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»Forums Index »Archive (2017 and earlier) »Data and Content Support »how to lookup weekly options symbols?
Author Topic: how to lookup weekly options symbols? (3 messages, Page 1 of 1)

J
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Posted: Jun 28, 2017 01:43 AM          Msg. 1 of 3
How do I lookup the symbols for the week SPX options? (reference: http://www.cboe.com/products/weeklys-options/available-weeklys)

I see the docs here:
http://www.iqfeed.net/dev/api/docs/OptionChainsviaTCPIP.cfm

And they describe this command:
CEO,[Symbol],[Puts/Calls],[Month Codes],[Near Months],[BinaryOptions],[Filter Type],[Filter Value One],[Filter Value Two],[RequestID]<CR><LF>
Request an Index or Equity Option Chain from IQFeed.

but the docs only refer to monthlies.

Thanks!

J

DTN_Tim Walter
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Posted: Jun 28, 2017 08:40 AM          Msg. 2 of 3
The weekly items are included in those returns. The expiration date is included in the symbol. Here is an example of symbols for a July request on GOOG.

GOOG1707G930 July 7, 2017
GOOG1714G930 July 14, 2017
GOOG1721G930 July 21, 2017
GOOG1728G930 July 28, 2017

Tim

J
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Posted: Jun 28, 2017 04:20 PM          Msg. 3 of 3
Thank you, Tim.
 

 

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