Strategy Planning Tools

Cboe Options Institute is currently developing exciting ways to enhance your learning experience, including new tools and services. Look for more information about these valuable tools later in 2020! In the interim a few tools will be decommissioned starting June 1, 2020.

Cboe offers multiple comprehensive tools to help you plan your options trading strategies. Please browse our collection of strategy tools below.

Term Structure Data

The term structure tool illustrates, by maturity, expectations of market volatility conveyed by S&P 500 (SPX) stock index option prices.

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TradeBuilder with Trade Analyzer

Effective June 1, 2020 Trade Analyzer will be decommissioned.
TradingBlock's TradeBuilder and Trade Analyzer helps you rank different option strategies by their expected profit/loss or probability of making any profit, and graphically "what-if" their risk-return opportunity under various market scenarios.

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Volatility Finder

Effective June 1, 2020 the Volatility Finder will be decommissioned.
Scan for stocks and ETFs with volatility characteristics that may forecast upcoming price movement, or may identify under- or over-valued options in relation to a security's near- and longer-term price history.

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Volatility Optimizer

Effective June 6, 2020 the Volatility Optimizer will be decommissioned.
Volatility tools include:

  • IV Index
  • Options Calculator
  • Strategist Scanners & Worksheets
  • Advanced Volatility Ranker
  • Advanced Options
  • Spread Scanner
  • Dispersion Utility

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Tradespoon Trade Idea Tool

Effective June 1, 2020 the TradeSpoon Trade Idea Tool will be decommissioned.
The TradeSpoon Trade Idea Tool allows you to identify trades that are tailored to your investment criteria by matching your risk/reward profile, preferred investment vehicle, time horizon and more.

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Probability Lab

Effective June 1, 2020 the Probability Lab will be decommissioned.
Introducing a practical way to think about options without complicated mathematics.

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