FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(www.tradeking.com) announced its CEO Don Montanaro will be speaking on a panel at the 7th Annual FIA/OIC Equity Options Conference taking place September 12-13 in New York. Montanaro will appear alongside other industry executives on a panel titled “Opportunities for Retail Investors in the Options Markets.”)--The TradeKing Group Inc. (
“Opportunities for Retail Investors in the Options Markets.”
The panel will discuss the increasing demand among independent investors for options trading software and decision support tools. Panelists also will address the key issues shaping online options trading today, including the roles of education, social media, legislation, and risk management.
“Opportunities for Retail Investors in the Options Markets” Panel
FIA and OIC New York Equity Options Conference
|WHEN:||Thursday, September 13, 2:45 PM|
Chair: Brian McDonald, Senior Vice President, Investor Services, Charles Schwab
-- Chris Larkin, Senior Vice President, Retail Trading & Client Service, E*TRADE
|-- Don Montanaro, Chief Executive Officer, TradeKing Group Inc.|
|-- Richard Repetto, Principal, Sandler O'Neill & Partners|
|-- Joseph Vietri, Chief Executive Officer, optionsXpress|
|WHERE:||New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036|
About the Conference
The Options Industry Council and the Futures Industry Association have partnered to coordinate the seventh annual New York Equity Options Conference. The options industry has experienced phenomenal growth in the last few years, a testament to the effectiveness of options as a risk management tool used both by retail and institutional customers. Last year, more than 340 business, trading, and legal options industry professionals from 120+ firms gathered to discuss market structure issues, hear from exchange CEOs, and network with peers in this program planned by the industry for the industry. To view the complete conference program schedule, please visit: http://www.futuresindustry.org/2012-program.asp.
About TradeKing Group, Inc.
TradeKing Group, Inc. is a holding company for online broker/dealers TradeKing and Zecco Trading. TradeKing (www.tradeking.com) is a nationally licensed online stock and options broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees.1 A pioneer in integrating new financial social media as part of its innovative online equities, options trading and fixed-income trading platform, TradeKing has received multiple discount broker awards from top industry sources and was rated best in customer service by SmartMoney2 Magazine for the third consecutive year. (June 2012 SmartMoney Broker Survey). Zecco3 (www.zecco.com) is an online brokerage site for stock, options, and forex traders. With low commission rates, extensive free research and tools, and spectacular customer service, Zecco offers an outstanding value in stock and options trading.
Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information, please review the Characteristics and Risks of Standard Options brochure before you begin trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their investment in a relatively short period of time.
TradeKing and Zecco provide self-directed investors with discount brokerage services through their FINRA-registered subsidiaries, and do not make recommendations or offer investment, financial, legal or tax advice. The content of this press release is provided for educational and informational purposes only, does not constitute a recommendation to enter in any of the securities transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented herein, and does not represent the opinions of TradeKing, Zecco or their employees.
Online trading has inherent risks due to system response and access times that vary due to market conditions, system performance and other factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before trading.
Forex trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Increasing leverage increases risk. Before deciding to trade forex, you should carefully consider your financial objectives, level of experience and risk appetite. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice. Forex accounts are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Read full disclosure.
Zecco Forex, Inc. Member NFA.
(1) TradeKing was ranked #1 in Customer Service in the SmartMoney June 2012 Broker Survey based on the following categories: Commissions and Fees, Mutual Funds & Investment Products, Banking Services, Trading Tools, Research, and Customer Service. SmartMoney is a registered trademark of SmartMoney, a joint publishing venture between Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and Hearst Partnership. Supporting documentation for any claims, comparison, statistics, or other technical data, will be supplied upon request by calling 877-495-5464 or via email at email@example.com.
(2) $4.95 for equity and option trades, add 65 cents per option contract. TradeKing charges an additional $0.35 per contract on certain index products where the exchange charges fees. TradeKing adds $0.01 per share on the entire order for stocks priced less than $2.00. See our Commissions + Fees page at www.tradeking.com/rates for details on commissions on low-priced stocks, option spreads, and other securities.
(3) Zecco Trading is an online stock brokerage that offers low cost stock trades and options trades. We are a discount stock broker and charge only $4.95 per online stock trade. Options trades are only $4.95 each plus $0.65 per contract. For more details, margin rates, online commissions for stocks priced under $1 and other charges, please visit pricing and fees.