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How do you use ThinkBack?

Discussion in 'Options' started by TraderBoy, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. TraderBoy

    TraderBoy New Member

    I recently came across ThinkBack by ThinkOrSwim - I like the idea of going back in time and exploring, but I would also love to hear in what situations other people use it and how it fits into your decision-making process.
    Also, any examples where it helped you make a better decision are highly appreciated!
  2. Aditya

    Aditya Well-Known Member

    Other experienced people can probably give a better answer, but I have found it not quite suitable for the type of trades executed by folks in this forum - specifically for looking at the T+0 line and at the risk/graph in the past. It is probably useful for situations where you only need to look at the P/L, greeks etc - but I found it to be at times inaccurate. I also have had mixed luck with OnDemand feature (I don't see any greeks).
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  3. Kevin Lee

    Kevin Lee Well-Known Member

    Limited usage. ThinkBack is end of day data. Not accurate enough for back testing. Not sure what else I could use it for.
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  4. status1

    status1 Well-Known Member

    Many years ago On demand used to be pretty good You could go back in time and see what would happen if you have made a different adjustment
    Now that it's so slow and without the greeks it's pretty much useless They might as well take it off since I don't think anyone is using it I think they just keep it there for barging rights to show what they have even though it doesn't have any real value
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