Online Broker TradeKing Shares Lineup of Free August Educational Webinars

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August Webinars to Feature Topics of Interest to Equities and Options Traders of All Trading Abilities

Online broker-dealer TradeKing ( today shared the schedule for its August 2011 free webinar series, designed for traders of all experience levels. The August webinars will feature sessions including an overview of three potential income-generating options trading ideas; an overview of how to scan the equities market for possible breakout opportunities and convert these breakouts into potential call or put option plays; a primer on four key rules that can help traders learn how quantified, high-probability trading strategies are designed; an overview of diagonal spreads; a Rookie’s Corner on the four basic chart patterns: ranges, triangles, flags and gaps; and a review of TradeKing’s various research tools.

The August 2011 webinars will feature the following sessions: “Generating Income: Three Option Trading Ideas” with Marty Kearney of the Chicago Board Options Exchange; “Building High Probability Strategies” with Larry Connors of; Part 19 in a series from TradeKing’s popular Options Playbook entitled, “Diagonal Spreads: Setup, Risks, and Uses” with TradeKing’s Senior Options Analyst and Options Playbook author, Brian Overby; a Rookie’s Corner on “Basic Chart Patterns Everyone Should Know” with Michael Kahn of; and “Researching Investments at TradeKing” with Chris Lebhar, Manager of Interactive Education at TradeKing. The August webinars will also feature a session entitled, “Trading the Trend and Price Breakouts” with new TradeKing contributor, Alan Knuckman of Alan has worked with all aspects of the commodity markets for the past 18 years and is a frequent contributor to media outlets such as MarketWatch, Bloomberg, Fox Business, CNN Money, Reuters and CNBC.

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

August 2011 Webinar Schedule:
Tuesday, August 2 at 5pm ET
Generating Income: Three Option Trading Ideas
with Marty Kearney of the CBOE

Tuesday, August 9 at 5pm ET
Trading the Trend and Price Breakouts
with Alan Knuckman of

Tuesday, August 16 at 5pm ET
Building High Probability Strategies
with Larry Connors of

Tuesday, August 23 at 5pm ET
Diagonal Spreads: Setup, Risks, and Uses
with Brian Overby of TradeKing

Thursday, August 25 at 5pm ET
Rookie’s Corner: Basic Chart Patterns Everyone Should Know
with Michael Kahn of

Tuesday, August 30 at 5pm ET
Researching Investments at TradeKing
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 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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