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Author Topic: Historic Options Prices (3 messages, Page 1 of 1)

jlarmee
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Posted: May 18, 2009 12:45 PM          Msg. 1 of 3
Hi.

We're interested in looking at options prices for the last two years. Daily data is sufficient.

First of all, am I correct in assuming that you have daily option prices going back that far?

Secondly, assuming that you do, how would I find the options symbols for options that are now expired? (I'm assuming that the GetAllOptionSymbols for a base symbol like IBM just returns the un-expired options symbols.) How would I know what symbols to use in my history request?

Thanks!

DTN_Steve_S
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Posted: May 19, 2009 08:59 AM          Msg. 2 of 3
We do not store history for expired symbols. You will usually be able to retrieve history for an expired symbol for a while after it expires but there is no set timeframe for how long it will remain available.

jlarmee
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Posted: May 19, 2009 10:20 AM          Msg. 3 of 3
Thanks, Steve. I thought that might be the case, but wanted to be sure.
 

 

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