Nasdaq Dorsey Wright Teams with OptionsPlay to Bring Options Insights to Investors

Monday, 25. March 2019 14:00

NEW YORK and RICHMOND, Va., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) Dorsey Wright, an investment advisory, research and model portfolio business, announces it is integrating OptionsPlay, an options analysis suite for investors and traders, into its Global Research Platform. The integration will enable users of the Nasdaq Dorsey Wright Research Platform to seamlessly access options strategies on Nasdaq Dorsey Wright research and portfolios.

OptionsPlay provides analytics that enable users of varying experience levels to visualize options data and generate investment insights. It is now available to all users of the Nasdaq Dorsey Wright Research Platform, who will now be able to access educational materials and strategic insights based on the options market.

Nasdaq Dorsey Wright and OptionsPlay are working to increase volumes in the number of advisors who use options. The OptionsPlay integration into the Nasdaq Dorsey Wright Research Platform accelerates access to intuitive tools for advisors who cannot currently integrate options data into their strategies. It also educates advisors on the potential benefits of using options for clients’ portfolios. 

OptionsPlay monitors equity and options positions for optimizations and can alert an advisor when there are option opportunities on their holdings. It is designed to ease an advisor’s experience with sourcing ideas from the traditional and complicated options chain and is able to scale to support hundreds of thousands of portfolios. Its integration with Nasdaq Dorsey Wright creates a single unique user experience that will further increase the advisor community’s ability to tap into this rich data for opportunities. 

For more information, please contact Nasdaq Dorsey Wright here.

“The options markets provide opportunities to generate income and mitigate portfolio risk but have traditionally remained opaque to a large segment of the advisor community,” said Tony Zhang, Chief Strategist at OptionsPlay. “Integrating with Nasdaq Dorsey Wright’s Research Platform helps make options more accessible for a significant number of advisors.”

“Advisors are expanding their reach for sources of income, information and insights to serve their clients, and options can be an important key to that expanded capability,” said Jay Gragnani, Head of Research and Client Engagement at Nasdaq Dorsey Wright. “Our collaboration with OptionsPlay is instrumental in making options more accessible to the investing public as well as expanding our research offering to our clients.”

About Nasdaq: 
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 100 marketplaces in 50 countries. Nasdaq is home to over 4,000 total listings with a market value of approximately $12 trillion. To learn more, visit http://business.nasdaq.com.

About Nasdaq Dorsey Wright
Nasdaq Dorsey Wright is a registered investment advisory firm based in Richmond, Virginia. Since 1987, Dorsey Wright has been an advisor to financial professionals on Wall Street and investment managers worldwide. Dorsey Wright offers comprehensive investment research and analysis through their Global Research Platform and provides research, modeling, and indexes which apply Dorsey Wright’s expertise in Point & Figure Relative Strength to various financial products including exchange trade funds and notes, mutual funds, UITs, structured products, and separately managed accounts. In 2015, Dorsey Wright was acquired by Nasdaq, Inc. allowing Dorsey Wright to work towards even greater innovative solutions for its clients.  As a single company, Nasdaq is one of the largest providers of Smart Beta indexes with over $50 billion in assets tracking Nasdaq Smart Beta indexes.

About OptionsPlay
OptionsPlay is a financial technology firm headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Since 2015, OptionsPlay has led innovation to financial services, with the common goal of transforming the way investors think about trading. OptionsPlay Ideas is the first product in a suite of OptionsPlay offerings rolling out over the next year.  With the clear mission to transform the tools and techniques of Wall Street options traders into powerful and easy-to-use solutions for investors, financial institutions can implement OptionsPlay to generate new revenue and build stronger customer relationships.  For more information, visit www.optionsplay.com or contact us at info@optionsplay.com

Media Contact:
Matthew Sheahan
(212) 231-5945
matthew.sheahan@nasdaq.com

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