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Quick Start Videos

Here are some short videos that shows how to get started with OptionStack. The quickstart video  will show you some of the basics about your first steps with OptionStack. The video tutorial will show you step-by-step on how to create…
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Implied Volatility / VIX

The Volatility Index (or VIX) is a weighted measure of the implied volatility for SPX put and call options. The puts and calls are weighted according to time remaining and the degree to which they are in or out of…
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Basket Strategies

Backtest your strategies against a basket of 100+ instruments simultaneously. The example below  demonstrates backtesting a basket of several stocks simultaneously.  The strategy tracks each stock’s implied volatility, and buys the stock whenever the stock’s implied volatility hits a 3…
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Earnings Strategies

Trading Around EarningsEarnings season can provide ample profit opportunities, but using the wrong trading strategy can just as easily spell disaster. For most traders seeking to profit during earnings season, there are two basic schools of thought: Take advantage of…
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How To Tune Your Strategy

Spot The ErrorsCan you identify the errors with the following trading strategy? Watch our tutorial video below to see how to fix your  trading strategy when it is not working as expected. Login to your account to follow along with…