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Online Broker TradeKing Releases Latest YouTube Channel Programming to Help Hone Investor Literacy

New Easy-to-Follow Video Segments Address Range of Options Trading Fundamentals & Popular Strategies

Nov 16, 2010

BOCA RATON, FL—November 16, 2010 - Online broker TradeKing ( announced today the firm is continuing to deliver on its commitment to support investor literacy through a new series of educational videos on its YouTube channel ( The TradeKing YouTube channel features a variety of concise, entertaining educational videos, refreshed on an ongoing basis, covering popular trading topics for stock and options traders. 

New TradeKing YouTube videos available to investors spotlight topics such as “Options Exercise and Assignment,” explaining the options Greek, delta, and how the “Protective Put” and “Collars” strategies can limit a trader’s downside risk. Upcoming videos will include an overview of the top mistakes new options traders make (and how to avoid them). Users can watch these 3-10 minute videos directly from the TradeKing YouTube channel or can subscribe to receive automatic updates when new content is released.

“Our rapidly expanding YouTube channel supports TradeKing’s monthly webinar series and other educational offerings to help investors understand the range of trading strategies at their disposal in a continuingly volatile market,” said Don Montanaro, Chairman and CEO of TradeKing. “Our YouTube channel enables traders to watch a series of brief, informative videos when and where it’s most convenient to them. Investors can look forward to an ongoing series of new content designed to help them weather the particular currents of today’s trading environment.”

About TradeKing

TradeKing ( is a nationally licensed online stock and option trading broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees ($4.95 per trade plus $.65 per option contract) 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 2010 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 system response and access times may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors.

The Greeks and Delta represent the consensus of the marketplace as to how the option will react to changes in certain variables associated with the pricing of an option contract. There is no guarantee that these forecasts will be correct.


(1) Please see for more details on trade commissions for low priced stock, bonds, mutual funds and other securities.

(2) TradeKing was ranked #1 in Customer Service in the SmartMoney June 2010 Broker Survey based on the following categories: 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  

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