naked future options with IB IRA account

Discussion in 'Retail Brokers' started by yip1997, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Can we sell naked future options (unlimited risk) with IRA account? Can we use span margin in IRA account?
  2. ids

    ids Interactive Brokers

    Yes and yes.
  3. So we can sell naked calls for future options?! According to IB website, we can only sell cash-secured naked puts, but not naked calls for stock options.
  4. ids

    ids Interactive Brokers

    There are no any restrictions on futures options except SPAN-based performance bond requirements.