You can back populate your Closed positions page with an Option that has already expired if you would like to keep a record of it in your TradeStops account.

To do this, use the “Advanced Mode” to add your option. Let’s briefly revisit those steps:

Advanced Mode

add position

To manually add positions in Advanced Mode, 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 as follows:

click advanced mode

  • Click the link at the top of the simple mode window (1) to switch to Advanced Mode, and the Add Position page will display.

fill out the form

  • Select the Portfolio you would like to save your expired option in.
  • For Trade Type, select Option.
  • Click the check box for “Expired Option” (1).
  • Use the Scroll buttons to select the year your option expired (2).
  • Enter the expiration month, strike price, and call/put status as well as your entry date, entry price, and number of contracts.

save and close

  • The Status of your option will already be “closed” (1).
  • Enter your close date and close price if you sold the option before the expiry date. If your option expired worthless, you can enter $0.00 in this field (2).
  • Enter your exit commission.
  • Click “save” (3).

Your expired option will be saved on your closed positions page.

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