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Event Detail

Sold Out - Wait List Available - Careers in New Products and Strategies (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, December 02, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
10:30 am
Chicago Board Options Exchange, 400 S LaSalle St, Chicago, IL  60605   (Driving Directions)

Russell Rhoads, CFA
Instructor - Options Institute at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

Introduction by Melanie Angers

Join Russell Rhoads of the Options Institute for a tour of the exchange floor, followed by lunch at the CBOE. Russell will discuss new product initiatives in the investment world, and how this impacts career paths.

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE),
400 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60605

Fee:
Members - $25
Non-Members - $35
Student-Members - $10
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

Attire:
Business Casual

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Presenter Background Information:
Russell Rhoads is an instructor for the Options Institute at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He joined the Institute in 2008 after a career as an investment analyst and trader with a variety of firms, including Highland Capital Management in Memphis, Caldwell & Orkin Investment Counsel in Atlanta, and Balyasny Asset Management in Chicago. He is also a financial author and editor having contributed to Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine and edited several books for Wiley publishing. In 2008, he wrote Candlestick Charting for Dummies. Russell recently completed Option Spread Trading: A Comprehensive Guide to Strategies and Tactics to be released February 2011, and is currently finishing a book on volatility trading for Wiley. He is a double graduate of the University of Memphis with a B.B.A. and an M.S. in Finance, and also received a Master's Certificate in Financial Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Russell also instructs a graduate level options course at the University of Illinois - Chicago.

Agenda:
10:30 am - 10:45 am: Registration at CBOE security desk
10:45 am - 11:30 am: Tour of trading floor
11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Luncheon presentation, Networking

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2010-2011. Regular and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations except for ONLINE reservations using FUNCTION TICKETS. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted. NO WALK-INS. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, November 29.

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