GloriaBrown's Recent Activity

  1. GloriaBrown replied to the thread VIX ETF/Futures/Options Discussion Thread.

    Any vix option player around?

    May 25, 2018 at 2:49 PM
  2. GloriaBrown replied to the thread Can UVXY/TVIX "malfunction" like XIV and SVXY?.

    VIX option didn't get busted, so better choice?

    May 25, 2018 at 2:42 PM
  3. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    IB increased the vix related etf margins a lot like at least a month before that vix etf/option/furture bust, look like IB knew it was...

    May 25, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  4. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    Base on what I see from IB TWS, the maintenance margin is different for every 3x etf. Look like the popular one has much lower...

    May 24, 2018 at 11:09 PM
  5. GloriaBrown replied to the thread What is the maintenance margin ratio for shorting vix etf with IB now?.

    Well vix etfs were busted even within trading hours.

    May 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM
  6. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    LOL I need to know the risk before I trade...

    May 24, 2018 at 3:27 PM
  7. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    For "borrowing" money to buy stock or doing leveraged FX trading , do I just make trade as normal but with the order amount greater than...

    May 24, 2018 at 3:18 PM
  8. GloriaBrown replied to the thread What is the maintenance margin ratio for shorting vix etf with IB now?.

    I only know much harder to find shares to short and generally much more expensive with other brokers.

    May 24, 2018 at 2:33 PM
  9. GloriaBrown posted a new thread.

    What is the maintenance margin ratio for shorting vix etf with IB now?

    I just test with shorting VXX, it looks like it is around 125% UVXY around 180%, with around 10% annual borrowing interest rate ...that...

    Forum: Retail Brokers

    May 24, 2018 at 2:06 PM
  10. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    I haven't came to this forum for months

    May 24, 2018 at 12:55 PM
  11. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    It is of course not free money but much easier to win then lose for most of the cases.

    May 24, 2018 at 12:47 PM
  12. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    How to run that? Thanks.

    May 24, 2018 at 12:46 PM
  13. GloriaBrown replied to the thread For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?.

    Look at any long term performance of those etf then you know the answer.

    May 24, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  14. GloriaBrown posted a new thread.

    For shorting 3X/-3X ETF with IB, how much money do I need to maintain in my account?

    For example, I have 100,000 USD in my IB account, then how much money I can use to short a 3X/-3X ETF? Thanks.

    Forum: Retail Brokers

    May 24, 2018 at 12:09 PM