Online Broker TradeKing Announces Schedule of July Free Educational Webinars

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July Schedule to Feature Sessions on Details of Options Trading, Understanding Weekly Options and Charting

Online broker-dealer TradeKing ( today announced the lineup for its July 2011 free webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels. The July webinars will feature topics including a primer on the importance of keeping the details in mind when trading options; a discussion of whether options trading is really a zero sum game; what investors need to understand regarding weekly options; and an overview of charting for “rookie” investors.

The July 2011 webinars will feature the following sessions: “Are You Really Prepared to Trade Options” with Mark Wolfinger of; “Option Myths Revealed: Options are a Zero Sum Game” with Mark Sebastian of; “Understanding Weekly Options” with Jim Bittman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange; and a Rookie’s Corner on “Charting Close-Ups: The Pieces of the Puzzle” with Toni Turner, popular trading educator and author of the best-selling book, A Beginner’s Guide to Short-Term Trading.

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

July 2011 Webinar Schedule:
Tuesday, July 12 at 5 p.m. ET
Are You Really Prepared to Trade Options?
with Mark Wolfinger of

Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. ET
Option Myths Revealed: Options are a Zero Sum Game
with Mark Sebastian of

Tuesday, July 26 at 5 p.m. ET
Understanding Weekly Options
with Jim Bittman of the CBOE

Thursday, July 28 at 5 p.m. ET
Rookies Corner: Charting Close-Ups: The Pieces of the Puzzle
with Toni Turner of

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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