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"Volatility can make your P&L smile"

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Most prudent traders will always be long “the wings” and long “teenies” which means having long positions in far out of the money options that are nearly worthless but can be become very valuable once markets start to become erratic..

A SQUARE :: 05Sep07 "Volatility can make your P&L smile"
Category Volatility
Faculty Peter Van Kleef
Expertise Volatility
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Discipline is the key here. Sometimes trading very diverse assets or products may seem to offer exceptional margin. But margin needs to be scaled by risk. If one loses the discipline to do so - it's usually the first step over the cliff
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