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OIC is an industry resource provided by OCC that offers trustworthy education about the benefits and risks of exchange-listed options.

Since 1992, OIC has been dedicated to increasing the awareness, knowledge and responsible use of options by individual investors, financial advisors and institutional managers.

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OIC's Educational Series

Bullish, Bearish and Neutral

This quarter we will be discussing popular bullish, bearish and neutral options strategies through a series of live webinars.

Deeper Dive

Protective Put Strategy

If you think your investments might face a temporary downturn, but you don’t want to sell them, consider the protective put strategy.

The Directional Butterfly

Register for a Free Webinar

If you have a good grasp on vertical spreads and are looking for something more challenging, you’ll want to attend this session.

Advisor Center

Financial Advisors and Exchange-Listed Options

This OIC-sponsored study explores characteristics and key influences among financial advisors who use options in their practices.

Institutional Investor Center

Can options-based strategies impact risk-adjusted performance for endowments?

Read newly-released research sponsored by OIC to better understand the potential impact of option strategy overlays.

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