As a premier market data solution for futures options portfolio management and risk analysis, OptionSource® helps you manage risk in volatile commodities markets. This easy-to-use application allows for monitoring complex options positions and graphically viewing how strategies react to changes in market price, volatility and more. OptionSource offers a complete set of tools designed for analyzing an options portfolio’s profit and loss potential, as well as managing risk on the portfolio. It gives traders, brokers and analysts the ability to understand the pre-trade and post-trade risk characteristics of a portfolio and to perform “what-if” scenarios to best understand the performance of a position or trading strategy under varying market conditions.
OptionSource provides a flexible workspace environment and is designed to enable customization of a real-time position page and associated risk analysis tools. The position page is the centerpiece of OptionSource and allows for tracking of any individual option or options portfolio in real time. It comes with a completely flexible set of capabilities:
The risk analysis module allows for the analysis of the effects of market conditions and price changes over time on an options portfolio. It gives you the ability to perform real-time analyses on simple or complex option portfolios and to view the data in graphical and/or data table formats.
View over 150 price aspects, including option“Greeks” and implied and historical implied volatilities, as well as access more than 150 exchanges.
Perform option calculations, including historical implied volatilities, based on different price and volatility aspects for the option.
Utilize a “cloud-based” dashboard of option analytics for 42 different markets at CME Group and ICE Futures.
Monitor and analyze individual options or complex multiple-month option portfolios, including customized user-defined option strike prices, in real time.
See the effects of market condition changes over time on the value of a simple or complex options portfolio.
Show results in data tables, graphs and “skews” based on Theoretical Value, Profit and Loss, Greeks and Implied Volatilities.
Perform various “what-if” scenarios on a portfolio by varying the underlying futures price, time and options volatilities.
Import positions to the Position Pane from Excel or export positions from the Position Pane to Excel.
Develop professional looking presentations to share with colleagues or customers.