Mar 6 2023

Futures Options Historical Data: What it is and how you can use it

One of the most valuable resources for traders is the ability to access historical futures options data.  Historical futures options data consists of data points related to the prices of contracts over time. This includes the prices of the underlying futures contracts, as well as the prices of options contracts on the underlying futures. The data points are usually collected over a period of time, ranging from a few days to several months.  Futures options data can provide investors and traders with valuable insights into market conditions and trends. By studying the data, investors can gain an understanding of the market sentiment, pricing, and volatility. 

Access to historical futures options data provides traders with the ability to backtest complex trading strategies.  By analyzing the data points over time, traders can understand how the price of an option contract changes as the underlying futures contract moves.  This can help them make more informed decisions about when to enter and exit positions.  With insight into the behavior of the market, traders can identify profitable trading opportunities

Barchart is excited to announce that we are now offering futures options historical data! Explore our futures option's historical data here.  This data is delivered to clients via our point-in-time historical database.  Are you ready to take your research and analysis to the next level? Visit our website or contact us at to get started.