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OptionMetrics Ivy DB

Description: Historical price and implied volatility data for the U.S. equity and index options markets.

Ivy DB OptionMetrics contains historical prices of options and their associated underlying instruments, calculated implied volatilities, and option sensitivities.

How do I find data on futures, options, and commodities?

Content Type: Financial Markets Data, WRDS

Subject: Stock Options


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