QuikStrike now displays the current and settle values for yield and DV01 (dollar value of a basis point) on the Futures Information page. The four callout boxes on the following graphic highlight the new treasury specific information. The DV01 has always been a “behind the scenes” number in QuikStrike. However, now that we are calculating this […]
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QuikStrike puts a lot of information at your fingertips, and it’s important to know exactly what you’re viewing. Navigate to the QS.EDU tab and click the Contract Specs → Product Properties page to find tick data and scaling factors for an entire product group at a glance. The Product Properties page also includes: name of […]
Our last blog post broke down the Strike Detail Sheet in QuikStrike. But as we mentioned in the post, there is another way to access all the information on the page. Clicking on (almost) any strike price in QuikStrike launches the Strike Detail popup: As you can see in the image above, the popup […]
If you’ve read the blog post about our Standard Pricing Sheet, it’s time to try out our Strike Detail Sheet. Now that you know how to find call, put and straddle prices, view Greek values associated with those positions and manipulate inputs in a theoretical pricing model, you can apply that knowledge on this more […]
Calmer corn markets ahead? Volatility for March contract fell following Monday’s USDA report. @quikstrike1 pic.twitter.com/M2nAmU7HAv — CMEGroup (@CMEGroup) January 13, 2015 In wake of Monday’s USDA report, the CME Group tweeted a QuikStrike ATM Vol History graph to showcase lower volatility in the March contract for Corn. Viewing this chart in QuikStrike takes a few […]
QuikStrike was created to provide our users with fast, easy access to volatility information. The Vol Term Structure page makes it easy to compare at-the-money (ATM) implied volatility levels across all expirations on a single page. Using the Chart Settings and Expiration Filter dropdowns and the Expiration Table, users can create a personalized ATM implied […]
Have you started using the My Notes feature? Are you following our most recent Twitter activity? Do you keep items in your Watches? These are just a few of the ways that you can take advantage of the Sidebar in QuikStrike. Simply navigate to the right hand side of the page and click the title […]
Remember when you initially logged into QuikStrike? The Standard Pricing Sheet was the first page you saw, and that’s not by mistake. The Standard Pricing Sheet, and all the other pricing sheets, are structured in a way that allow our users to manipulate them quickly and easily. It is our goal to give our users […]
In our most recent post, we referenced the Greek help in the QS.EDU section of QuikStrike. Understanding what each Greek value means and how they are affected by changes in the strike price, future price, volatility, days to expiration and interest rates is imperative in order to trade options successfully. The Calcs 101 tab thoroughly […]
Smart traders won’t execute a trade without measuring its potential risk or reward. Quickly calculating the implied volatility using a theoretical pricing model can give traders the opportunity to better analyze a particular position before executing. QuikStrike’s Simple Option Calculator allows you to select the type of trade you plan to execute (call, put or […]
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