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Option Workbench 4.0 Preview

Join Craig Hilsenrath at the eMoneyShow as he previews the new capabilities of the upcoming 4.0 release of the powerful Option Workbench. Get comfortable with the new look of the software, discover the new earnings data tied into the expected value concept, and learn how to execute and manage trades right in Option Workbench. Register at the eMoneyshow today.

Short-Term Volatility Index ($VXST) Options Begin Trading

By Lawrence G. McMillan

As subscribers know, the CBOE created the Short-Term Volatility Index ($VXST) earlier this year.  It is a 9-day average volatility as opposed to a 30-day average volatility, which is what $VIX is.  Moreover, $VXST futures started trading about two months ago, on February 13th.

Announcing Option Workbench 3.0

By Craig Hilsenrath

We are proud to announce the release of Option Workbench 3.0! This upgrade to Option Workbench puts even more power in your hands with these new features:

Option Consulting by Stan Freifeld

You may not be aware, but Stan Freifeld of the McMillan Mentoring Program also directs our consulting services. It allows those who have questions regarding their options trading to have a professional trader provide insight, analysis and solutions to many trading situations.

Join Us for a Free Webinar: Introduction to Option Workbench 3.0

By Craig Hilsenrath

We are excited to announce the release of Option Workbench 3.0 on February 15th, 2014. I will be giving live demonstrations at the New York Trader's Expo in the McMillan Analysis booth (#5409) in the exhibit hall located on the 5th floor from February 16th through February 18th.

The New and Improved Option Workbench (Version 2.2)

By Craig Hilsenrath

We are pleased to announce the release of Option Workbench 2.2. This new version of Option Workbench contains several new features that make finding opportunities even easier and assist you in analyzing your risks before you trade.

Full Option Strategist Newsletter Volumes Now Available

We're proud to announce that full Option Strategist Newsletter volumes are now available for puchase at the newsletter back issue page.  The 21 different volumes date back to 1992 and each contain all the newsletters (24 issues) from that particular year.

Option Workbench 2.1 Release Notes - Profile Filtering & Other Enhancements

By Craig Hilsenrath

In the final article on the new features in Option Workbench 2.1, we will be providing some information on Profile Filtering and also discussing some of the Other Enhancements and Bug Fixes.

Option Workbench 2.1 Release Notes - Using Fat Tail Distributions

By Craig Hilsenrath

Wtih the recent release of Option Workbench 2.1 we have planned to publish three blog posts detailing the various new features.   In today's article - the second in the series - we will be providing some information on Using Fat Tail Distributions.

Option Workbench 2.1 Release Notes - Probability Analysis

By Craig Hilsenrath

We are pleased to announce that Option Workbench 2.1 has been released. There are several new features in this release that improve your control over how probabilities are calculated, analyzed and used by Option Workbench.  Below is some information on the new probability analysis.


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