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Finance Add-in


Real-time Quotes and Option Chains from Stockwatch

Stockwatch for the Hoadley Finance Add-in for Excel

Stockwatch is one of the leading suppliers of real-time market data in Canada and the US.  If you are, or become, a Stockwatch member, you can use streaming quotes, and option chains from the Stockwatch service:


with the Hoadley Options Strategy Analysis applications


in your own Excel spreadsheets.

Applications are integrated with the Stockwatch data feed

The Options Strategy Evaluation Tool  will retrieve live Options Chain snapshots from Stockwatch (US and Canadian equities)  for advanced analysis of options strategies, including strategy comparisons, probability of profit analysis, ROI, automatic position hedging, early exercise analysis and much more.

The Implied Volatility Calculator will use Stockwatch live option chains for monthly volatility smile/skew analysis, implied volatility surface analysis including 3D volatility surface graphing, valuation analysis and hedging optimization.

Use streaming quotes and option chains into your own spreadsheets

The Hoadley Finance Add-in for Excel contains a function and function wizard to connect your own spreadsheets directly to the Stockwatch streamer. The add-in also includes a component for bringing live option chain snapshots into your own spreadsheets for analysis.

This combination of the Finance Add-in for Excel plus live data from Stockwatch provides a powerful analysis platform for traders.  You can use the power of Excel with the Hoadley Finance Add-in to look behind market data to gain a much deeper understanding of option pricing, volatility, probabilities, and hedging.
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Exchanges and Instruments

The types of instruments supported include equities and equities options from US and Canadian exchanges.

Software Environment 

Microsoft Excel version 2007 or above (32-bit and 64-bit editions) running under Microsoft Windows. 


See the Stockwatch web site for pricing details.


See Excel tools for overview of Finance Add-in and other tools included free of charge with add-in.

If you haven't already done so you will need to purchase the Hoadley Finance Add-in for Excel

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