Options Industry Council, The
The Options Industry Council (OIC) is an educational organization funded by the nation's options exchanges (currently there are 11) and OCC dedicated to helping individual investors, financial advisors and institutions understand the benefits and risks of exchange-traded options. For more than 20 years, the contributions that OIC has made to the investing and brokerage communities have been significant to the growth of the options industry. OIC conducts hundreds of seminars, distributes educational materials, maintains a Web site, and offers live help from options professionals. For more information, visit: www.OptionsEducation.org.
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his publication refers solely to options issued by OCC. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of this brochure.
Take a look at an introductory understanding of equity options and how they can be used.
The Options Industry Council (OIC) offers a comprehensive website content sharing partnership program to our member firms, participant exchanges and industry organizations. Our free program allows our partners to use OIC's compliance-approved educational content including online classes, articles, strategy tutorials, literature, options tools, market data and reports.
This booklet provides a quick overview of various options strategies.
Options are financial instruments that can provide you, the individual investor, with the flexibility you need in almost any investment situation you might encounter. Options give you options. You’re not just limited to buying, selling or staying out of the market. With options, you can tailor your position to your own situation and stock market outlook.
The Options Industry Council (OIC) was created to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. Options are a versatile but complex product, and that is why OIC conducts hundreds of seminars, distributes educational brochures, maintains a website, and offers live help from options professionals.