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Elite traders trust WhaleStream

WhaleStream is an algorithm-based options flow platform that exposes smart money whale trades in the stock and equity option markets.

WhaleStream’s real-time dashboard is focused on helping to bridge the gap between Institutions & Retail traders.

Follow the Whales

WhaleStream’s algorithm analyzes specific order details in real-time to filter out the noise and allow you to focus on the smart money whale trades as they happen.

Some of the order details our algorithm analyzes include: total premium, how an order was filled, the speed an order is filled, volume, average volume, opening orders, and more.

Bring the Whales to the Surface

Whales often make use of tools that make it harder for the everyday trader to see what they are doing.

These methods include: Sweeps, Split Tickets, Option Blocks & Dark Pools.

Be the first to know

Push notifications and text message alerts notify you of unusual options activity within seconds of order execution.

Options Flow Dashboard

Get a sneak peek at some of the advanced indicators and functionality available from the Real-time Dashboard.

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Real-time Options Flow

See WHAT the Whales are buying WHEN the Whales are buying. All options flow is reported in real-time.

Dark Pool Trade Tracking

Catch the stock & equity block trades the institutional investors don't want you to see.

Order X-Ray

Gain further insight into the flow with additional order details, interactive option contract charts with whale entries/exits pre-plotted, interactive ticker symbol charts with plotted dark pool levels, company details and recent news.

Dark Pool Insights

View bid/ask details for dark pool transactions that WhaleStream believes to have been reported on time. Bid/Ask can help to identify the sentiment of the trade.

Advanced Flow Filtering

Granularly Filter the order flow. Custom tailor the flow to fit your trading style.

Flow Export Tool

Quickly download and view a spreadsheet of the flow at a later time.

Live Flow Indicators

In the money, Aggressive positions, Volume vs. Open Interest, and more!

Watchlists

Save the ticker symbols that matter most to you for rapid filtering and analysis.

Market Sentiment

Quickly see the overall sentiment based on the flow we are detecting for the market or a specific ticker symbol.

Unusual & Highly Unusual Options Flow

Easily identify the unusual orders that smart money is buying with our Unusual and Highly Unusual indicators.

Historical Options Flow Data

Look back in time and back test your trading strategies.

Text Message & Browser Alerts

Never miss an Unusual or Highly Unusual signal again!

What are Sweeps ?

Whales use Sweeps to quickly execute trades and to help conceal their large orders. Sweeps are often associated with urgency and also help the Whale stay under the radar by utilizing smart-routing technology to split their total large order into multiple smaller orders that SWEEP across multiple exchanges to fill quickly. Sweeps execute within microseconds of each other and print to the tape as those smaller orders. Our system detects these orders and presents the total combined order.

Sweep Orders
One large order is split in to multiple smaller orders that fill ON ONE EXCHANGE in different sized orders. Prints to the tape as multiple different sized orders.
WhaleStream consolidates SWEEPS into one total order.
Sweep Options Flow

What are Splits ?

Much like Sweeps, Whales use Splits to quickly execute trades and to help conceal their large orders. Splits are often associated with urgency (slightly less urgent than Sweeps) and also help the Whale stay under the radar by breaking up one large order and SPLITTING their total large order into multiple smaller blocks that all get filled ON ONE EXCHANGE. Splits execute within microseconds of each other and print to the tape as those smaller blocks orders to conceal their total size. Our system detects these orders and presents the total combined order.

Split Orders
One large order is split in to multiple smaller orders that fill across multiple exchanges in different sized orders. Prints to the tape as multiple different sized orders.
WhaleStream consolidates SPLITS into one total order.
Split Options Flow

What are Option Blocks ?

Option Blocks are simply just 1:1 trades. An option block is a single buyer and a single seller. The entire order is filled as one large order and is printed to the tape as such. Option Blocks don't typically represent as much urgency as a sweep or split, but they are still worth paying attention to.

Option Block Orders
One large order filled completely between one buyer and one seller on one exchange.
WhaleStream displays BLOCKS as they would show on the tape.
Option Blocks Flow

What are Dark Pools ?

Dark Pools are private exchanges only accessible to institutions used to conceal and execute extremely large orders away from the public market. Institutions use dark pools to fill extremely large orders without impacting the market which allows them to get their entire order filled at much more desirable price. There is no public order book for dark pools so the institution’s trading intentions are not released to the general public. WhaleStream displays the dark pool data as it is made available.

Dark Pool Orders
Institution 1 wants to sell a large block of shares of an equity.
Institution 2 wants to buy a large block of shares of the same equity.
The 2 institutions privately negotiate and execute the trade on the dark pool and remain undetected by the general public.
Dark Pool Order Flow
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