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TradeKing’s Options Playbook Hits Kindle and Takes to the Airwaves

For investors looking to boost their understanding and knowledge of options trading, life just got a little easier. TradeKing Group, Inc. today announced its popular Options Playbook is now available for the Kindle through Amazon.

The light-hearted, how-to book draws from the metaphor of the sports playbook to help demystify options trading for investors of all levels. Previously only available in print and on the companion website, the Playbook is now readily accessible on one’s Kindle (and Kindle App for other tablets and phones) with the added benefit of being fully searchable, putting options definitions and strategies at investors’ fingertips. The Options Playbook for Kindle is available on for the suggested retail price of $25 and in hardback copy for $35.

Building on the book’s success, Options Insider Radio Network now features Brian Overby, the book’s author and TradeKing’s Senior Options Analyst, in a weekly program called Options Playbook Radio. During the program, Overby, aka “The Options Guy,” breaks down options strategies, or “plays,” featured in the book and explains how investors can incorporate them into their own portfolios.

“Whether you are attempting to grow capital with offensive maneuvers or trying to protect investments with defensive plays, you can learn about these possibilities, along with their risks, on Options Playbook Radio,” said Overby. “More than just explaining strategies, however, we dig in and look at definitions, how options contracts are priced and talk about many of the common mistakes option traders make.”

Options Playbook Radio airs weekly on Thursdays and is posted for consumption online at Options Insider Radio as well as other popular media outlets.

About TradeKing Group, Inc.

TradeKing Group, Inc. ( consists of companies that provide online brokerage services, social communities for investors, investor education and more. Its subsidiary, TradeKing, LLC, is a nationally licensed online broker/dealer dedicated to empowering the independent, self-directed investor. It offers simple, low fees ($4.95 per trade for both equity and option trades with $0.65 per options contract).1 The TradeKing platform features powerful online equity, options, ETF, mutual fund and fixed-income trading tools accompanied by a rich set of news, research and analysis capabilities.

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

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information, please review the Characteristics and Risks of Standard Options brochure at before you begin trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their investment in a relatively short period of time.

$4.95 for online equity and option trades, add 65 cents per option contract. TradeKing charges an additional $0.35 per contract on certain index products where the exchange charges fees. See our FAQ for details. TradeKing adds $0.01 per share on the entire order for stocks priced less than $2.00. See our Commissions and Fees page for commissions on broker-assisted trades, low-priced stocks, option spreads, and other securities.

Online trading has inherent risks due to system response and access times that vary due to market conditions, system performance and other factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before trading.

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.

TradeKing Group, Inc. is not a broker/dealer.

© 2014 TradeKing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Securities offered through TradeKing, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC

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