Brochures & Literature
Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options (provided by OCC)
Refers solely to options issued by OCC. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of this brochure.
The Equity Options Strategy Guide (PDF)
Introduces some basic equity option strategies available to option and/or stock investors.
Expiration Calendars (published yearly)
Highlights expiration dates for equity, index, and interest rate products, currency options, expiration month codes, strike price codes, and exchange holidays.
Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (PDF)
Provides an introductory understanding of exchange-listed, long-term options called LEAPS® (Long-term Equity Anticipation Securities).
Options Strategies Quick Guide (PDF)
Provides a quick overview of various options strategies.
Understanding Equity Options (PDF)
Provides an introductory understanding of equity options.
Understanding Index Options (PDF)
Provides an introductory understanding of index options.
A Guide to Investing With Options (PDF)
Developed by Lightbulb Press, the creators of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Money & Investing, in collaboration with The Options Industry Council, this handy 64-page guide:
- Explains what options are and how they work
- Provides real-world investing scenarios
- Describes options strategies for various markets