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Simulate your trade ideas with a few clicks.

Take the guess out of the guesswork! Lookback lets you backtest your trade strategies to see how well it would have performed historically and before committing money on the trade. 

  • Options analysis of single or multi-leg trades
  • Backtesting using historical data
  • Trade simulation
  • Projected profit and loss analysis
  • Greek and risk analysis

Options Backtesting

Backtest any strategy, with a near unlimited number of legs matching the delta of the legs of your simulated positions. Our database contains 2,000 symbols with between 12-15 years of history. See win rate, total number of trades executed, average profit per trade and more.

Forecasted Profit & Loss

Unique to Lookback, we include a historical and forward-looking analysis. When combined with a trade, it is possible to show a profit and loss for any price and date between now and expiration for any position you are analyzing.

Analysis & Statistics

Another Lookback exclusive! A chart showing profit and loss on the horizontal-axis, and the probability of making at least that amount on the vertical-axis, for any day between now and expiration. This Statistical page utilizes the Black Scholes to its full potential. Visualize the expected standard deviation of your profit and loss between now and expiration.

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