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November OptionWorkshop updates 🍂

We continue to stabilize existing functionality and meticulously, step by step, implement new, useful features with a single aim: to ease the life of options traders. Take a look at what we accomplished in November.

30 November 2020

Online application release

Introducing our new online application Online OptionWorkshop. Please give it a try! What’s the big idea behind the app? To move into online application all functionality unrelated to real-time market data, actual positions, order execution. It includes, but isn’t limited to options positions modeling, historical data analysis, history of IV curves, ATM IV, spreads IVs, and various scanners.

6 November 2020

October OptionWorkshop updates 🎃

Revamped the OptionWorkshop licensing system. Now the license is linked to authorization by login and password. Users will be able to work under the same license on multiple computers without having to request a second license from support.

31 October 2020

Option Workshop, version 18.8.1744

User parameters of volatility scew lines now can be marked as default to be used for all new charts. In the instrument tree it 's now possible to see instruments, which does not have options. Vertical line showing current price of an underlying asset added to the volatility scew chart.

28 August 2018

Option Workshop, version 17.6.1515

In this update, we’ve added several improvements: copying a strategy with all fills, a new Mnns (moneyness) column that shows the option status, the ability to bind the Charts form with the active (selected) strategy in the Positions manager, the ability to display the P&L chart taking the commission for the fills into account, etc.

6 June 2017

Option Workshop, version 17.3.1431

We prepared a major update for Option Workshop. Many new features have been added to help our users trade efficiently. In the new version, you can change the position’s opening price, set the commission for the exchange/underlying assets/option series/futures, display the IV curves for several pricing models simultaneously, etc.

23 March 2017

Weekend readings, 2016/12/30

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30 December 2016

Option Workshop, version 16.12.1307

In our new version, we have changed the principle of pricing models setting. Now the model is defined as a pair of a computation model (Black, Black-Scholes or Cox-Ross-Rubinstein) and volatility model. You can create multiple models for each series of options and customize them in different ways.

5 December 2016

Option Workshop, version 16.11.1273

Some users might encounter the following issues after installing Option Workshop update 16.11.1268: incorrect notification display: the expiration of the license or a notification about available updates; incorrect price range calculation for the Strategy charts; an error with incorrect position type when moving positions. We apologize for the inconvenience and have fixed these issues.

23 November 2016

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