maybe he is justing waiting a few days to cap the upside exposure, say by buying the 40 wing
TT is better. CQG has the spread backward and not very user friendly. TT is more expensive tho.
TT and CQG can chart spread at 1c increment.
hedge ratio on the curve comes from variance/covariance process, which is a second moment effect. i feel hedge ratio is rather stable.
congrats for another great year and we all appreciate your contribution and motivation.
i ended the year at about half of...
i think mac was talking about max DD being 5% range in the last two years.
good job, max. impressive.
if only the CQG people would be willing to listen to traders to improve quoting mechanism for new products.
why not a calendar?
thank u all for the explanation. i will try to see whether i can figure out the occ calculator first.
thanks for the input.
do u have a link to the occ calculator?
can anyone please educate me on how IB charges margins for portfolio margin account for call vertical spread? in particular, long dated single...
he is teasing u :)
OP could have made a killing if not for all of us nay-sayers.
RA's analogy to earning announcement nails it.
good call. 2nd spread also responded quite a bit.
who know how far $vix can drop. we have seen below 12 a few times earlier this year. there can be multiple fed speaks b/w now and FOMC to...
he still felt he could have won if he kept the trade longer ....
so she went from long jx to go flat jx and long a co-woker.
i think it is a bad trade for her.
I believe OCC is always going to be the regulator now. CFE is just trying to negotiate a better deal to boost its volumes in trading.
this is no edge predicting politicians, especially just in front of expiration.
1. you do not know what they will do;
2. when they will do it;...
your view is too strong...
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