What is this platform?
The Options-Quant platform is an options pricing engine that is used to calculate inefficiencies in option prices according to various different pricing models. This includes options on futures, FX, equities, and fixed income. The models featured are used in various hedge funds, and are curated by researchers at leading Universities.
How do I use it?
Upon purchasing, you will receive a digital download of the application as well as a robust documentation that outlines the concepts, explaining how each function works.
E.g.; The overwhelming majority of our users make trades based on the model value of the option relative to the current market price. If MertonJumpDiffusion model estimates the price of an option to be lower than what the market price is trading at, the trader shorts the option and vice-versa. This strategy, also known as relative value trading, uses the platform to exploit pricing inefficiencies.
Can I make trades on the platform?
Currently, the platform is only meant for pricing the options. To submit trades you must use a third-party brokerage, like Robinhood or TD Ameritrade.
Which operating systems are supported?
Currently, we only offer the platform on Windows devices.
Does the platform use any external data?
The platform relies only on user-entered parameters. It does not connect to any external data source or API.