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Options Fundamentals for Traders
Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PDT)
AAII Silicon Valley Chapter Presents: "Options Fundamentals for Traders"
Hear about how to develop a solid foundation in options trading terminology and strategies.
Statement about Option program by Lynn Gillette, President of AAII Silicon Valley Chapter: 'The program will be a basic description of Option terminology and strategies, appropriate for an individual investor who wishes to understand how Options work and how they could be used. Puts and Calls will be described along with the many ways they can be used. This will include conservative strategies. If you have specific question about, for example, Covered Calls or Hedging, you are welcome to ask these questions at the meeting."
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Speaker: David Mark Eidem
Mark Eidem is the Active Trader Market Manager for Charles Schwab in Northern California and Hawaii. He serves all of the Schwab offices from Santa Rosa and Napa in the north, south to Carmel Valley in addition to Honolulu. Mark became an investor in 1974, when he joined his college Investment Club at West Point. After graduation and serving several years in the Army, Mark returned to his Anchorage, Alaska home where he joined Merrill Lynch in 1985. In January of 2003, he left Merrill Lynch to become a professional trader, working for a New York-based firm with its main West Coast office in San Francisco. In early 2004, he moved from Anchorage to San Francisco and he joined Schwab in September 2004. Mark holds both the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certifications.
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AAII Silicon Valley Chapter
The AAII Silicon Valley Chapter is affiliated with the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), a nonprofit corporation founded in 1978 for the purpose of assisting individuals in becoming effective managers of their own assets through programs of education, information and research.
AAII local chapters are grassroots organizations led by volunteer AAII members, and allow AAII to extend its mission "person to person" to individual investors in their own communities by offering meetings that provide unbiased investment education in a social context.