Options Symbology Changes

NEW YORK - The deadline for the February 2010 conversion to the new options symbology in the US is fast approaching, and market participants have started to ask for consolidated educational efforts to teach retail investors about the changes, officials tell Inside Reference Data.

New York-based Tom Jordan, chairperson of the Financial Information Forum's (FIF) advisory committee, and president and chief executive officer of Jordan & Jordan, says there has to be a bit of education going on within