Online Broker TradeKing Helps Investors Prepare for Tax Season and Develop Spring Trading Strategies with March Series of Free Online Webinars

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Online Broker TradeKing Helps Investors Prepare for Tax Season and Develop Spring Trading Strategies with March Series of Free Online Webinars

With tax time and the spring season looming, online broker-dealer TradeKing ( today shared the line up for its March 2011 free online webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels. The March webinar series will feature topics including how investors can prepare for and make tax season less stressful; trading diagonal spreads as an alternative to covered calls; options plays such as the short call spread; how to avoid emotionally-fueled trading; understanding short term trading strategies; and income strategies leveraging iron condors.    

The March 2011 webinars will feature the following sessions: “Trading & Taxes: What You Need to Know” with Mike Rasmussen, TradeKing Trading Specialist; “Trading Diagonal Spreads Instead of Covered Calls” with Scott Downing of; Part 15 in a series from TradeKing’s popular Options Playbook entitled, “Short Call Spreads: Setup and Uses” with TradeKing’s Senior Options Analyst and Playbook author, Brian Overby; “Avoiding Emotionally Fueled Trading” with Darren Miller of; a Rookie’s Corner on “Short Term Trading Strategies” with Larry Connors of; and “Income Strategies, part 2: Iron Condors” with Dan Passarelli of

TradeKing’s webinars are free and open to all investors. The April 2011 webinar schedule will be available starting March 22.

March 2011 Webinar Schedule:

Tuesday, March 1 at 5pm ET
Trading & Taxes: What You Need to Know
with Mike Rasmussen of TradeKing

Tuesday, March 8 at 5pm ET
Trading Diagonal Spreads Instead of Covered Calls
with Scott Downing of

Tuesday, March 15 at 5pm ET
Short Call Spreads: Setup and Uses
with Brian Overby of TradeKing

Tuesday, March 22 at 5pm ET
Avoiding Emotionally Fueled Trading
with Darren Miller of

Thursday, March 24 at 5pm ET
Rookies Corner: Short Term Trading Strategies
with Larry Connors of

Tuesday, March 29 at 5pm ET
Income Strategies, part 2: Iron Condors
with Dan Passarelli of

About TradeKing
TradeKing ( is a nationally licensed online stock and option trading broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees ($4.95 per trade plus $.65 per option contract) with no hidden costs or account minimums.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, ahead of OptionsXpress, Scottrade, Fidelity, and TD Ameritrade. (June 2010 SmartMoney Broker Survey).

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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.

Online trading system response and access times may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors.

TradeKing provides self-directed investors with discount brokerage services, and does 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 or its employees.

Multiple leg options strategies involve additional risks and multiple commissions , and may result in complex tax treatments. Please consult a tax professional prior to implementing these strategies.


(1)    Please see for more details on trade commissions for low priced stock, bonds, mutual funds and other securities.
(2)    TradeKing was ranked #1 in Customer Service in the SmartMoney June 2010 Broker Survey based on the following categories: 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 service(at)tradeking(dot)com.

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