LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) January 6, 2006
Hamzei Analytics, which is in its eighth year of providing cutting-edge proprietary analysis and indicators to institutional and professional traders, will feature James Bittman of at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in an Open Website & Trading Room Session on January 10, 2006. The online session will be held at 1:30 p.m. PST/4:30 p.m. EST on the Hamzei Analytics web site (http://www.hamzeianalytics.com).
“Hamzei Analytics is honored to welcome Jim Bittman, CBOE’s top trainer, in an open forum,” said Fari Hamzei, founder of Hamzei Analytics. “Jim is a well-known options expert and instructor, and his appearance in our Trading Room Session will be well received.”
Mr. Bittman is the author of two books, Options for the Stock Investor, (McGraw-Hill, 1996), and Trading Index Options (McGraw-Hill, 1998). He teaches courses for public and institutional investors, and he has presented several custom courses throughout the U.S., Europe, South America and Southeast Asia. In 1980 Mr. Bittman began his trading career as an equity options market maker at the CBOE. From 1983 to 1993, he was a Commodity Options Member of the Chicago Board of Trade where he traded options on financial futures and agricultural futures. Mr. Bittman received a BA, magna cum laude, from Amherst College in 1972 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1974. In addition to his responsibilities at The Options Institute, Mr. Bittman is also a member of the faculty of The Illinois Institute of Technology, where he teaches in the masters level Financial Markets and Trading Program.
To register for the Open Website & Trading Room Session, go to the Hamzei Analytics web site at (http://www.hamzeianalytics.com/registerfreeodp.asp). The session is free and open to all interested participants.
Hamzei Analytics features quantitative market sentiment data—in real time—for 500 of the most active indices, equities, sector HOLDRS and Index Tracking Stocks. Its subscription services (including “Gold,” “SuperPlatinum,” “HOTS,” “CI/CI Diff/DCI/DV/IVBO/SPR Indicators,” and “Diamonds” levels) feature proprietary buy/sell signals, market sentiment, and trend/momentum indicators.
Fari Hamzei is also among the distinguished faculty of The Options Institute of the CBOE. As his inaugural event in Chicago, Mr. Hamzei will lead a two-day seminar for The Options Institute’s Master Session (“OIMS”) on January 17-18, 2006. The OIMS is a new offering from the Options Institute for serious traders and investors, featuring highly experienced and well-respected educators.
Mr. Hamzei is frequently quoted by CNBC and RealMoney.com, and is often featured on Top Advisors Corner of DecisionPoint.com, EliteTrader.com, Traders-Talk.com and often contributes to eSignal and TradeStation Users Forums. Mr. Hamzei has spoken at Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (http://www.CSTA.org), CashFlowHeaven.com, InsideOptions.com and Minyanville.com financial conferences. He is also the Group Leader of the Los Angeles TradeStation/eSignal/RealTick/MetaStock User Group (http://www.ActiveTraders.org). He has written several articles that have been published in Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities Magazine and on the eSignal.com website. Mr. Hamzei is currently ranked FIFTH for the last six months and EIGHTH for the last twelve months, as tracked by Timer Digest, the sponsor of the "Market Timer of the Year" Competition. Mr. Hamzei is a graduate of Princeton University with a BSE degree in Financial Engineering.
For more information and/or to register for the CBOE OIMS series, please refer to http://www.cboe.com/LearnCenter/MasterSession.pdf or call 1-877-THE-CBOE (then press 2).
For more information on Hamzei Analytics, please visit: http://www.HamzeiAnalytics.com.
Options involve risks and are not suitable for everyone. Prior to buying or selling a listed option, an investor must receive a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Copies may be obtained from your broker or from the OCC at One North Wacker Drive, Suite 500,Chicago,IL 60606.The content of the OIMS seminars contain information for education purposes only, and does not constitute and should not be construed to constitute investment advice or other professional advice. Attendees of the seminars must consult with their broker or other professional advisors for such advice. The ideas and comments expressed during the seminars by featured faculty are not necessarily endorsed by CBOE or any of its subsidiaries
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