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Why Register as an Financial Advisor or Institutional Investor?

The OIC Institutional portal provides fundamental insights and analysis for institutional investors in the equity and futures listed markets. Our research reports help institutional investors better understand the issues and trends that affect companies, industries and markets. We cover areas such as portfolio strategy, listed derivatives and equity securities

Recognizing that financial advisors may have their own questions and require different assistance when it comes to options, OIC has created customized content for you. Here you can take full advantage of all the resources available for advisors, including the OIC Investor Services, free online continuing education programs, a calendar of our events and seminars, options brochures for clients and much more. You can also subscribe to our e-newsletter, “OIC Advisor Brief.”

Why Register as an Investor?

As an “Individual Investor” you will receive a fully accessible and customizable options education experience. Interested in knowing where you stand in terms of your options knowledge? Take an assessment quiz and let OIC develop a tailor-made curriculum based on your responses.

As an OIC account holder, free tools and resources are available to investors including an extensive library of online classes, podcasts, videos on demand and more.

This website discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this website is to be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Copies of this document may be obtained from your broker or from any exchange on which options are traded or by contacting The Options Clearing Corporation, One North Wacker Dr., Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60606 (