Our mission is to provide you with sophisticated market data analytics tools that empower you to make successful trading decisions in options markets. The Volatility platform includes 30 tools across our Backtesting, Screening, and Charting products which all work together to help you quickly uncover attractive trading opportunities and optimize your options strategies to maximize potential reward and minimize risk. Volatility is used by investors across the globe and has become essential to the trading processes of leading hedge funds, private wealth advisors, sovereign wealth funds, and retail investors.
This guide will help you get started with our tools quickly and ensure that you are taking advantage of the full capabilities of our product suite.
Our core Backtesting product allows you to evaluate the historical profitability of virtually any options strategy in just a few seconds. The speed of our tools gives you the ability to optimize your trading rules and almost instantly view the impact on P&L and risk, empowering you to iterate swiftly and find the best expression of your investment thesis. The Backtesting tools include robust statistical analysis, intuitive visualizations for historical performance, historical trading cost analysis, stress testing, scenario analysis, and more.
Our options screening tools help you scan through detailed options metrics to discover trading opportunities. You can quickly find expensive options to sell and cheap options to buy, uncover large positions taken by other traders, view changes in trader positioning, and scan thousands of stocks and futures markets for historically profitable put writing and covered call opportunities. Our screening tools also backtest hundreds of strategies on all of the underliers in our universe and automatically highlight potential opportunities for you.
Our Charting product provides customizable and intuitive visualizations of numerous options metrics such as historical implied volatility, realized volatility, volatility skews, surfaces, and forward curves. You can quickly use these charts to identify and take advantage of unique market pricing in today's environment.