Online Broker TradeKing Shares June Lineup of Free Educational Webinars, Including New Four-Part Series of Lunchtime Webinars

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Online broker-dealer TradeKing shared the schedule for its June 2011 free webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels

Online broker-dealer TradeKing ( today shared the schedule for its June 2011 free webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels. The June webinars will feature topics including how to trade “performance” with NASDAQ’s new OMX Alpha Index Options, a primer on using TradeKing’s options scanner, an overview of what traders must know about using long calendar spreads, a discussion of how to screen stocks using TradeKing’s Strategy Builder tool from Recognia, and a Rookie’s Corner on how investors can get their feet wet in bonds. The firm is also rolling out a new four-part series of 30-minute lunchtime webinars focused on topics investors should consider as they choose their market strategy.

The June 2011 webinars will feature the following sessions: “Trading ‘Performance’ with NASDAQ OMX Alpha Index Options” with Paul Jiganti of NASDAQ OMX; “Using TradeKing’s Option Scanner” with Jack Walker of IVolatility; Part 18 in a series from TradeKing’s popular Options Playbook entitled, “Long Calendar Spreads: Setup, Risks, and Uses” with TradeKing’s Senior Options Analyst and Options Playbook author, Brian Overby; “Screening Stocks with TradeKing’s Strategy Builder” with Peter Ashton of Recognia; and a Rookie’s Corner on “Getting Started in Bonds” with Sharon Saltzgiver Wright, author of Getting Started In Bonds. The lunchtime webinar series on “How to Choose your Strategy” will be hosted by TradeKing’s Director of Education, Nicole Wachs.

TradeKing’s webinars are free and open to all investors. For a complete list of TradeKing webinars, visit The July 2011 webinar schedule will be available starting June 22.

June 2011 Webinar Schedule:

Tuesday, June 7 at 5pm ET
Trading “Performance” with NASDAQ OMX Alpha Index Options
with Paul Jiganti of NASDAQ OMX

Tuesday, June 14 at 1pm ET
How to Choose your Strategy, Part 1: Your Outlook on Direction and News
with Nicole Wachs of TradeKing

Tuesday, June 14 at 5pm ET
Using TradeKing’s Option Scanner
with Jack Walker of IVolatility

Thursday, June 16 at 1pm ET
How to Choose your Strategy, Part 2: Your Outlook on Implied Volatility
With Nicole Wachs of TradeKing

Tuesday, June 21 at 1pm ET
How to Choose your Strategy, Part 3: Aligning Your Outlook with the Greeks
with Nicole Wachs of TradeKing

Tuesday, June 21 at 5pm ET
Long Calendar Spreads: Setup, Risks, and Uses
with Brian Overby of TradeKing

Thursday, June 23 at 1 pm ET
How to Choose your Strategy, Part 4: Option Strategy Cheat Sheet
with Nicole Wachs of TradeKing

Tuesday, June 28 at 5pm ET
Screening Stocks with TradeKing’s Strategy Builder
with Peter Ashton of Recognia

Thursday, June 30 at 5pm ET
Rookie’s Corner: Getting Started in Bonds
with Sharon Saltzgiver Wright, author of Getting Started In Bonds

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 2011 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.

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)    $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 2011 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 service(at)tradeking(dot)com.


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