Online Broker TradeKing Announces Series of Free Educational Webinars in April

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Online Broker TradeKing Announces Series of Free Educational Webinars in April

Online broker-dealer TradeKing ( today shared the schedule for its April 2011 free webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels. The April webinars will feature topics including ways to explore trading volatility through volatility index options (including VIX options); how to separate fact from fiction when it comes to option trading; the set up, benefits and risks of the short put options spread; an overview of selling cash-secured puts; and an orientation for new TradeKing clients.    

The April 2011 webinars will feature the following sessions: “Exploring Volatility Index Options” with Marty Kearney of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE); “Option Myths Revealed” with Mark Sebastian of; Part 16 in a series from TradeKing’s popular Options Playbook entitled, “Short Put Spreads: Setup, Risks and Uses” with TradeKing’s Senior Options Analyst and Playbook author, Brian Overby; “Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Strategy Breakdown ” with Mark Wolfinger of; and a Rookie’s Corner on “New Client Orientation” with Chris Lebhar, Manager of Interactive Education, TradeKing.

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

April 2011 Webinar Schedule:

Tuesday, April 5 at 5pm ET
Exploring Volatility Index Options
with Marty Kearney of the CBOE

Tuesday, April 12 at 5pm ET
Option Myths Revealed
with Mark Sebastian of

Tuesday, April 19 at 5pm ET
Short Put Spreads: Setup, Risks, and Uses
with Brian Overby of TradeKing

Tuesday, April 26 at 5pm ET
Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Strategy Breakdown
with Mark Wolfinger of

Thursday, April 28 at 5pm ET
Rookies Corner: New Client Orientation
with Chris Lebhar of TradeKing

About TradeKing
TradeKing ( is a nationally licensed online stock and options broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees ($4.95 per trade plus $.65 per option contract, $8.95 per trade plus $.15 per options contract for nine or more contracts) 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.

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.

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.


(1)    $4.95 for equity and option trades, add 65 cents per option contract. Trade more than 8 contracts, and we'll automatically lower your cost to $8.95 per trade plus 15 cents per 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 $1.00. See our Commissions + Fees page at for details on commissions on low-priced stocks, option spreads, 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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