This week, dough, Inc., which includes tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network and dough, a highly-visual options trading platform, launches two new beginner investment programs: one that highlights basic options trading principles and then another that takes an in-depth look at trading futures.

Where Do I Start - Bat vs. Bat

Summary: Veteran options trader Tony Battista pairs up with his son Nick Battista to host a new show on the tastytrade network called “Where Do I Start: Bat vs. Bat”. Tony will be teaching his son options trading basics, including calls and puts, and they’ll also go through trades for beginners.

Time: Daily 2:00-2:15pm CST, Monday thru Friday on www.tastytrade.com

Where Do I Start - Trading Futures with Katie

Summary: Expert Futures Trader Pete Mulmat teaches options trader Katie McGarrigle how to trade futures from the ground up. This is our first Where Do I Start featuring trading futures.

More about Pete Mulmat:

Prior to joining tastytrade, Mulmat was the director of education at CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. In this role, he was responsible for educating retail traders about CME Group products and helping create curriculum to support trader development.

Time: 12:20pm CST - Monday thru Friday on www.tastytrade.com

Background Information

tastytrade was founded in 2011 and currently produces eight hours of live, original programming each weekday to provide financial information, investment strategies, and entertainment related to options trading and the stock market.

The programming is designed to appeal to various investment levels, from beginner to professional, all with the underlying mission to increase financial literacy around investing. tastytrade distributes its shows through tastytrade.com, iTunes, Apple TV, Apple Radio, Roku, Amazon, trading platforms, YouTube and dough.com.

Follow tastytrade on Twitter: @tastytrade and @doughtrading