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Greeks and Implied Volatility

Greeks and implied volatility are measures used by options traders to quantify risk. While rolling out our options products alpha, we received many requests to expose these in an API. After much research and hard work, we are excited to present, among other products, our new Options Snapshot API , which calculates Greeks and implied volatility on demand for a given contract. In this article we will discu

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How to Read A Stock Options Ticker

Just like stocks, every option has a unique ticker symbol. There are 4 separate parts to an option ticker. These include the underlying stock ticker, the expiration date, the type of option (call or put), and the strike price.