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Events

OIC invites you to expand your options knowledge by attending one of our free educational equity option webinars or seminars. Taught by exchange professionals, OIC webinars run from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and OIC seminars run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Registration is required.

Nov 13, 2019
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

Understanding what goes in to options pricing is a key part of making informed decisions about these diverse investment tools. And The Options Industry Council is ready to help you gain that understanding. On Nov. 13, join us for a free webinar called The Foundation of Options Pricing. When you take part, you'll hear all about:

  • How market participants impact pricing
  • Moneyness: In-the-money, at-the-money and out-of-the-money
  • Intrinsic value and extrinsic value
  • Time decay

Sign up for this OIC webinar today. It's totally free - plus, by registering you'll have access to rewatch it on-demand any time you want.



Nov 20, 2019
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST
Online
Basic / Intermediate

Webinar: Theoretical Options Pricing

If you have a good grasp on the fundamental aspects of how options are priced, it may be time to take the next step. That's where The Options Industry Council's Nov. 20 webinar, Theoretical Options Pricing, comes in. When you join OIC for this completely free webinar, you'll learn about:

  • The Black-Scholes and Cox-Ross-Rubenstein pricing models
  • Using the OIC calculator
  • Put-call parity
  • Understanding volatility skew

Sign up now to be there alongside other options investors just like you. It may be free, but it's truly invaluable. Also, registration means you can rewatch the webinar any time.



Nov 22, 2019
10:30 - 11:00 AM CST

Is there another investment path for portfolio managers to explore? Based on a recently released in-depth analysis of risk-adjusted returns over a 20-year period, perhaps there may be. CFA Society Philadelphia has partnered with The Options Industry Council and Nasdaq as they host Dr. Edward Szado, author of a study titled "Endowment Risk Management and Return Enhancement with Listed Index and ETF Options," for a wide-ranging discussion. During the session, Dr. Szado, Associate Professor of Finance with the Providence College School of Business, will elaborate on his research, which found that two straightforward option overlay strategies might improve risk profiles and may simultaneously enhance returns for endowments, ranging in size, from small to very large. Register for this free event today.



Dec 04, 2019
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

Anyone who follows the markets knows that volatility is talked about a lot, whether it's trending higher or lower. But why does volatility matter, and specifically, how does it affect options pricing? On Dec. 4, join The Options Industry Council and Dan Passarelli, Founder and CEO of Market Taker Mentoring, for a free webinar, Volatility Analysis for Options Investors, so that you can better understand what changes in volatility may mean for options. You'll learn about:

  • Historical volatility
  • Implied volatility
  • The concept of historical implied volatility
  • Examples, calculations and more

Register now for this free OIC webinar. With registration, you'll also get access to an on-demand replay so that you can watch the webinar again any time.



Dec 14, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Los Angeles
Basic / Intermediate

Seminar: Delta and Gamma

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 1: Delta and Gamma

In the first of three sessions, you'll learn about the Greeks, with particular focus on delta and gamma:

  • The dynamic characteristics of the Greeks
  • The relationship between delta and gamma
  • Plus, we'll bring in examples and investor applications

This event is 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. PST. Live at Convene, Los Angeles, CA in the Forum room. Parking for this event is FREE. See parking details for the venue here.



Dec 14, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Online
Basic / Intermediate

Webinar: Delta and Gamma

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 1: Delta and Gamma

In the first of three sessions, you'll learn about the Greeks, with particular focus on delta and gamma:

  • The dynamic characteristics of the Greeks
  • The relationship between delta and gamma
  • Plus, we'll bring in examples and investor applications



Dec 14, 2019
12:15 - 1:15 PM CST
Online
Basic / Intermediate

Webinar: Theta, Vega and Rho

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 2: Theta, Vega and Rho

With our second session, we'll continue the discussion of the Greeks by turning our attention to theta, vega and rho. Among the key discussion points:

  • Where are these particular Greeks the greatest and the least?
  • Rate of time decay
  • The effect of implied volatility around a binary event
  • What to know about interest rates and cost of carry
  • Real-world examples and applications



Dec 14, 2019
12:15 - 1:15 PM CST
Los Angeles
Intermediate / Advanced

Seminar: Theta, Vega and Rho

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 2: Theta, Vega and Rho

With our second session, we'll continue the discussion of the Greeks by turning our attention to theta, vega and rho. Among the key discussion points:

  • Where are these particular Greeks the greatest and the least?
  • Rate of time decay
  • The effect of implied volatility around a binary event
  • What to know about interest rates and cost of carry
  • Real-world examples and applications

This event is 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 am PST. Live at Convene, Los Angeles, CA in the Forum room. Parking for this event is FREE. See parking details for the venue here.



Dec 14, 2019
1:30 - 2:30 PM CST
Los Angeles
Basic / Intermediate

Seminar: Option Quotes and Chains

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 3: Option Quotes and Chains

Our simulcast will conclude with a deep dive in to another crucial options topic. In this session, you'll hear about:

  • Options symbology
  • Contract adjustments
  • Cycles
  • Reading chains and quotes
  • Bid-ask spreads, volume and open interest

Ready to learn about pricing with OIC? Register for our free simulcast today.

This event is 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PST. Live at Convene, Los Angeles, CA in the Forum room. Parking for this event is FREE. See parking details for the venue here.



Dec 14, 2019
1:30 - 2:30 PM CST
Online
Basic / Intermediate

Webinar: Option Quotes and Chains

Simulcast Event: Options Pricing

The Options Industry Council will close out its 2019 Educational Series with a special live online simulcast, which will also be in-person in Los Angeles, that will provide you with a 360-degree view of what goes in to options pricing. On Dec. 14, this free OIC simulcast will feature three instructional sessions for investors of all levels. If you've got questions about pricing, our simulcast is for you. Be there with us in sunny L.A., or join online from anywhere. Sign up today for FREE! When you register, not only will you be sure you've got your calendar marked, but you'll also have future access to rewatch the simulcast again and again.

Here's what we've got planned for the Options Pricing simulcast:

Session 3: Option Quotes and Chains

Our simulcast will conclude with a deep dive in to another crucial options topic. In this session, you'll hear about:

  • Options symbology
  • Contract adjustments
  • Cycles
  • Reading chains and quotes
  • Bid-ask spreads, volume and open interest

Ready to learn about pricing with OIC? Register for our free simulcast today.



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