FairOption, the acclaimed app that helps traders and investors take advantage of the flexibility, diversity, control, and portfolio protection of holding a position in stock or index options, is now available in a new version that provides support for later iPhone screen sizes and iOS versions.
Developed by experienced trader Miles Hitcham, FairOption is a powerful, yet easy-to-use tool that generates option pricing calculations using the Nobel Prize-winning Black-Scholes model, or the relatively more flexible Binomial lattice mathematical model (with a customizable number of accuracy time-steps).
Weekly, monthly and quarterly options can all be priced, with or without dividends, for either US or European exercise styles, and FairOption’s rapid updating capability can be set to automatic or manual. If desired, traders can also verify and compare pricing models vs. standard external systems and pre-populated example calculations, plus they can drill down to view all call and put options to see their Greek sensitivities (e.g. Delta, Theta, Gamma, etc.). And since there are no spreadsheets to download, traders don’t expose their device to security risks such as macro malware and other threats.
While the rigorous back-end engine has earned praise from both experienced and new traders alike, a key feature that categorically separates FairOption from anything else in the app world is its outstanding interface and display design. Unlike other apps that treat user experience like an afterthought — and subject traders to a dizzying and confusing wall of data – FairOption takes full advantage of Apple’s innovative Core Data technology and animated dynamic display techniques, and all screens are optimized for either portrait or landscape (traders who choose the latter get access to additional scrollable expiry data columns).
“A growing number of traders worldwide are either currently taking, or are interested in taking, a position in stock options,” commented Miles Hitcham. “FairOption is a useful, responsive and interactive app that helps both new and experienced traders hedge investment positions, which mitigates their risk, or to reduce their capital investment obligation, and can potentially lead to huge profits and substantial income.”
The new version of FairOption (version 2.0), which supports the latest screen sizes and iOS versions (while retaining backwards-compatibility to earlier versions going back to IOS 7.1) is available from the App Store at: https://itunes.apple.com/app/fairoption/id955087954
Additional app information, including a video tour and screenshots, is available at http://www.fairoption.com
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