Below are some recorded webinars to help you understand and use Option Workbench.
We are pleased to announce the release of Option Workbench 4.1. This release contains some exciting new data that will help you to create more flexible filters. Using the new volume and Put/Call Ratio fields in the Option Profiles will assist you in finding even better trading opportunities.
Other new features include:
Option Workbench 4.0 has a new look and feel and contains a ton of new features and options including earnings data, position editor enhancements, position creation, position management and a portfolio monitor.
We are proud to announce the release of Option Workbench 3.0. This upgrade to Option Workbench puts even more power in your hands with these new features:
Join Craig Hilsenrath for "What's New in Option Workbench 2.0" to learn about the exciting new tools in the latest release of Option Workbench. The highlight of version 2.0 is the new back-testing system. This allows traders to test their positions on actual data prior to making a trade. Craig will demonstrate how to set up hypothetical positions in the past and generate a back-test report.
Options provide a trader with an abundance of alternatives for taking advantage of both directional movements and price volatility. Finding these opportunities can be a challenge for even the most seasoned professional. Once an opportunity is uncovered there are typically several different strategies that can be used to profit from changes in price and/or volatility. The ability to compare and contrast these choices can mean the difference between profit and loss. Understanding the risks associated with an option spread and the ability to stress test the position are the third leg of the pre-trade analysis that a successful option strategist requires. Join Craig Hilsenrath to see how Option Workbench will help you succeed at these three critical pre-trade activities.
With nearly four thousand option-able U.S. equities and ETFs and over 400,000 individual option contracts available on a daily basis, retail option traders need a way to determine the optimal way to allocate their investment capital. By employing some well known statistical techniques to calculate the expected profit and return for a set of option positions, an option strategist can rank possible trades. These techniques can be used across diverse positions, assets and asset classes to compare positions and determine the optimal utilization of investment capital.
One of the most popular uses of options is selling premium for income. Most traders start out selling covered calls and quickly move on to naked puts. But, shorting puts can sometimes be a hair-raising activity. In order to limit risk and reduce the number sleepless nights many traders utilize put credit spreads. Although selling put verticals can achieve the aforementioned goals, they may not be the best vehicle for limiting risk. This talk will explore two alternatives to put credit spreads that are more effective at hedging risk and are more conducive to restful nights.
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