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There are currently 423 products that trade weekly options including most major indices, stocks, and ETF's. Here are some of the advantages of weekly option trading. Weeklies tend to be more liquid allowing for better and faster fills. Weeklies have tighter bid/ask spreads minimizing slippage (take a look at the difference in SPX bid/ask spreads between monthly and weekly expiration dates). Weeklies allow for greater flexibility by providing more trading opportunities for active investors. StockCharts.com has a wonderful array of trading tools to help subscribers gain a competitive advantage, but they don't yet allow scanning for weekly option, e.g. "[weekly optionable is true]". Scanning for weekly options should be part of the mix. Do you agree?
Make a duplicate of the downloaded Excel file
edit out the asterisks and other special characters from a few of the symbols
If you want to trade the indexes, add a "$" sign in front of the index symbols to conform to Stockcharts symbol format, like $OEX, not OEX.
Eliminate all columns except the symbols and any other extraneous cells, or, just copy the symbols to a new, clean file
Save the symbol file in .csv format
Create a list in Stockcharts
On the edit page, select Browse to get your .csv file then click upload
If you didn't add the $ sign to the index symbols, Stockcharts doesn't recognize them. You can add those to your list manually, or go back and edit the symbols in the Excel file before creating the .csv file.
Here is the link to the page with a link to the spreadsheet:
Remember the pitfalls of options. The leverage works both ways, so your timing must be precise.