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Market Explorer Advanced Field Descriptions

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After selecting a market, product type (Spread, Option, or Strategy) and product in the Basic section of the Market Explorer, you can click the Advanced button to narrow the list of contracts by selecting specific Contracts, Strikes, or Types. As a selection is made in each of these columns, the list in the Filtered Contracts column is reduced as needed.

The advanced fields in the Market Explorer window include:

FieldDescriptions

Contracts

Lists the expiration of the first leg (for spreads/strategies) or the expiration of the contract (for options). The format matches the format of the leg contract.

Example: Oct 12

Types

Lists the predefined types for the selected product.

Example: Call, Calendar, Strangle, Straddle...etc.

Strikes

Lists all available strikes if the product has strike levels (Options, Warrants, etc).

Filtered Contracts

Lists instruments you can add to the Selected Instruments box based on the criteria you selected.

Clear button

Removes contracts from the Filtered Contracts box.

Transfer Buttons (>, >>)

Transfers selected items to the Selected Instruments box.

Basic button

Removes the Advanced fields from view.