To manually add options, take the following steps:
- Click on the Positions & Alerts tab (1) in the main menu at the top of the page.
- Click the Positions tab (2).
- Click the Add Position button (3), and the following Add Position window (Simple Mode) will display:
Next, enter the underlying ticker symbol for your option. Then, use the drop-down boxes to select the expiration date, strike price, and call/put status.
Don’t forget to fill in your Entry Date and Entry Price.
For your alerts to be the most accurate, ensure to enter the correct number of contracts.
Note: the SSI alert is not available for options. A position requires a minimum of 521 public trading days for the SSI to be calculated.
Once you have entered all of your information, click Save and Close. If you want to add more options, click Save and Add More.
- Adding Options
- Managing Options
- Option Alerts