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 Overview

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:

  • Customizable data fields, calculations and volatility settings, as well as display settings and themes
  • Easy entry and update of options strike prices to set up and modify your portfolio or strategy
  • Controllable market update modes for true “what-if” calculations on your portfolio or trading strategy
  • The functionality to duplicate positions or strategies and apply different “what-if” conditions

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.

Features

Quotes

View over 150 price aspects, including option“Greeks” and implied and historical implied volatilities, as well as access more than 150 exchanges.

Options Calculations

Perform option calculations, including historical implied volatilities, based on different price and volatility aspects for the option.

OptionWorks

Utilize a “cloud-based” dashboard of option analytics for 42 different markets at CME Group and ICE Futures.

Fully Customizable Position Pane

Monitor and analyze individual options or complex multiple-month option portfolios, including customized user-defined option strike prices, in real time.

Powerful Risk Analysis

See the effects of market condition changes over time on the value of a simple or complex options portfolio.

Tables and Graphs

Show results in data tables, graphs and “skews” based on Theoretical Value, Profit and Loss, Greeks and Implied Volatilities.

Range and Contour Variables

Perform various “what-if” scenarios on a portfolio by varying the underlying futures price, time and options volatilities.

Import and Export Positions

Import positions to the Position Pane from Excel or export positions from the Position Pane to Excel.

Graphical Drawing Tools

Develop professional looking presentations to share with colleagues or customers

Benefits

  • Perform pre-trade or post-trade analytics on simple or
    complex option portfolios to help make better trading
    decisions.
  • Analyze any exchange-listed and over-the-counter
    option individually or as a portfolio with user-defined
    option strike prices.
  • Quickly and easily analyze option portfolios and share
    the results of your analysis with colleagues and
    customers.
  • Better understand the impact of varying market
    conditions on the value of your portfolio.

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