pair trading margin

Discussion in 'Trading' started by 0008, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. 0008


    Is there any margin reduction for pair trading stocks?

    If I buy 100 QQQQ and short 100 SPY, what is the margin required?
  2. I'm not aware of any broker that considers offsetting positions like that to reduce the margin requirement.
  3. jezz


    IB has portfolio margin.