Investor Education

Embedded in OCC’s mission is our commitment to provide thought leadership and education to market participants and the public about the prudent use of the products we clear. One of the ways we accomplish this is through the programs and services offered by The Options Industry Council (OIC).

Educational Resources

As a service provided by OCC, OIC® has delivered free, unbiased information about the benefits and risks of exchange-listed options for nearly 30 years. OIC offers a premium digital learning experience at which is tailored towards many different learning styles and investing skill levels. Through OIC’s engaging online courses, webinars, videos, podcasts and trading tools, all market participants and investors, regardless of experience, can build and expand their options acumen.

Investor Services

The Investor Services Team is available via email or chat on all trading days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., CST. Our experienced options professionals are dedicated to providing information and education about U.S. exchange-listed options as well as all other products cleared by OCC.                                             

Helpful Links

Getting Started with Options

ODD Quick Guide

Options Quotes

Market Data

Attend a Webinar

Strategy Builder Tool

Watch a Video

Listen to a Podcast

Futures Education


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