tastyworks desktop version 1.2 11/6/2019
tastyworks desktop version 1.2 features the ability to save and export your chart settings to a tastyworks chart file (.twchart file). This feature allows you to save your chart settings, indicators, and drawings without needing to set it up each time if you prefer to view different chart styles. Additionally, you can share your chart settings with any other tastyworks user by sharing your tastyworks chart file and importing it into your chart tab. To learn more about saving, exporting, and importing charts, please click here.
tastyworks desktop version 1.1 & v0.44.14 10/30/2019
tastyworks version 1.1 and 0.44.14 now feature the ability to chart individual options. You can quickly view the chart of an option by going to the Trade tab and viewing Table mode. Once you expand an expiration, you can see the chart of an individual option by going right-clicking the bid or ask area of an option's strike. For further instructions, please click here.
Below is an example of a SPY Nov15 303 Call chart:
tastyworks mobile platform (IOS) version 1.10 9/11/2019
iOS version 1.10
tastyworks mobile version 1.10 for iOS includes the following additions:
- Landscape mode for Watchlist tab
- Days to Expiration (DTE) column in Positions tab
- Connection Status Indicator
Landscape mode for Watchlist tab
tastyworks mobile version 1.10 most notable feature addition is landscape mode for the Watchlist tab. Give it a try after you update your app by turning your phone horizontally. If you're turning your phone horizontally, and don't see the app rotate, then make sure you updated your app to version 1.10. Additionally, you'll want to turn off the orientation lock.
Connection Status Indicator
Now, you can quickly see if your platform is connected. The status indicator will either be green or yellow. The connection status indicator is in the bottom right-hand corner of the mobile platform:
Green = Connected
Yellow = No connection/Attempting to connect
tastyworks desktop version 0.44 8/26/2019
Version 0.44 features several enhancements. This recent update includes the following:
- AM-Expiration and Expired Option designations
- Portfolio ePoP in the account header details
- 52-Week High and 52-Week Low watchlists
- Viewing the BP effect during order entry
- The ability to change the Overview chart time intervals in the right-hand sidebar
- Help Center loads on your computer's default web browser
AM-Expiration and Expired Option Designations
Not all options expire at the market close, namely cash-settled index options and some futures options. Now, options that have an AM expiration denote with an orange AM icon on the option leg within your Positions tab.
However, options that have expired indicate with an Exp in the days-to-expiration (DTE) area of the option leg.
Equity Probability of Profit (ePoP)
The Probability of Profit, which refers to the chance that your position(s) make at least $0.01, is now extended to a portfolio level: Equity Probability of Profit (ePoP). To view this metric, just add the ePoP column to your account header details. The ePOP displayed in the Account Header Details is beta-weighted. To learn how to customize your account header details, please click here. To learn more about PoP, please visit our friends at tastytrade by clicking here.
52-Week High & 52-Week Low Watchlists
We've expanded our built-in watchlists offerings by adding two new watchlists. Underlyings that hit a fresh yearly new high or low now populate in their respective watchlists. To learn more about our built-in watchlists, please click here.
BP Effect During Order Entry
Now, you can view the estimated buying power effect of a trade during order entry in the Trade Info bar, located above the order ticket.
Expanded time intervals the right-hand sidebar Overview tab chart
The chart that displays in the Overview tab of the right-hand sidebar now has three different time intervals: 1-Day (1D), 1-Month (1M), and 1-year (1Y). To learn how to access the right-hand sidebar in the desktop platform, please click here.
Help Center loads on your computer's default web browser
When you click the tastyworks Help Center icon in the desktop platform, it will now load on your computer's default web browser. We suggest using Google Chrome when viewing our Help Center, as well as initiating any chats with our support team.
tastyworks desktop version 0.43 7/24/2019
Aside from the usual back-end improvements and front end enhancements, version 0.43 expands on the Cap Req feature built into the Positions tab.
Capital Requirement Report Improvements
The Capital Requirement Report now includes the Buying Power Effect, Initial (Margin) Requirement, as well as the Maintenance Requirement of all your open positions. To learn how to access the Cap Req Report, please click here.
Buying Power Effect
Buying power returned after closing the position or strategy.
Margin requirement used in the buying power calculation.
Buying power needed to maintain the position without generating a maintenance margin call.
tastyworks desktop version 0.41 6/26/2019
Version 0.41 features the addition of an expanded and customizable Account Header Detail view. The first five columns: Net Liq, P/L Day, P/L YTD, Options BP, and Stock BP are fixed. However, users now can add up to eight additional account level metrics, including:
- Today's Trade (count)
- Day Trade Counter
- P/L Open
- Net Delta
- Net Theta
- Net Vega
- Net Gamma
To learn how to customize your Account Header Detail view, please click here.
tastyworks desktop version 0.40 6/17/2019
Apart from the usual back-end improvements, the latest version 0.40 includes two new features.
Rolling Up or Roll Down in Same Expiration
The rolling feature built in the positions tab includes an option to roll up or down in the same expiration. This feature can help when rolling the untested side of an iron condor or strangle.
Additionally, "Roll Expirations" displays the next four available expirations.
Most Liquid ETFs Watchlist
The "Most Liquid ETFs" watchlist now joins the platform's arsenal of built-in watchlist. The list includes the 21 most active ETFs in terms of options volume and liquidity.