Tag: options trading

CFTC
February 01, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

CFTC announces charges in a $9.8 million commodity futures and options fraud case

Details of the fraud The US regulator alleges that defendants misappropriated funds from the pool participants and used them to pay personal expenses and to trade commodity futures and options in personal trading accounts. The trading was unprofitable and resulted the pool participants ended up losing money. However, the defendants falsely informed them their investments…

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November 30, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Saxo Bank launches new combination order ticket for options trading

Global broker Saxo Bank just announced that it is launching a combination order ticket for all clients trading contract options. The combination order ticket will enable clients to deploy multi-legged option strategies by simultaneously placing orders to buy and/or sell different options from the same order ticket. Georgio Stoev, Futures and Listed Options Product Manager,…

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November 30, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

OptionsCity launches CityTrader Mobile, Native iOS Futures and Options Trading application

Provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions OptionsCity Software has just announced a brand new mobile version of its cloud-based futures trading platform, CityTrader. CityTrader Mobile offers the same intuitive functionality as its desktop counterpart, such as futures and options trade execution, custom spread-building and RFQs, with the ease of an on-the-go iPhone…

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May 16, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

G. H. Financials picks OptionsCity Metro for options risk management

Provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions OptionsCity Software announced today that international clearing and market access provider G. H. Financials has selected OptionsCity Metro as the primary risk management tool for its options clearing operation. G. H. Financials’ risk management team will leverage Metro’s analytics to evaluate and monitor its risk on…

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May 15, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Questrade partners with options trading tool Magenta Trader

Less than two months after Canadian provider of online trading and investment services Questrade announced its partnership with WooTrader, the broker unveils a new addition to its partner centre. The latest addition is web-based, options trading tool Magenta Trader which seeks to simplify the process of finding potential options trades. By using historical seasonal data from…

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March 07, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Saxo Bank adds weekly options on VIX to offering

Multi-asset trading and investment services provider Saxo Bank has recently expanded its product offering via the addition of weekly options on VIX (VIX Weeklys). The main purpose of the new instrument is to provide traders with the opportunity to trade on the short term instead of only monthly or longer dated options.​ VIX Weeklys can be…

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February 03, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

OptionsCity rolls out new version of trading platform Metro

OptionsCity has just released a new version of its low-latency options trading platform, Metro 6.1. The upgraded solution offers improved efficiency of data processing for an enhanced user experience. In this version, the company implemented Volatility Curve Dimension for additional modeling functionality and a redesigned Order Ticket. In general, Metro 6.1 offers better server/client reliability…

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December 10, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Latest version of TradeStation Mobile app supports option spreads

TradeStation, part of Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), has earlier this week released an update to its TradeStation Mobile application for iOS gadgets. The latest version of the solution (version 3.0) is noteworthy for the fact that it supports option spreads, the main building blocks of options trading strategies. Traders can select from a list of…

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