Scottrade Brings New York City Investors and Traders Together for Education Conference

Free conference brings together more than 600 local self-directed investors and traders, helps them learn strategies for success

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Investing services company Scottrade, Inc., will host a Client Education Conference Saturday, Oct. 20, in New York City to help local investors and traders make better informed financial decisions.

Event Location:
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
811 7th Ave at 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019

Aaron Task, editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Finance and host of Yahoo! Finance’s Daily Ticker blog, will share his insights at the event into current market events and recent financial news.

The full-day event, which opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration, is part of Scottrade’s continued commitment to investment education. During the conference, Scottrade clients can network with other investors and traders as well as local Scottrade branch office associates and product developers. The free event is broken into three tracks to cover topics appropriate for the investor, trader and those interested in options trading.

Presentation topics include:

  • Dividends or Growth: Do You Have to Choose?
  • Screening for Stocks to Swing Trade.
  • Option Greeks and Implied Volatility.

“Our presentation topics are aimed to assist clients with various investment strategies – from long-term, buy-and-hold investors to active traders with a higher risk tolerance,” said Kristin Grupas, Scottrade’s assistant director of client education. “Yet our goal remains the same for all attendees, and that’s to help them make better informed financial decisions.”

Scottrade complements its in-person client education with a robust online offering through the Scottrade® Knowledge Center, including live webinars, videos and how-to instructions on topics ranging from investing basics, online stock trading to understanding technical analysis. In the Scottrade® Online Community, clients ask questions and share strategies with one another.

Scottrade operates 505 branch offices nationwide, including 31 branch offices throughout New York state and five in Manhattan. Stock brokers at the branch offices are available to answer account-related questions, provide in-person and over-the-phone customer service, and give tutorials on the firm’s brokerage and online investment services. Though Scottrade does not provide advice, it offers educational resources to help self-directed investors make better-informed decisions. Branch offices also host regular small-group branch seminars on a variety of investment topics.

For more information, or to register for the New York City event, visit Scottrade® Client Education Conference website or visit a local branch office.

About Scottrade, Inc.

Investors who enjoy online stock trading will find value and personalized customer service at online investing services firm Scottrade, Inc. Founded in 1980, Scottrade enables clients to learn about online trading tools, stock market research and how to buy stocks online, many at just $7 per trade. With more than 500 nationwide branch offices, Scottrade has the largest branch network among online brokerage firms. To learn more about one of FORTUNE® magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” visit or and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Member FINRA/SIPC.

Scottrade® and the Scottrade® logo are the registered trademarks of Scottrade, Inc.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Detailed information on our policies and the risks associated with options can be found in Scottrade’s Options Application and Agreement, Brokerage Account Agreement, and Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options (available at your local Scottrade branch office or from the Options Clearing Corporation at 1-888-OPTIONS or by visiting Market volatility, volume, and system availability may impact account access and trade execution. Supporting documentation for any claims will be supplied upon request.

Scottrade, Inc.
Leigh Hamer, 314-965-1555, x4789

Source: Scottrade, Inc.