads, and want to advance further with your options trading? Move beyond basics to more advanced level strategies with the experts at the CBOE Options Institute...

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Smart Women, Smart Options, Smart Investing

Smart Women, Smart Options, Smart Investing is a financial education series committed to helping women refine their investment choices to grow and conserve wealth...

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FOCUS Series: Income Generation

How do you effectively utilize leverage when implementing a trade that is focused on generating income? Join instructors from the CBOE Options Institute for a one-day class focused on using options to enhance portfolio income...

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FOCUS Series: Weeklys

On average, one-third of daily option volume now occurs in contracts that have ten or fewer days remaining to expiration. Join instructors from the CBOE Options Institute for a one-day class focused on Weeklys, one of the fastest growing areas in the option trading arena...

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FOCUS Series: Index Trading Strategies

How do all levels of traders approach a bullish, bearish or neutral market outlook using cash-settled index options? Join instructors from the CBOE Options Institute for a one-day class focused on trading S&P 500 Index and Russell 2000 Index options...

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FOCUS Series: Trading Ideas & Strategy Selection

Whether you favor technical analysis, fundamental analysis, or like to trade around market events, further your knowledge of options strategies using all forms of analysis...

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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.