Options Strategy Builder Toolkit
Options algorithmic trading is Automated and Systematic way for traders to automate their process of buying and selling options contracts. Algorithmic trading relies on computer programs to identify and execute trades based on pre-defined rules and conditions.
One of the key advantages of options algo trading is the ability to execute trades quickly and efficiently, without the emotional biases that can affect human decision-making. This can help traders to capitalize on market opportunities and reduce the risk of making costly errors.
SpeedBot's options strategy builder is a tool for options traders to create and analyze various options trading strategies. It allows trader to input different parameters and variables to create and analyze a variety of options trading strategies.
The options strategy builder includes a range of parameters that traders can adjust, such as the underlying asset, the expiration date, the strike price, and the option type (call or put). Traders can also set parameters such as the target profit and the maximum allowable loss.
Once the trader inputs the desired parameters, the strategy builder will generate a variety of potential options strategies, such as straddles, strangles, iron condors, and butterflies. The strategy builder may also provide information on the risk-reward profile of each strategy, including the maximum potential profit, maximum potential loss, and break-even points.
The options strategy builder can be a valuable tool for options traders as it can help them to quickly analyze and compare various options strategies and choose the one that best fits their trading objectives and risk tolerance. Traders can use the strategy builder to test different scenarios and adjust their strategies accordingly, helping to minimize risk and maximize returns.
The underlying instrument plays a crucial role in options trading, as its price movement affects the value of the option. Traders must carefully analyze market conditions and the behavior of the underlying instrument in order to make informed decisions about buying and selling options.
For Options Trading SpeedBot supports Nifty, BankNifty and FinNifty as underlying Instruments to create Options Strategy.
The strike price of the options contracts is chosen on the basis of the underlying instrument.
Trading time frame refers to the length of time that a trader holds a position in a financial market.
Day trading / Intraday: This involves holding positions for the duration of the trading day, with all positions closed by the end of the day. Day traders aim to take advantage of intra-day market movements and make profits from short-term price fluctuations.
Position trading: This involves holding positions for several weeks to months, or even years. Position traders aim to capture long-term trends in the market and make profits from major market moves.
On SpeedBot Options Trading Bot Builder, Strategy Creators can create options trading bots on Intraday as well as Positional Basis.
Options contract selection is an important consideration when building an options strategy. The selection of options contracts will depend on a different strategic factors of which SpeedBot's Options Strategy Builder currently Supports following criterion :
Price: Select Options Strikes based on the mentioned price by the Strategy Creator. For e.g: If the trader wants to Sell a CALL Options Contract having 100 INR Value then he/she can Contract Type as “Price” and enter the Closest Premium as “100 INR”.
ATM Point: Select Options Strikes based on the ATM, OTMs and ITMs of the available options contracts.
Percentage: Select Options Strikes based on adding and subtracting a certain percentage from the ATM. For E.g: If a Trader wants to select a CALL Options Contract that is 0.5% away from ATM then he/she can select the Contract Type as “Percentage” and Value as “ATM-0.5%”.
Speedboat supports multiple expiry selection for assorted options trading strategies. Strategy creators can backtest on Current Week, Next Week, Current Month and Next Month Expiry Contracts.
Move to Cost
In Options Trading move-to-cost is a popular concept that involves adjusting the strike price of an options position to bring the overall cost of the position down to a target level. This can be an effective way for traders to reduce the cost of an existing options position while still maintaining the same market exposure.
For SpeedBot Options strategy Builder, here is the feature explanation for "Move to Cost" :
If SL(StopLoss) of any of the legs is hit then SL(StopLoss) of all the open legs are moved to the Entry Price.
Points: If the entry condition is satisfied then the bot will wait for the Options Contract to move by a certain amount of points. For E.g: If 18500 CALL Option is trading at 100 INR. premium and Momentum in Points is 10 then the bot will wait for the options contract to move to 110 points and then take an entry.
Percentage:If the entry condition is satisfied then the bot will wait for the Options Contract to move by a certain amount of percentage. For E.g: If 18500 CALL Option is trading at 100 INR. premium and Momentum in Percentage is 10 then the bot will wait for the options contract to move to 10 percent and then take an entry.
The Target for individual leg can be set in terms of points, percentage and absolute (MTM) basis.
Points: If the options contract moves a certain defined points in the favour of the trader then.
The Stop Loss for individual leg can be set in terms of points, percentage and absolute (MTM) basis.
Trail SL (Stop Loss)
A trailing stop loss is a type of order that can be used in trading to automatically adjust the stop loss level as the price of an asset moves in favor of the trade. The trailing stop loss can help traders to protect their profits and limit their losses in a volatile market.
SpeedBot Options Builder avails to automate the Trailing Stop Loss for If the underlying price moves by a certain amount in terms of percentage or in absolute points then trail the SL by a certain percentage or in absolute points.
Suppose if the ATM PE is sold at an entry price of Rs.50 and SL is 100% i.e. Rs.100. If the SL is hit then the bot will wait and re-enter again whenever the price will come at Rs.50.
Strategy Creators can create options strategies with predefined targets on all the available options contracts used.
Strategy Stop Loss
Strategy level Stop Loss feature allows risk management of Options Trading strategies. It helps to minimize the potential losses while maximizing their potential profits for particular Options Trading Algo Strategy. Strategy Creators can create options strategies with predefined stop losses on all the available options contracts used.