Used the plural because I'm buying more than 1 contract,not combinations.
When buying SPX options it doesn't make sense for me to swing trade ITM options.
Usually holding for only a few days.
If the market gaps up the...
Should have specified more.
When I trade Options they are OTM and I'm looking for a decent size move hence the better risk verses reward...
I trade Index futures ES/RTY/YM and SPX options.
Seems like Risk verses reward is much better with options but win rate is lower.
Would think further OTM will have a lower win rate ,but when the big move does happen will be a much larger % gain.
Very true.Also in a trending market trying to keep the win rate high will make you close out winners early,fearing they will turn into a loss....
Couldn't agree more!!
Generally if you have a viable strategy as you make you stops wider your win rate goes up.
Key here is viable
YM is very thin also,I thinks that's why it takes such big jumps quickly compared to before.
Did affect the cash open?
It's crazy it seems jumpier than a few days ago when the Vix was higher.
Any notice the moves in a few seconds seem to be much larger in YM the last few days?
I welcome the weekend,definitely refreshing.
Am very careful with Monday AM to make sure I have analyzed the mkt sufficiently.
Because of being...
Agree .Also I would assume he is using a hard stop and even so there would be occasional slippage.Would also like to know how wide his stop is.If...
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