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Glossary: Call Open Interest All Strikes

Last Updated: February 24, 2017

Glossary

Call Open Interest All Strikes

What Does Call Open Interest All Strikes Mean in Options Trading?

The Call Open Interest All Strikes is the sum of open interest across all available strikes and expiration dates. Open interest is the number of active contracts for a particular strike and expiration. The sum of open interest across all available options is an important indicator of the underlying stock or ETF's overall options liquidity.

Synonyms:
Call OI All Strikes

How to Use In the Brutus Options Ranker

If your Brutus Options Strategy's setup uses call contracts, then the Call Open Interest All Strikes criterion may be added to your strategy tree as a measure of overall liquidity. You will nearly always want to maximize this parameter. Considering overall open interest gives one of the best measures of present liquidity for your planned entry and future liquidity when closing the position.

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