Entries by nhoward

Quickly Find Implied Volatility with the Simple Option Calculator

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 […]

Stay Informed on OI and Volume for Most Active Strikes

Part of being a successful options trader is doing your homework. That means following the markets, understanding recent trends and being able to identify where the trade activity is taking place. One way to stay informed is to login to your QuikStrike account and check out the Open Interest page under the Summary Reports tab. […]

View Intraday Trade Volume With the Strike Level Chart

Are your trading decisions influenced by intraday trade activity? Are you always checking which strike prices are getting the most action? If you answered “yes” to either question, you may want to create a Menu Shortcut in QuikStrike for the Strike Detail Chart page under the Market Data tab. You can start customizing your Strike […]

Got an Idea? Add a Note

Have you ever been using QuikStrike and wanted to make a quick note or remind yourself to revisit a page at a later date? In our latest build, we have created a new function called “Add a Note” that can be found on the right hand side of the toolbar. Clicking the Add a Note […]

Yes, We Have Historical Data

“Does QuikStrike have historical data?” is one of the most frequently asked questions by our user base and prospective customers. “Yes” is the short answer. And reading further in this blog post will provide you with all the information you need to know about our History Tab. The History Tab can be found in the […]

Menu Shortcuts Make Favorites Easier to Access

We all have our favorite pages in QuikStrike, and we want our users to be able to navigate between them quickly and efficiently. The recent creation of Menu Shortcuts provides our users with a simple interface to organize their “favorites”. We have moved the Star to the left hand side of the main menu. By […]

Broker Edition: 5 Reasons Why You Need QuikStrike Professional

If you’re a broker and you haven’t had the opportunity to take an extended look at QuikStrike, this blog post is a must-read. We know that you’re not going to invest in our option pricing and analysis tools if you don’t know how it provides value for you. Below is a breakdown explaining how QuikStrike […]

Check Out The Latest Futures Options Roundtable

http://traffic.libsyn.com/radionetwork/FOR14.mp3 Are you looking for some light listening to help you through the trading day? We’ve got just what you need! Nick has become a regular on the Futures Options Roundtable presented by The Options Insider. Below is a breakdown of the panel discussion in the latest podcast: Ags: Corn: Corn futures continued to slump […]

Use Delta Range to Limit Your Pricing Sheet Strike Listing

One of the new features we have recently added to QuikStrike is the ability to limit your pricing sheet strike listing by Delta range. We incorporated this mode into QuikStrike to give you a targeted or relevant view into a particular expiration.  You can set this globally via your personal QuikStrike preferences or on an […]

Nick Discusses Oil, Metals, Ags With Futures Options Roundtable

Joining the Futures Options Roundtable has become a regular occurrence for our CEO Nick Howard. In the latest edition, the group, led by Mark Longo, founder of The Options Insider Inc., covered a wide range of topics, including: The fluctuating Crude and Brent Crude Oil markets The recent events in the Metals markets How the weather conditions […]